Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
Professional athlete by day. Murder investigator by night. How Kixx star Adam Bruckner's obsession solved a brutal crime.
Philadelphia parking magnate Joe Zuritsky has a little obsession he’s devoted millions of hours and piles of cash to: breeding the perfect koi
Our spirits columnist dishes on the right bottle for every Philly BYOB occasion
Our PG-rated version of Sideways takes us to surprisingly fine wineries in Bucks and Chester Counties and At the shore
In the beginning, there was a trendlet of little neighborhood joints. Now, ambitious, stylish bring-your-own spots open on a seemingly daily basis, from Kennett Square to Rittenhouse Square. Our guide to which ones merit a $9 syrah, and which beg for a Super Tuscan in your wine tote
Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson helped kick-start Philly’s neo-soul scene, pals with everyone from Jay-Z to Norah Jones, and is one of today’s most in-demand musicians. But his most impressive feat is becoming an icon in the swaggering world of hip-hop while staying true to the geek within
Swarthmore’s Mark Hughes is a buzz marketer, advertising’s new breed that will do practically anything—such as talking Halfway, Oregon, into renaming itself Half.com — to gain an edge
Who is this huge, hairy being lurching down the stairs?
Penn’s Landing is doomed if we don’t put gambling there
As we were putting together this issue, I broke bread with three people who — I realize now — all had a hand in the thematic link running...
Dining, Food & Wine
Three neighborhood institutions — Murray's, Tacconelli's and Sang Kee — strike out into unknown territory: the suburbs and South Jersey
Four outdoor spots outside the city that promise summer fun for everyone
Am I too late to rent a house at the Shore this summer? When you show up late to the beach, you may not get the best spot—but there’s always plenty of sand. The same goes for beach rentals. CBS 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan offers inside advice for finding a Shore house late in the season.
A moveable feast with a designer edge
As much as Maureen Doron is in her element at her Bryn Mawr boutique, Skirt, her current obsession is something a little further afield. In the summer, her mind wanders to the little beach house she and her husband Nathan bought in a tiny Shore town—and to the crisp white gazebo that gets pitched out back just before the grill heats up and guests start arriving. It keeps the party going — stylishly — all night long. —Kathleen Fifield
Longing for Barneys-like service and designer fashions? Look no further than Chic Bella, which recently opened off Rittenhouse Square and carries top...
Twenty-six-year-old best friends Abby Kessler and Katie Loftus, who met when they were 15, are the adorable design duo behind Old City’s latest...
Nantucket’s sweet spots, from rustic Madaket to the oh-so-chic Vanessa Noel Hotel
A new eye procedure might make your reading glasses obsolete
Despite two dozen-plus records and more than three decades as an incomparably alluring stage presence, Emmylou Harris leaves her most indelible mark...
With his Appalachian twang and aversion to the declarative statement, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel can sound like the love child of Elmer Fudd and Granny Clampett. What’s he actually trying to say? We try to decipher.
When it comes to the incompetence of city government, not even Benjamin Franklin is spared
With a summer tour and a new DVD, Cinderella is back
Starting wage: around $10 per hour. Value when your butt is going under: Priceless.
Worse than camp, better then being at home with mom
Rumored renovations are causing chaos among the Broad Street power lunch bunch
Being a city contractor is hard work. You have to spend hours on RFQs and RFPs. You have to hire the right lawyers. And under Philadelphia’s new...
Philly’s real estate market may be cooling off
If we have learned anything over the past 40 years of trying to improve the lives of the underclass, it is that coddling hasn’t worked. No...
You can make a weekend of touring the wineries of southern New Jersey, which, legend holds, has been a grape-growing region since the time of the...
Joseph Maxian, dressed in a grape-patterned tie and a vest embroidered with wine labels, is lecturing about the sediment that settles at the bottom of...
From 14-year-old French Creek Ridge Vineyards in Elverson, an hour west of Philadelphia, through the winding back roads of Chester County to Chester...
I boarded the jet for Nantucket stuffed up from cold symptoms and allergies, but I felt better as soon as I stepped onto the tarmac at Nantucket...
As we were putting together this issue, I broke bread with three people who - I realize now - all had a hand in the thematic link running through...
At first, Exit Interview felt guilty for grilling Penn grad Michael Finkel, who was fired from the New York Times for blending the stories of several...
"Oh my god , I can just see tomorrow's headline now," says Bob Lobel, laughing and not a bit sheepish. "I can just see it: 'Bob Lobel was...
Nantucket’s sweet spots, from rustic Madaket to the oh-so-chic Vanessa Noel Hotel I boarded the jet for Nantucket stuffed up from cold symptoms...