Archive for June 1st, 2012

The Transit Of Venus Starts Here

The Transit Of Venus Starts Here

June 1, 2012  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

In honor of next Tuesday's transit of Venus across the sun, we turn to Harry K's Philadelphia Encyclopedia for some insight on David Rittenhouse, astronomer and polymath inventor and first American scientist to observe the transit, which he did on June 3, 1769 > more

Where Are All The Antique Shops?

Where Are All The Antique Shops?

June 1, 2012  |  Vantage

In his inaugural Street Talk column, Bob Skiba finds the antiques mostly missing from Philadelphia's so-called Antique Row > more

Delaware Ave Redo

Delaware Ave Redo

June 1, 2012  |  Morning Blend

A new restaurant and music venue resets expectations along the waterfront, condos to go on sheriff's sale, CHCA and Bowman Properties agree on Magarity site project details, and countering 'invasive' graffiti in Mount Airy > more