Archive for Vantage

A Peek Inside South Philly's Lerro Candy

A Peek Inside South Philly’s Lerro Candy

November 17, 2011  |  Vantage

As fourth generation John Pasquale Lerro attends Wharton, the nearly century old Lerro Candy on South Broad sees a future with younger customers who appreciate fresh to order chocolate. > more

Doomsday Cult On The Wissahickon

Doomsday Cult On The Wissahickon

November 16, 2011  |  Vantage

The New World's first doomsday cult called Philadelphia home. Aside from being wrong about the date of the apocalypse, they built the first observatory and pipe organ in the colonies > more

Urbanized, Not Quite Radicalized

Urbanized, Not Quite Radicalized

November 4, 2011  |  Vantage

Filmmaker Gary Hustwit's ambitious, intelligent film on urban design gives us a common language for understanding this century of the city but fails to account for underlying economics and ignores the issue of jobs (and joblessness) > more

Eyes On The River

Eyes On The River

October 31, 2011  |  Vantage

Talking with the creators of Marquee on the Race Street Connector, the new public art project that leads to the Race Street Pier > more

Resurrect Philadelphia

Resurrect Philadelphia

October 24, 2011  |  Vantage

Dread and the particular Philadelphia ennui of Toynbee Tiles > more