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Alleged figure in Bolaris bar scam has criminal past in MontCo

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 7:17 AM
Turns out Alec Simchuk, the Miami club owner the FBI just arrested for his alleged involvement in a criminal organization that scammed tourists like former Fox 29 meteorologist John Bolaris, has a criminal history in Montgomery County. In 2002, Simchuk was sentenced to five years' probation... Read more

Bradley Cooper, local filmmakers, coming Aug. 27 for 'The Words' premiere

Tuesday, August 7, 2012, 6:25 AM
Nothing is confirmed yet, but it looks as if Bradley Cooper will be back in town Aug. 27 for an invite-only premiere of "The Words" at the Prince Music Theatre (1412 Chestnut St.). In the film, Cooper, a Rydal-raised graduate of Germantown Academy, plays an author who steals from an older writer... Read more

VIDEO: Gina Gershon talks 'Killer Joe,' her career, new book

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 7:54 PM
Gina Gershon warned her mother that she may want to skip "Killer Joe," in which the actress has a few scenes sure to make any loved ones uncomfortable, but planned to bring ten friends to see her daughter in the dark, violent William Friedkin film which opens Friday. Gershon was recently in town to... Read more

Watch Zach Galifianakis do the weather at CBS 3

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 3:07 PM
Watch Zach Galifianakis help CBS 3's Katie Fehlinger do the weather Tuesday when he and Will Ferrell stopped by the "Talk Philly" set to promote their film "The Campaign," out Aug. 10. About 20 sandwiches from Tony Luke's (Front & Oregon), including cheesesteaks, roast pork, chicken Italiano and... Read more

Mayor Nutter meets Miley, Dreyfuss, Hemsworth on 'Paranoia' set

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 7:21 AM
Director Robert Luketic let Mayor Nutter call "Action" on the South Philly set of "Paranoia" Tuesday afternoon. Nutter watched actors Richard Dreyfuss and Liam Hemsworth, who play father and son, shoot a scene in the corporate-espionage thriller. Nutter spent time talking with Luketic, Dreyfuss... Read more

RUN-DMC reunion, Drake, Jill Scott and Chris Cornell added to Jay-Z's Made in America line-up

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 1:05 PM
A reunion of rap legends RUN-DMC, Drake, Philly's own Jill Scott and Soundgarden front-man Chris Cornell are among artists just added to the lineup of the Jay-Z curated Made in America festival taking place Labor Day Weekend on the Parkway. Drake was previously announced, then unannounced from the... Read more

Funeral services set for WDAS' Joe 'Butterball' Tamburro

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 9:16 AM
Funeral services have been set for beloved WDAS personality Joe "Butterball" Tamburro. A funeral Mass takes place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul (18th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway). Tamburro, who worked at WDAS for 50 years, died Friday at age 70. He had been suffering... Read more

Alleged ringleader of Bolaris nightclub scam nabbed in Florida

Monday, July 30, 2012, 5:11 PM
John Bolaris is thrilled that the FBI apprehended Alec Simchuk on Thursday at Miami International Airport. Simchuk is the Florida nightclub owner with alleged ties to an Eastern European crime ring which used attractive women to run up credit card charges of unsuspecting male tourists who may have... Read more

Babies in the forecast for two NBC10 meteorologists

Monday, July 30, 2012, 7:30 AM
The forecast calls for babies for not one, but two NBC10 meteorologists. Michelle Grossman is expecting a boy in December, her first child with NBC10 digital manager Jamie Simmons, who is at the London Olympics as technical lead for the NBC-owned TV stations. The pair married earlier this summer... Read more

Miley Cyrus gets her tan on in Center City

Friday, July 27, 2012, 12:40 AM
Miley Cyrus has become a regular at Hollywood Tans (1107 Walnut) while in town with fiance Liam Hemsworth who is shooting "Paranoia" around town with Richard Dreyfuss and Josh Holloway. Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman should arrive any day to begin work on the corporate espionage thriller. The... Read more
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