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Archive: September, 2008

Philadelphia raised DJ AM critically injured in SC plane crash that killed four

Saturday, September 20, 2008, 10:24 AM
DJ AM, raised as Adam Goldstein in Philadelphia, was critically injured last night in a South Carolina plane crash that killled four people and also seriously injured Travis Barker, former blink 182 drummer, the Associated Press reports. Goldstein (on the left in the photo) and Barker perform together... Read more

It was Talabani, not al-Maliki, lunching at Le-Bec

Saturday, September 20, 2008, 8:54 AM
Security was so good that our spies misidentified the Iraqi dignitary who was lunching Friday at Le-Bec Fin (1523 Walnut). It was not Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, lunching Friday at Le-Bec Fin as we had reported, but rather Iraq's President Jalal Talabani, who lunched at the restaurant while... Read more

Nouri al-Maliki lunching at Le-Bec Fin (Updated, cause it wasn't him)

Friday, September 19, 2008, 2:03 PM
Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is lunching at Le-Bec Fin (1523 Walnut) while passing through town on his way from Washington to New York. Outside Georges Perrier’s culinary landmark are state trooper cars, several black SUVs and more than a dozen security-types milling about with earpieces... Read more

Jersey actress has movie sex with Mickey Rourke

Thursday, September 18, 2008, 9:18 AM
Marlton actress Andrea Langi shares a steamy bathroom sex scene with Mickey Rourke in the upcoming film "The Wrestler." The film just won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival and was also the buzz of the Toronto Film Festival, from which Langi just returned, heading right to Pearl (1904... Read more

Gorbachev drops in for dinner at Smith & Wollensky

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 10:24 PM
Mikhail Gorbachev dined in a party of six earlier this evening at Smith & Wollensky at the Rittenhouse. The former Soviet leader turned Louis Vuitton model is in town to receive the Liberty Medal from the National Constitutuion Center tomorrow night in a ceremony to be attended by President George... Read more

Elvira turned 57 today. She's still got it

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 6:06 PM
Here's the Mistress of the Dark discussing her Philly Halloween plans. Read more

Jill Scott's fiance playing here with Janet Jackson

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 9:36 AM
Philly-raised drummer "Lil" John Roberts is engaged to one R&B diva, Jill Scott, but touring with another, Janet Jackson, with whom he'll perform Oct. 2 at the Wachovia Center. He's played for Jackson before and just left a tour with Scott to rejoin Jackson's. Roberts and Scott were engaged... Read more

Club Risque takes over Dangerous Curves

Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 8:29 AM
Club Risque has acquired what used to be Dangerous Curves (5921 Tacony), and co-owner Nick Saponara says he expects to open what will be Club Risque Northeast in two weeks. In May, Kevin Rankin, co-owner of the Wissinoming strip bar, was sentenced to three years in federal prison on gun and fraud convictions... Read more

DeMentri emcees tribute to late Frankford football coach

Monday, September 15, 2008, 2:35 PM
Vince DeMentri, who was last seen on NBC10 in early July, served as emcee at a weekend tribute to Frankford High football coach Al Angelo, who was honored with a memorial marker at the high school. DeMentri played football for Frankford in the early 80s for Coach Angelo, who led the Frankford Pioneers... Read more

Rosie's wife Kelli being honored here in November

Monday, September 15, 2008, 8:05 AM
Don't be surprised if Rosie O'Donnell comes to town on Nov. 15 when her wife, Kelli O'Donnell, receives a humanitarian award from the Attic Youth Center (255 S. 16th) in its annual gala at the Ritz-Carlton. Kelli is co-founder of R Family Vacations, which organizes vacations catered to gay and lesbian... Read more
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