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Local:What Feels Like Home

img_9880Jen H at WordPress has created the weekly Photo Challenge: Local.

What feels familiar, home. The places you know by heart. Local diner, local playground, local neighborhood, local church,local streets-I live in the city by a park.

I notice I shoot a lot of local coffee, too.

Here’s my iPhone local gallery.  Pittsburgh.

 

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No Yard for the Sign


It’s Official- Christmas Comes to Millvale,PA

Just across the river, home of two of my favorite places-Panza Gallery where Mark Panza frames my pictures and makes them shine and Jean-Marc Chatellier’s Bakery, whose excellent brioche  melts in your mouth (not to mention the cakes, the shortbread, the tarts, the cookies, the baguettes, the anything

If this doesn't evoke another time, I dom't know what does!

he bakes).  Saturday night was the Big Love Art Show at Panza’s and as we left to get into the parked car, I saw this scene outside the Millvale Borough Building. Several of the buildings have water line marks from the years the town has flooded.


Night Light- Two Houses

Driving back from Murrysville I saw the lights on the porch at Clayton, the home of Henry Clay Frick.  Evergreen swags dangling from the portico.  Drove around the block to come back and use the driver’s side window as my makeshift tripod.  Lots of photos in the dark lately, it’s dark so early! Wednesday night Steve and I ate dinner a Grant Avenue Bar & Grill  and when I pulled down the alley I saw the Candy Cane/ Snowflake house. Scroll down to see the Millvale House.

Decorated for the upcoming Holiday tours.

First Christmas House spotted in Millvale.


Panza Gallery, Millvale- Interior/Exterior

Formerly a German Dance Hall.  There is always an art exhibit, portrait (Mon) and Figure Drawing(Th) classes and expert framing. PANZAgallery  115 Sedgwick Street  Millvale Pa 15209  412.821.0959  panzagallery@mac.com Wed.Thurs.Fri.10-5     Sat10-3       Click here to see Mark Panza’s photographs.

Monday Night Portrait Class at Panza's

Where I get all my framing done.