What better way to find out the ins and outs of Manayunk than from the people themselves? It’s another week where we hit the streets for Why I Love Manayunk, to ask Manayunk visitors and residents why they love where they live, shop, dine, and play.
By Samantha Renn
This week we talked to a Vicky, a resident of Manayunk. Find out how she came to Manayunk, her favorite restaurant, and activities to do in Manayunk!
Do you live in Manayunk or are you just visiting?
I do! I live near the train station.
What brings you to Manayunk?
We moved here a couple years ago. My husband has a job in Center City and we l like it here because there is a lot of nature in this part of the city. Also, the vibe on Main Street is pretty cool.
Do you have any favorite restaurants in Manayunk?
I really like Sona!
What are some of your favorite things to do in Manayunk?
We go on the trails a lot, my husband likes to run. He goes into Wissahickon and he’ll run to Norristown. We love to go across the bridge and check out Laurel Hill Cemetery. Besides that, I hangout in coffee shops!
Describe Manayunk in a few words.
Historic, but Modern!
Why do you love Manayunk?
There are always interesting things going on here. I enjoy the festivals and events throughout the year, like the food truck festival and the saturday markets in the summer at Pretzel Park.
The StrEAT Food Festival is coming April 14! We are glad to here you are a fan, Vicky. We hope to see you there this year! Thanks so much for sharing with us why you love Manayunk.
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