Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A look at the top real estate closures this year.
Every month during 2012, Roxborough-Manayunk Patch has chronicled real estate closures on a regular basis. Below, is a compilation of the top 10 home sold this year throughout the 19128 and 19127 zip codes, as compiled by Patch. To follow all of Patch's real estate coverage, view our House & Home section.
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Did your bank make the cut?
Throughout Northwest Philadelphia and suburbs, Patch polled readers to find the best banks in our towns and neighborhoods. After a week of voting, the winners have come in. Make sure to check back on Monday and vote for the area's best family-friendly restaurant. Roxborough-Manayunk: East River Bank, 6137 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia Mt. Airy: Valley Green Bank, 7226 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia Chestnut Hill: Valley Green Bank, 7226 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia Plymouth-Whitemarsh: Firstrust Bank, 15 E Ridge Pike, Conshohocken Bala Cynwyd: Royal Bank America, 732 Montgomery Ave., Narberth Bryn Mawr: The Bryn Mawr Trust Company, 801 W Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr Ardmore: Beneficial Bank, 177 W Lancaster Ave., Ardmore Haverford-Havertown: Bryn …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Who won the weekly poll?
The results are in and readers overwhelmingly chose East River Bank as the best bank in the Roxborough-Manayunk area in this week's Best of Patch poll. With 73 percent of the vote, the Ridge Avenue branch resoundingly defeated the other competitors. On the poll itself, reader Mjo said: "East River Bank had fantastic customer service and personal attention that you only get at a local bank!" Facebook user Debbie Thomas said: "East River without a doubt." Check back Monday for this week's poll, the best family-friendly restaurant.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Which is the best local bank?
The Philadelphia area is home to several noteworthy regional or local banks. In addition, many branches serve their customers well in Roxborough and Manayunk. Patch wants to know—which bank is best? Vote for one of these businesses or tell us what we missed: Citizens Bank, Continental Bank, TD Bank, East River Bank, Beneficial Savings Bank, St. Edmonds Federal Savings Bank, Wells Fargo, or Police and Fire Federal Credit Union. Vote for your favorite before Friday at 9 a.m. If there's a tie, the location with the most positive comments wins. Also, if we missed your favorite spot, let us know in the comment section below and we'll add it in. If you prefer to go outside of the Manayunk/Roxborough area for banking, vote for the best banks in …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Crossroads won in Roxborough.
Throughout Northwest Philadelphia and suburbs, Patch polled readers to find the best coffee shops in our towns and neighborhoods. After a week of voting, the winners have come in. Make sure to check back on Monday and vote for the area's best bank. Roxborough-Manayunk: Crossroads Coffeehouse, 6156 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia Chestnut Hill: Chestnut Hill Coffee Co., 8620 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia Mt. Airy: InFusion Coffee & Tea, 7133 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Bala Cynwyd: Starbucks, 138 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cynwyd Ardmore: Town Hall Coffee, 358 Montgomery Avenue, Merion Station Bryn Mawr: Green Bean Coffee, 358 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne Haverford-Havertown: Dunkin Donuts, 901 West Chester Pike, Havertown Marple-Newtown: …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Who won the weekly poll?
The results are in and readers chose Crossroads Coffee House as the best coffee shop in the Roxborough-Manayunk area in this week's Best of Patch poll. With 44 percent of the vote, the Roxborough shop had a strong showing. Bob's Diner in Roxborough placed in second. On the Patch Places listing, Helen Bradley said: "Crossroads is awesome! The coffee is delicious, so are the specialty drinks. I recommend the vanilla chai. If you order food, give yourself some extra time—but it's worth it. Say hi to Mike (both of them)." Check back Monday for this week's poll, the best bank.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
With a number of options, Patch wants to know where the best cup of coffee in the area.
Settling down for a nice cup of coffee is easy in Roxborough and Manayunk. There's s few nice spots to relax and enjoy coffe. So Patch is asking: What's the best coffee shop? Check among Crossroads, Starbucks Manayunk, Starbucks Roxborough, Cafe Volo, Bob's Diner or the Manayunk Diner. Vote for your favorite before Friday at 9 a.m. If there's a tie, the location with the most positive comments win. Also, if we missed your favorite spot, let us know in the comment section below and we'll add it in. Please vote on our polls in Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill and Bala Cynwyd, too.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Find out which spots won in our reader polls.
Throughout Northwest Philadelphia and suburbs, Patch polled readers to find the best takeout spots in our towns and neighborhoods. After a week of voting, the winners have come in. Check out who won below and let us know what you think by commenting. Make sure to check back on Monday and vote for the area's best coffee shop. Roxborough-Manayunk: Pierogi Kitchen, 648 Roxborough Ave., Philadelphia Mt. Airy: Tiffin, 7105 Emlen St., Philadelphia Chestnut Hill: Fiesta Pizza III, 8339 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia Plymouth-Whitemarsh: T'Dori Carry Out, 201 West Ridge Pike, Conshohocken Radnor: Seafood USA, 330 West Lancaster Ave., Wayne Tredyffrin-Easttown: Manny's Place, 251 East Swedesford Road, Wayne Media: Pappone's Pizzeria, 1145 West …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Who won the weekly poll?
The results are in and Pierogie Kitchen was named the best takeout place in the Roxborough-Manayunk area in last week's Best of Patch poll. Pierogie Kitchen received 61 percent of the vote and edged out The Couch Tomato Cafe, which also had a strong showing. In the comments, The Barron said, "The Pierogie Kitchen is crazy good, and so underrated. Perfect for this time of year, but still awesome in the summertime with a few cases of Victory or Philly Pale Ale." Patch restaurant reviewer Clara Park profiled Marie Thorpe, the Roxborough eatery's owner, in 2011. She discussed her favorite menu items. "The French onion soup, which has Farmer's cheese pierogies, (and) is so rich and filling. The mushroom pierogies are also great. Right now I …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Which place in Roxborough-Manayunk has the best takeout?
Going out is a sure bet for a romantic date. However, some nights, you just want that food to come to you. And, in Roxborough and Manayunk, there's a bunch of options. So Patch is asking: What's the best local place to get takeout? There are certainly a lot of options in Roxborough and Manayunk, including: Chubby's, Frak's Steaks, Maria's Ristorante On Summit, Ruby Chinese Restaurant, Lennie's Hoagies, Wings to Go, Coyle's Cafe, Thai 2 Go, Dantonio's Pizza, Roma's Pizza, Zesto's Pizza & Grill, Jade Court Restaurant, China House, The Couch Tomato Cafe, Alex's Pizza, Fiesta Pizza II Inc, Lucky Garden Chinese Restaurant, Minas Pizza, All Star Pizza, Sorrentino's Deli, Roman's Pizza Pasta House, Tony Roni's Pizza, Barry's Steaks, Beijing …