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Archive: May, 2009

David Brenner tour starts here Friday

Monday, May 11, 2009, 8:21 AM
West Philly native comedian David Brenner kicks off what could be his final tour this week. He plays the Prince (1412 Chestnut) Friday and Saturday. The 73-year-old comedian who attended Sayre Junior High and West Philly High School says its his "greatest bits tour," although much of his... Read more

CBS 3 anchor Chris May and wife Lea welcome baby daughter

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 12:39 PM
CBS 3 has picked up a new viewer during the critical May sweeps period. Anchor Chris May and wife Lea welcomed a baby girl, Mary Evelyn May, last night. The baby, due in June, weighed in at 6 pounds, 8 ounces. She has a brother Owen, 3. Read more

Musician says he turned in Hipster Grifter

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 8:27 AM
A local musician says he's the one who set up Kari Ferrell, the so-called "Hipster Grifter", who was arrested Sunday night in Philadelphia. She remains jailed here until at least May 15 when she faces an extradition hearing in which a judge will rule whether she can be sent back to Salt Lake... Read more

Delfonics family feud coming to an end?

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 7:42 AM
Long-fueding Delfonics founders William and Wilbert Hart had tears in their eyes when they hugged at the funeral of their friend and collaborator Randy Cain, who died last month. Since then, the brothers have discussed a possible reunion, which Wilbert has long hoped for. The Harts formed the legendary... Read more

People Paper reader Lil' Kim voted off "DWTS"

Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 7:56 AM
Former Center City resident Lil' Kim reads the People Paper. The hip-hop princess and "Dancing with the Stars" contestant, who was voted off the show last night, tells TVGuide.com that it was "so sweet" that a fellow inmate at the Federal Detention Center (where Kim was incarcerated... Read more

Neighbor arrested, charged with stalking A.J. Feeley

Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 7:14 AM
A 39-year-old woman who lives in the same condo building as Eagles quarterback A.J. Feeley has been arrested and charged with stalking and harassing him. Ayesha Muzaffar is charged with two misdemeanors for which she faces a hearing May 15 in Common Pleas Court, according to criminal-court records... Read more

New mug shot of "Hipster Grifter," now jailed in Philly

Monday, May 4, 2009, 5:41 PM
Kari Ferrell, who is wanted in Salt Lake City for passing bad checks, turned herself into Philadelphia police Sunday night. Ferrell, 22, became known as “The Hipster Grifter,” after former Philadelphia Weekly staffer Doree Shafrir wrote about her last month in the New York Observer. The... Read more

Patrick Dempsey races in South Jersey

Monday, May 4, 2009, 2:52 PM
“Grey’s Anatomy” star Patrick Dempsey raced in Sunday’s Verizon Wireless 250 at the NJ Motorsports Park in Millville where he finished a career-best 7th in the GT class race driving with Joe Foster. Here’s McDreamy posing with Laura Pietrangeli of Minotola, NJ, before... Read more

Lady GaGa at the Electric Factory

Monday, May 4, 2009, 7:55 AM
Here's a shot of Lady GaGa performing Friday night at the Electric Factory taken by HughE Dillon of Philly Chit Chat. HughE tried to shoot the singer on her way out of the Factory but she threatened that if he took one more pic she would stop signing autographs for her fans. Being a nice guy, HughE... Read more

New NBC10 reporter Claudia Rivero is a surprise metalhead

Monday, May 4, 2009, 7:42 AM
Claudia Rivero just arrived at NBC 10 and quickly surprised colleagues with her love of metal. When we heard about it we thought that maybe her co-workers were exaggerating, until we spoke with Rivero and she said that she loved Iron Maiden, Dio and Judas Priest, and saw them all in concert with... Read more
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