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Archive: April, 2011

VIDEO: Phillies turn out for Utley animals fundraiser

Friday, April 29, 2011, 2:53 PM
Phillies including Ryan Howard, Roy Halladay, Jimmy Rollins, Cole Hamels, and Kyle Kendrick turned up at the Electric Factory Thursday night to support Chase Utley and wife Jen at their annual All-Star Animals Casino Night to benefit the Pennsylvania SPCA. The couple formed the PSCPA's Etana Fund... Read more

Gwyneth Paltrow slurs late local grandma on "Chelsea Lately"

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 7:37 AM
Gwyneth Paltrow was no fan of her late, Philadelphia-raised grandmother Katharine Danner. Paltrow used a four-letter word that rhymes with "hunt" to describe her maternal grandmother during an interview Tuesday on E!'s "Chelsea Lately." "She tried to poison my mother against me, but it didn't work!... Read more

Joey Vento accuses the city of horseplay

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 9:24 PM
Geno’s Steaks owner Joey Vento is outraged that the cash-strapped city has refused his offer to provide two horse trailers for the Philadelphia Police Department’s new mounted unit. According to Vento, he had an arrangement with Lt. Dan McCann, who runs the new unit, and he agreed... Read more

Christina Perri invites Miss Philadelphia to show to thank her for tribute

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 9:04 AM
Bensalem native Christina Perri invited Miss Philadelphia Maria Sciorillo to meet her when she played the Tower Theater with James Blunt Saturday. Why? Because the newly crowned Sciorillo performed Perri's breakout hit "Jar of Hearts" to win the Miss Philadelphia pageant. When Perri, an Archbishop... Read more

Radio romance: NPR alum Bob Edwards and WRTI's Windsor Johnston

Monday, April 25, 2011, 6:26 PM
NPR “Morning Edition” alum Bob Edwards and 90.1 WRTI news anchor Windsor Johnston have been dating for a few months now. Edwards, who turns 64 next month, now hosts The Bob Edwards Show for Sirius XM Radio and Bob Edwards Weekend on Public Radio International. Johnston, 34, says she... Read more

A new teen role for Elizabeth Berkley, this time as an author

Monday, April 25, 2011, 7:07 AM
"Saved By The Bell" star Elizabeth Berkley is excited about her newest role, an adviser to teenage girls, in a new book, Ask Elizabeth: Real Answers to Everything you Secretly Wanted to Ask about Love, Friends, Your Body . . . and Life in General. She signs copies of the book at 6 p.m. tomorrow at... Read more

Union presents ?uestlove a custom jersey

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 12:32 PM
The Philadelphia Union's Sons of Ben fan club surprised Roots leader ?uestlove with a custom Union jersey Wednesday night while he spun at Drinker's West (39th & Chestnut). Read more

Diddy to party at the Chelsea in A.C. Saturday

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 9:25 AM
The C5 club at the Chelsea in Atlantic City hosts Sean "Diddy" Combs Saturday night as the official afterparty for his Diddy Dirty Money show at the House of Blues. The party runs from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tickets start at $60 and are still available online. For info, call 609-428-4550 or visit... Read more

Kristin Wiig, Wendi McLendon-Covey talk "Bridesmaids"

Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 7:26 AM
"SNL" star Kristin Wiig says that when she and Annie Mumolo wrote "Bridesmaids," they wanted to make a film about women, and cast funny women, but she swears it's not a chick flick. She's right. The film, which centers on Wiig's character trying to get her act together in the context of her best... Read more

Kat Dennings fondly recalls the Wynnewood Lanes

Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 12:04 PM
Bryn Mawr-raised actress Kat Dennings, in the cover story of the new Philadelphia Style magazine, gave a shout-out to the Head Nut (2408 Haverford Road) in Ardmore, the Wynnewood Lanes (2228 Haverford Road) and Flower Mill Park as to what she misses most about the area. The busty beauty stars with... Read more
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