A new bistro is setting up shop in the space that Mugshots vacated nearly two years ago in Manayunk.
Smiley's Café made its debut on Cotton Street in early April, just in time for Manayunk's StrEAT Food Festival. In addition to coffees and smoothies, Smiley's offers Meditteranean fare, from Greek salads and
With their site secured, the organizers of a planned food co-op are launching a farmers' market in a Manayunk park this week.
On Wednesday, the Manayunk-Roxborough Food Co-op will host a party inaugurating the debut of a new community farmers' market in Pretzel Park, to be held at Tiny Terra Ferma,
The estimated 1,000 high-school students who marched Broad Street to protest School District budget cuts on Friday were not just visible. They were loud, rambunctious and utterly unmoved by the politics of the moment.
The Philadelphia Canoe Club held its annual open house at its Ridge Avenue clubhouse in East Falls on Sunday.
Members of the 108-year-old club spent the day mingling with prospective members, hosting kayak and canoe
As the final day of Germantown High School's 99-year history approaches — the Class of '13 will don caps and gowns on June 19 — NewsWorks will present a series of stories including interviews with grads and former
Here's a look at what you may have missed this week:
1. Updated: SRC votes against renewing Germantown charter school, selects Pastorius Elementary operator
The city's School Reform Commission started voting this week on a
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