A Tale of Eating & Shopping on 13th Street – Five Great Spots

I love streetscapes designed with the needs of people in mind.  Additionally stores and restaurants built on a warm and welcoming scale tend to work their way into my heart, assuming they serve good food and sell good products.  Thirteenth Street in Philadelphia and specifically the single block between Chestnut and Sansom is a small […]

The Liberty Bell – A tale of Freedom, Souvenirs & Selfies

Philadelphians can have a reputation as a cynical, pretty tough bunch.  Attempting to challenge that reputation, I can personally say that a lot of my fellow Philadelphians take a great deal of pride in their city, it’s history and traditions.  Of course as anywhere, there are defenders and detractors, optimists and cynics.  As for myself, […]