Manayunk: An Author Returns Home] 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 […]


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 […]


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] 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Manayunk: Friends of the Canal

When a local non-profit organization offers to host events dedicated to educating its citizens about environmental responsibility, it is rarely rejected. Since 1996, Friends of the Manayunk Canal has been operating as a source of […]