Manayunk

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Inside Look: The Narrowest House in Philly May Just Be This One in Manayunk

When the listing agent for this house for sale brought it to my attention, the first thing I asked him for was the history of […]

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Brooklyn Wax Is Philadelphia’s New Spa for “Vagina Facials”

We blame Gwyneth Paltrow. Or maybe Chrissy Teigan. Whatever — both of them have squatted over a steaming vat of herbs (and Instagrammed it), all in the […]

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WATCH: The Schuylkill Is a Trash Heap After Heavy Rain and Flash Floods

Following days of driving rain and flash floods, the Schuylkill River has turned into a kind of swirling trash depository. The rushing, muddy brown currents […]

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Habitat: A Pop of Color in Manayunk

Eclectic. Colorful. Patterned. Those are the words that come to Villanova-based interior designer Michelle Gage’s mind when she reflects on her task of bringing an […]

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Where to Find the Best Healthy Foods, Workouts, and Outdoor Activities in Manayunk

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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Has the Manayunk Bike Race Hit Its Final Wall?

At this point, it wouldn’t be alarmist to ask if Philadelphia’s storied pro bike race is officially kaput. In February, we learned that the one-day […]

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Jason Kelce to March With Mummers This Weekend In Manayunk

If you thought All-Pro Eagles center Jason Kelce was simply entertaining the masses when he donned a Mummers suit for the team’s victory lap up […]

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The Manayunk Bike Race Is Dead — Again

Fans, cyclists, and Manayunk revelers had their fingers crossed that the iconic Philadelphia one-day pro cycling race, which got its start in 1985 and took […]

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An Iraq War Veteran Just Opened a Badass CrossFit Gym in Manayunk

After James Taulbee returned from serving in the Iraq war, he struggled with something many veterans face: PTSD. “After my second tour to Iraq, I had […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Manayunk

Those of you who follow the various real estate media in this town should be aware that Manayunk has seen its share of new housing construction […]

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Police Investigating “Kill Trump” Graffiti Found in Manayunk

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Homeland Security Unit is investigating after the words “KILL TRUMP” were found spray-painted on a wall in Manayunk. Police were called to […]

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Beware the Chain-Link Fence on Manayunk’s Pencoyd Bridge

You might want to avoid the Pencoyd Bridge in Manayunk. Roxborough Patch reported on Thursday that a chain link fence on the small, one-lane bridge […]

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WATCH: Wiener Dogs Race in Hot Dog Buns in Manayunk

If you weren’t one of the hundreds of people crowding around tiny race tracks in Manayunk last night to watch wiener dogs sprint in hot dog buns, well […]

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First-Time Find: Refreshed in Germany Hill for $239.9K

We know, we know, we keep featuring homes for sale in Northwest Philly. But in our defense, all the stellar listings that are fresh to the […]

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Trinity Tuesday: Young at Heart in Manayunk for $275K

It’s not often that a trinity is this new. Rebuilt only ten years ago, it is quite certainly a baby compared to its counterparts. But […]