Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
And we do mean the whole Shore. From great Boardwalk eats to fancy boutiques, quiet places for a sunset dinner to rowdy bars for partying, we bring you the tops up and down the Garden State coastline, including the Jersey Cape, LBI, and for the first time ever, the North Jersey beaches. Come on in, the water's fine.
By Lauren McCutcheon and Michael Callahan
Cape MaySHORE TRADITION On the last Sunday in August, the Ugly Mug Tavern will again host its annual beer-foam-blowing contest, in which...
Is there a future Google in our midst? Not necessarily, but these 11 young tech companies could be laying the groundwork for a new Philly economy
They’re young, they’re hip, they’re entrepreneurial — and they’re giving Philly tech the kind of energy it hasn’t had in a decade
Philly’s tech scene may still be more petri dish than full-fledged ecosystem, but these folks with dough are helping things grow
Seven hands-on programs for adults and kids
A surprising number of Philly-area adults—and their kids—are making the leap out into the world to actually build something. Meet the blue-collar yuppies
A 10-year-old Northeast Philadelphia boy comes home from riding his bike to find both his parents brutally stabbed to death. The tragedy of Rob and Sophie DiAndrea would reveal not only a gruesome murder/suicide,but a chilling verdict on the dark side of modern marriage
Michael Coard — lawyer, activist, teacher — on defending the bad guys, fixing the city’s court system, hating on hip-hop, and forever changing the way you see George Washington
NORTH SHOREASBURY PARK[sidebar]FINE DINING “Latin-infused Spanish Portuguese”? At the Shore? Though the combo sounds more...
Philadelphia has more miles of waterfront than Manhattan. So why don’t we think of ourselves as a river town? Our man sailed around the city to find out.
High-octane physician Mike Cirigliano is putting the care back in primary care — and maybe revolutionizing the health system while he’s at it
A FEW WEEKS AGO, one of our editors ran into Governor Rendell at a Center City restaurant. Our editor told the Governor he’d heard a rumor ...
Dining, Food & Wine
Ro-Zu, Queen Village Forget the ho-hum service, the weird decor, and the bizarre digital slide-show of Japan on a TV in the middle of the...
Gemelli, NarberthAs neighborhood spots go, you’re lucky if yours has the exposed-brick-and-flickering-candle charm of this small Italian...
Kinnaree, HorshamThe suburban sprawl of northeast Montco is notoriously devoid of restaurants beyond the Cheesecake Factory variety, so...
Hoof + Fin, Queen Village Despite the questionable moniker (insert hoof-and-mouth joke here), the Argentine-inspired BYO that replaced Gayle has...
Really, the only thing better than fried chicken is fried chicken, biscuits and beer. That’s how you’ll have it at Mémé, the...
Iron Chef and owner of the Borgata’s Bobby Flay Steak and West Philly newcomer Bobby’s Burger Palace
What: A gourmet coffee shop and craft beer store, all under one roof. The concept: The coffee and beer scenes share similarities: a renewed focus on...
Why a few little degrees are standing between you and the perfect sip
Is the new Rittenhouse sushi spot something special, or just so-so?
Jose Garces new market-restaurant hybrid offers something for everyone
Shopping & Style
Store openings and sales (two with Dad in mind) ... Click here to see a slideshow of our picks.
Noninvasive flab-reducing treatments are the luxe new lipo. Or are they?
Why: Newport, the picture-perfect resort nestled along the Narragansett Bay, begs for long walks, afternoon shopping and candlelit suppers. Stay: This...
Keep your summer houseguests entertained with five fun new sightseeing tours that even the born-and-raised-here will love
Meet Reading's sneaker king
A billing battle over Center City real estate
Stuff you can’t miss in June
Ever since the Greater Philadelphia Film Office put us on the movie-making map, celeb-scouting has become a city pastime. Alas, even Bradley Cooper...
How restaurant revolutionary Munish Narula sparked Philly's Indian explosion
When the U.S. Department of Transportation surprised the political establishment by nixing Governor Ed’s plan to toll I-80 — with...
It seems half the Main Line is for sale, and the most talked-about digs up for grabs may be the 11-acre Old Gulph Road mansion owned by developer...
Cathy Cahill: Savior of our outdoor concerts?
After seeing Jim Cramer scream and stomp through his nightly financial advice inferno on CNBC, Mad Money (think Wall $treet Week meets Jerry...