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Archive: July, 2012

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

Ferrell, Galifianakis stumping in Philadelphia for "The Campaign"

Thursday, July 19, 2012, 8:58 AM
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis will be in town briefly on July 31, stumping for "The Campaign," their political comedy opening Aug. 10. Their exact whereabouts are as yet undetermined. The film stars Ferrell as a longtime party-boy congressman and Galifianakis as the meek family man who... Read more

Pete Rose, Playboy model fiancee Kiana Kim get new TLC reality show

Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 11:27 AM
Just when you thought there were no more reality show subjects left, TLC has announced a new series about Pete Rose and his fiance Kiana Kim. The show, tentatively titled "Pete Rose and Kiana Kim Family Project," follows the Phillies legend, who is 71, and the former Playboy model Kim, in her early... Read more

Miley Cyrus photographed while walking dog in town Tuesday

Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 7:52 PM
Here's a photo of newly-blonde Miley Cyrus taken Tuesday in Philadelphia as she walked her bulldog accompanied by a few security guards. As we told you Monday, the pop star is in town with fiance and "Hunger Games" actor Liam Hemsworth who is preparing to shoot "Paranoia" in town with Harrison Ford... Read more

Jenna Jameson hosting Delilah's contest

Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 8:40 AM
Jenna Jameson, the porn queen turned actress and best-selling author, will host the 10th Annual Diamond G-String Contest on July 25 at Delilah's (100 Spring Garden). The event starts at 7 p.m. and features more than $10,000 in prizes for contestants, many of whom spend months preparing elaborate... Read more

'Paranoia' stars Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth preparing to shoot

Monday, July 16, 2012, 9:43 AM
By the time you read this, "Paranoia" stars Harrison Ford and Liam Hemsworth should have arrived in town to shoot the corporate-espionage thriller. "Hunger Games" actor Hemsworth is expected to bring his fiancée, Miley Cyrus, to town, and others have wondered whether Ford's wife,"Brothers... Read more
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