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Fun with Photoshop: Lane/Peter from "Mad Men" fighting on Flyers ice

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 4:39 PM
Ask and ye shall receive. On Monday we asked our Twitter followers if any of them were tech-savvy enough to put dueling "Mad Men" execs Lane Pryce (Jared Harris) and Pete Campbell (Vincent Kartheiser) onto the ice of Sunday's Flyers/Penguins melee. Turns out we only had to ask Philly.com video editor... Read more

'Hills' star Whitney Port launches fashion line Thursday in Ardmore

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 7:34 AM
Whitney Port, the MTV “The Hills” cast mate-turned- fashion designer, will attend a launch party for her new “WE by Whitney Eve” fashion line from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Apricot Lane Boutique in Suburban Square in Ardmore. The line is exclusive to Apricot Lane, which... Read more

Penn Law student, 20, competing for chess title.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 7:00 AM
´╗┐´╗┐Alisa Melekhina didn’t write her first children’s book until she was 6, took two full years to graduate Drexel University, and only now, at age 20, is at Penn Law. What a slacker! The Rhawnhurst-raised Melekhina is off to St. Louis on May 8 to compete in the U.S. Women’s... Read more

Out and about: Frankie Muniz, Mario Lemieux, Cheri Oteri, Beanie Sigel, Johan Santana...

Monday, April 16, 2012, 8:00 AM
"Malcolm in the Middle" star Frankie Muniz played his third show with Central PA indie rock band Kingsfoil Sunday night at World Cafe Life (3025 Walnut). Muniz, the drummer, and Co. opened for D&M at their CD release party for "Wait for Me." D&M are Drexel students Danny Fornasa and Matt Klahre... Read more

Bill Clinton buys books at Willow Grove Barnes & Noble before Kane rally

Friday, April 13, 2012, 3:28 PM
President Bill Clinton picked up a few books from the bargain and new fiction departments at the Barnes & Noble (102 Park) in Willow Grove Thursday evening before attending a rally for Democratic state Attorney General candidate Kathleen Kane. The visit was a surprise to the store and its customers... Read more

Out and about: Newt Gingrich, Steve Harvey, Biz Markie, Phillies and Union players

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 8:10 AM
Increasingly irrelevant Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich stopped for dinner at Saloon (750 S. 7th) Tuesday night. Gingrich, who went for a calamari salad and veal chop, was joined by political consultant Charlie Gerow and two other men. Tony Danza went for Pabst Blue Ribbon... Read more

Bye-bye bivalves. 1,000 oysters purloined from parked truck

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7:23 AM
AW, SHUCKS! “Who steals oysters out of the back of a truck?” asks Jason Cichonski, owner of Ela (3rd & Bainbridge), who was among restaurateurs who didn’t get his delivery Wednesday following the Rittenhouse Square theft of a box of Pacific oysters. “There’s... Read more

Phillies confirm Pistachio Girl is still employed

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 3:03 PM
Good news for fans of Citizens Bank Park food vendor Pistachio Girl. The fan favorite, whose real name is Emily Youcis, (pronouced You-Kiss) a Tyler School of Art senior, is working at the ballpark this season, the Phillies and Aramark confirm. Some fans were concerned Monday when they did not... Read more

'Always Sunny' stars welcome second son

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 11:32 AM
Congratulations to South Philly native Rob McElhenney and wife/co-star Kaitlin Olson on the birth of their second child, Leo Grey McElhenney. Olson tweeted this picture Tuesday night and said Leo was born April 5 after "23 very very long hours. We're in love." Baby Leo has an older brother Axel Lee... Read more

Lombard Swim Club waives wait list for Cliff Lee

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 8:11 AM
With summer coming, so will gripes from people on the wait list for membership at the Lombard Swim Club (2040 Lombard). Why? Because the family of Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee was seen regularly last summer at the members-only swim club, and some people on the waiting list, which we're told is... Read more
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