Our biggest misconception is that it's gonna be stuffy and I'm not talking about the air quality, I'm talking about the people." Thanks to both the highest quality air filtration system on the market and a down-to-earth proprietor, the atmosphere at Mahogany on Walnut is anything but stuffy.
North Jersey native Tom Piazza was the first of his family to explore the cigar industry.
1. Koch's Deli (43rd and Locust)
The best sandwiches in Philly - hands down. Though Bob Koch is dead (RIP, man), the new ownership has maintained ALL of Koch's tradtions, from making you wait in line for hours to handing out enough free samples of meat to make you full by the time you get your food.
Street: Do girls scare you?
Dan Mingle: Most of them, yeah. Like one's with mustaches.
Street: What are your opinions of the Spectaguards?
DM: I don't even know what a Spectaguard is.
Street: They're the Penn guards that ya know, guard?
Ben Franklin once counseled, "Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions, and spend one penny less than thy clear gains; then shall thy pocket begin to thrive." In the spirit of our founding father, Ego sent three willing (and excessively spirited) writers on the most frugal of journeys into the heart of Philadelphia.
Nerve.com: part of the "smart-sex" movement; an online magazine that publishes "cuntsure (and cocksure) prose and fiction as well striking photographs of naked people that capture more than their flesh."
Bear community: homosexual subculture encompassing men with stocky builds, facial hair and hyper-masculine demeanors.
Philly cubs: a Penn-affiliated social organization for 18-25 year old "bears, cubs, chubs, Ursulas, transbears, admirers & friends." Not for the Berensteins.
The judges have spoken, and only five girls remain to snag the cover of Street. This week's challenge: to blend in with your surroundings by dressing as a natural element (earth, wind, fire, water) and to brave the glare of Bio Pond loiterers.
EGO proudly presents the first installment of our very own modeling competition. These nine fierce ladies braved 25‹¨« weather to strut on our "Boho Industrial" runway for celeb photographer Phil Leff (see below). Stay tuned for more shoots, beauty, hot looks and tears.