Friday, April 19, 2013
Psychic Monica in Manayunk moves her shop down Main Street.
Clairvoyant Monica, a psychic on Main Street, has moved her shop two doors down from 4450 Main Street to 4388 Main Street. Clairvoyant Monica performs palm readings, angel readings, crystal and meditation healings, tarot card readings, psychic life readings, chakra readings, crystal readings, astrology and numerology.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
*ndulge is the name of the new cupcake and gelato shop coming to Manayunk.
Here's something to look forward to—a new cupcake and gelato shop is opening up in Main Street soon. The new shop is called *ndulge (indulge) and will be located at 4373 Main Street in Manayunk. According to its "coming soon" sign, *ndulge will feature gourmet cupcakes and homemade gelato. Are you excited for a new cupcake/gelato shop to open along Main Street? Tell us in the comments.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Get to know the head chef behind Manayunk's newest farm-to-table restaurant.
Roxborough-Manayunk Patch wants to meet the people behind the kitchens, serving their signature dishes at some of the local restaurants. Meet the head chef behind The Goat's Beard, Manayunk's newest farm-to-table restaurant. Name: Dan Connelly Family: A husband and a father of two to a 1-year-old and 6-year-old. Hometown: Havertown Current Residence: Ardmore Schooling: Haverford High School, Temple University, Philadelphia Restaurant School. Earlier Stints: Connelly studied sociology and statistics at Temple University and then went on to become a math teacher at a charter school in West Philadelphia. But he was always in the restaurant business and started working as a dish washer at an Italian restaurant in Bryn Mawr, working his way up …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Roxborough coffee shop extends evening hours.
Sometimes complaints demonstrate positives rather than negatives. While Crossroads Coffee House in Roxborough often yields compliments for its brews, food and atmosphere, these kind words are often couched with a complaint—I wish it were open later. Hearing customers' thoughts, the shop at 6156 Ridge Ave. announced on its Facebook page that evening hours will be extending. Starting Jan. 7, Crossroads will be open an extra two hours every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Closing time will change from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. "Spread the news: Crossroads will now be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings until 7:00. Consider making us part of your dinner plans. We're home-cooked without the mess," the message read. On the forum Philadelphia …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Hurricane Sandy has caused severe damage to many local businesses. if you're a small business owner, here's some helpful advice for how to recover.
1) File insurance claims as soon as possible, if you haven't already done so. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners offers important advice and tips for filing your claim. The National Flood Insurance Program also provides information on filing a flood insurance claim. 2) The Small Business Administration offers several low-interest, long-term disaster loans to small businesses in declared disaster areas, including business physical disaster loans and economic injury disaster loans. You can apply for loans up to $2 million for both uninsured and underinsured damages. You can apply directly online. Once submitted, the SBA will send an inspector to estimate the cost of damage. 3) Apply for tax relief if needed, which will allow…
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Effort to rally around local businesses continues at The Little Apple.
A grassroots effort to support local businesses with "flash mob" like enthusiasm will return to Manayunk later this month. Cash Mob Philly hosts its next event at The Little Apple, 4353 Main St., Manayunk from 7 to 10 p.m. July 26. Essentially, organizers spread the word for people to patronize a specific local business(es) through social media. "Cash Mob Philly is about showing that local businesses have good deals, too, and the ripple effect from buying at a local business, who also supports the local economy, is huge. It's something I believe in," organizer Shahrzad "Shaz" Kojouri told Patch when the Cash Mob first graced Main Street. In March, Kojouri organized an event at Main Street Music and the U.S. Hotel. The Cash Mob returns with…
Zesto Pizza & Grill opens its first Maryland location.
One Roxborough business has grand designs for multiple pizza places in the Mid-Atlantic region. Zesto Pizza & Grill, with its original location at 6024 Ridge Ave., debuted a new pizza place in Maryland Tuesday, with another one on the way in Villanova. Owned by Teddy Bouikidis, 29, of Philadelphia, and Nick Athanasiadis, 52, of Elkton, MD, Zesto debuted its newest location at Crossroads Village Center in Middle River, MD, along the Route 43 corridor. Offering hand-tossed specialty pizzas, as well as catering and delivery service, Zesto seeks to attract a variety of customers, and has adapted its menu to the Baltimore area by offering local favorites such as crab cakes alongside more traditional pizzas. Athanasiadis, who has spent his …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Bernard Katz Glass shares the process in an online video.
For 15 years Bernard Katz Glass has called Manayunk home. With its studio on Sharp Street, the decorative glass art company creates pieces larger and small for galleries, hotels or directly to art collectors. Bernard Katz founded the company and has met success in the art world, as has his wife and manager, Katie Katz. In the video from Montgomery Media, Katie demonstrates the process of glass blowing. Click here to read our profile of Bernard and Katie Katz.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
The Cresson Street market opened Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Last week we asked about hair salons, now we want to know about barber shops.
Last week's poll asked Patch readers' where the best hair salon was in the area and Hair Jazz came out on top with 32 percent of the vote. Staying on the same topic, Patch is asking readers where the best barber shop in the area is. What's your favorite: Wissahickon Barber Shop, Style of Man, Kings Barber Shop, Men's Club Barber Shop or Tutis Barber Stylist? Let us know why one of the choices is your favorite, or if we missed your go-to store, in the comment section below.