The Insider Archive: October, 2009

Ratings: Phils slip in Game 2

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What to make of this? Comparing viewership between Games 1 and 2 of the World Series, the numbers were up nationally. Fox is crowing that... Read more

First look at Con Murphy's

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Breakfast or brunch around 17th and the Parkway ... ? Con Murphy's, an Irish pub now open in the odd-shaped space at the Windsor that was... Read more

Pond in Radnor to give way to Floret

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The gorgeous waterside setting on King of Prussia Road in Radnor that's now Pond and previously was Passerelle will become a Euro-style American... Read more

Pearl Jam shouts out to the Phillies

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In the middle of Wednesday’s Pearl Jam show at the Spectrum, singer Eddie Vedder called out: “I wonder what the score is.” On... Read more

Survey says: Most in New Jersey favor Yankees

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Quinnipiac University, usually known for political surveys, took the time to poll New Jerseyans on their preferred team in the World Series... Read more

A Phillies polka

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Back in 1950, the last time the Phils were in the Series with the Yankees, the Delaware County String Band cut a tune called "The Fightin'... Read more

Restaurant bits and pieces

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Con Murphy's, the Irish pub at 17th and the Parkway, opens Friday (10/30). More here. The deal to bring a small-plater called Cicchetteria... Read more

World Series party time

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Parties always surround major sports events, and the swankiest World Series shindig will be the Phillies party Friday night at the Comcast... Read more