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Archive: May, 2009

Stephen Starr eyes DC for new spot, reveals real estate mogul Allan Domb has "minority interest"in his restaurants

Friday, May 29, 2009, 3:08 PM
Why were real estate mogul Allan Domb and restaurateur Stephen Starr recently spotted together on a train to Washington, DC? Starr this afternoon told us he was looking at a potential restaurant space there and Domb, who "has a minority interest in Starr Restaurants," accompanied him as he... Read more

Charlie Manuel and Sam Katz power lunch at the Palm

Thursday, May 28, 2009, 9:14 AM
Phillies skipper Charlie Manuel and former mayoral candidate Sam Katz seemed an odd pair lunching yesterday at the Palm (200 S. Broad), where Manuel, who has been slimming down of late, had only a Caesar salad. Not so odd a union however, Katz was interviewing Manuel for his Philadelphia magazine... Read more

Thorn in Obama's side Bill Ayers promoting new book tonight

Thursday, May 28, 2009, 9:00 AM
Bill Ayers, the former Weather Underground radical whose tie to Barack Obama was a major attack point by Republicans during the presidential campaign, is here tonight with his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, reading from their book. The couple, authors of "Race Coarse: Against White Supremacy,"... Read more

Local face on "Melrose Place" remake

Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 7:53 AM
Classmates of Michael Rady, who graduated St. Joe's Prep in 1999, are looking forward to catching the actor on the CW's "Melrose Place" remake. Rady, who worked as a bartender at Tiki Bob's Cantina (461 N. 3rd) while studying at Temple, made his acting debut in 2005's "The Sisterhood... Read more

Germantown Academy grad Bradley Cooper talks about "The Hangover"

Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 7:49 AM
Jenkintown native actor Bradley Cooper stars in "The Hangover," a hilariously filthy buddy comedy opening June 5. When we sat down to interview Cooper he mentioned he was a former Daily News intern. Who knew? Cooper talked about his new film, life in Hollywood, his Philly accent, his... Read more

Kidd Chris debuts online radio show today

Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 7:26 AM
Although Kidd Chris and sidekick Thomas now live in San Antonio, the radio host says his online radio show is a Philly show, and says he'll be surprised if listeners from other cities tune in. Chris was fired from 94 WYSP a year ago after a guest, Lady Gash, performed a racist song on-air called... Read more

Kim Kardashian hosts Pool party at Harrah's

Sunday, May 24, 2009, 7:37 PM
Kim Kardashian, of E!'s "Keeping up with the Kardashians," hosted a party Saturday night at The Pool at Harrah's in Atlantic City where she also played craps with Penn & Teller, or at least pretended to for a photo-op. Kardashian, who brought along her friend Brittny Gastineau, left Harrah's... Read more

Jen Utley sues moving company for $13,000 over lost property

Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 4:31 PM
Jennifer Utley, wife of Phillies slugger Chase Utley, has filed suit against Sanford Alderfer Transport, Inc. of Hatfield, PA seeking $13,000 to replace “various personal items,” allegedly lost by the company while Jen, Pennsylvania SPCA board vice president, and her World F---ing Champion... Read more

Gail Shister leaving Inquirer after 30 years

Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 7:30 AM
After 30 years at the Inquirer, Gail Shister will be leaving the paper on June 1. Shister, 57, became a general-assignment reporter in April 2007, when editors reassigned her from the popular and nationally recognized television column she wrote for 25 years. She said yesterday she plans to concentrate... Read more

Jamie Kennedy discusses his "pickle shot" in "Finding Bliss"

Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 7:18 AM
"I'm not sure it's a kosher dill, but it's more than a gherkin," says Jamie Kennedy of what he calls a "pickle shot" of his penis, seen in the film "Finding Bliss," that premiered at the Gen Art Film Festival in New York. "Ron Jeremy told me,'You've got some nice... Read more
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