Manayunk: A Day with the Guitar Man] Most people might guess that the 55-year-old man strumming a guitar on a Manayunk bench had always wanted to be a famous guitarist. But few would probably suspect that he ended up becoming the […]

Arts and Entertainment

Manayunk: A Social Setting for Beer Lovers] When locals talk about Manayunk, images of fumbling beer bottles and intoxicated college students often come to mind. But a handful of beer connoisseurs at Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant attended this weekend’s Brew Fest to […]

Arts and Entertainment

Manayunk: Art Center to Showcase Student Work

Beginning on May 1, the Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center (MRAC), in partnership with the Roxborough Development Corp., will open its newest installment featuring student artwork from the community. Visitors are invited to attend receptions from 12 […]


Manayunk: Family, Funk and Fun

On the corner of Main and Gay streets, Laura Cheadle and her band impressed a gathering of music lovers basking on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Manayunk. Cheadle boasted her band’s family routes.  Her father, James […]

Amateur Sports

Manayunk: Fun Run for Fools

Despite the chilly winds and misty rain on Friday, no spirits were dampened as more than 200 people dressed in bright colors and silly wigs gathered to participate in the inaugural Manayunk Fools Run. Although […]