Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
Sun. Surf. Tiny paper parasols. What’s better than a visit to the Shore? One guided by our first-ever list of the honest-to-goodness all-around greatest places to grab a dog, rest your head, stroll the beach, sip a cocktail, or just soak up the rays. We’ve gone town by town, to tell you where to stay, what to eat, and how the Shore haunts of your youth have changed
In the wake of Enron and other corporate scandals, America’s best-known business school, the place that produced Michael Milken and Frank Quattrone, is under siege. Our writer spent a year there figuring out what’s going on
Once upon a time, Philly public relations was dominated by anonymous men churning out bland press releases. Today? PR has turned into a party, honey, and the women are taking charge
Six years ago, two young Amish men shamed their community by buying cocaine from the Pagans to sell to other Amish. What happened when, after prison, they went back?
The Mayor escaped the City Hall corruption probe, but its fallout revealed his greatest failure — selling out the minority community that put him in office
River towns should quit mopping and start suing
When Malvern’s Adam McKay left Temple University and moved to Chicago, he ran through the American Comedy All-Star Circuit — from Second...
Dining, Food & Wine
What does a trucking company owner do when he tires of the 18-wheelers? Makes cheese, of course
I scream, you scream … you know the resT. America consumes a billion gallons of ice cream annually, and Philadelphia contributes heftily to this cause. So we wanted to see how some of our local and regional ice creams would fare in a blind tasting. I invited the ice-cream experts: my wife and a bunch of her rowdy girlfriends. We emerged from our sugar comas in time to provide these results, in order of preference.
Francophile - favorite pastis is a new summer staple
Seasonal cooking and a showcase wine list set this husband-and-wife Italian venture apart
Pop into Eileen McDade’s delightful floral shop, Rue Coco in Ardmore, and prepare to witness a merciless assault of haute cute and grown-up girly. Much vies for your attention: the French tulips, the seven-foot pussy willows she’s coaxing to fuzzy splendor, the farm table laden with cookies and lemonade — and Lola, the toy poodle, wearing (we can’t stand it!) an Hermès silver charm bracelet in lieu of a collar. Then there’s McDade herself, relaxed and chic in her Lucky jeans, dragonfly brooch, and Coco Chanel strands of long, chunky pearls. Two back-to-back trips to Paris in 2002 helped convince her to quit her job in marketing and open this floral atelier. “It was very liberating,” says the Montgomery County resident, who’s long carried a pair of garden clippers in her car, “just in case.” Here, a few more elements of her irrepressible style.
Shop Talk: FREE SHOPMaura Coffey has done what every girl who works a summertime beach job dreams of: turned her warm-weather gig into a career. For...
Hurricane - bashed Bermuda is recovering quite nicely, thanks
What do you say when a friend has cancer?
The de-Jersey-Shore-ification of LBI
While the revived Evening Bulletin has skewered everyone from John Street to Howard Dean, there is one sacred cow that Philly’s newest paper may...
In mid-April, U.S. Senator Rick Santorum proposed legislation to “modernize” the National Weather Service by limiting its ability to...
It may seem like an odd reaction to the verdicts in the City Hall trial — especially coming from me — but I’m not at all depressed....
The only thing you need to know for a perfect Bermuda vacation is this: You should always be close enough to the ocean to see the waves foaming on the...
For media geeks like me, the news of late hasn't been heartening. In what legendary journalist Carl Bernstein has termed today's "Idiot...
The sun had just begun to set on the verdant acres of the Iroquois Springs Camp in Rock Hill, New York, and the air had filled with the smoky aroma...
I get back to the Jersey Shore all the time. Are you kidding? I do all the standards. I am such a Jersey Shore tourist. I go to Bob's Lemonade,...
1. Improve your timing . The worst time to be on the roads is between 2 and 7 p.m. Better to turn one vacation day into two half days and leave at...
Last fall, four years after my sister had a malignant lump removed from her breast, she learned her cancer had spread to the bone. Fortunately, the...
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