The Insider Archive: April, 2010

The Drafting Room in Spring House is closed

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The Drafting Room, the beer-centric spot on Bethlehem Pike in Spring House since 1998, closed earlier this week, management confirms. A volume... Read more

Joe Staszak not renewed at Fox29

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The contract of Fox29 sports reporter/fill-in anchor Joe Staszak expires in August, and the station confirms that he has not been renewed. When... Read more

Rybread: A couple's journey leads to Fairmount

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New in Fairmount: Rybread (2319 Fairmount Ave.), a breakfast-slash-sandwich cafe from career-changing architect Ryan Pollock. Not that Pollock... Read more

Free lunch alert

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Scott Hockfield at Wrap Shack Kitchen & Bar (120 S. 18th St.) will mark his third anniversary on Friday 5/7 by giving away Buffalo chicken... Read more

A hot weekend of food

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Saturday (5/1) is Rittenhouse Row's spring festival, which takes over Walnut Street from 15th Street westward around the square. Saturday... Read more

Phillies night out to howl

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For the third year, Chase and Jennifer Utley hosted their annual casino night to benefit the PSPCA, which drew 450 attendees at the Electric... Read more

Charlie Manuel gets a radio gig

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Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has upped with WIP (610) to do six shows, starting May 4. Manuel will be on with midday hosts Anthony Gargano... Read more

A call for sandwich guinea pigs

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Jake's Sandwich Board, coming to 12th and Sansom Streets in a couple of weeks, is looking for six "guinea pigs" to taste its whole... Read more