Best of Philly

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City Life

The Preston and Steve Cast On What Got Them Through the Past Year

As part of our annual Best of Philly coverage, we’ve been asking local celebrities what got them through this last oh-so-long year. Here’s what the […]

the flower show's infamous veggie hoagie, which made Philadelphia Magazine's 2021 Worst of Philly list along with Ben Simmons
City Life

The Worst of Philly 2021: From Fraudulent Hoagies to Headhouse Square to Ben Simmons

Every year since 1974, Philly Mag has published the Best of Philly: the people, places and things we want to lift up and celebrate. Things […]

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City Life

Notable Philadelphians on the People and Places That Got Them Through the Past Year

We asked some notable Philadelphians what local institutions helped get them through this long year. Here’s what they had to say. Kiley Reid, author “During […]

City Life

Beer, Cheesesteaks, Mascots and More: What Our Readers Nominated as the Best of Philly

When we asked our subscribers to nominate their favorite places around the city, there were some that were recommended over and over again. Here are […]

City Life

Vote for Your Best of Philly Favorites

Every year, the Philly Mag team fans out around the city to find and evaluate the Best of Philly winners. This year, our All Access […]

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Foobooz

Best of Philly: Here’s to the People Who Kept Us Fed Amid COVID-19

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. A handful of weeks into the quarantine, when the dark […]

City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to the Scientists and Frontline Heroes Fighting for Our Lives

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. For those who love the people who’ve come to be […]

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City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to Philly’s Small Business Owners Striving to Stay Afloat

Admittedly, it’s a little silly to get so emotional over an email. But that’s how it goes during a pandemic — an indeterminate one that’s […]

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City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to the People Who Protested

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. It was 1:40 a.m. on June 3rd, 2020, but it […]

City Life

Rachel Levine Is Saving Pennsylvania — and Becoming an Accidental Icon in the Process

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. It’s a big day to talk to Rachel Levine. It’s […]

Foobooz

Food & Wine Names Kalaya One of America’s Best New Restaurants

We’ve been singing Kalaya’s praises for a while, even before it was nominated for a James Beard award for Best New Restaurant. Now, Food & […]

Be Well Philly

This Project Manager Has a Jam-Packed Fitness and Social Calendar

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For […]

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City Life

How Philly Schools Fared in U.S. News’s 2020 College Rankings

These days, teenage kids are stressed. This much we know. The question of why, though, is more nebulous. One obvious answer could be that it has something to do […]

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Foobooz

Here Are All the Restaurants Serving at the 2019 Best of Philly Soirée

Every year, we at Foobooz eat and drink our way through the city’s dining scene for our Best of Philly issue. Then, we give you the […]

worst of philly 2019
City Life

Presenting the Worst of Philly 2019: From Brian Sims to Geno’s Steaks and Beyond

Well, we searched high and low to find you the Best of Philly 2019, but we couldn’t do so without also recognizing the worst. Enjoy! […]