West Philly Community Rally and Strike (photos)

Posted on 17 February 2017

A West Philadelphia Community Rally and Strike took place this afternoon in solidarity with the nationwide general strike. West Philly residents, adults and children alike, and many business owners gathered at noon in Clark Park to protest the current administration and to celebrate the diversity in the city.

Some photos from the rally and from around the neighborhood are below, courtesy of Hanbit’s Contemplative Imaging. For more photos, go to Hanbit’s Facebook page.

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What makes a great neighborhood? Check out this yard sign

Posted on 25 January 2017

What do you think defines a great neighborhood? We think this. This yard sign was spotted on S. 46th Street.


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Hillary Clinton visits Cedar Park Cafe

Posted on 07 November 2016


Hillary Clinton campaigned in Philadelphia over the weekend and visited West Philly’s Cedar Park neighborhood on Sunday afternoon. She stopped by Cedar Park Cafe on the 4900 block of Baltimore Avenue and talked to customers and residents who gathered outside the cafe.

Many thanks to Mary Ellen McCarty for sharing photos of Clinton’s short visit to Cedar Park with us.

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Spruce Hill Halloween Parade photos

Posted on 01 November 2016


Lots of little ghouls and goblins were on the prowl last night for the annual Spruce Hill Halloween Parade. Donald Trump was also there (no doubt to make sure there was no fraudulent trick-or-treating) for the party on Little Osage Ave.

Here are some more photos and a video.

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Oh deer! Saturday at The Woodlands

Posted on 30 July 2016

When you take a walk at The Woodland Cemetery you never know what you may run into. We spotted two deer hanging out at the cemetery today.

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Mind the gap (and the orange cones)

Posted on 22 July 2016

Car in ditch

There’s a lot of road construction going out there right now. That means the occasional closed street and detour – and lots of orange cones. This driver found out what can happen if you ignore the cones along 45th Street near Walnut, where crews are replacing pipes.


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