Manayunk Development Corporation
At least ten of the 16 string bands have committed to the February 22, 2015, event (which will miss Mardi Gras, February 17th, by a few days).
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.
None of this affects the core of center city and University City, where multi-space kiosks are used rather than the old-style meters.
More than 300 vendors and tents packed Main Street in Manayunk for the 24th annual Manayunk Arts Festival.
The Philly Cycling Classic takes place On Sunday and a popular spectator spot is along the Manayunk Wall. The celebration has all ready begun at some houses along the steep hill.
If you want to tackle the famous Manayunk Wall a day before hundreds of pro cyclists get their chance, today is your day. Manayunk Fit Fest is taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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.