The Insider Archive: May, 2009

Mendte's house arrest set to end

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Larry Mendte's six-month house arrest will end Monday, when the U.S. Probation Office will remove the monitoring equipment that's made him... Read more

Can Capt. Janks get out of his legal mess?

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When last heard from, the Howard Stern prankster known as Capt. Janks was sitting in Montgomery County prison after being accused of taking... Read more

Bellevue stuff

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Rick’s Philly Steaks, ousted last year from Reading Terminal Market, is looking for its soft (perhaps slightly chewy) opening on Thursday... Read more

Inn Flight in Abington closes

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The Inn Flight on Old York Road in Abington, across from Abington Memorial Hospital since 1970, has been sold. It closed for good last night... Read more

What's inside that Oyster House?

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The frenzied final days of construction and staff training are underway at the Oyster House, the seafooder formerly known as the Sansom Street... Read more

When will Susanna Foo wrap up on Walnut St.?

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Susanna Foo is selling her Center City restaurant after 22 years, and the last night of service at 1512 Walnut St. will be Saturday, June 13... Read more

Zahav crew signs another lease

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This just in: Steven Cook and Michael Solomonov, flush with critical success at Zahav, are going into 900 South St. -- the former Crescent... Read more

950ESPN to air NASCAR

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What's more exciting than watching race cars go round and round and round on television? Why, hearing race cars go round and round and round... Read more