The Insider Archive: May, 2009

Wanna be in "Airbender"?

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The Last Airbender, the M. Night Shyamalan action movie now filming in Nicetown and South Philly, needs "soldiers" and "villagers... Read more

What J-Roll told Playboy

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Phils shortstop Jimmy Rollins and his fiancee, Johari Smith, appear in a fashion spread in the June issue of Playboy, out next Friday. The... Read more

Union Trust lightens up

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Union Trust (717 Chestnut St.) has had its share of drama of late, what with the departure of chef-partner Terry White and last week's installation... Read more

Tommy Up gets into the lounge business

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Nightlife promoter Tommy Up of Paper Street will have a nightspot called P.Y.T. in Northern Liberties' Piazza at Schmidts, on Second Street... Read more

Little Fish to spawn Fish

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Mike Stollenwerk of Bella Vista's much-praised Little Fish -- and yes, it's a little BYOB of but 22 seats -- is taking over the former Astral... Read more

Burlington's lawsuit

Former Fox29 anchor Tom Burlington has sued, alleging that he was discriminated against -- and ultimately let go -- because he uttered a racial... Read more

Dave & Buster's to host 'The Bachelor' casting call

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Dave & Buster's Plymouth Meeting will host a casting call for The Bachelor on Saturday, June 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. Here's the full list... Read more

Oprah to help an incoming Cabrini freshman

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Today on Oprah (4 p.m., WPVI): JaiQuann Beckham of Wilmington, an honors student at Christiana High School in Newark, Del., who will attend... Read more