Update on Demolition, Sign Painter at Work and Cooking Outside Wholey’s

Similar colors.  A friend emailed to let me know that the once silver Civic Arena/Mellon Arena roof looked completely red so I drove downtown to capture the progress of the demolition.

I drove to the Strip on a most crowded holiday shopping day.  It was Saturday afternoon in the Strip District and I saw a sign painter was painting above the crowded sidewalks.  I realized I walked under a ladder.  Didn’t think I was superstitious but when I saw this photo for the people at work series, I remembered a tinge of concern.  It makes sense to not walk under a ladder as a bucket of paint could spill on you or you could hit the ladder and knock someone off.  Need to do some research but not tonight.

I can tell you that the scent of grilled veggies and shrimp was inviting but I’d just eaten lunch. ; – (

Zucchini strips on the left. Grilled shrimp on the right.

8 thoughts on “Update on Demolition, Sign Painter at Work and Cooking Outside Wholey’s

  1. Love how the car window frames the Mellon Arena rooftop. I hope that’s water the cook is spraying on the grilled shrimp. If not, this may be one of the last pictures of that grill before the great fire.

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  2. Gorgeous photos! The grilled veggies and shrimp sound good, but the Italian Cheese Steak advertised on the awning sounds really good right now.

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