Old City: Arch Enemy Forming Alliances with Local Artists

Old City: Arch Enemy Forming Alliances with Local Artists

In the midst of inspecting the new paintings to adorn his walls, art director Patrick Shillenn snapped his fingers in revelation and then stepped back behind a wall to adjust the room lighting to properly complement the mood of the latest themed gallery. “We reach out to a lot of artists,” Shillenn stated. “We try to stay […]

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Old City: Animals Go From PAWS to Pethood

Old City: Animals Go From PAWS to Pethood

In 2006, the Philadelphia Animal Care and Control Association (PACCA) euthanized 90 percent of the animals that were brought to them. In an effort to ratify the high frequency of euthanasia and provide a better alternative, Dana Spain founded the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) as PACCA’s life-saving department.  In 2009, PAWS broke away from PACCA, […]

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Old City: Carriage Driver Turned Teacher

Old City: Carriage Driver Turned Teacher

Kelly Filbert is a horse carriage driver in Old City. Being a horse carriage driver has made her find a love for history. She wants to pass her knowledge on to everyone who steps into her carriage.   Can you explain the difference between this job and other jobs you have worked? This job is […]