PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If you’re looking to get a sweet treat and selfie, this might be the ideal spot. A 15-foot flamingo statue named ‘Pinky’ now sits on Main Street in Manayunk.
CBS3 got a look at the towering bird early Thursday morning.READ MORE: Philadelphia Firefighters Rescue 2 People From Fairmount House Fire
The hand-crafted sculpture just arrived to the area from New Mexico. Nick DeLuca, the owner of Chloe’s Corner, saw a similar sculpture at an art show a few years ago.READ MORE: South Philadelphia Rowhome Catches Fire
He knew he had to get one for himself, so DeLuca did and put it right outside his ice cream shop.
He said the statue is supposed to make people smile and remind them there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel.MORE NEWS: 14-Year-Old Boy Shot Nearly 20 Times, Killed While Waiting For SEPTA Bus In North Philadelphia, Police Say
To donate to DeLuca and the cost of bringing Pinky to a new home, click here.