Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Take Me Up To the Ball Game! Rediscovering The Bleacher Houses Of North Philly

Take Me Up To the Ball Game! Rediscovering The Bleacher Houses Of North Philly

May 15, 2018  |  History

Dave Coyne gives us a rooftop view of old Shibe Park and the backstory behind Swampoodle's little-known "bleacher houses" > more

Smiling In South Philly At The Eagles Super Bowl Parade

Smiling In South Philly At The Eagles Super Bowl Parade

February 8, 2018  |  Photography

Michael Bixler dives into the crowd down in South Philly at the Eagles parade with this photo essay > more

Then And Now: North Broad And Lehigh

Then And Now: North Broad And Lehigh

May 22, 2015  |  History

The square block at North Broad Street and Lehigh Avenue has been a bit worse for wear for decades. Though, with recent, high-stakes investment North of City Hall, that may soon change, returning the area to its former glory when the Philadelphia Phillies claimed the block for their first home stadium, Baker Bowl. Jennifer Rogers brings it all back with her series, Then and Now > more

The Olympics Once Were Here. Sort Of.

The Olympics Once Were Here. Sort Of.

July 27, 2012  |  History

On this opening day of the 2012 Olympics, Steve Currall has the story of two days in July, 1980, when Philadelphia hosted the Liberty Bell Classic, an alternative Olympics for nations who followed the US boycott of the Moscow games > more

In Danger, Joe Frazier's Gym Draws National Attention

In Danger, Joe Frazier’s Gym Draws National Attention

June 6, 2012  |  Preservation

The National Trust places Joe Frazier's legendary North Philly gym on its annual list of most endangered buildings > more