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POSTED: Monday, September 15, 2014, 12:54 PM
Playboy named the University of Pennsylvania the number one party school in the country. (Stephanie Aaronson / Philly.com )

Playboy has released their ultra scientific list of the top party schools in the nature and the University of Pennsylvania takes the number one spot. This year is the first time Penn has even appeared on the list.

1. University of Pennsylvania
2. University of Wisconsin
3. West Virginia University
4. University of Arizona
5. University of Iowa
6. University of California, Santa Cruz
7. University of Miami
8. Colorado State University
9. University of Texas
10. Syracuse University

Believe it or not, the honor actually reflects nicely on the city. Editors apparently consider many factors including, access to nightlife and musical events and creativity when planning social gatherings.

The full piece will be in the Oct. 2014 issue of Playboy, hitting newstands and iplayboy.com on Friday.
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POSTED: Thursday, September 11, 2014, 4:44 PM
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's" Rob McElhenney stopped by St. Joe's Prep to speak at the scholarship and donor luncheon.

Rob McElhenney, the star of FX/FXX's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," stopped by St. Joe's Prep, his alma mater, today to speak at the school's annual scholarship and donor reception. McElhenney (class of '95) established a scholarship fund at the St. Joe's Prep last spring, along with wife Kaitlin Olsen, who plays Sweet Dee on the long-running sitcom.

"Young men, you get very few truly great opportunities in this life," I hear McElhenney said in his speech. "Now you’ve earned one. The only question is, what will you do with it?”

"It's Always Sunny" is the longest running live-action cable comedy series, and the second-longest live-action comedy series in television history (tied with "Sanford and Sons").

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POSTED: Thursday, September 11, 2014, 1:55 PM
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy left a .03 percent tip at a local burger joint.

At an Eagles media availability, LeSean McCoy discussed the now infamous 20 cent tip he left for a PYT waiter.

The Daily News' Les Bowen, among other reporters, relayed McCoy's statements via Twitter:

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POSTED: Thursday, September 11, 2014, 8:21 AM
Actor Bill Murray sings to the crowd at a screening of the original "Ghostbusters" film during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. The Toronto Film Festival has turned its second day into a very welcome new holiday: "Bill Murray Day," where three of Murray's classics, "Stripes," ''Groundhog Day" and "Ghostbusters," were to screen ahead of the premiere of Murray's latest, the next-door-neighbor comedy "St. Vincent." (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

Instagram user  @_clevergirl potentially had a night to remember last night.

He posted a photo of comedy legend Bill Murray hanging out at Fishtown's El Bar (1356 N. Front St.).

No confirmation of the veracity of the photo (no answer at the bar, and waiting for a call back from photographer), but how can I resist a little Murray-in-Philly love?Murray was recently at the Toronto Film Festival where he was promoting his new movie "St. Vincent" co-starring Philadelphia's own Jaeden Lieberher, as the young Oliver. Check out the trailer:

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POSTED: Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 5:41 PM
Remy and Rob Maaddi of "Bridezillas" fame became parents Monday to twins Alexia Bella and Melina Livia. The Sewell, N.J., pair will be featured in an upcoming reality show on WEtv.

Rob Maaddi may have just gotten one of the best scoops of his career. The Philly-based AP sports reporter broke the news that NFL officials had seen the notorious video of Baltimore Raven Ray Rice knocking his wife Janay Rice unconscious in the elevator of Revel. 

But in his off time, Maaddi starred on WeTV's "Bridezillas" and "Marriage Boot Camp" along with his fiancee-turned-wife Remy. The Sewell, NJ-based couple went on the latter reality show to prep for the birth of their twins, Alexia Bella and Melina Livia last year. At the time, Maaddi said that he and Remy, total fan favorites, would eventually have their own reality show, but when that happened would be dictated by their babies, not by television executives.  

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POSTED: Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:24 PM
Charlie Sheen. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Noted playboy Charlie Sheen tweeted that he will donate $1,000 to jilted PYT waiter Rob Knelly, who was left a 20 cent tip by Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.

PYT posted a picture of the 20 cent tip McCoy left for Knelly on Monday. Yesterday, owner Tommy Up responded to critics about the McCoy dust up.

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POSTED: Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 3:46 PM
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy left a .03 percent tip at a local burger joint.

Tommy Up, the owner of NoLibs burger joint PYT, took to Facebook to discuss the 20 cent tip that Eagles running back LeSean McCoy left for his server Rob Knelly yesterday. I spoke with Knelly in today's column.

Up writes that it was his decision to post the tip on the restaurant's Facebook page but he can't, in good conscience, apologize to McCoy.

On Facebook, Up wrote:

A MESSAGE FROM THE OWNER:

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POSTED: Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 12:53 PM
CBS3 reporter Syma Chowdhry married cameraman Alex Zaremba on Saturday at the Hotel Monaco.

Congrats to CBS3's Syma Chowdhry, who is expecting her first child with husband Andy Zaremba, a cameraman at CBS3. The reporter and cameraman wed in March of last year. 

The couple adorably announced the news in a "Rocky"-style video clip featuring Zaremba training while Chowdhry eggs him on. "Adrian!" he cries from the top of the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps. "We are not naming the baby that," Chowdhry replies.

For more Philly Gossip, including LeSean's McCoy's shady tipping, read today's column



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