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Welcome to Philadelphia

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Can a single picture tell the story of an entire city? I don’t know. But if it could, this shot, of one of the new parking kiosks that have replaced parking meters in the University City section of Philadelphia, would be a good candidate. Gives you that warm, welcoming feeling, doesn’t it?

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Scott Stein is editor of When Falls the Coliseum and author of the novels Lost and Mean Martin Manning. His short comedic fiction, book reviews, and essays have been published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Oxford University Press Humor Reader, The G.W. Review, Liberty, National Review, PopMatters.com, Art Times, and Reason. He is a professor of English at Drexel University. Scott tweets @sstein. His author site is scottsteinonline.com.

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  2. And I can guarantee that every car on that block got a parking ticket.

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