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Archive: August, 2009

Out and about: Puppy-killer Michael Vick chows down, Actor Paul Rudd catches Phillies, Snoop from "The Wire" hosts a party.

Monday, August 31, 2009, 9:11 AM
Puppy-killer turned Eagles quarterback Michael Vick posed for pictures and signed autographs for fans during a Saturday afternoon visit to Talk of the Town (3020 S. Broad), a team favorite. He went for a chicken cheesesteak...Actor Paul Rudd sat in the Diamond Club last night at Citizens Bank Park... Read more

Dusk closed tonight out of respect for DJ AM, found dead today in New York

Friday, August 28, 2009, 9:18 PM
Dusk, the new nightclub at Caesars in which DJ AM was a strategic partner, will be closed tonight out of respect for the DJ, who was found dead of an apparent drug overdose today in his New York apartment. He was 36. AM, raised as Adam Goldstein near Rittenhouse Square, had just performed at Dusk's... Read more

Despite brawl and injured girlfriend, Brody Jenner will be at Tropicana

Friday, August 28, 2009, 3:49 PM
Despite his involvement in an early morning brawl outside a Los Angeles nightclub, Brody Jenner, of MTV's "The Hills" and "Bromance," will still appear tonight at the Providence nightclub at Atlantic City's Tropicana, a spokeswoman confirms. According to TMZ, Jenner socked "Girls... Read more

Reese, Rudd, Owen out and about Thursday.

Friday, August 28, 2009, 11:20 AM
Reese Witherspoon and Paul Rudd went for a late dinner Thursday at El Vez (13th & Sansom). Rudd later joined Owen Wilson for drinks at Parc on Rittenhouse Square. Read more

Harry Jay Katz on the mend, breaks six ribs in series of falls

Thursday, August 27, 2009, 8:09 AM
Harry Jay Katz says he's in the worst hurtin' pain of his life after breaking six ribs Tuesday in two falls at his East Falls home and one off a barstool at Chops (401 City) in Bala Cynwyd. Katz, 68, a reformed playboy, is a big drinker, but swears that he had only one drink that day, a vodka and... Read more

Doc Watson's Pub under agreement of sale

Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 7:02 AM
"I never put the pub on the market, but when the offer came I just felt maybe it's time for me to fade into the sunset," says Barry Sandrow, the longtime owner of Doc Watson's Pub (216 S. 11th). Sandrow yesterday signed an agreement of sale with a few local buyers he declined to identify... Read more

Sports radio battle heats up at Fairmount taproom

Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 8:12 AM
610 WIP's Rob Charry and Pieface, a producer from ESPN 950 AM, got into a heated argument Thursday night at Bishop's Collar (2349 Fairmount). We're told Pieface, whose real name is Sean Brace, initially approached Charry to politely introduce himself. Charry, says an eyewitness, soon insulted ESPN... Read more

Shop owner psyched over Pat's Steaks shout out on "Mad Men"

Monday, August 24, 2009, 7:50 PM
On Sunday’s episode of “Mad Men,” Betty Draper’s father Gene holds a big paper bag in the air and proclaims “We went to Pat’s Steaks,” when he arrives at the New York home of Betty and ad exec husband Don Draper. As we learned last season on the AMC hit series... Read more

"Hung" actor Charlie Saxton back in Bristol for a bit

Monday, August 24, 2009, 6:50 AM
Actor Charlie Saxton enjoyed some welcome rest with family on Long Beach Island. He's had a busy few years. The 19-year-old Bristol native is currently seen on HBO's "Hung," and in theaters in the film "Bandslam." The 2008 Bristol High School graduate's previous credits also... Read more

Northeast native a contestant on "America's Next Top Model"

Thursday, August 20, 2009, 6:45 AM
Fox Chase native Jennifer An is in the running towards becoming "America's Next Top Model." The 13th cycle of the Tyra Banks-helmed show premieres Sept. 13 on CW Philly 57. An, whose family later moved to Ambler, says that the biggest lesson she learned on the show, which already taped... Read more
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