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Archive: August, 2008

Ryan Howard says buddy stiffed bartender not him

Thursday, August 28, 2008, 9:32 AM
ZAGAT, WHICH has just published its 2009 guide to Philadelphia restaurants, declared that Philadelphians are the most generous tippers in the nation. Would that include Ryan Howard? Sources say that on a recent visit to Paddy Whack's (2nd & South), the Phillies slugger, who's earning $10 million... Read more

Mendte asks Irish for forgiveness, Bolaris asks Fox to hire Alycia

Wednesday, August 27, 2008, 9:30 AM
Larry Mendte continued his Summer Apology tour Sunday night at the Irish Center (Carpenter & Emlen) in Mount Airy. Mendte, with Fox 29 anchor wife Dawn Stensland, addressed a crowd at a fundraiser to save Sunday Irish radio shows. He apologized for his actions and asked the Irish community, whom... Read more

Main Line Today misprint sends readers to porn site

Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 9:04 AM
Haverford table-settings store Home Grown (393 W. Lancaster) was thrilled to have won the "Best Place to Dress Your Dining Room Table" in Main Line Today. But some readers who tried to visit the store's website, which was printed in the magazine's Best Of issue as, were shocked... Read more

94 WYSP flips to classic rock

Monday, August 25, 2008, 9:00 AM
94 WYSP flipped to classic rock this morning with the new slogan "The Rock You Grew Up With, From the 70s, 80s and 90s." Of course, we told you three weeks ago that such a move was in the works, and the station at the time did not return requests for comment about the format change. Frank... Read more

Alycia Lane's New York record wiped clean

Monday, August 25, 2008, 8:49 AM
Despite Larry Mendte's Friday admission that he and Alycia Lane had a "flirtatious, unprofessional and improper" relationship, there is a very good reason for Lane to be smiling today. The former CBS 3 anchor is now a free woman in New York. Today is the expiration of the six-month period-of-dismissal... Read more

Larry Mendte admits to an "improper" relationship with Alycia Lane

Friday, August 22, 2008, 5:46 PM
Larry Mendte moments ago said he and Alycia Lane had a "flirtatious, unprofessional and improper relationship," which his wife Fox 29's Dawn Stensland discovered when he had left personal e-mails between the pair up on his computer screen at his work when she came to visit him at the office... Read more

950 ESPN's Jody Mac to have heart surgery Monday

Thursday, August 21, 2008, 5:20 PM
Best wishes to 950 ESPN's Jody MacDonald who will be having major heart surgery next week, and is expected to be off the air for at least a month. A station official confirmed today that Jody Mac, last heard Wednesday on his 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. show will undergo surgery and that he is in the thoughts and... Read more

Union Trust fires back at protester of liquor license

Thursday, August 21, 2008, 10:20 AM
The owners of the Union Trust (717 Chestnut) steakhouse have lashed out at a local sommelier (that's wine expert to you and me) who's trying to block them from getting a liquor license. Marnie Old, who lives on the same block as the steakhouse, filed a protest letter with the state Liquor Control Board... Read more

NBC10, DeMentri's lawyer, won't say whether he's employed

Thursday, August 21, 2008, 10:12 AM
You would think a question like "Is Vince DeMentri still an employee of NBC 10?" would have a yes-or-no answer. However, a station spokeswoman responded this week, "We don't discuss matters of personnel." But when we named 10 other staffers and asked if they were still employed... Read more

See more of Barkley than you ever wanted to

Wednesday, August 20, 2008, 9:06 AM
Get ready to look deep inside Charles Barkley. The former Sixers superstar has been asked to undergo a televised colonoscopy as part of the "Stand Up to Cancer" special being aired Sept. 5 by NBC, CBS and ABC. Barkley by phone yesterday said he's flying to Alabama today to prepare for the... Read more
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