Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
The voting and posturing and Supreme Court validation are all over and done with, and Obamacare is the law of the land. So, what does that mean for you and your family? We turned to dozens of local experts—doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, public-health advocates, insurers—and asked them to help us explain it all to you.
By Sandy Hingston and Emily Leaman
Our comprehensive, semi-scientific ranking of the good, the bad and the sticky.
Ex-cheerleader Lauren Boggi crafted Lithe Method—her crazy program mixing dance, Pilates, yoga, and weight training—into Philly's most addictive exercise cult. But can she take Manhattan?
For thousands of Philadelphians, parochial school was more than just a place to learn to read and write. It taught students right from wrong, shaped their character and bound them together. But can the schools survive in an age of lost faith?
Deathly so. Plus, the co-founder of all-comedy theater company 1812 Productions talks bourbon, embarrassing music, and her new show opening this month, It's My Party.
For Spike Eskin, this is not a hypothetical question.
Two decades after an ugly racially-charged scandal rocked Penn, our world is more PC than ever.
Dining, Food & Wine
With his new East Passyunk eatery, prodigal Philly son and James Beard Award winner Christopher Lee has returned to Philly.
With Square 1682's chef Guillermo Tellez at the helm, you'd think that the Hotel Monaco's newest restaurant would live up to its corporate cousin's hype. And you'd be wrong.
Shopping & Style
Okay, so spring was late. But there's no better way to welcome it—and relish it—than a spin through Philly's most spectacular public gardens.
In her cozy Grad-Ho living room, event planner Elizabeth Nettle expertly mixes could-be-clashy patterns and colors for a playfully elegant look.
Demanding too little from our children has become a problem in this country, and now it's time we learn that being a good parent doesn't always mean being nice.