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Archive: February, 2008

Shuttered Grape Street sued by former security firm

Tuesday, February 19, 2008, 8:18 AM
Imperial Security, of Roxborough, has filed suit against Manayunk's Grape Street Philadelphia (4100 Main) which abruptly shuttered Feb. 2. The lawsuit, filed Feb. 12, seeks $15,082.50 from C&C Music Industries, the company that owned the club. Jim Tobin, president of the security firm, alleges breach... Read more

Phillies pitchers to discuss prank on "Today" Tuesday

Monday, February 18, 2008, 6:00 PM
Phillies hurlers Kyle Kendrick and Brett Myers are scheduled to appear on NBC's "Today" show at 7:30 Tuesday morning to talk about the practical joke in which Myers, Charlie Manuel and Ruben Amaro, Jr. and Kendrick's agent convinced him he would be "Turning Japanese". Daily News... Read more

Cherry Hill "Big Brother" castmate's "retards" comment offends autism group, and likely others

Monday, February 18, 2008, 12:54 PM
Cherry Hill native "Big Brother 9" housemate Adam Jasinski has angered Autism United with remarks made on Wednesday's episode of the CBS show referring to autistic people as "retards." TMZ reports that Autism United cheif John Gilmore sent a letter to Viacom honcho Sumner Redstone... Read more

"Charlie Bartlett" star Dennings talks about her Philly fondness

Monday, February 18, 2008, 8:47 AM
Whenever Kat Dennings gets a chance to come back to town, the actress likes to visit Murray's Deli (385 Montgomery) in Bala Cynwyd, for nova lox on a bagel. The Bryn Mawr/Wynnewood- raised Dennings co-stars in "Charlie Bartlett," opening Friday. The 21-year-old and her family moved to... Read more

Brady planning Obama/Clinton debate in Philly

Friday, February 15, 2008, 3:26 PM
U.S. Rep. Bob Brady had a conversation with Sen. Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton yesterday to ask whether Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton's campaigns would commit to having a debate in Philadelphia hosted by Brady and the Democratic City Committee at the National Constitution Center closer... Read more

Kammerer debuts on CBS3 Monday with six-day schedule

Friday, February 15, 2008, 11:38 AM
Doug Kammerer will start at CBS3 working six day weeks after he makes his CBS3 debut on the 11 p.m. newscast Monday. The meteorologist, who left NBC10 in August, will do weather features nightly on the 11, but will regularly be seen at 4 and 6 p.m. weekdays working alongside Kathy Orr. Kammerer... Read more

Nutter can roll, man

Thursday, February 14, 2008, 3:17 PM
Mayor Nutter is a pretty mean bowler, we hear, after Hizzoner rolled several strikes Wednesday night at Lucky Strike (1336 Chestnut) while attending the going-away-party of businesswoman Nicole Nahass, who's off to England. Fox 29's Kerri-Lee Halkett was also among Nicole's friends bowling and wishing... Read more

Chink's Steaks coming to South Philly

Thursday, February 14, 2008, 8:27 AM
Chink's Steaks (6030 Torresdale) is taking over Tugboat Annie's (901 S. Columbus) and opening a smaller take-out-only Chink's Steaks there in late March, says Chink's owner Joseph Groh. He takes over the property March 1 and says he will be up and running by the beginning of Phillies season. He... Read more

Sheryl Lee wants Sen. Hughes to start texxxting

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 8:22 AM
Just in time for Valentine's Day, state Sen. Vincent Hughes' very own "Dreamgirl," Sheryl Lee Ralph, has publicly offered her husband a way to spice things up. She wants dirty text messages. The actress was recently interviewed on video by columnist C.J. of the Star Tribune of Minneapolis-St... Read more

Christufuh's band to play Silk City

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 3:08 PM
La Dolce Vita, the punk trio fronted by "Sopranos" actor Michael Imperioli will perform at Silk City (5th & Spring Garden) along with Death of Fashion on March 5. Tickets, are $10 at the door, or $8 in advance by clicking here. Read more
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