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Talk About Introspection, with Outer Spaces (Wed. at JBs)

Although Jay-Z-Palooza is headed for the Franklin Parkway this weekend, I can assure you that, if exceptionally mediocre mainstream hip-hop isn’t your thing, the...

Five Reasons to See Peter Hook and The Light at Union...

Former member of Joy Division and New Order Peter Hook and his band The Light return to Philadelphia to perform the legendary Joy Division...

Fishtown’s Bird Mural Lady Is Back

Fishtown's bird mural lady is back!! CLICK HERE to view her newest work over at Phrequency.com... TTLY, Conrad

This Week In Photos

Just a few random photos I took over the last few days. Sad thing I realized while getting off the 43 bus after school...

New “Start Riots” Stencil Spreading All Over Fishtown/Nolibs

This tag has been popping up EVERYWHERE in Fishtown/ NoLibs over the past two weeks. Come check out all the photos and the full...

Photo Proof Of Aziz Ansari At KFN

(Photos via) Proof, finally, that Aziz Ansari was at KFN's Night Train last Thursday night in Fishtown. Thanks Shadowscene!! TTLY Conrad

VIDEO: First Friday July

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/21394222001?isVid=1 Wow. I can't believe I've been doing these videos for over a year now. Anyway... This First Friday I headed to Extra Extra, Part Time...

First Friday July 2010 (PREVIEW)

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=13089523&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=9c548e&fullscreen=1 Just a preview. Still working on the video. The new First Friday video will be up on Phrequency.com later this week. Hope you like!! TTLY,...

The 4th In Fishtown

(CLICK any photo to see it on my Flickr.) I post this as my roommate's dog hides under my bed. :( TTLY, Conrad

Blue On Purpose

Walking to Penn Treaty park today, I found this house in Fishtown that was very blue. Even the flower bush outside the house bloomed...

New Mural On Columbia Ave, In Fishtown

The bird lady is back!! After just completing a mural on Front street about a month ago, she's done this new mural under the...

Hot Potato Cafe’s New Not-Exactly-The-Whole-Truth Signage

I guess, "As seen on Kitchen Nightmares," just wouldn't have the same appeal. TTLY, Conrad

An Important Lesson In Protecting Yourself

Yesterday my friend Sky, who lives in Fishtown, showed me the new pepper spray she picked up. My room mate just bought some pepper...

Beer Submarine Wheat Pastings Swamp Fishtown/NoLibs

(CLICK photos to see them on my Flickr.) I first noticed this beer submarine wheat pasting a few weeks ago, but it was just one...

(Not So New) Bird Mural In Fishtown

(CLICK on photos to see them on my Flickr.) This has been there for a while (right outside the Barbary at Frankford and Delaware avenues),...

Be A Good Citizen

(CLICK photos to see them on my Flickr.) Walk. Bike. Ride... New wheat pastings at Front street and Girard avenue, in Fishtown. They don't all have...

The BOOM Continues: New Wheat Pasting At Front And Girard

Is it like wheat paste season or something? This is insane! But I love the hell out of it. Shit like this makes the...

Mayor Nutter Proves He’s Just Like One Of Us

(Photo via) Mayor Nutter headed over to Fishtown this weekend to check out the Kinetic Sculpture Derby, and while he was in the neighborhood he...

F1rst Friday May 2010: Fishtown/NoLibs

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/21394222001?isVid=1 (Video by me, but from Phrequency.com) If you haven't heard on Twitter or my Facebook yet: I'm now doing some blogging on Phrequency.com!! I'm not leaving Philthy...

Give Street Art Chance

Pizza fighter at Frankford avenue and Thompsom street!! (Future site of a Stephen Starr restaurant.) I'm pretty sure this is an advetisment for the Rocket...

Fishtown Gets Yarn Bombed Again!

(CLICK on photos to see them on my Flickr.) These two new Yarn Bombings are both on Frandford avenue, one outside of the Rocket Cat...

Fishtown Whacker

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=11559620&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=86d990&fullscreen=1 Just a city dude doin' urban thing... You know how it is. Given the recent street arts boom the the neighborhood, is there any chance...

Philthy Blog Runs Into Bird Wheat Paste Artist (In The Act)...

(CLICK photos to see them on my Flickr individually, or click HERE to see them as a set.) Walking back from Rita's with Curt and Louisa,...

Gay-Friendly Water Ice, Coming Soon, To Fishtown/NoLibs

(CLICK on photos to see them in my Flickr.) This place, I guess it's called Doc's Gourmet Water Ice (for obvious reasons), just kinda popped...

Art That Loves You Back

Spotted this on Frankford avenue, between Girard avenue and Thompson street, in Fishtown. And while it's not exactly at the level of the other...

New Wheat Pastings Pop Up In NoLibs/Fishtown

I walk home from school the same way twice a week, and I am fairly sure I've never seen these flying bird wheat pastings...

Fishtown Shadfest Photos

(CLICK photos to see them LARGER and non-translucent.) Sooooooo many more people this year at Fishtown's Shadfest than last year's, and a good time was...

Fishtown Shadfest ’10

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=4347552&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=bd7377&fullscreen=1 Here's a little video, you may remmeber, from last year's Fishtown Shadfest. Ah, a year ago: I had yet to move back to Fishtown,...

Shepard Fairey At The Rocket Cat In Fishtown

(Photos via) Shepard Fairey JUST did an interview with Wooster Collective about a project he did up in New York on Wednesday. In fact, that...

Extra Extra Gallery Provides Just That, Extra!

I'm going to be honest with you, the internet, I didn't make it to Extra Extra's April First Friday opening. I know, I know,...

Fishtown Gets Yarn Bombed!

You all have heard of yarn bombing before, right? Well if not, its exactly what you see... yarn graffiti. There's even a yarn bombing...

Oh, So That’s Why It’s Called “Sketch”

So, Louisa and I headed to Sketch on Girard ave., last night, for the first time in months (we've been on a pretty serious El Camino...

Is A Beach Coming To Fishtown? Probably Not, But…

So apparently there is some talk going around of the city getting rid of all the rocks along the Delaware river at Penn Treaty...

Fishtown Fucking LOVES St. Paddy’s Day

And Mr. Softy too... BTW... WHAT THE FREAK?! Philadelphia, Mr. Softy's back on the streets... IT"S SUMMER!!!!!!!!!!! TTLY, Conrad

Fishtown’s Cornerstone Market To Close At The End Of Month

Saw this posted on their door today... Mad lame. For a market the takes 10 minutes to make a PB&J, they sure can go out...

Philthy Blog Goes To The Fishtown Shadfest

NEW VIDEO!!! Me and Louisa head to my birthplace (of the both literal & figurative senses) to check out the Fishtown Shadfest! Here's what we saw (completely literally)...  http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=4347552&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=ff0179&fullscreen=1 BTW, WTF?!?...