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 […]

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East Falls: Business Opportunities

For businesses looking to set up shop in Philadelphia, plenty of options are available–and while Center City offers a great, urban location for new businesses, East Falls is being promoted as a setting with unique […]

Featured Stories

Manayunk: Generational Conflict

https://vimeo.com/21277305] Every Friday night the streets of Manayunk are littered with empty beer bottles and drunken college students stumbling back to their homes.  The locals are tired of it and are demanding a change. The […]

Amateur Sports

Manayunk: An Author Returns Home

https://vimeo.com/20663195] Author Tom McAllister, who grew up on the 300 block of Hermitage Street, returned last week to Manayunk to promote his book, Bury Me in My Jersey, a memoir describing his obsession with football and […]

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Manayunk: The Spiral Bookcase

The Spiral Bookcase, an independent bookstore at 112 Cotton St., welcomed local author Tom McAllister on Saturday to discuss his recent book Bury Me in My Jersey—a memoir detailing the events of a fanatical Philadelphia […]

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Manayunk: Pretzel Park

Many families spent time at Pretzel Park over the weekend to enjoy the unusually pleasant weather—with highs in the 60s—stepping away from their heated homes while enjoying games of tag and other fun in the […]

Featured Stories

Manayunk: Divine and Dividing Issues

https://vimeo.com/20182845] As they struggle with long-term demographic changes and the impact of a new round of clergy abuse scandals, the Catholic parishes of Manayunk warmly welcomed Cardinal Justin Rigali on Sunday. Cardinal Rigali celebrated the […]

Arts and Entertainment

Manayunk: Weekend on Ice

Sometimes a bitter winter season can keep an entire neighborhood indoors until it’s time to visit the local baseball team’s spring training, but last weekend Manayunk held an outdoors ice sculpting event that attracted hundreds […]

Crime

Manayunk: A Rare Murder?

Manayunk’s pristine, almost idyllic setting is a rare place for a suspicious death, which is why many residents were shocked after hearing about the death of Ellen Rae Greenberg. Greenberg, a 27-year-old teacher at Juniata […]