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Gumball Gangsters

No Problem Pauli – He appears to be a button man for the Palermos According to Wikipedia: The Palermos are a series of two-inch plastic collectible figurines created by David Gonzales. Representing an Italian American family and their associates, the Palermos debuted … Continue reading

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Gumball Gangsters

Luigi the Waiter – “Palermo Family Pizza” worker While cleaning out a drawer, we found a number of small plastic figurines we bought from gumball machines at our local supermarket more than twenty years ago. We had forgotten all about … Continue reading

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Waterlogged Olympians and Huey Lewis Shoes at 13th and Kimball

Spotted on the corner of 13th Street and Kimball in South Philadelphia – a hardback semi-autobiography of Michael Phelps and a two-tone shoe that was probably the height of fashion in the 1980s.

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