Posts Tagged ‘Wissahickon Creek’

Secluded Stone Stairway On Lincoln Drive Revealed

Secluded Stone Stairway On Lincoln Drive Revealed

November 2, 2018  |  History

A mysterious set of stairs next to Monoshone Creek leads Sharon Barr on a path to uncover its origins > 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

The Tale Of Catfish And Waffles

The Tale Of Catfish And Waffles

September 23, 2016  |  History

Long before chicken and waffles took hip restaurant menus by storm Philadelphia was famous for the meal's precursor, catfish and waffles, served at inns and taverns on the banks of the Wissahickon Creek and the Schuylkill River. Harry K. sets the table and serves us up a heaping plate of local culinary history > more

In Search Of The Source

In Search Of The Source

November 26, 2014  |  Urbanism

As gorgeous a landscape as the Wissahickon Creek carves through Philadelphia, it couldn't possibly begin its journey to the Schuylkill as an inlet from a shopping mall parking lot. Could it? Brad Maule heads to the suburbs to find out > more

How Can You Know What It Means To Be Here

How Can You Know What It Means To Be Here

June 24, 2014  |  Art & Design

What explains the power of place, of Fairmount Park especially, to give meaning to our lives? Nathaniel Popkin on three writers drawn to the park, including the great poet Stephen Berg, who died 12 days ago > more