Things to Do in Roxborough & Manayunk | September 9-15, 2019

Wednesday, September 11th

Monarchs in the Meadow

All ages are welcome (children must be chaperoned by an adult) on a nature walk to see if the monarch caterpillars have become beautiful butterflies. Andorra Meadow at the Wissahickon Environmental Center 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

9-11 Ceremony and the Hooligans

There will be a service of remembrance hosted by the Roxborough Male Chorus. The chorus will be singing the National Anthem and God Bless America. The service will be followed by a concert with the Hooligans. Gorgas Park from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Things to do in Roxborough & Manayunk | September 2 – 8, 2019

Photo Courtesy of The Classroom Project

There’s plenty to do in Roxborough & Manayuunk during this first week of back to school. Several local restaurants are offering back to school deals this week, The Great Weiner Race will be held on Wednesday, and the last of this year’s First Friday’s in Roxborough Pocket Park will be held this week. On Sunday, be sure to check out the Back to School Carnival at North Light Community Center. 

Back to School Restaurant Specials

Celebrate back to school week with a night out for dinner. Check out the back to school week specials at some of our favorite local restaurants. 

Tuesday, September 3rd

First Day of School!

Wishing all of our local students a great school year! You can find this year’s academic calendar here

Germany Hill Cleanup

Join Ivy Ridge Green volunteers to help clean up at Germany Hill. Germany Hill Park on Fountain Street near Smick Street from 6:00 pm to sundown.

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Back to School Restaurant Deals | Roxborough & Manayunk

Photo courtesy of A Tutti Pizza.

With all the craziness that goes into the start of a new school year, (lunches, backpacks, supplies, parent-teacher conferences, picture day…..) the last thing on your mind is “what’s for dinner?” But, those kids are still going to expect to be fed! Luckily for you, and your wallet, these 5 local restaurants are offering specials to help ease back into the school year dinnertime routine.

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New Barbecue Comes to Ridge Avenue in Roxborough | Tavern on Ridge & Darling Nikki’s BBQ


There’s no shortage of great places to eat in Roxborough & Manayunk and now there’s a new favorite to add to the list . . . Tavern on Ridge & Darling Nikki’s BBQ in Central Roxborough. The collaboration between these two local business officially begins on Sunday, August 25th, but you can go by for a taste during their soft opening this week. As a big fan of barbecue, I had to go as soon as possible and it was definitely worth it. They will be a great addition to the local restaurant scene.

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Favorite Roxborough Manayunk Restaurants & Cafes


The Restaurants & Cafes You’ve Gotta Try in Roxborough and Manayunk

The Roxborough Manayunk area is home to tons of great local places to eat and drink. From breakfast and brunch, great coffee shops, local sandwich shops, gastropubs, pizza, and desserts there’s always somewhere new to check out which makes this a great neighborhood to live in. Wandering down and around the hills of Roxborough and Manayunk, and meandering along the Manayunk Canal, you’re bound to come across one of the many restaurants, bars, cafes, and ice cream shops for which this area is recognized… and there are many. 

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Things To Do This Week in Roxborough & Manayunk | August 19-25, 2019

Get the most out of the last days of summer with these Roxborough & Manayunk area activities the third week of August 2019. 

Tuesday, August 20th

Outdoor Movie in the Park

Gorgas Park Movie Night featuring Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse beginning at dusk  If your Spidey senses are telling you something, it might be that it is the last movie night of the summer at Gorgas! Bring some chairs and/or blankets, hit up the concession stand that supports the park, and enjoy a summer evening at the movies.

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Dog Days of Summer | Roxborough & Manayunk


One thing is sure, in Roxborough & Manayunk we love our dogs as much as we love our cheesesteaks. With the dog days of summer upon us, what better way to celebrate the season than with our canine friends. Here are some of the neighborhood hotspots for your four-legged friends. 
On August 24th, the Manayunk Development Corporation will be hosting A Dog Day of Summer – a full day event of all things dogs! Located at 107 Levering, in the Levering Lot (Between Main and Cresson), there will be an agility course, pooch portraits, food trucks, various dog related vendors, and dogs available for adoption from local shelters and rescues. Additionally, there will be a “Pup Crawl” with drink specials and activities for you and your pupper-do!

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How to Get Your Home Organized Before Putting it on the Market


By Jon Miller, Realtor®

There’s nothing more daunting than not knowing where to start, especially when it comes to big house projects… right before you plan to put your home on the market. Tackling the long to-do list of cleaning the house, purging the items you don’t need, and organizing the ones that you do can seem unmanageable, especially on top of the whole selling your home thing but it doesn’t have to be. 

Take a deep breath (really, do it right now) and think about the end goal of selling your home. Then, grab a pen and paper (or use your phone) and start making a list of every task. The satisfaction that comes with crossing something off your list is like no other, and the more accomplished you feel, the more ready you’ll be to tackle the next item on the list. 

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