From the Source Archive: October, 2008

South Philly: A giant pinata

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At Broad Street and Washington Avenue, the mood was definitely more circus than parade. People were eagerly taking pictures of a 50-foot piñata... Read more

DRPA: Walt Whitman ramps at Broad Street to close at noon

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The Delaware River Port Authority has issued the following advisory: The ramps to and from the Walt Whitman bridge at Broad Street are closing... Read more

Aboard the R5 Express to Center City

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After a two hour wait hundreds of passengers were able to board the R5 at the Wayne Station. The train arrived at 11:30 a.m. and made stops at... Read more

Dude! You should be here!

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"Dude, I missed you man! You should be here," Dave Slobodinsky told his son via cell phone from 18th and Market this morning as... Read more

Getting in from Jersey: Transit delays, heavy bridge traffic

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The Delaware River Port Authority has issued the following advisory for the PATCO line and the bridges: - All parking lots are full at... Read more

Packed subway car cheers on the Phils

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A sign of things: When the subway arrived on the Broad Street line, the crowd crowding the platform cheered. Some snapped pictures. And then... Read more

At the Merriam Theater: CHARGE!

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Above the Merriam Theater, two trumpet players were blowing the “Charge!” stadium rouser above a crowd on Broad Street that is now... Read more

Putting on a game face

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Kari Janisse, 26, of Williamstown, been painting faces outside the Citizens Bank Park parking lot on Pattison Avenue. She plans to be there all... Read more