Philanthropy: The How (and Why) of Giving in Philadelphia

Edited by Brian Howard 32 Ways to Be Good in Philly With so many great nonprofits doing amazing work in the region, where should your […]


ThinkFest: Watch It Live

Segment 10, Divided We Stand. Posted by Philadelphia Magazine on Thursday, November 9, 2017 Schedule Noon: Introduction Philadelphia Magazine editor Tom McGrath 12:05 p.m.: Changing […]


Philly Gets Baked: A Look Inside Philly’s Booming Bakery Scene

We’ve never wanted for baked goods around here, or for great bread, for that matter — family bakeries that make old country recipes are an […]


Escape to Canada: 5 Great Getaways

But seriously: All politics aside, you have to admit that Canada is looking mighty good these days. Not only is our northern neighbor the current […]

Philadelphia Wedding

The Best Wedding Planning Advice I Never Got

We’ve often thought that some of the best wedding advice you can get comes from folks who’ve recently lived to tell their tales. Listen to […]


Best of Philly 2017: Music, Comedy, Theater and More

Best of Philly 2017 is now online as well as at newsstands, celebrating outstanding food, people, shops and more from across the region. Here are […]


Best of Philly: The 5 Best Friends Your Home Ever Had

Need a plumber stat (that’s doc-speak for “right now”)? Want your friends and neighbors to gush over the way your home looks from the street — […]


Best of Philly 2017: 38 Philadelphians We Love

Edited by Brian Howard. Reported by Fabiola Cineas, Victor Fiorillo, Brian Howard, Holly Otterbein, Claire Sasko and Sandy Smith.  tv personality Mike Jerrick, host, Good […]


BOP 2017 Marquee Redirect


Last Chance to Vote for Philly Mag’s Best Teacher Award

Back in April, Philly Mag asked for nominations in our first-ever Best Teacher Award, dedicated to recognizing the most outstanding K-8 educators in the Philadelphia region. […]


The Ultimate Philadelphia Summer Guide


By Fare Means or Foul: Dueling SEPTA Key Reviews

We had two editors try out SEPTA Key, the long awaited transit payment card. One of them loves it.


The Great Philly Mag Dishonesty Survey

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What It’s Like to Live in Philly on $18,000

As an adult, it’s interesting to look back on my family’s financial situation growing up. If there were money concerns, my father and mother, a […]


What It’s Like to Live in Philly on $50,000

Growing up in Montgomery County, I remember my parents telling me, “You need to pay your bills, and you need to pay them on time, […]