Best of 2019 – Readers’ Choice

Readers’ Choice

Best Event/Party Venue
Manayunk Brewing Company

Manayunk Brewing Company is the perfect venue for all occasions! At regular hours, guests can enjoy live entertainment or you can rent out the space for birthday celebrations, anniversary parties, weddings, or corporate events. This beautiful space offers a lovely view of the Manayunk Canal and Schuylkill River on one of Philadelphia’s largest outdoor decks. 4120 Main Street, (215) 482-8220
Honorable mentions: Bourbon Blue
Artesano Gallery

Best New Business
Scallywags Dog Daycare / Liberty & Lace Bridal

Scallywags Dog Daycare is a place where your pup can play and socialize all day under the watch of trusted care. The dog loving co-owners, Jessica and Lauren, both graduated with a B.S. in Animal Science and worked as veterinary technicians, so you know your pet is in great hands! 4367 Cresson Street, (215) 482-6910

Liberty & Lace Bridal provides a beautiful and customized dress shopping experience. This wedding dress boutique offers beautiful gowns for your special day. Liberty & Lace will help you find the perfect dress to ‘wow’ all in attendance on your wedding day. 4390 Main Street, (215) 221-2273. [Read more on page 14]
Honorable mentions: Main Street Pho
Safa Persian Teahouse

Best Business Owner
Juliet Sabella (The Wall Cycling Studio / Liberty & Lace Bridal)

Juliet Sabella has proven herself as a business owner in Manayunk. Her fitness studio, The Wall Cycling Studio, endlessly inspires those dedicated to fitness. Her bridal boutique, Liberty & Lace Bridal, continues to amaze customers with their beautiful gowns for a truly special day. As a personal trainer, bridal shop owner, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Manayunk Development Corporation, Juliet can do it all! The Wall Cycling Studio: 107 Cotton Street, (267) 336-7928; Liberty & Lace Bridal: 4390 Main Street, (215) 221-2273
Honorable mentions: Jenna Cardello (Boostin’ Bowls)
Joey Demalavez (Joltin’ Jabs)

Best Family Event/Activity
Manayunk Arts Festival

In 2019, the Manayunk Arts Festival will be celebrating its 30th anniversary! This festival is rooted in Manayunk tradition and continues to bring more and more artists and collectors from around the country. Along Main Street, over 300 artists display their best work to showcase to all in attendance. Check out the Mark Your Calendar section for dates.
Honorable mentions: Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival
Stroll the Street