Minor Fire Hits Seminary Where Pope Francis Is Staying in Philly

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. A small fire broke out last night at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, […]


8 Takeaways From Pope Francis’s Moving Mass at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul

Pope Francis just finished saying Mass for a couple thousand people at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City. The event […]


In Homily, Pope Francis Calls for Greater Role for Laity … and Women?

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. Pope Francis began the Philadelphia portion of his U.S. visit today in […]


In Philly Deposition, Cosby Describes Seducing Women With Drugs and Fame

In a deposition taken at Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Hotel a decade ago, Bill Cosby acknowledged pursuing young women for sex in a manipulative and calculating way, […]


Coming Next From Philly Mag: BizPhilly

Tom McGrath, Philly Mag editor, here. Over the last few years Philly Mag has undergone tremendous growth and change — with a lot of that […]


Introducing … Philadelphia Sunday

This weekend those of you who subscribe to Philly Mag’s newsletters will see something new show up in your inbox. It’s called Philadelphia Sunday, and […]


Former Ambassador Joe Torsella and FringeArts’s Nick Stuccio on Friendship

PM: You guys have both had successful careers. Joe, you launched the Constitution Center and were recently an ambassador to the U.N. Nick, you founded […]


The Taney Dragons Speak!

PM: Could any of you have predicted you’d go to the World Series? Jared Sprague-Lott: I knew we had the talent, but if you run […]


Chris Matthews and Ed Rendell Talk (and Talk) Politics

PM: When did you guys first meet? ED: [laughs] I have no idea. CHRIS: I just remember that he and Billy Green [then Philadelphia’s mayor] […]


The Conversation Issue: Can We Talk?

This is the transcript of a chat on Slack — the intra-office messaging system Philly Mag uses — between editor Tom McGrath, senior editor Richard […]


ThinkFest Preview: Ajay Raju Wants Philadelphia to Be a World-Class City

Ajay Raju doesn’t think small. He has ideas about building his law firm, storied Dilworth Paxson, into something new and different on the legal scene. […]


Grow Your Own: Ajay Raju’s Germination Project

When Ajay Raju moved from India to America as a teenager, he was struck by something odd: Unlike in India, where the smart kids were […]

Be Well Philly

What It Was Like to Be the First Runner on the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

Last Friday, I got the chance to walk on water. And it was awesome. All right, technically I was running—and it was over water—but you […]


Best of Philly 2014: Behind the Scenes

One recent afternoon, associate editor Joel Mathis — who covers media, politics and other Important Stuff for our website, — had an experience most […]


The Most Powerful Man in Philadelphia

The last time we ranked the most powerful people in Philadelphia, in November 2009, Brian Roberts came in at a solid but not spectacular number […]