The Insider Archive: July, 2010

"Friday Night Lights" shoots here

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Friday Night Lights visited Philly on Tuesday to shoot portions of the series finale. (Yes, the series finale. It will air next season.) Stars... Read more

Rittenhouse Hotel makes a tops list

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That whooping sound from the west side of Rittenhouse Square is general manager David Benton and staff of the Rittenhouse Square exulting over... Read more

Restaurant notes: More Green Eggs; "Feastival"

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- The breakfast-lunchery Green Eggs Cafe, which opened just before New Year's at 1306 Dickinson St. in South Philly, is fixing a second... Read more

Apple store opening update

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Nothing official yet from the Apple folks, but my sources say a delay in interior finishings (and two other Apple store openings this weekend)... Read more

Kelly Ripa getting broadcasters' honor

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Camden County-bred Kelly Ripa started her TV career on the old Dancin' on Air series on Channel 17. And now the daytime talker/pitchwoman... Read more

Restaurant notes: HeadHouse stalls; Mustard Greens is back

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- The HeadHouse, the "craft beer cafe" that opened only a month ago in the Lombard Street former home of Zot, is closed through... Read more

WMMR, Pierre Robert, WOGL up for top prizes

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The National Association of Broadcasters is out with its finalists for its Marconi Awards. Pierre Robert of WMMR (93.3) is among five nominees... Read more

Wanna buy a diner?

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The Inquirer's aptly named Bonnie Cook today tells the story of the sale of the Phoenixville diner Vale-Rio and how it's being offered for... Read more