Sixers center Tony Battie wasn't hard to miss Thursday night while sipping Michelob Ultras during porn actress Richelle Ryan's dance set at Tattletales (6900 New Falls Road) in Levittown.
Chase Utley, who's been spending the offseason with his wife Jennifer and their baby boy Benjamin in California, was seen with a few friends heading into L'Etage (6th & Bainbridge) about 11 Saturday night.
Dikembe Mutombo stopped by the Union League after a National Constitution Center board meeting Thursday night. The retired NBA star and former Sixer is an NCC board member. At the Union League, Mutombo drank cranberry juice and talked politics and fundraising with Dana Spain, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society President. PAWS is raising money for its second local animal adoption center and Mutombo has been very successful raising money for his charity efforts in his native Congo. Click here for more info on PAWS, or Mutombo's foundation.
Musican Kurt Vile and family stopped by Thursday's Spring Arts Preview at International House (37th & Chestnut). A few people stopped to tell Vile they were fans of his newest album "Smoke Ring for My Halo," whose opening track "Baby's Arms" was recently heard on ABC hit drama "Revenge."