Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Italians’

“Star Doors” Take Center Stage In A City Of Rows

December 13, 2018  |  Architecture

Like the human eye, exterior doors can be a portal into the soul of a row house. Ashley Hahn drops in with the backstory on “star doors,” a singular piece of Philadelphia charm > more

New Audio Archive Gives Voice To Philly Immigration History

New Audio Archive Gives Voice To Philly Immigration History

September 26, 2018  |  History

Relive Philly public history in high fidelity through those who came before us. Historian Janneken Smucker gives us a listen inside the inner workings of the digital oral history project, "Philadelphia Immigration" > more

Market Talk: Exploring South Philly's Italian Dialect

Market Talk: Exploring South Philly’s Italian Dialect

July 17, 2015  |  History

What is the heck is a brahzhoot? While fading, the unique pronunciations of certain Italian food and the dialect of Philadelphia's Italian community endures on South 9th Street. Emma Jacobs takes us down to the Italian Market to examine the phenomenon. > more

A Peek Inside South Philly's Lerro Candy

A Peek Inside South Philly’s Lerro Candy

November 17, 2011  |  City Life

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