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Barista’s Choice

The tables have turned…Manayunk baristas ordered for me, and it was brew-tiful! By Caitlin MarsiliiPhotos by JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) There’s no doubt that Manayunk has some of the best coffee. Around every corner, there’s a cafe. On e...

The Small Venue with a Big Heart

The Grape Room: A place for local Manayunk Musicians to perform and grow By Alexandra Cohen Photography By JPG Photo & Video Squeezed between the hillside rowhomes and bustling restaurants just off Main Street, you may hear the distinct sound of ...

Blossoming in Manayunk

A pop-up bar that blooms come spring timeBy: Alexandra CohenPhotos by Neal Santos, Rob Cardillo, and JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotoandvideo.com) Walking down Main Street, you never know what surprises you may stumble upon. It could be a new and exciting r...

The Cozy Couch Tomato

Comfort Food for the Health Conscious By Samantha CostaPhotography by Alexa Nahas Photography (alexanahas.com) The Couch Tomato, lovingly and simply dubbed “Couch” by locals, is officially an adult. The business just celebrated 18 years positioned along...

A Taste Tour Through Asia, in Manayunk!

Exploring the diverse (traditional and fusion-style) Asian food in our neighborhood. By Jessica Jewel TylerPhotos by JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) Ginger, garlic, sesame, and soy — these ingredients are synonymous with the distinctive (and ...

LABOR OF LOVE

Taqueria Amor’s proven success throughout the years has remained a bright spot during the pandemic. By Megan Douress • Photography by Melissa Kelly Photography (melissakellyphotography.com) The storefront at 4410 Main Street has seen it all. During The ...

Hell or High Water

How Manayunk’s business owners reinvented the word ‘community’ during the recent pandemic.By Jessica Jewel TylerPhotos by Melissa Kelly Photography (melissakellyphotography.com)and TERRYLEAHYFILMS (terryleahyfilms.com) Under the stay-at-home order — and on...

Coming Together While Apart

Virtual Happenings: The New Normal on Main StreetBy Meghan SackPhotography by Alexa Nahas Photography (alexanahas.com)and JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) Our businesses on Main Street have been adapting to the new world, which heavily relies on ...

Putting It All on the Table

Highlighting five of Manayunk’s leading ladies working behind the scenes of our neighborhood restaurants. By Leo Dillinger Photography by JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) and TERRYLEAHYFILMS (terryleahyfilms.com) Women play an integral role in ...

For the Love of It

After nearly 30 years of ups and downs on Main Street, Zesty’s is here to stay.By Noel BartocciPhotography by JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) There are two things you need to know when you sit down to have a conversation with Athanasios Konidari...