Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
By Jenna Bergen and Christine Speer
Whatever you want to call it, Happy Valentine's Day, Philly
When the Parking Authority took over Philly cabs five years ago, we were supposed to get a cleaner, safer, friendlier experience. But many city taxis are still junkers, and the drivers are often surly and clueless. Why are we being taken for such a ride?
The genial but bold-thinking new CEO of the Inquirer and Daily News represents the papers’ last best hope to survive in the age of digital news. At stake is nothing less than how Philadelphia knows what it knows
Is he a serial sexual harasser and tyrannical boss, as some of his former employees allege? Or is he the most effective public-housing leader in the history of Philadelphia, as he and his defenders contend? Or could Carl Greene, somehow, be both?
The amiable, Emmy-award-winning Fox 29 meteorologist—and longtime man-about-town—takes a minute from his busiest season to come clean about his fear of commitment, his man-love for Howard Stern, and the Philly restaurant even he can’t get into
He's a decorated war hero, an accomplished lawyer and an all-around good guy. So what’s David Urban doing in a racket like lobbying?
Forget the gyrating pelvis and the Hustle and crowd-surfing and leaving room for the Holy Ghost. Suburban Philly kids today are getting way more physical at school dances — and administrators can’t stop them
Dining, Food & Wine
The South Philly steakhouse stays true to itself
This former Queen Village spot moved on up.
This quick-service meatball shop has a long legacy.
A re-done Northeast Philly joint is all German, all the time.
Paninoteca perfection in Manayunk.
This winter, keep warm with drinks that have a smoky subtext.
A local author’s fishing expedition.
Step aside, burgers. There’s a new bar trend in town.
It’s finally happened: The iconic Philly sandwich has muscled its way onto the dessert menu with … the cheesesteak cookie. Baker Melissa...
Step 1Fill a 10-ounce glass with ice. [sidebar]Step 2Add 2 ounces good rye whiskey, 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice, 3/4 ounce simple syrup, and...
Philly bakers are recasting the Southern specialty cake as everything from waffles to whoopie pies
An Old World saloon on the Schuylkill.
At his latest restaurant, Jose Garces flings open his pantry from sea to shining sea.
Shopping & Style
Shopping for valentines at Hallmark? Not in this decade — and not when an admirer can easily score handmade-in-Philly love notes whose...
Shopping for valentines at Hallmark? Not in this decade— and not when an admirer can easily score handmade-in-Philly love notes whose letterpress and silk-screen designs totally eclipse mass-manufactured greetings
Philly fellas, take note: Classic plaid is having a major moment, and there's more than one way for you to hop on the bandwagon.
Show us a successful Philly restaurant — even a busy A.C. casino — and we’ll show you a hands-on, can’t-miss cooking class. How to choose? Just pick the foodie you’d like to channel
Looks we’ve seen and liked (or not so much)
This time of year, some fashion rules are meant to be broken
Da Vinci’s chopper, a 2000 B.C. broad, and the scariest shark ever.
Probably not. But it might help keep the little guys alive
It’s a digital death match
We asked local celebs to dish on their worst dating experience. Embrace the catharis.
Issues at the Philadelphia airport will never truly be resolved.