Racing is rough, but inspiring for one local team [PHOTO ESSAY]

In this combined photo essay the events of the week are captured as the Philly based Airgas Cycling team participates in the exciting 1-day bike race in the Northwest section of the city. Two days ahead of the race the professional riders teamed up with local high school athlete cyclist for a ride in Fairmount Park Continue Reading →

Scenes form the Mummers Parade [Slideshow]

Many take it easy on the first day of the year. Not folks in Philly. Each year a parade of colorful characters marches from South towards City Hall. On New Years Day the Mummers dance and strut all day. Continue Reading →

Leading up to Phila Public Schools Closings [Photo Essay]

On June 21, 2013 a number of Public Schools in the School District of Philadelphia will close it’s doors for good. The Facilities Master Plan by the School Reform Committee advices closure for 23 local schools in its district. This photo essay shows efforts of parents, students and educators in the days, months and years leading to the final closure. Continue Reading →