Smart Apartments Are on the Rise in Philly

Picture this: You’re late to the airport to fly out for a weekend conference when you realize you forgot to arrange care for your cat. […]


Drink Wine and Play With Fire at This New Candle-Making Spot

A New Night Out Maybe you’ve painted and imbibed with your buds, but have you played with fire? At sleek Marguerite Rodgers-designed newcomer Wax + […]


Habitat: Majestic Digs in Washington Square West

Leslie Hayes knows she’s only as good as her clients allow her to be. So when her eponymous interior design firm was hired by a […]


The Look: 9 Stylish Ways to Make Athleisure Look Upscale

This spring’s functional runway looks come in the most tongue-in-cheek forms. Here, nine items for you to covet: 1. Gucci sweatshirt, $1,200 at 2. […]

Life & Style

Four Local Baths Where You Can Soak Your Stress Away

It seems like every culture but ours has some kind of detoxing bath tradition. Luckily, you can find everything from Russian pinewood steam baths to […]


Could Philly’s Skyline Have Timber in Its Future?

When you were a child, did you always want a treehouse to play in? Now that you’re a grown-up, you might actually be able to […]


The Look: Seven Vibrant Ways to Elevate Your Spring Style

A left-brained wardrobe — think kaleidoscopic graphics and geometric textiles in bold hues your art teacher would adore — is the best way to celebrate spring. […]


Habitat: A New Approach on the Main Line

Barette Widell and Christina Boschetti had garnered some attention for a few small-scale projects each did on her own, so when they paired up in […]


Why My Open Office Feels … Walled Off

At work the other day, a Slack message from a co-worker popped up on my screen: “Do you happen to have a tampon?” I quickly […]


Edmondo Blando’s Favorite Things

The fashionable, fast-talking owner of Salon Vanity in Rittenhouse tends to the tresses of many a Philly socialite and news anchor. Here, he dishes on […]

Be Well Philly

4 Philadelphia-Area Fitness Studios for TRX Training

Training with TRX isn’t new — the straps, which use body weight for strength training, were invented by a Navy SEAL in 1997 — but […]


Philly Feng Shui: What I Did to Find Zen in the City

I’ve been happily ensconced in a two-room studio apartment carved out of an East Germantown rowhouse for five years now, but something about my living/bedroom […]


Grandparent Names: Nana Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

“She can call me Ellen.” That’s what my mother told my brother when his daughter — the first grandchild in our family — was born […]


Ken Weinstein Is Changing the Future of Development in Philadelphia

Imagine hundreds of developers getting their start all while breathing new life into their childhood neighborhoods and without pushing longtime residents out. If this sounds […]


Habitat: A Party Barn in West Chester

When a family wanted to reconstruct a barn that stood on their property some 40 years ago, they called on Berwyn-based architect Peter Zimmerman to […]