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Archive: March, 2011

Gilbert Gottfried has culture after all, he toured Betsy Ross House

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 5:19 PM
At least Gilbert Gottfried took in some culture in Philadelphia this weekend while he was mocking the horrific earthquakes and tsunami in Japan on Twitter. Gottfried, who performed at Helium Comedy Club (2031 Sansom) Thursday through Sunday stopped at the Betsy Ross House (239 Arch) Saturday afternoon... Read more

Video: Marc Summers joins Good Charlotte for a Double Dare tribute

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 12:48 PM
Marc Summers returned to the "Double Dare" set, or at least a pretty-convincing lookalike, for Good Charlotte's new video "Last Night," that debuted on the website Funny or Die. Summers now lives in the area and produces several shows for the Food Network through his company Shooters Post and Transfer... Read more

UFC shows love to subway hero Joe Lozito

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 8:57 AM
Joe Lozito has long been a fan of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but now he's counting UFC fighters and executives as some of his biggest fans. Lozito, 40, is the Northeast Philly man who became a New York hero after subduing a knife-wielding subway psycho last month. Lozito will march alongside... Read more

Coatesville native Drexel grad on "Top Chef Masters"

Monday, March 14, 2011, 4:36 PM
Coatesville-raised chef Celina Tio will be a contestant on Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters,” which premieres at 11 p.m. April 6. Tio, a Drexel graduate, ran the kitchen at the Ritz-Carlton’s former Grill Room, moved to Orlando to open three Disney World restaurants and settled in... Read more

Pink heading home for baby shower

Monday, March 14, 2011, 7:38 AM
Pink is heading home this weekend for her baby shower. We hear the Doylestown-native pop star is flying here from Los Angeles to celebrate with family and friends Saturday afternoon. She and Motocross-rider husband Carey Hart are expecting their first child in June. Read our complete column in Mondays... Read more

Philly-shot film wins national release

Friday, March 11, 2011, 6:15 PM
Congratulations to local filmmaker Sean Kirkpatrick. His “Cost of a Soul,” just won Relativity Media’s Rogue and AMC Theatres Big Break Movie contest and will be released in 50 AMC theaters nationwide April 15. Before that it will screen at the Philadelphia CineFest and also at the... Read more

Video: Guy from 5th & Washington talks tough, gets knocked out

Friday, March 11, 2011, 11:59 AM
While we hate to glorify violence, here's a reminder that somebody always has a video camera to capture your most embarrassing situation. It's not clear what these two are arguing about but if you watch this video, which we warn is graphic, it is clear that the gentleman from "5th & Washington"... Read more

Could there be a "Real Housewives of the Main Line?"

Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 8:23 PM
A local company is quietly casting Main Line women for a pilot to pitch to Bravo as “The Real Housewives of the Main Line.” Bravo typically chooses the cities featured on the popular reality series, such as New York, Atlanta and Miami, and then hires producers and also gets involved with... Read more

Dykstra got $1,800 diamond bracelet from NBC10 on top of free dinner

Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 9:06 AM
Being interviewed by NBC10 could be one of the best decisions Lenny Dykstra has made in ages. On Monday we told you that Dykstra and a hot blonde were comped a meal at The Palm (200 S. Broad) where NBC10 sends its "Sports Final" guests for dinner. We've since learned that the bankrupt former... Read more

Tra Thomas opening teen athlete training facility

Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 8:49 AM
After 11 seasons with the Eagles, Tra Thomas says there was "No question I would return back here" after retiring. Thomas is gearing up for next month's opening of 7 Deuce Sports (175 Rt. 70 E.) in Medford, N.J., a 7,000-square-foot training facility for high-school and middle-school athletes. He... Read more
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