Posts Tagged ‘advertising’

Before Digital Sign Domination, A Giant Coffee Pot Reigned Supreme

Before Digital Sign Domination, A Giant Coffee Pot Reigned Supreme

November 29, 2017  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shadow pours us a steamy cup of Center City history with the story behind Ellis Coffee Company's ginormous percolator that once lorded over South 16th Street > more

Our Elected Officials & The Cheapening Of Public Space

Our Elected Officials & The Cheapening Of Public Space

November 20, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Selling our visual landscape short with urban experiential displays, local government attitudes on display at the "City Hall Parking Lot", a nocturnal urban arts tour, and envisioning a high-speed line through Philly > more

Clarke's Municipal Advertising Bill Passed, But Will Nutter Step In Line?

Clarke’s Municipal Advertising Bill Passed, But Will Nutter Step In Line?

May 3, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Legislation would allow municipal advertising, the new zoning code continues to be betrayed, Wanamaker rising in North Central, Knight Foundation announces Arts Challenge recipients, and “Eco Alley” coming to Germantown Avenue this weekend > more

Neon's Alive

Neon’s Alive

May 17, 2012  |  Last Light

We're nuts about vintage neon. The modern and retro stuff, not so much until we saw Rob Lybeck's photo essay on neon signs around town > more

Truth in Advertising

Truth in Advertising

May 4, 2012  |  Last Light

A collection of some of Philly's best bar signs, vintage and otherwise. We bet you haven't seen most of these gems! > more