The votes are in! Best of Manayunk is back to celebrate our diverse businesses and community, and everything our vibrant, historic neighborhood has to offer. From specialty shops to high-end boutiques, from craft beer and fine dining scenes, to outdoor recreation and an entire fitness community, Manayunk has it all.
With so much diversity, we wanted to put the call out to you, the public, to nominate your favorite Manayunk businesses in more than 30 different categories. On March 14, Manayunk businesses and community members gathered to celebrate the Best of Manayunk with a cocktail party at The Locks at Sona. Guests enjoyed food samples from Manayunk’s winning restaurants, drinks, and live entertainment.
Best Place to Work
Muhlenhaupt & Company
Muhlenhaupt & Co is a business management consultant and creative digital agency working to create strategies for your business to grow. This group of professional problem solvers are described by their company as talented, passionate, driven, and downright friendly. 4149 Main Street, (610) 917-3700.
Honorable mentions: Lucky’s Last Chance
The Wall Cycling Studio
Best Place to Live
Not many people can say they live on an island in Philadelphia! With a beautiful view over the Schuylkill River, Manayunk’s newest apartment complex has its own fitness room, a pet-friendly community, and wonderful modern apartment design. 1 Cotton Street, (484) 403-4396
Honorable mentions: Venice Lofts
Best Community Amenity
Right in the heart of Manayunk, you will find the green and spacious Pretzel Park with a new playground to be installed this spring! With a weekly farmers market May-November and a Parks on Tap location over the last few summers, Pretzel Park is the perfect area to bring the family and your pups any day of the year.
Honorable mentions: Manayunk Bridge
Best Business For Your Furry Friend
Pet Friendly Dog Bakery
The Pet Friendly Dog Bakery blends together every dog lover’s favorite things: natural treats for our four-legged friends, beverages for their humans, and a spacious backyard to run and play. Whether you’re stopping in for a treat or socializing with the neighborhood dogs at one of their “pawties,” you are sure to have a tail-waggin’ good time! 4324 Main Street, (215) 483-7387
Honorable mentions: The Animedic Veterinary Hospital
Scallywags Dog Daycare