Category Archives: Day in Jawnville

A Day in Jawnville: Phillies and Mets

While most you were watching Jordan Matthews’ last game as a Philadelphia Eagle last night, I was surrounded by annoying Mets fans at the Phillies game. As usual, there were a fair share of strange sights and violations. We should’ve … Continue reading

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A Day in Jawnville: 2nd Street Festival 2017

This past Sunday was the always fun 2nd Street Festival in Northern Liberties. Hopefully you got out to enjoy the great weather and one of Philly’s better summer events. In case you didn’t, here are some of the sights. By … Continue reading

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A Day in Jawnville: Don’t Shut Down Streets for Your Kids

I don’t have kids. Maybe I can’t understand this because of being kidless, but this has to be a violation. I came across this sign while walking through town yesterday. At the far end of the block was a guy … Continue reading

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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,┬áMary 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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