FROM THE FIELD: THOM NICKELS
My weekly columns and features on a wide variety of topics.
Mary Ann Mitchell and Elmo Smith
I have neighbors who like to say, “Be careful” whenever I leave my house and head into Center City. The cautionary words annoy me. They anno...
A Man Jumps to His Death in Center City Philadelphia
The Local Lens Published• Wed, Oct 23, 2013 By Thom Nickels When I ran into my friend Eric in Center City recently, he said he wanted ...
The Philadelphia Accent
What does it mean to talk like a Philadelphian? Unfortunately, having a Philadelphia accent doesn’t carry the same cache as having a Boston...
Islam is a Political System (From The Bulletin)
Tom Trento, Director of the Florida Security Council , was in Philadelphia last year to showcase the film, “ The Third Jihad ,” and to shar...
Ann Crumb: The Interview (from ICON Magazine, June 2010)
I’m sitting with Broadway diva, Ann Crumb, in her parents’ home in Media, Pennsylvania. This isn’t just any home. Beside me is Ann’s father...
Matthias Baldwin Park
MATTHIAS BADLWIN WAS A VERY NICE MAN Will the City--and his so-called friends-- uphold that ...
My Evening with Taylor, a European Film Star
She's not in films, but she could be. She's the one on the left. The guy in the middle is my nephew Kevin and his wife Tiffany i...
The Last Word (Thom Nickels) from ICON Magazine
The global economic crisis has put many of the world’s skyscraper projects on hold. In Philadelphia, architects Gene Kohn and Bill Louie of...
Philadelphia's Morris House; from ICON Magazine, April 2012
In Philadelphia’s Morris House at 225 South 8th Street, I extend my hand to Julie Morris Disston, whom I am meeting for the first time. The ...
Sour Economy Puts Philly Skyscraper on Hold: From The Philadelphia Bulletin
Why Not Philadelphia? By Thom Nickels, For The Bulletin 11/16/2008 Many questions have been asked about the proposed American Commerce Cen...
Saturday, March 19, 2016
La Salle Television Interview: Literary Philadelphia
Philly Factor # 1003 Literary Philadelphia - YouTube
Feb 25, 2016 - Uploaded by LaSalleTV Philly
Host Paul Perrello
about his latest book, Literary Philadelphia. Recorded 2-24-16.