Posts Tagged ‘South Philadelphia’

Travels Through The Ghost City

Travels Through The Ghost City

December 19, 2014  |  Last Light

The wrecking ball and the crane seem to be the symbols of the year as Philadelphia's built landscape changes--in some places at a furious pace. Architect Andrew Evans has been paying attention--his time-lapse images capture the process as the new replaces the old > more

Baking Yuletide Cheer At Potito's

Baking Yuletide Cheer At Potito’s

December 19, 2014  |  Last Light

There is nothing like lining up to buy baked goods in South Philly during the holidays. Theresa Stigale has this photo essay about Potito's, a classic, family-owned neighborhood bakery at 16th and Ritner > more

Isaiah Zagar To Preview Magic

Isaiah Zagar To Preview Magic “Cathedral”

December 15, 2014  |  Morning Blend

New mosaic project on Watkins Street, West Philly man to keep art studio, why you ought to visit Glen Foerd, and a singular redevelopment history at 7th & Snyder > more

Farewell To American Thrift

Farewell To American Thrift

December 12, 2014  |  Last Light

An institution in South Philly for decades, the beloved American Thrift closed its doors last month. Hidden City contributor Kim Massare was there on the last day and has this bittersweet photo essay > more

The Days Of Philadelphia’s Tubercular Slaughterhouses

The Days Of Philadelphia’s Tubercular Slaughterhouses

December 8, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Cutting corners in the turn of the century meat industry, group lobbies for project that will expand its outreach, and Council getting serious about bandit signs > more