happy holidays, septa style

April 12th, 2009 · No Comments

I was walking down the street to dinner today, Easter Sunday.  I spotted a SEPTA bus running down Chestnut street, but something was off.  On the LED sign which usually shows the route and the destination, the bus was rotating the sign between the route number and a “HAPPY HOLIDAYS” message which was flanked by […]

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100 seasons of futility

October 26th, 2008 · No Comments

I’m currently watching Game 3 of the World Series of the Phillies vs. the Rays, and they keep touting this stat of “100 season of futility” referring to the fact that in 25 years, the four Philadelphia sports teams (Eagles, Flyers, 76ers, and Phillies) have not won a national championship since the 76ers did it […]

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some philly love from ups?

July 15th, 2008 · No Comments

So I went to track some packages today, and I was greeted on www.ups.com with a language-selection splash page.  And lo and behold, what do I see?  Is that Philadelphia City Hall in the background?  For all the world to see?  I’m guessing yes.  I think that the street sign is also a giveaway since […]

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being a new york sports fan in philadelphia

December 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Since I entered college I’ve been fortunate enough to have all three of my favorite teams (Rangers, Mets, and Giants) be division rivals with Philadelphia teams (Flyers, Phillies, and Eagles), so the teams I like are in town fairly often. While I’ve seen the Mets multiple times in Philadelphia, the Giants come to town only […]

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