PhillyGossip Archive: September, 2008

Jill Scott's fiance playing here with Janet Jackson

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Philly-raised drummer "Lil" John Roberts is engaged to one R&B diva, Jill Scott, but touring with another, Janet Jackson, with... Read more

Club Risque takes over Dangerous Curves

Club Risque has acquired what used to be Dangerous Curves (5921 Tacony), and co-owner Nick Saponara says he expects to open what will be Club... Read more

DeMentri emcees tribute to late Frankford football coach

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Vince DeMentri, who was last seen on NBC10 in early July, served as emcee at a weekend tribute to Frankford High football coach Al Angelo,... Read more

Rosie's wife Kelli being honored here in November

Don't be surprised if Rosie O'Donnell comes to town on Nov. 15 when her wife, Kelli O'Donnell, receives a humanitarian award from the Attic Youth... Read more

R. Kelly checks out Chris Potter at Chris' Jazz Cafe

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R. Kelly and four friends were happy to pay the $25 cover to see saxophonist Chris Potter at Chris' Jazz Cafe (1421 Sansom) Friday night. Kelly... Read more

Fox 29 names Dave Huddleston's replacement

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New Jersey native Thomas Drayton has been named co-anchor of Fox 29's News at Five and News at Ten. He'll start next week. Drayton will anchor... Read more

Candidate slams Perzel for holding golf fundraiser on 9/11 anniversary

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Democratic state House challenger Rich Costello yesterday slammed state Rep. John Perzel for what he calls "the height of arrogance and... Read more

Warren Sapp at South Philly strip bar

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Warren Sapp hung out with 93.3 WMMR's Jacky Bam Bam at Cheerleaders (Front & Oregon), where the rocker also serves as the bikini bar's house... Read more