Archive for Walk the Walk

The Guy With The Wood People On His Porch

The Guy With The Wood People On His Porch

December 4, 2013  |  Walk the Walk

Tis the season—for ice sculpture. Joe Brin's travels and art appreciation converge in Powelton Village to find Roger Wing, sculptor of wood, stone, and ice, at home and in his element > more

Taste Life In The Moment

Taste Life In The Moment

November 1, 2013  |  Walk the Walk

How long and hard have you given thought to olive oil? Joe Brin asked himself that when he stumbled on and stumbled into Cardenas Olive Oil and Vinegar Taproom, the new specialty shop in the Italian Market > more

Borders And Boundaries, Invisible To Most

Borders And Boundaries, Invisible To Most

October 23, 2013  |  Walk the Walk

In network of eruvs, Jews delineate Sabbath borders and meditate on place and community. Joseph G. Brin uncovers what's hidden to most of us > more

Philadelphia During The Civil War: A Medical Perspective, Opening At The Mütter

Philadelphia During The Civil War: A Medical Perspective, Opening At The Mütter

September 11, 2013  |  Walk the Walk

One hundred fifty years have passed since the Battle of Gettysburg turned the tide of the American Civil War. Now, the Mütter Museum -- which opened that same year -- opens a permanent exhibit commemorating Philadelphia's medical contribution during that awful war. Joe Brin previews > more

Urban Fish Tale

Urban Fish Tale

June 24, 2013  |  Walk the Walk

The two- and three-story row buildings at Seventh and Dickinson are prototypical South Philly. One small business on the block, peddling domesticated fish imported from Asia and South America, is anything but typical. Joe Brin walks the walk to profile Giant Aquarium and its owner Thin Tham > more