Posts Tagged ‘Benjamin Franklin Bridge’

For The Birds: An Ode To Philly's Old Goose Signs

For The Birds: An Ode To Philly’s Old Goose Signs

August 13, 2018  |  History

Harry K. reminisces about the Bicentennial-era bridge signs that still point the way to the Delaware River > more

Deep Freeze 2018

Deep Freeze 2018

January 26, 2018  |  Photography

The bitter cold temps earlier this month produced Philly's coldest two-week stretch in 38 years, freezing nearly all of the area's waterways solid. Brad Maule donned several layers to photograph the icy scenes all over the city > more

A Church, A Riot, A Steeple, And The National Shrine of Santo Nino

A Church, A Riot, A Steeple, And The National Shrine of Santo Nino

December 23, 2011  |  History

19 years ago, massive winds blew William Strickland's 1829 steeple off of St. Augustine's in Old City. We uncover the long, adventurous story of what's become the national shrine of the Filipino saint > more

Flash of Discovery

Flash of Discovery

November 14, 2011  |  History

The remarkable (though sad) story of St. John's Lutheran Church, its cemetery, and the surrounding homes and streets before the Ben Franklin Bridge > more