Manayunk: Q&A With A Local Legend Who Turned His Life Around

Manayunk: Q&A With A Local Legend Who Turned His Life Around

After a traumatic accident, doctors told Dave Scarpello he would never walk again. The Manayunk native who has lived in the area for 32 years, proved them wrong. He ran in the Broad Street Run this year, spent his days on disability participating in running clubs, started the Roxborough Manayunk News Facebook page and became a […]

 

Northwest: Five Dangerous Roads To Avoid In Manayunk During Winter

Northwest: Five Dangerous Roads To Avoid In Manayunk During Winter

Pennsylvania’s famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, has seen his shadow, so there will be six more weeks of winter. That also means six more weeks of icy winter roads. Snowfall hasn’t been overwhelming thus far, but road conditions have been a major issue in 2015. This has always been a problem in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia, where […]

 By Julie Achilles and Damon Fillman

Manayunk: Art Center to Showcase Student Work

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 p.m. to 3 p.m. at MRAC at 419 Green Lane and the nearby ROXART Gallery at 6148 Ridge Ave. The art on […]