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Old Posted Apr 13, 2013, 6:15 PM
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Philadelphia - Fishtown April 2013

Photos of my neighborhood, Fishtown. They were taken in early April 2013

I also am putting this on my FB blog, Philly - When The Sun Hits

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Old Posted Apr 13, 2013, 8:00 PM
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Looks like Fishtown to me. No Memphis Taproom?
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Old Posted Apr 13, 2013, 8:38 PM
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Looks like Fishtown to me. No Memphis Taproom?
I can hit that up next time, but isn't that considered Richmond? I think anything east of York is not fishtown proper. I'm sure we could go on and on about that lol
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Old Posted Apr 13, 2013, 8:52 PM
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Cool pictures! Thanks for sharing your very nice pictures.

I like the houses in your first photo. You live in a very nice neighbourhood. I like Philadelphia and Fishtown. Those blooming trees in Montgomery Av are very pretty. Great job!

Congrats and greetings from Madrid, Spain!
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Fishtown is a rock solid, urban neighborhood. Not one of my Philly faves when it comes to architecture, but definitely a great place to hang out/eat/drink.
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Fishtown lookin good!
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How did the name come about, Fishtown???
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How did the name come about, Fishtown???
It is located on the Delaware River and got its name from the shad fishing industry.
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You should try to sell or publish that trolley photo as a post card in the tourist souivener shops...what a cool shot!

Is it just me or did that photo of the school ground with the spotlights gave some Phillyskyline.com flashbacks?.....what's up B Love?
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Cool set. Wish you had more pictures of all the great bars/restaurants in the neighborhood. I really miss Philly and could go for a Sketch burger right about now!
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The Center City skyline looks great from Frankford Ave and Palmer.

Now that was one fine Fish Phil-ay!
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I can hit that up next time, but isn't that considered Richmond? I think anything east of York is not fishtown proper. I'm sure we could go on and on about that lol
Now that would be a great thread. "Philadelphia Neighborhood Borders"!

Nice pics. The view of Center City is awesome. A unique view not seen in many pictures.
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Cool set. Wish you had more pictures of all the great bars/restaurants in the neighborhood. I really miss Philly and could go for a Sketch burger right about now!
I have a lot of bar shots - I think you gave me a great compilation idea


also regarding sketch - that place is doing great. I remember when it first opened and they didn't have a deep fryer yet, so they gave you cheese poofs with the burger instead of French fries I still think they serve that as an optional side
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