Category Archives: on Assignment

Vision Thru Art class offers creative and social outlet to vision-impaired (via NewsWorks)

Besty Clayton is glazing a replacement of a ballerina sculpture she made years ago for her granddaughter. Clayton explains that the original broke beyond repair in many pieces while transporting. Clayton is a member of the Vision Thru Art class at the Allans Lane Are Center in the Mt Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. (Bas Slabbers)
Besty Clayton is glazing a replacement of a ballerina sculpture she made years ago for her granddaughter. Clayton explains that the original broke beyond repair in many pieces while transporting. Clayton is a member of the Vision Thru Art class at the Allens Lane Are Center in the Mt Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. (photo by Bastiaan Slabbers)

About a dozen students gather in the basement of Allens Lane Art Center in Mt. Airy for their weekly sculpting class. They spend the time working on long-term pieces, learning new techniques and catching up with each other. They are students in the center’s class for the visually-impaired…

…story by Neema Roshania continues on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org

Exploring Urban Philadelphia’s Changing Face



Urban Exploration
 – Growing collection of images depicting development projects in and around Philadelphia, PA.
Most images in this slideshow are previously published as part of the NW Philly coverage of WHYY’s NewsWorks.org & PlanPhilly.org. The photos in this growing collection are shot over the past years in and around Philadelphia, PA.
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Hop on over to PetaPixel for more on ‘roof topping’, ‘underbelly photography’ and other forms that might be considered dangerous to public safety.

By Michael Zang – March 20, 2013: National Counterterrorism Center: Urban Exploration Photos Pose Security Risk

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