The Insider Archive: May, 2010

Sweet deal for Franklin Fountain

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Shane Candies, which has been housed in a circa-1857 building at 110 Market St. in Old City since 1911, has been sold. Buyers are brothers... Read more

Del Frisco's day under the lights

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Del Frisco's steak house at 15th and Chestnut Streets had its day of cinematic magic Monday, joining Union Trust, Happy Rooster, Marathon Grill... Read more

Gonzo and Colleen Wolfe off the market

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Wedding bells are on the way for John Gonzalez, 33, the Inquirer sports columnist/97.5 midday sports-talk co-host, and Colleen Wolfe, 25, host... Read more

Now open: Muntin

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Just goes to show you that when one pan-Asian restaurant closes (e.g. Chew Man Chu), there's another on the way. Doors opened Monday on Muntin... Read more

Chew Man Chu is through

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After six months, Marty Grims has pulled the plug on Chew Man Chu, his pan-Asian restaurant at the Symphony House at Broad and Pine Streets... Read more

Swanky Bubbles' Cherry Hill giving way to an Irish bar

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Sunday night is last call at Swanky Bubbles' Cherry Hill location, which has been open in Short Hills Shopping Center since early 2007. Ran... Read more

De Niros do Butcher & Singer

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Robert De Niro, here shooting The Dark Fields, escorted his wife, Grace Hightower, to a late-ish Saturday dinner at Butcher & Singer steak... Read more

A Philly-style "Jersey Boys" wedding

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The Broadway smash Jersey Boys -- which detailed the creation of the Four Seasons with Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, and Nick Massi... Read more