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Archive: November, 2009

Flyers broadcaster Jim Jackson shaving mustache for charity

Monday, November 30, 2009, 5:20 PM
Flyers announcer Jim Jackson will shave off the mustache he’s worn since 1986 live Wednesday morning on 93.3 WMMR’s Preston and Steve show. The hosts are living in an RV at Plymouth Meeting’s Metroplex Shopping Center in their annual Campout for Hunger to raise money for Philabundance... Read more

Pro-eaters banned from Wing Bowl 18, champ Super Squibb hopes to return.

Monday, November 30, 2009, 8:55 AM
South Jersey mail carrier and professional-eater Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein is upset that he and other local pros are again barred from 610 WIP's Wing Bowl. The 18th-annual celebration of gluttony and strippers, will be held Feb. 5 at Wachovia Center, and Wing Bowl ringleader Angelo Cataldi... Read more

Out and about: Bill Pullman, Seth Green, Tony Danza, Kate Flannery, Flyers Thanksgiving feast...

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 7:07 PM
Actor Bill Pullman and a party of six dined Thanksgiving Eve at Darling’s Diner in the Piazza at Schmidts. Pullman of “Spaceballs,” “Last Seduction,” and “Independence Day” fame had French onion soup and a wedge salad. Also at Darling’s last week, an... Read more

Lizanne Kelly LeVine, sister of actress Grace Kelly, dies

Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 4:07 PM
Prince Albert of Monaco may be coming to Philadelphia this weekend for the Saturday funeral services of Elizabeth "Lizanne" Kelly LeVine, who died yesterday at age 76. LeVine, Albert's aunt, was the sister of his late mother, Grace Kelly, the East Falls native actress who went on to become... Read more

Stephen Starr to wed Sunday, former Eagle Fred Barnett marries in Kenya

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 7:07 AM
Congratulations are in order for restaurateur Stephen Starr and boutique owner January Bartle, who will wed on Sunday. We hear Starr, 55, and Bartle, 33, owner of Third Street Habit (153 N. 3rd), will celebrate with a reception at his Rittenhouse Square steakhouse, Barclay Prime, which is closed... Read more

Jose Garces is "The Next Iron Chef"

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 10:11 PM
Jose Garces is "The Next Iron Chef" The Philadelphia restaurateur just high-fived his way through Distrito (40th & Chestnut) to thunderous applause moments after being crowned the winner of the Food Network series. Ribs were the secret ingredient that Garces and New York chef Jehangir... Read more

Former fiance tells Dallas Police 94 WYSP's Jennifer Reed took his car. She says it's hers

Thursday, November 19, 2009, 9:35 AM
The former fiance of 94 WYSP's Jennifer Reed told Dallas police that the afternoon-drive host stole his car on Nov. 9. However, Reed's lawyer, David Henry, says that his client is "the true owner of the subject vehicle and contends that it was improperly taken out of state without her consent... Read more

Dave Roberts to announce retirement from Action News

Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 6:57 PM
Veteran 6ABC weather anchor Dave Roberts is expected to announce his retirement during tonight's 11 o'clock news. Roberts, 73, will give his last forecast on Dec. 11. Roberts, whose real name is David Thomas Boreanaz, joined WPVI in 1978 and started as co-host of the station’s “AM Philadelphia... Read more

Hillary and Fabian sittin' in a tree...Clinton admits crush on South Philly born crooner

Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 4:40 PM
South Philly born crooner Fabian Forte says it was “f---ing incredible,” that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday admitted having a crush on him during a speech in the Phillippines. According to NYMag.com, Clinton was asked, "If you had a crush, aside from Bill Clinton,... Read more

Heavyweight champ Buster Douglas replaces Jose Canseco in celeb bout

Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 8:47 AM
Buster Douglas, former heavyweight champion of the world, steps into the ring Friday at the Ramada at the Philadelphia Airport in a Celebrity Boxing bout. And unless he's fighting with one or both arms tied behind his back, we imagine he'll promptly trounce his three challengers, 32° (16 S... Read more
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