First snow in Philly

I took a walk with my camera late this morning to catch the first snowflakes of the season as they fell around the Washington West section of Center City Philadelphia.

Snow covers cars on Spruce Street.

A man shields himself from blowing snow on Washington Square.

A carriage passes along Washington Square.

Snow covers a statues of George Washington.

Large flakes fall on Spruce Street.

Marching for peace in Philadelphia, 2003

Demonstrators march down North Broad Street in Philadelphia in February 2003, voicing their objection to the impending war in Iraq. Police estimated that the crowd numbered 10,000 people.

I captured this image looking north from one of the upper floors of the former Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirer building at 400 North Broad Street.

Metadata: Date: 02/15/03, Time: 12:33:11 p.m., Shutter speed: 1/2500, Aperture: 4.0, ISO: 800, Lens zoomed to: 175mm , Location: Philadelphia, PA, US , Slug: Street Level Philadelphia

Demanding protection

Bicyclists circled Philadelphia City Hall repeatedly around noon today to demand protected bike lanes. A woman was killed a few blocks away last week while cycling along a street with an unprotected bike lane. Riders formed a human bike lane at the scene one day after the accident and somebody has been painting poorly-maintained sections in…

Images of Meek

Countless signatures cover portraits of Meek Mill by artist Mark G on display in Center City Philadelphia last week. Mill was sentenced to prison earlier last month for violating probation on a roughly decade-old gun and drug case. Share this!

Leap of faith

While photographing followers who were dancing and chanting, I spotted one man jumping higher than the rest: Hare Krishna celebration is rocking Eakins Oval right now: A post shared by Jim MacMillan (@jimmacmillan) on Sep 23, 2017 at 3:46pm PDT Share this!

March illuminates opioid crisis

Hundreds participated in the March in Black along Kensington Avenue in Philadelphia to bring awareness to the crisis of opioid addiction in the city Thursday evening, also in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day. More than 900 overdose deaths were recorded in the city during 2016 and this year’s total is expected to be hundreds…