The Insider Archive: June, 2009

Talkin' chocolate with Max Brenner, the Bald Man

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Max Brenner -- the public face behind the international Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man restaurant chain -- visited his forthcoming... Read more

Irv Homer dies

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Irv Homer, the longtime talk-show host whose gruffness belied a soft spot for sick children, died tonight after he was stricken during an appearance... Read more

Impending beer action: Brauhaus Schmitz and The Blockley

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Two lively joints are on the way this weekend. Brauhaus Schmitz, an old-fashioned bierhall, is due to open to the public Monday (6/29) at... Read more

Revival of Restaurant M

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Restaurant M at the Morris House Hotel at 231 S. Eighth St. near Washington Square, which went through two chef-owners (Edmund Rek and David... Read more

The Commonwealth to open in Midtown Village

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The Commonwealth is the name of a long-in-the-works project by Premiere Marketing Group’s Justin Fine and Michael Steinberg and real... Read more

NBC10's Kristen Welker makes cut in 'Transformers'

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NBC10's Kristen Welker made the cut in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which screened tonight and opens wide Wednesday. Her scene, as... Read more

WIP to be heard on FM

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From time to time, followers of radio gossip have spread rumors that WYSP will become a sports station. Well, it's happening -- in a way. CBS... Read more

Pat's Steaks gets a nod from Playboy

Comment icon 0 Comments, assessing the best sandwiches in America, gives props to Pat's, the South Philly originator of the cheesesteak. "Aside from... Read more