Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
He was one of the most colorful characters in the history of the Philly mob — a charming killer who tangled with two MAFIA bosses, survived three gunshots to the head, and suffered Through the revenge murder of his own brother. Then he went into the Federal Witness-Protection Program — and built a new life for himself that may have been even crazier than his first one
By Ralph Cipriano
Yes, Philadelphia: Even in the era of Glee and Gossip Girl, these girls exist
This is the problem we never talk about
Limos. Petting zoos. Did we mention spa treatments? When it comes to their kids’ birthdays, status-seeking Philly parents now say it’s their party, and they’ll spend what they want to.
A decade after Pat Croce led the Sixers to the finals, the team is, in his words, “crap.” And Snider is the only man to blame for that
Fear and loathing on the campaign trail
Bala Cynwyd’s thirtysomething creator returns to the big screen
Dining, Food & Wine
A neighborhood bistro prefers over-the-top indulgences to simpler fare
Going beyond burgers and beer in University City
Large portions and delicate rolls define this Montco sushi joint.
This Fishtown tavern offers more than just fancy beers.
A rustic remake makes the former Inn Flight a cozy spot for wings and heart soups.
Local spots serve up comfort food with class.
Sharing is key at this Center City West spot.
The local Top Chef winner spills his guts on Pizza Hut, Barclay Prime, and his cookbook obsession.
Shopping & Style
Jewelry to custom-order, salons to frequent, and things to buy (yourself) this month
Town, gown and a little football: a perfect fall weekend escape
The local fashionista launches a new line.
Local dapper dudes can dress to impress thanks to local Craig Arthur von Schroeder.
The CNN star and author of The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities tells her stories at the First Person Fest on November 8th.
Stuff you can’t miss this month.
Thinking about going gluten-free? See these pros first
Wheat loss hits close to home
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia isn’t exactly an ad for Philly, and A&E’s Parking Wars is a PR nightmare. Now, we rate just how hazardous some new Philly shows might be to our rep
The former Seinfelder returns to the area this month to host his ninth National Dog Show — a Kennel Club of Philadelphia tradition viewed by a huge TV audience every Thanksgiving
Or is it simply politics as usual?
The man behind Upper Darby’s Cheers might mean the end of the noted Philly cop’s big mouth.
The changing face of politics