October 2020 Archives - Philadelphia Magazine

October 2020 Issue

Metropolis

City Life

U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain Is Proof That, One Way or Another, Trumpism Will Live on Past the Election

The crusading federal prosecutor is a stickler for the rule of law — except, apparently, when it comes to those at the very top.

City Life

Novelist Jennifer Weiner on Mask Shaming, Virtual Book Tours, and the Toxic Side of Social Media

The Queen Village-based writer is one of America’s most popular novelists.

Scout

Life & Style

This Mid-Century Modern Custom-Built House Is the Perfect Lakefront Getaway

A family’s second home two hours north of Philly is a new build with lots of character.

Life & Style

Frances Hoover of Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse on All Her Favorite Philly Places and Things

From shopping in King of Prussia to visiting the Discovery Center.

Life & Style

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Sporadic Mid-Pandemic Salon Visits

Getting your hair done less frequently these days? Philly stylists weigh in on managing and maintaining your look.

Property

We’ve Entered a Historic Seller’s Market. Now Agents Just Need Houses to Sell.

The median length of time from “Just Listed” to “Sold” has shrunk to two weeks, the lowest it’s been in recent memory.

Life & Style

I Never Knew How Much I’d Miss Shopping in Person

I’ve come to hate everything about e-commerce.