Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
With two Manhattan restaurants opening and annual sales approaching $100 million, Stephen Starr is reluctantly adjusting to running a 13-restaurant profit machine. In the cocktails-and-calamari mogul’s own words: “I hate that corporate s**t”
District attorney, Society Hill; 64
One man’s quest to understand the female obsession with footwear
Even sidelined with a broken leg, Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens has a zest and swagger that transformed his team, and our connection to it
Sex. Boob jobs. Drunkenness. Indecent proposals. I saw it all when I worked at a Main Line gym, and I learned one valuable lesson: Getting fit is the last thing on most people’s minds.
How can I find a trainer who'll work with my schedule and interests? Call Fitness Finders, a Main Line-based fitness consulting service that pairs up...
With thousands of fitness options to choose from in Philadelphia, how do you find the best one for you? Grab your sweats. These workouts rise above the rest.
She made you cry when she died in a Jet Ski explosion on All My Children. She made you care as a no-nonsense detective on NYPD Blue. And she made you...
Developer Mark Sherman has poured millions into reviving troubled East Falls. So why do the Fallsers just want him to go away?
Could a Chester County singer-songwriter really be the Next Big Thing? Her mom is banking on it
And get the hell out of Red State America
Dining, Food & Wine
We head to 9th Street to find the Italian Market’s best “hot Italian”
Restaurateur Kevin Clib adds a steakhouse with Pacific spice to bustling Butler Pike
If you’ve slurped pho on Washington Avenue, then you know Sriracha, that bright red condiment with a rooster on the bottle. But the spicy-sweet...
Forget cigars, chocolate, and those miniature glasses. True aficionados are swirling port in snifters, and with every course
A newcomer brings roasted sweetbreads and sweet potato gnocchi to this West Philly institution
“But this is Bookbinder's,” owner John Taxin said when the new Old Original Bookbinder's chef, David Cunningham, proposed adding lovage to...
Shopping & Style
Nothing wrong with chocolates and roses. But here are a few other indulgences to consider in the name of romance
Back when she was Pam Seigle from Pittsburgh dating Ken Ferber from Philadelphia, books, not pelts, were her thing. But there were signs, even then,...
Philadelphia has long been called a city of neighborhoods, so when Stephen Starr decided to dub his new lounge at 18th and Chestnut streets the...
When Michele Malin Seidman was pregnant with her son, Jared, she was constantly fielding questions: “What are you having?” “When are...
Ed’s bride dishes on her wedding, her jewelry line, and — ready for this? — her ties to Michael Jackson
That’s how Matt Neenan took things with his new Rufus Wainwright-inspired ballet
T.O.’s Next Act Will the locker-room dalliance with Nicolette Sheridan be remembered as the start of a great dramatic career for Terrell Owens?...
Why $50,000-a-year super-nannies won’t come to Philly
Heading into this month’s “sweeps,” the big story in local news is simple: What’s happened to NBC 10?
“I want an old-fashioned winter weekend in New York,” I tell my husband as we check into the Regency on Park Avenue, one of my favorite...
Gerald "Chris" Christopher Wayne Gym, 214 North Aberdeen Avenue, 2nd floor rear, Wayne; 267-688-7844 Why: With trainers, as with so much else,...