Still ahead, a project to alleviate chronic flooding that accompanies severe storms. For now, project organizers are just hoping to see a healthy spillover of Venice visitors to Main Street.
More than 300 vendors and tents packed Main Street in Manayunk for the 24th annual Manayunk Arts Festival.
There will be a professional bike race the first weekend in June, but it won’t be put on by the organizers who’ve done it the last 28 years.
Race Court is in place where a judge will be ready to issue those arrested for drunken behavior with fines and possible community service.
The Mural Arts Program has chosen Manayunk as a public arts district – where all different kinds of art – from murals to light and sound shows to sculptures will be displayed this summer.
Businesses on the lower end of Manayunk along the banks of the Schuylkill River are keeping an eye on the raising water level.