The Insider Archive: December, 2008

The face of a winner

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Todd Carmichael, who reached the South Pole last week, is on his way home. On his blog, his brother-in-law Brian Hart relates that Carmichael... Read more

Shakeup at White Dog Cafe?

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Marty Grims, owner of a slew of operations (including the Moshulu and Du Jour Markets), may be joining forces with Judy Wicks at White Dog... Read more

The art of the steal

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Padre Pio is the unofficial patron of stress relief and New Year's blues. Ironic solace to holiday visitors to St. Raymond's Cemetery in the... Read more

South Pole record-holder passes baton

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Gladwyne businessman-slash-explorer Todd Carmichael has a fan: Hannah McKeand, the British woman whose South Pole land speed record he broke... Read more

Pearl to be reconfigured

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Pearl, the yearling restau-lounge at 1904 Chestnut St., will be reconfigured Jan. 5. The second-floor lounge will continue to operate as Pearl... Read more

Did Todd Carmichael set a record to the South Pole?

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You're complaining about a little walk from the bus to the office in today's zero-degree wind chill. Check out this trek that I wrote about... Read more

Quiz winners

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In last week's quiz, I asked readers to match restaurant corporate names to their trade names -- an exercise in nerdiness if there ever was... Read more

Punk Rock Flea Market postponed

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Saturday's Punk Rock Flea Market is on hold after the city ordered the shutdown of the Starlight Ballroom yesterday. A source with the Department... Read more