East Falls: Laurel Hill Cemetery Hosts Public Performance Art

East Falls: Laurel Hill Cemetery Hosts Public Performance Art

On a crisp Friday afternoon in Laurel Hill cemetery, just before the gates were closed to the public, a different sort of burial took place. There was no casket, no flowers and no corpse. There were only dozens of dancers from all over Philadelphia silently, solemnly dancing in a circle as part of artist Yael […]

 

Waterfront: Dead Milkmen Come Alive at Laurel Hill Cemetery

Waterfront: Dead Milkmen Come Alive at Laurel Hill Cemetery

A classic punk-rock band with snarky attitude, The Dead Milkmen finally began performing again this year. Kicking off with just a few precious gigs in sight, lead vocalist and keyboardist Rodney Anonymous got the band together for 2014’s first live performance at the Laurel Hill Cemetery, right off Kelly Drive. “Why not play here? We’ve […]

 

The Waterfront: Five People You Should Know

The Waterfront: Five People You Should Know

The following people are frequents of the Philadelphia waterfront. They either work on the waterfront, or have a vast amount of knowledge about the waterfronts in Philadelphia. These five people you need to know are typical Philadelphians, who make the waterfront their place of employment, and depend on it for their livelihood. William Jordan Jordan […]

 By Genevieve LeMay

East Falls: Laurel Hill Cemetery is More Than a Final Resting Place

East Falls: Laurel Hill Cemetery is More Than a Final Resting Place

  What would you do if you weren’t able to find where your daughter had been buried the other day because the rain had erased all of the marks of a new grave? The horror of burying one’s child is hard enough on any parent, but the added devastation of being unable to identify the […]