Tag Archives: Philly

Hope Lines

Philadelphia can be a difficult place to live even in the best of times. Although it can be a wonderful destination for visitors, America’s “cradle of liberty” also suffers from one of the nation’s worst poverty rates and has been … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Story

This past week, Philadelphia has used a number of those plywood panels on boarded up businesses around the city to post messages of gratitude to Philly’s essential workers. The project is from the tourism folks at Visit Philly, who created … Continue reading

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Philadelphia: Word on the Street

 Philly-based street artist Marisa Velázquez-Rivas  has launched a series of wheatpaste street art work around town titled Smash the Fash , which depicts Nazi and white supremacist symbols being crushed by a hand with some impressive nails. In a Facebook … Continue reading

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Light Snacks for the Mind

Philadelphia’s Fishtown craft publishing outfit The Head and the Hand is teaming up with a vending machine company and Philly’s award-winning coffee roaster Elixr to offer us healthy snacks for the mind. The “Chapbook Vending Machines” will be filled with short stories … Continue reading

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Open Air Philly

“Open Air is an interactive art installation designed to transform Philadelphia’s historic Benjamin Franklin Parkway, between tonight and October 14, 2012. In this project, twenty four powerful searchlights create unique, dynamic light formations in the sky which react to voice messages … Continue reading

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