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Archive: May, 2012

Pearl Jam, D'Angelo, Santigold part of Jay-Z's Made in America festival

Monday, May 21, 2012, 8:24 AM
Pearl Jam, D'Angelo, and Philly-raised Santigold have been confirmed among artists performing at the Budweiser Made in America Festival which Jay-Z and Mayor Nutter announced one week ago at the Art Museum. The two-day concert festival takes place Sept. 1 and Sept. 2 along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway... Read more

LeAnn Rimes wields weapons in South Philly

Monday, May 21, 2012, 8:03 AM
Country star LeAnn Rimes joined her road crew for target practice at the Philadelphia Archery & Gun Club (9th & Ellsworth) Thursday afternoon. Rimes, who played the Keswick Theatre Friday, fired a semi-automatic pistol and a semi-automatic rifle down the range and spent time chatting up and... Read more

Out and about: Pat Burrell, Chase Utley, Cole Hamels, Bam Margera

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 7:34 PM
Pat Burrell and Chase Utley hung out until around 1:30 Saturday morning at The Cafe (20th & Walnut) next to Burrell’s old haunt The Irish Pub. Burrell attended Friday’s game against the Red Sox and threw out the first pitch Saturday night at the game, and had signed a one-day contract... Read more

Photo: LeAnn Rimes lunches at a. kitchen on Rittenhouse Square

Friday, May 18, 2012, 6:00 PM
Country singer LeAnn Rimes stopped for a late lunch at a. kitchen (135 S. 18th) Friday before her show at the Keswick Theatre. Rimes, joined by a male friend, sipped red wine and wore a pink hoodie and her hair up and was recognized by a few other patrons of the restaurant who said hello. Read more

A scruffy Adam Levine, of Maroon 5, plays Atlantic City Country Club

Friday, May 18, 2012, 2:16 PM
Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine played 9 holes at the Atlantic City Country Club and went for a tuna salad platter and crab cakes at the club's Tap Room Grille. The band is in A.C. to play Revel tonight. Levine, a judge on "The Voice," is an avid golfer who was seen recently on the Golf Channel's... Read more

Fox 29 hires Weather Channel anchor as permanent Bolaris replacement

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 2:55 PM
Fox 29 has hired Weather Channel morning anchor Scott Williams as its new chief meteorologist, finally installing a permanent replacement for John Bolaris who left the station in January. Williams will do weather on the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts and starts on-air June 4 a station spokeswoman confirms... Read more

Locals look for 'Love in the Wild'

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 7:28 AM
Two local faces will be seen on NBC’s “Love in the Wild,” premiering at 9 p.m. June 5. The show, hosted by Jenny McCarthy, pairs up singles in the Dominican Republic. The couples compete in physical challenges and decide whether to stay coupled or try a better romantic or competitive... Read more

Former Philly anchor Tamsen Fadal, matchmaker hubby split

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 12:36 PM
Former CBS 3 reporter/anchor Tamsen Fadal and former personal trainer Matt Titus are divorcing after nearly 5 years of marriage, the New York Post reports. The pair started a matchmaking business called Love Consultants and have written several relationship books together and appear regularly on TV... Read more

Cherry Hill native seeks sneaker money on 'Shark Tank'

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 7:59 AM
Cherry Hill native Gary Gagnon seeks funds for his line of recyclable sneakers from ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday (8 p.m., 6ABC). The former Moorestown High vice principal moved to North Carolina 10 years ago and has invented what he calls the only “Landfill-Free Sneakers... Read more

Jay-Z, Mayor Nutter to announce Labor Day weekend concert festival on Monday

Friday, May 11, 2012, 7:25 PM
Jay-Z will join Mayor Nutter atop the Art Museum steps at 10:30 Monday to announce a multi-day concert festival called Made in America over Labor Day weekend. It is unclear whether the event will be held on the Parkway or elsewhere. Jay-Z posted this video featuring the Philadelphia skyline, screaming... Read more
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