The Insider Archive: August, 2009

Philly loses a movie

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It was big, big new$ the other day when M. Night Shyamalan decided to move his next movie to Canada because of the Pennsylvania budget impasse... Read more

Local kid shares stage with Springsteen

Jake Segal, 11, of Lafayette Hill, has an uncanny knack for meeting Bruce Springsteen. Last year in Hershey, Springsteen reached out into... Read more

Dining odds and ends

- The pizzas should be coming out of the oven this weekend (as in Saturday 8/29) at the new SliCE at 1740 Sansom St. Weekend hours are... Read more

Village Whiskey's menus

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Deviled eggs. Cheese puffs. Burgers. A lobster roll. Homemade pickles. Duck-fat fries. From Jose Garces, the Latin chef? (Ok. There's... Read more

Anne Hathaway's tribute to her grandmother

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Actress Anne Hathaway gave a stirring tribute to her family Wednesday morning (8/26) as she sang "Ave Maria" at the funeral Mass... Read more

And a chill settles over the Avenue of the Arts

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It's only a glitch with the Arts Bank's neon sign at Broad and South Streets, as I spotted Wednesday night. Phillip Van Cleave, the University... Read more

FCC upholds fine against WIP over Wing Bowl

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The Federal Communications Commission has again rejected WIP's appeal of a $4,000 fine over the 2005 Wing Bowl. Arnie Chapman of Long Island... Read more

Has Michael Vick bought a house in Andorra?

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Michael Vick's new waterfront pad seems to be only a steppingstone to a new 7-bedroom house on a ritzy new street in the city's Northwest. The... Read more