Manayunk is a section of Philadelphia
known for it's fine restaurants and
unique shops. It is located northwest of Center City Philadelphia along the
Manayunk received its name from the Lenape Indian word "manaiung,"
meaning, "where we go to drink." The availability of water drew people to the
area then, and it still does today. Manayunk has one of the highest
concentrations of drinking establishments in the city. You could not throw a
stone without hitting a bar or restaurant.
Manayunk is also the site of the "Wall". The wall is an especially difficult leg
of the First Union US Pro and Liberty Cup bike race.