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Archive: August, 2010

Judge Karen Simmons gets hug, kiss from Snoop Dogg

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 8:47 AM
Municipal Court Judge Karen Simmons got a hug and a kiss from Snoop Dogg last night at the Wine & Spirits store (1218 Chestnut) where the rapper signed bottles of Landy Cognac. Simmons didn't buy the bottle but still got to meet the man she calls "The greatest hip-hop artist of all time... Read more

Out and about in AC: Bill Cosby, Chelsea Handler, Sammy Hagar, Stevie Nicks, Iggy Pop

Monday, August 30, 2010, 5:18 PM
Bill Cosby spent some time with Chelsea Handler and her family and friends Saturday afternoon at the Borgata where both comedians performed over the weekend. Cosby and Handler, host of E!’s “Chelsea Lately,” talked about Cosby’s early days and their comedic philosophies. Handler... Read more

Taco queen may go after Wing Bowl crown

Monday, August 30, 2010, 6:49 AM
Lisel Parillon's taco title is only days old, but she already has her sights set on Wing Bowl. The 23-year-old graduate dentistry student at Penn hadn't heard of the annual 610 WIP celebration of gluttony (and strippers), but when we explained it to her yesterday she said she planned to try out... Read more

Snoop Dogg signs cognac Monday

Friday, August 27, 2010, 4:52 PM
You may have thought Snoop Dogg was loyal to Tanqueray, the brand he namedrops in "Gin and Juice," but the weed-loving West Coast rapper will be signing $21.99 bottles of Landy Cognac from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday at the Wine & Spirits store at 1218 Chestnut Street in Center City. Snoop plays... Read more

Mike Schmidt a guest at rugby match Saturday

Friday, August 27, 2010, 3:54 PM
Phillies legend Mike Schmidt is looking forward to the American National Rugby League Grand Final XIII Saturday afternoon at AA Garthwaite Stadium (11th & Harry) in Conshohocken. Schmidt will greet fans in the VIP tent before the 3 p.m. championship between the New Haven Warriors and the Jacksonville... Read more

Large concert venue proposed in Fishtown

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 9:40 AM
Developer David Grasso hopes to bring a "state-of-the-art live-music venue" to Fishtown. Grasso, a musician who plays guitar in Brothers from Another and who owns the record label F.O.F Entertainment, previously tried to open a House of Blues at the Grande (15th & Chestnut) and on... Read more

First look at A&E's "Teach: Tony Danza"

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 5:01 PM
Here's the just released commercial for "Teach: Tony Danza," which premieres Oct. 1 on A&E. Danza taught last school year at Northeast High School and lived in an apartment at the Piazza at Schmidts. Read more

WIP's Anthony Gargano adds Fox Sports Radio show

Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 4:00 PM
610 WIP’s Anthony Gargano has landed what we hear will be a weekend show on Fox Sports Radio. Gargano will continue hosting 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on WIP with Glen Macnow but his new show will be heard in more than 300 markets and on XM Satellite Radio. Fox Sports Radio has not revealed when Gargano's... Read more

E! cameras will follow Kendra to book signing

Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 2:59 PM
An E! camera crew will be there Tuesday when Playboy Playmate turned Eagles bride Kendra Wilkinson, star of E!’s “Kendra,” signs her new memoir “Sliding into Home,” at 6 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble on Rittenhouse Square. Wilkinson and Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett... Read more

Philly-designer Kristin Haskins-Simms says "Project Runway" a blessing

Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 8:02 AM
If Germantown's Kristin Haskins-Simms had to pick the "Project Runway" winner, she would choose Andy South, the freelance designer from Hawaii. Haskins-Simms was eliminated from the competition on Thursday's episode of the Lifetime design series but didn't seem to have any hard feelings... Read more
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