Controversial Mummers Routines Being Blamed For Funding Slump For Manayunk's Mardi Gras ParadeThe organizers of the 2nd annual Mummers Mardi Gras Parade are having trouble finding sponsors for the event, and believe it's because of the offensive routines and costumes displayed by a few comic and wench brigades at the New Year's Day parade.
New Manayunk Street Art Points The Way To Venice IslandThe water-themed vinyl decals on sidewalks and walls lead Main Street visitors to the new construction along the Manayunk Canal.
What's Cooking on 1060: Beers, Spices, and a Strawberry-Themed Street FestHadas reports on several entertaining food events coming up soon in Philadelphia.
Mummers Add a Second Parade, Through Manayunk, Around Mardi GrasAt 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).
Ready To Cut The Ribbon On Venice Island Storm Water Project And Recreation FacilityStill 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.
Rate Hike Proposed For Philadelphia Parking Meters None of this affects the core of center city and University City, where multi-space kiosks are used rather than the old-style meters.
Folks Pack Manayunk For Annual Arts FestivalMore than 300 vendors and tents packed Main Street in Manayunk for the 24th annual Manayunk Arts Festival.
Partying Begins Along Manayunk Wall Ahead Of Philly Cycling ClassicThe 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.
Fit Fest Kicks Off Fitness Week In ManayunkIf 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.
A Warning To Rowdy Revelers At The Big Race, Bike Court Is BackRace Court is in place where a judge will be ready to issue those arrested for drunken behavior with fines and possible community service.
Public Arts Project In Manayunk To Be Unveiled In JuneThe 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.
Delaware Valley Preps For Impending FloodsBusinesses on the lower end of Manayunk along the banks of the Schuylkill River are keeping an eye on the raising water level.