fishtown

  • 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 to be pretty folks. Some street art is here to inform you. TTLY, Conrad...
  • 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 walk to work so much more enjoyable… Long live the street arts BOOM!! TTLY, Conrad...
  • 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 stopped by the Rocket Cat Cafe for some fresh squeezed lemonade… I love Rocket Cat Cafe and all, but people that are not from...
  • F1rst Friday May 2010: Fishtown/NoLibs

    (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 Blog, but I am trying to get as Philly famous as possible (this is a joke, but kinda not). TTLY, Conrad F1rst Friday in...
  • 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 Cat cafe’s Give Pizza Chance First Friday event. (Which we went to, and took photos of!!) Actually, I know it is. But it’s no...
  • 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 Cafe on Norris street, and the other at Susquehanna avenue. Now, neither of these look exactly brand-spanking new, but they’re new to me! Maybe...
  • Fishtown Whacker

    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 this is a performance art thing? The field of weeded grass sprawled over an area of previously inhabited land, in front of the left-over...
  • Philthy Blog Runs Into Bird Wheat Paste Artist (In The Act) In Fishtown

    (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, we ran into the bird wheat paste artist-in the act of creating new work-behind the McDonald’s on Front street, between Girard avenue and Wildey...
  • 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 up on Girard avenue between Front and 2nd streets, or at least I just noticed it, and what a perfect time! Well, I guess...