The Insider Archive: December, 2009

Starr on tonight's "Top Chef" finale

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Restaurateur Stephen Starr will dine at the “Final Table” on tonight's season finale of Bravo’s Top Chef (10 p.m.). He'll... Read more

Jon Stewart's potshot at Camden

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Oh, that Jon Stewart. The Comedy Central host, who grew up in Lawrenceville, N.J., was introducing Dan Rather to the Daily Show on Monday... Read more

PETA to target Pa. Ballet's kiddie audience

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PETA stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, though some have translated it as "People Eager to Annoy." PETA is... Read more

Sea and hear Naval Academy choir

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The Naval Academy's Midshipmen are coming to Philly for more than just a mere football game Saturday. The academy's gospel choir will sing... Read more

Harry Ochs funeral information

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Funeral info has been released for longtime Reading Terminal Market merchant Harry Ochs, who died over the weekend. Viewing will be Sunday... Read more

New trailer for Mumia Abu-Jamal documentary

On the eve of the 28th anniversary of the slaying of Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, filmmaker Tigre Hill has unleashed a second trailer for... Read more

Marnie Old to represent at Food & Wine Classic

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The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colo., has announced its lineup of chefs and wine educators for its outing June 18-20, and Philly.com... Read more

Manayunk update

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Just popped up to Manayunk for a look-see on two projects on the upper end of Main Street that I had mentioned over the summer. Two? The count... Read more