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Archive: April, 2012

Out and about: Sean "Diddy" Combs, Beyonce and Jay-Z, Colin Farrell, Jeff Lurie

Monday, April 30, 2012, 7:13 AM
Sean “Diddy” Combs hung out with local rap star Meek Mill backstage at the sold-out The Weeknd show Sunday night at the TLA (334 South.). He was also rocking out to the group while texting in the downstairs bar area. *Beyonce and Jay-Z dined late Saturday night at Azure by Allegretti... Read more

Comic Artie Lange, performing here Saturday, writing about suicide attempt

Monday, April 30, 2012, 6:47 AM
Comedian Artie Lange has yet to discuss publicly his January 2010 suicide attempt but hopes to do so on the Howard Stern Show in November, when his book Crash and Burn is released. Lange, who spent nine years on the Stern show, performs stand-up Saturday at the Tower Theatre with Nick DiPaolo... Read more

Free pretzels today at Philly Pretzel Factory for National Pretzel Day

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 9:02 AM
Just a reminder that it's National Pretzel Day which means a free pretzel (one per customer) from any Philly Pretzel Factory location today. The first 100 customers at each store will get free pretzels throughout May. As we reported Monday, Philly Pretzel Factory CEO Dan DiZio will be seen on Friday's... Read more

Abington native actor recruits celebs for 'The Carlton Dance'

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 8:51 AM
Abington native/actor Daniel Spink recruited 35 familiar faces, including David Hasselhoff; Chris Evans (“Avengers”); Stacy Keibler, an alum of “Dancing with the Stars” and George Clooney’s girlfriend; and porn stars Ron Jeremy and Jesse Jane to appear in his online... Read more

Rizzo hopes for regular radio run

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 8:19 AM
DROP-ped Councilman Frank Rizzo is hoping that Thursday’s fill-in shift on Talk Radio 1210-AM, on which he will host 10 to midnight, leads to a regular job at the station. “My intention is to show my value and become a permanent part of the team,” Rizzo, who formerly hosted... Read more

Charlie McDermott talks about 'The Middle' and the indie movie he's shooting

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 8:05 AM
West Chester native actor Charlie McDermott dropped by the Philly.com video studio the other day to talk about ABC's "The Middle" and the indie film, "Imagi-Gary" he's about to start directing in the area... McDermott says he's seeking extras for a few shoots and encourages anybody interested to contact... Read more

'Hurricane' Schwartz undergoes heart surgery

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 7:28 AM
Best wishes to NBC10 meteorologist Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz, who undergoes double-bypass surgery Wednesday morning. “99% of major artery blocked. Will be out a long time but will tweet some,” Schwartz tweeted late Tuesday night. On the bright side, as a few viewers have... Read more

Jen Carroll takes over Meme for 'Life After Top Chef' shoot

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 2:09 PM
Bravo cameras rolled Monday following Jennifer Carroll for “Life After Top Chef” as Carroll cooked for family and friends at Meme (22nd & Spruce) . Meme chef David Katz let his friend take over his kitchen for a preview tasting of her menu from the restaurant called Concrete Blonde... Read more

Barkley explains scratchy-voiced Weight Watchers spot

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 7:43 AM
If you’ve seen Charles Barkley’s most recent Weight Watchers commercial and thought his normally unmistakable voice sounded very un-Barkley-esque, you’re not alone. Sir Charles tells us the spot was taped when he had the flu. To make matters worse, he had lost his voice the... Read more

Councilwoman Marian Tasco DROPs it like it's hot, wins Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars

Monday, April 23, 2012, 1:44 PM
Councilwoman Marian B. Tasco DROP-ped it like it’s hot and charmed the crowd and judges during her cha-cha to win Sunday’s Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars event at the Crystal Tea Room. Tasco and partner Nodari Tetruashvily were the crowd favorite at the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation... Read more
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