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In The Eye of the Beholder

Sami Nakishbendi celebrates 20 years of crafting unique, handmade jewelry in Manayunk. By Leo Dillinger Photography By Susan Beard (susanbearddesign.com) Some people view jewelry as just an accessory. For Sami Nakishbendi of Bendi Jewelers, each of his h...

All Trails Lead to Manayunk

How Kay Sykora has blazed Manayunk’s trails for more than 40 years. By Megan Douress Photography By Susan Beard (susanbearddesign.com) If you’ve taken a leisurely stroll, a long run, or a family bike ride on the Manayunk Towpath in the last 40 years, chan...