Monday, February 4, 2013
Two Northwest vets are expanding their services to include pet acupuncture.
As a veterinary doctor, Dr. Micki Mooney is available for surgeries, routine wellness vists and medical patient visits in animals; all the things one usually takes their pet to the vet for. However, Dr. Mooney offers a service that is a little less common: veterinary acupuncture. Dr. Mooney will be offering this service at both the Mr. Airy Animal Hospital and the Andorra Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Mooney, a New Jersey native, attended Rutgers University, where she received a BS in Animal Science with a minor in economics. She earned her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Just prior joining the Mt Airy Animal Hospital and Andorra Veterinary Clinic, she was a practicing veterinarian and chief of …
Friday, February 1, 2013
A list of deals and events for Manayunk's First Friday.
First Friday is back in Manayunk, and several shops, restaurants and businesses are offering deals to those who come out and celebrate the first Friday of February. The following information comes from the Manayunk Development Corporation. Sign up for their newsletter here.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Ridge Avenue's new store goes beyond simple second-hand fare.
At the end of the 2012, a new store found its home on Ridge Avenue. The Other Store, a second-hand store and recycling center helps move used goods throughout the community to those who need them, set up its second location at the former location of Coyle’s Café, and has started to recycle Roxborough, one piece of used furniture and equipment at a time. But The Other Stores are more than recycling centers and more than used-good stores. For owner and founder Jesse Raphial, the stores are an opportunity to “recycle the country one neighborhood at a time” and create a network within a neighborhood that makes connections with individuals, families and organizations in need. By sharing used goods organizations and neighbors with limited …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Zoning Board will hear an application for a new doctor's office in Roxborough.
A new medical center could be coming to Roxborough. According to a statement on the city's Zoning Board of Adjustment calendar, an applicant is seeking permission to open a group medical, dental and health practitioner center on Ridge Avenue. The application, which is for 8016 Ridge Avenue near Summit Avenue, seeks to install the medial center on the first floor of a single family home. The permit also requests a single-family dwelling on the second floor. The zoning board will review the application at its meeting at 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
The Roxborough restaurant is selling girl scout cookies.
If you need a local spot to get girl scout cookies, Taylor's Restaurant in Roxborough has got you. The diner's hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, 7 a.m to 3 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Girl Scout Cookies are going for $4 a box.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The corner store sells basic food items.
Ridge Avenue has another business. EZ Mini Market opened at the corner of Ridge Avenue and Dupont Street (6160 Ridge Avenue) at the end of 2012 and is open for business now. The store sells basic food items, drinks, candy, chips and other convenience store fare.
Monday, January 28, 2013
A Manayunk restaurant is changing its look.
Gemelli's, a French and Italian restaurant that opened in Manayunk in 2011, announced on its website that it'll be closing its doors. The neighborhood won't be losing a restaurant, though. According to the restaurant's website and a report from Foobooz, the space is being reopend as Bisou, a French restaurant. See our profile of the restaurant here.
High alcohol and special-aged beers will be on tap Thursday.
Beer-lovers rejoice. The Old Eagle in Roxborough is hosting Colorado-based Boulder Beer at its monthly beer event on Thursday. The Jan 31 event will feature a selection of high alcohol and barrel-aged beers from the company and includes meals from bar chef Morgan Malachi paired specially for the drinks. All Boulder Beer drinks will be offered for $1 off. Get your drinks starting at 7 p.m.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The Manayunk Development Corporation released its 2013 plan for the neighborhood and you can see it here.
In case you missed it on Tuesday, get a look at the Manayunk Development Corporation's "State of Manayunk" document attached to this story.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Take a look at the new opportunities available in Manayunk and Roxborough.
Looking for a job? Here are some positions available in Roxborough and Manayunk, all advertised on Craigslist within the past week.