Mrs. Palmer Hall’s life is an exercise in patience–patience that her tenants will eventually pay rent, patience that she will eventually get rid of the tenants who plague the building she owns, and patience that [Read More]
Nicole Dalrymple reports about a bug museum in Northeast Philadelphia. See more about the museum at this site.
With more than 5,000 square feet of exhibits showcasing thousands of different species of insects both alive and mounted, it’s ironic the Insectarium started as an exterminator business. Ida Steer, one of the tour guides [Read More]
It is early morning. Mennonite Pastor J. Fred Kauffman is handcuffed, standing in a dingy holding cell between Spring Garden Avenue and Ninth Street, divulging his personal information to a judge through closed-circuit TV. “What are [Read More]
https://vimeo.com/17930583 w=540 h=398] It’s been some time since 27-year-old Kristy Spressark was here. She remembers the various skills she obtained when she started as a child. Although the realization has set in that once seemingly [Read More]
https://vimeo.com/17930449 w=540 h=398] Jon Weiler handles shoes–heavy stainless steel shoes–and he does custom fittings for his clients. But Weiler’s clients are huge–the horses at Pegasus Riding Academy in Bell’s Corner. Weiler’s job title is journeyman [Read More]
John Jones clears his throat and leans into a small microphone. “B 61,” he calls out. Everyone’s eyes in the room are glued to their bingo boards in hope that their board will hold a [Read More]
The tallest building on Baltimore Avenue in Cedar Park neighborhood is the Victorian-style tower of the Calvary United Methodist Church. The building looks like something out of Notre Dame as it seems to look over [Read More]