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Here’s an evocative dog photo from friend and former Daily News colleague Harry Stone of Audubon, N.J. Says Harry: Our dog Oscar (he’s the black Chihuahua-Pug mix) and his best girl Coco (she’s a Maltese-Miniature Poodle mix). Coco and her family are moving away soon. I think the lovers sense it. It’s gonna be cryin’ […]

Neil Young’s “Unknown Legend” (key tune in ‘Rachel Getting Married’) was about this woman — Pegi Young, his wife — who performed at Ortlieb’s Lounge on Thursday, March 28, 2013, with standout band The Survivors, including legendary keyboard player Spooner Oldham (right).  Here’s a Glide magazine story about Pegi and her music. Pegi Young and […]

Hardly a harbinger of spring, but a nice touch on a gloomy, cold day in early February. Someone planted color in the hand of the duck girl, the 1911 sculpture by Paul Manship in the (empty) basin at Rittenhouse Square.

Chestnut Street is now closed at 7th because of the leaning flagpole. The flag has been removed and it looks like it could be hours or longer before Chestnut is reopened. It’s the block just west of Independence Hall that’s closed to traffic. traffic being detoured north onto 7th. The building with the problem flagpole […]

Ostional, Nicaragua

Georges Perrier greets friends, fans and customers during a low-key salute Friday afternoon (6/10/11) to his new bakery & cafe, Art of Bread by Georges Perrier, in Narberth. The bakery served sparkling wine, handed out baguettes and distributed carry-out menus to the celebratory gathering that was warm, both in the affectionate sense (lots of French […]

After calling for small volunteers, juggler Nick Gregory selects a stylish kid who had to remove his sunglasses and cell phone. It was all part of the Give & Take Little Circus & Jugglers show at the Mann Center’s festival on Saturday, May 21, 2011, a five-stage extravaganza to launch the performing arts venue’s summer […]

Ronda Goldfein, executive director of the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, and Pierre Robert, WMMR DJ and Philadelphia rock icon, after a fundraiser May 12, 2011, for the law firm that provides free legal services to those with HIV/AIDS. Robert served as emcee for a show featuring performances by “The Captivating Queens of Illusion.”

Finesse Ross stirs the audience during a fundraiser for the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania on May 12, 2011.