Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
Our second annual ranking of the best restaurants in the region
Year One of the Michael Nutter administration was a work in progress, with the reformer we elected battling a politician we didn’t recognize. Which Mike will win out?
Can a man succeed in the rabidly partisan world of talk radio by reaching out to moderates and channeling his inner Larry David? With a new national audience (and a new book), Philly’s most powerful radio personality is putting his ass on the line to find out
The Central High grad and silent half of Penn & Teller comes to Atlantic City
A man willing to pay for sex in the city can find it easily. But for a woman looking to buy erotic pleasure, it’s not so simple. Then our writer found Brian, who will come to your home to deliver a certain sort of massage
Human health care may be a train wreck, but pet health care is booming. How a Philly couple (with help from banker Vernon Hill) found a new way to cash in on America’s dog-and-cat craziness
Just weeks after Wharton grad and Philly fiscal guru Ed DeSeve was named Obama’s stimulus czar, Sam Katz gets down and nerdy with his former colleague on bringing discipline back to big spending, Philly’s money mistake, and hanging out with Daschle
Kids. I can’t wait until they’re out on their own. I want them never to leave
Shopping & Style
If you’ve ever longed to explore your inner bohemian, this spring is the season to do it. Fringe is on everything from jackets to dresses in Philly’s fashionable shops — and we just love the free-spirited touch it gives to accessories
Yes, we know: Spring has finally sprung, and you’re reaching for pretty little dresses. But pants are having such a fashion moment — thanks to updated classic and trendy new shapes — that we implore you to give them a try. Our tip: Up the girly factor with a fabulous pair of heels
Bathing-suit season is upon us. But getting Shore-ready — the tan, the pedicure, the sit-ups (sigh) — doesn’t have to break the bank. Here, some smart local places to help you look your bikini best
Solidify your summer style with a preseason sale at Bryn Mawr’s free-spirited Ooh La La boutique. Breezy items like wide-leg pants and these...
Now in its sixth year, Art Star Craft Bazaar is a budding-designer event that has grown into a can’t-miss shopping stop for design mavens. On...
Center City mom Tami Dimmerman had an aha moment after a fruitless search for a product that could tame her baby’s hair but was gentle enough...
A national denim mega-store comes to South Jersey
Sure, your iPhone is filled with music, fun and games, but it’s time to put that investment to work. Here, eight free-to-super-cheap apps that will make life in and around Philly that much easier. (Which is the whole point, right?)
This month, comedian David Brenner kicks off his “Leave ’Em Laughing” tour at the Prince. We called to find out how life has been for the 73-year-old Philly native
Between the media circus surrounding Vince Fumo and the dirt unearthed at his trial, we know everything about him, right? Well, yeah — except for: Who’s that girl?
Just back from the high-glam nuptials of Casey Glass, great-granddaughter of the founder of Boyds, and dashing Lyle Slivka at Palm Beach’s...
A jaunt to the beach might be a quicker trip a few decades from now — much quicker. Philly came up in a recent report by a team of...
A modest proposal
Finally, Philly has started to get the culinary recognition it deserves from foodies outside the region. But ever since QVC started hawking frozen...
The recession is so bad that even lawyers are losing work, but the medical malpractice industry marches on: “We’re actually a little...
Brunchers, rejoice: An old favorite returns
Age: 45. Known best as: Onetime Rendell aide and former head of the National Constitution Center, where he rubbed quill pens with everyone from George...
Veteran reporter Carol Saline on Theatre Exile's show
This week, we bring you the beautiful wedding of Melody and Matt at PAFA … Enjoy!Click here to view slideshow
Melissa Paul gives her tips on how to cut bar costs—instead of putting them on your guests
The first half of the month brings boatloads of savings at some of our favorite area bridal salons
Home editor Lauren McCutcheon gets inspired by the flora at Midtown Village’s Verde
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Our style-savvy editors go out and about to scout the latest fashions. This week: graphic tees, spring jackets, and super-cool shades.
Hysteria By Terry Johnson Wilma Theater Directed by Jiri Zizka Featuring Alvin Epstein, Mary McCool, Merwin Goldsmith, and Matthew Floyd Miller10...
Half-priced flatbreads and booze in Bryn Mawr
Mudbugs, ponies, and R&B
Delicious dishes so light you can take seconds and still fit into your bikini
The chef/owner of Horizons, our favorite Philly vegan restaurant, shares his secrets for summer cooking that will help fill you up and slim you down
Lansdowne’s new theater might be playing great flicks, but their local organic treats are taking center stage
From LBI to Cape May (and every town in between), we’ve rounded up the best spots to score a sweat session in every seaside town
What to drink: $5 martinis, $3 local draftsWhat to eat: The $5 Korean tacos that have been flying out the door.When to go: Who gets out of work at 5...
Similar in flavor to Jagermeister but with a slightly more citrusy edge, Zwack has been drunkifying Hungarians since the late 1700s. It just became...
Philadelphia Home editor Lauren McCutcheon can’t get enough of the summer-perfect patterns from this local green textile designer.
You already love their stylish events. Now, with their cool retail stores, Donna O’Brien and Kendall Brown can give your house that perfect look.
The burger-focused restaurant has been gaining traction nationally, and Philly is pulling in its fair share of the all-American trend. While chains...
You can thank the tanking economy: Countless Philly restaurants are enticing recession-weary diners with reduced-price multi-course menus, and they’re not just for dinner anymore. Here, our guide to eating lunch on the fixe
Show off your new skills, learn the Lindy, or cha-cha off some calories at the area’s hottest dance floors
Eating less meat isn’t only good for your body, it’s good for the planet. Philly Mag food critic Joy Manning chats about her new cookbook, Almost Meatless, and shares a yummy spaghetti recipe for spring
Whip up this delish dish from local author Joy Manning’s new cookbook, Almost Meatless, for a healthier version of this Italian favorite
Eight local instructors who’ll teach you the steps and turbo-charge your fitness level
Top Doctor Stephen Silberstein, director of the Jefferson Headache Center, clues us in on the newest treatments — and they’re being developed in our own backyard, too
Hi, all! Christy Speer here, one of Philly Mag's travel editors. I'll be popping in now and then to share with you all the best vacation deals and...
Happy Friday! So remember in our first issue of The Goods when we showed you what lots of Old City boutique owners and their staffs were wearing?...
Our style-savvy editors go out and about to scout the newest fashions. This week: Part two of our peak at the latest looks in Old City…
Because mom doesn't need more candles and lotions
You don’t have a gift yet, do you? Not surprising … I’ve always found Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day, for that matter)...
A special offer from the Arden Theatre
We go browsing…so you don’t have to! This week: what’s up at one of Center City’s coolest boutiques
Before there was Susan Boyle, there was Paul Potts, the funky looking Brit whose surprising performance of "Nessun Dorma" induced not only...