Category Archives: Day in Jawnville

Nancy From Nightmare on Elm Street Digs Yards

Went to a screening of Nightmare on Elm Street III Saturday night as part of the Wizard World weekend. During the screening, the director and a few actors provided live commentary. Then, Don Dokken, lead singer of Dokken who did … Continue reading

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A Day in Jawnville: West Philly Porchfest 2017

Saturday was a perfect day in West Philly as the 2nd annual West Philly Porchfest was a monumental success. What is Porchfest? Basically, it’s like Lollapalooza, but instead of different stages there are different porches. This year there was over … Continue reading

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A Day in Jawnville: Greensgrow Farms

20 years ago, Mary Seton Corboy and Tom Sereduk rented a lot at Gaul & Cumberland that sat on a Superfund brownfield in the Kensington section (Cione for us Philly old-heads) of Philly to start an urban farming. I remember it … Continue reading

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A Day in Jawnville: Dollar Dogs, the Wave, and a dude.

Last night as Citizens Bank Park was a spectacle that had nothing to do with the team itself. Au contraire, it’s the fans. Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park looked more like a minor league stadium in the middle of Wisconsin last … Continue reading

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A Day in Jawnville: Evil Genius Beer Company

This Thursday we hopped into an Uber and ventured into KensingFishtown to visit the Evil Genius Beer Company. We had heard good things about the spot and were geeked about the visit. The first impression is of a clean, neat, … Continue reading

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Philly NFL Draft Provides Hope for Society

Our sports allegiances run deep, often passed down through generations. Our sports rivals run even deeper, often manifesting in violence against rival fans. Nowhere in the U.S. do sports allegiances and rivalries come to a violent head more often than … Continue reading

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A Day in Jawnville: NFL Draft Day 1

If you didn’t make it down to the Parkway for Day 1 of the NFL Draft, it’s worth checking out before it leaves town. There’s a ton of exhibits and activities for the kids and they’re all free. Lines were … Continue reading

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RANT: 5 Most Annoying Dog Owners (Guardians)

Philly is a dog-friendly city. From sunrise to sunset, the streets and parks are filled with Philadelphians and their pooches. Most of the dog guardians (owner implies ownership and dogs aren’t property) are good, decent, considerate people. However, as you know, … Continue reading

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A Day in Jawnville: Phillies vs. Mets

I returned to Citizens Bank Park last night for the Clay Buchholz implosion followed by Adam Morgan doing what he does best—giving up runs. Here are our sights, observations, and violations from last night. VIOLATIONS: The cockroach Mets fans were … Continue reading

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2017 Phillies Home Opener

Three days later and I think I finally thawed out and sobered up from the Phillies 2017 Home Opener. The ballpark always feels alive on Opening Day, probably the last time all season. As usual, Opening Day was a sell-out … Continue reading

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