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Old Broads All Around

March 11, 2015


Just realizing that, despite Instagramming about her work countless times, I’ve yet to post any of Old Broads‘ stickers on the blog.

Well, making up for that today… Absolutely LOVE her work!

Shop Streets Dept: Limited-Edition Prints from Inside Penn Treaty’s Abandoned Power Plant Now Available!

March 6, 2015

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You may remember that last First Friday I opened a Streets Dept Shop to begin selling limited-edition prints of my photos in monthly curated collections…

This month I’m excited to announce that for my 2nd collection I’ll be selling 5 of my favorite photos from Penn Treaty’s abandoned power plant (in 2 sizes, no less): CLICK HERE to view the prints in the shop!

Thank you again for all the support. I know I’ve been saying that a lot lately, but I really had no idea what to expect when I started selling my photos. You all, however, have erased any hesitation I had about trying this out. The first limited-edition collection received over 60 orders (over 100 prints in total.) I’m so grateful, thank you!


Donate the The 5th Square, Get A One-Of-A-Kind Calendar from Some of Philly’s Finest Street Photographers (Including Me!)

March 4, 2015


SUPER excited to have donated a few of my photos this week to The 5th Square, an AMAZING group of young urbanists who are fighting for a better Philadelphia! Can not express enough my faith in these brilliant people to help call attention to countless important issues and push for real change.

Please, take a second and click HERE to learn about their mission, and donate if you can.

Justin Tyner’s ‘Stained Glass Psychedelic Portal’ on South Broad Street

February 25, 2015

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Inspired by a big hole in a fence that he spotted along South Broad Street (at Washington avenue) when seeing the Mummer’s this year, Philly glass artist Justin Tyner decided to create a stained glass ‘psychedelic portal’ along with the help of his son Hendrix and his son’s friend Adrianna… LOVE this!

Follow Justin and his work (a lot of stuff with old Philly churches) on Instagram HERE!

Philly Travels: Exploring Tel Aviv Graffiti with Geoff Kees Thompson

February 23, 2015

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(All photos by Geoff Kees Thompson)

INCREDIBLE photos today of some Tel Aviv graffiti from Geoff Kees Thompson, of This Old City (undoubtedly one of my favorite local blogs. If you’re not regularly reading you crazy.) Geoff also happens to be one of the founders of the 5th Square!

Check out more Philadelphians’ photos of street art and graffiti from around the world HERE! (And be sure to follow Geoff’s many happenings on Instagram here, here and here.)

Streets Dept Talk with Need In Deed at Independence Charter School

February 19, 2015

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Earlier this month I was invited by Sharon Ahram of Need In Deed to speak to 4th graders at Graduate Hospital’s Independence Charter School about street art, graffiti, and the value of non-cooperate messages and imagery in our public spaces. And today, I received a handful of wonderfully illustrated Thank You notes from the kids!

This just absolutely warmed my heart, so I wanted to share. Especially love the card by one of the kids depicting Kid Hazo’s ‘Fist Pumping Ahead’ sign and ‘PPA Ticket.’

Thanks again to Sharon and to Independence Charter School for inviting me out to talk about something I’m so passionate about!


AMAZING Ice Sculpture Found Today in Fairmount Park!

February 18, 2015


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INCREDIBLE (and super weird/random) ice sculpture today found by Matty Lucas beneath the Columbia Bridge in Fairmount Park…

Check out Matty’s Instagram (@moiety12) to meet the artist, Don R. Harrison, who sculpted the piece by the light of his car’s headlights over the course of 7 hours last night!

I. Love. Philly… This is AMAZING!


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