What’s next for Manayunk’s abandoned eyesore on Venice Island?

By Amy Z. Quinn
For PlanPhilly

There are days, usually in summer when the trees are in bloom and the light is just right, that it’s possible to almost miss the empty Carmella’s restaurant building on Manayunk’s Venice Island. But most days — especially at this time of year, when the trees along Main Street are bare of leaves — the structure looms large over Venice Island, publicly decomposing like a road kill …  More »

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