Archive for June, 2012

Why All Philly Schools Look The Same

Why All Philly Schools Look The Same

June 29, 2012  |  Vantage

Ever wondered about that distinctive boxy shape you see in most Philadelphia schools? Philip Jablon dives into the architectural vision of Irwin T. Catharine, the man responsible for the schools' blueprints. > more

Food Truck Frenzy: Night Market on Washington Avenue

Food Truck Frenzy: Night Market on Washington Avenue

June 29, 2012  |  Buzz

Washington Avenue was closed last night for the summer's hottest food truck event, Night Market. > more

In The Shadow Of The Owl

In The Shadow Of The Owl

June 29, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Contradictory paths forward for North Central, the last of the Silverliner II & III train cars, commemorating the end of three churches in the Northwest, a pavilion for 1700 Market, and a new budget passed > more

Jebney Lewis and the Commotion Festival Super Creature

Jebney Lewis and the Commotion Festival Super Creature

June 28, 2012  |  Last Light

In collaboration with young people in three Philly neighborhoods, artist Jebney Lewis has created a Frankenstein-like 20-ft-tall sculpture called Super Creature of Energy and Power. Lee Tusman talks with the artist about temporary installations, artistic collaborations, and Voltron. > more

Wawa Hoagie Day on Independence Mall

Wawa Hoagie Day on Independence Mall

June 28, 2012  |  News

At the 2012 Wawa Hoagie Day on Independence Mall, an estimated 4.5 tons of hoagies were served. Wawa Italian Shorti hoagies, to be precise. Theresa Stigale has photos from the event. > more