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August 2018 Issue


City Life

Hall of Shame: Philly’s Greatest Social Media Fails

We take a look back.

City Life

Inspiration Point: DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Favorite Place

Philly native and hometown DJ on the eternal appeal of Fairmount Park’s Belmont Plateau.

City Life

The Era of the Comcast Joke Is Officially Over

Our long-derided hometown cable giant has become one of the most important and influential companies in the world. It’s time for Philly to embrace that.

City Life

How Philly Became a Front in the War on Knockoff Swag

From fake Yeti mugs to bogus Rolex watches, officials here are seizing a ton of counterfeit merchandise.

City Life

Brian Dawkins on Joining the Hall of Fame and Finally Getting His Ring

The former Eagles safety, executive, and fan favorite reflects on his career and looks ahead.


Life & Style

Connoisseur: Mike Ski’s Favorite Things

A peek into the life of a design firm and tattoo studio owner.

Life & Style

The Statement Earring Has An Announcement

Summer’s must-have accessory just got a fierce upgrade.


Tree Totaling: The Case for Making Philly a Greener City

Trees boost your home’s resale value and lower your utility costs. So why does Philly have so few of them?

Life & Style

5 Must-Visit Spots to Shop in Philly This August

Hop in — we’re going shopping.

Life & Style

Clothing Repair Shops Are In — but They Actually Were Never Out

Suddenly, getting things repaired is all the rage. This comes as no surprise to my cobbler.

Life & Style

6 Ways to Send Off Summer With Magenta

Rose gold? Millennial pink? Delicate blush? So passé. Try lustrous shades of magenta.


Habitat: A Room With a View in Villanova

An outdated Main Line mansion gets a little NYC flair.