The Six Degrees Game of Love, Philly Celebrity Edition

Ever notice how for the bold-faced and famous here, Philadelphia’s social scene resembles a high school? The dating pool is shallow, everyone knows everyone else, and a stroll down the hall (or around Rittenhouse Square) can lead to a memory-lane disaster. Maybe that’s why A-list magnet Roseanne Martin’s latest well-to-do beau is an out-of-towner. Smart move, girlfriend — and a departure for Martin and others whose love connections are local, notable and, like, totes complicated.
Read more »

Ed Snider Selling His NYC Apartment and Its Key to Gramercy Park


Flyers owner Ed Snider purchased his Manhattan pied-à-terre in 2011 for $7 million. He renovated it with the help of Ernest de la Torre and has just listed the apartment for sale at $8.75 million. It’s nice to see that at least one of Snider’s assets has appreciated in the last three years.

It’s easy to see why the apartment commands such a princely sum. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook Gramercy Park. The kitchen has plural wine refrigerators. The master bedroom includes a wood-burning fireplace and a sycamore wood walk-in closet with electronic drawers (really, when you think about it, why should you have to open your own drawers?). The remaining two bedrooms each have their own en suite baths.

Read more »