By bendystraw on September 5, 2010
This week’s CSA share included Greensgrow bucks, which we spent on bread, heirloom tomato salsa, and a Port Fishington cookie. The resident chickens seemed in good spirits, and there were signs of fall at the farm, including mums.
By bendystraw on July 5, 2010
Which Philadelphia city has the better baseball stadium? Pittsburgh has a location and aesthetic edge, and Philly wins for food.
By bendystraw on January 24, 2006
Everyone was at Fergies on Saturday, along with Strolling Luna and her creepy x-ray camera. True, I wouldn’t mind losing that holiday weight, but I was thinking more like a few inches off the hips. Though I suppose that being transparent has its advantages (such as the ability to render the great Blankbaby speechless).
By bendystraw on January 11, 2006
What is going on with the Philadelphia City Paper’s I Love You, I Hate You? I still peruse these reader-submitted rants over cereal, but the section ain’t what it used to be. I’ve said that before, but this time I really, really mean it. Admittedly, I am biased towards the former Love/Hate editor, who ensured […]
By bendystraw on January 2, 2006
After logging ten years in Philly and the surrounding ‘burbs, I finally dragged my caffeinated self down to Broad Street and the annual New Years Day Mummers Parade, where men wear sequined feathers and open container laws take a holiday break. After walking South from City Hall, cold and without drink, some familiar faces at […]
By bendystraw on December 14, 2005
Last weekend was the annual ritual. We meet at the eagle, that is, in the Grand Court of the old Wanamaker’s department store, grab a seat on the floor, and watch the Christmas light show. The Wanamaker’s light show has evolved from state-of-the-art to retro and kitschy to sadly neglected. Over the past few years, […]