Posts Tagged ‘Kensington’

Widdy Dialect: The

Widdy Dialect: The “Hoagie” Of Darts

April 17, 2014  |  Makin' It

Under the rumbling El and amidst the hustle and bustle at Kensington and Somerset, a distinctly Philadelphian brand of darts is made the same way it has been for over 100 years—by hand. Brad Maule throws a round with Widdy Darts > more

Truck Into The Fire

Truck Into The Fire

April 4, 2014  |  Buzz

The Philly History Truck steps—err, drives—into action this evening with the opening of Manufacturing Fire, the first exhibition to come about from the truck's creative community process. > more

Behind My Façade

Behind My Façade

February 11, 2014  |  Behind the Facade

At home in Kensington, Nic Esposito had put off addressing the water leak that was discoloring his wall. But when he finally did, he went literally behind the façade, and in the process became intimate with his home's history. His column charts a course through the City Archives that any homeowner can use to navigate their own home's story > more

Philly's Pain, Raleigh's Gain

Philly’s Pain, Raleigh’s Gain

January 29, 2014  |  Buzz

The stained glass and Stations of the Cross that framed the experience for many a Catholic in Kensington and Germantown are heading south—for good. Chris Mote reports on the relocation of iconography from two shuttered Philadelphia churches > more

The Struggles & Resilience of Kensington High

The Struggles & Resilience of Kensington High

January 6, 2014  |  Morning Blend

All hands on deck at KCAPA, many layers of tape to untangle for Clarke's LOVE Park proposal, arts store coming to 2nd & CBM, and animated city maps from yesteryear > more