Monthly Archives: December 2014
Oyster Institution Listed for 1.35m Clams

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The venerable Snockey’s Oyster and Crab house recently hit the market and is looking for a new captain to take the wheel. The 100 plus year old business includes a liquor license, two, two bedroom apartments, and a bushel of old school Philadelphia. Hopefully who ever nets this keeper can see it carry on for it’s second century, here’s a recent article from philly.com.


Go Play Outside!!!

 

The Schuykill Center in Roxborough comprises over 340 acres of forest and 3 miles of hiking trails. Come check it out the final Saturday of every month all winter long for free guided hikes. They also offer a high ropes course, in the field foraging classes, as well as a nature preschool. What a great place to get outdoors within city limits. www.schuylkillcenter.org


Check Out Paul Strand at the PMA

Unhappy with your Instagram game? Need a break from all the Holiday card family portraits? Take an evening to check out the Paul Strand retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. From candid street photos to exotic travel locations Strand is regarded as one of the most influential artists of the modern age and his 4,000 image archive is considered one of the most important pieces of the museums collection. Get the 411 here at PhiladelphiaMuseum.org.

Late breaking update:

Check out this awesome Artsy Paul Strand Page, great online overview of his work with 22 viewable pieces as well as a wealth of biographical and contextual information. Thanks Theo!