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Manayunk: Keeping Up With the Woman Who Runs Main Street

Manayunk: Keeping Up With the Woman Who Runs Main Street

Chances are if you have seen a new business or event in Manayunk, Jane Lipton has been a part of it.  Lipton (below right) is the executive director of the Manayunk Development Corporation. Her job consists of tasks like working with business owners, planning events and festivals, and organizing murals. What is the mission of the […]

 By Jon Ristaino and Kailey Meitzler

Manayunk: Ice Festival Brings Out Community

Manayunk: Ice Festival Brings Out Community

The second annual Manayunk On Ice Festival ended with the master carver competition this past weekend where seven nationally renowned ice carvers competed for the People’s Choice Award. While some carvers like Peter Slavin came from the Philadelphia area, others came from much farther away. Vivatt Hong Pong came all the way from Thailand just […]