The Insider Archive: September, 2010

WMMR wins rock station of the year

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Philly has the best rock station in America, according to the National Association of Broadcasters. WMMR (93.3) won the Marconi Award at Thursday's... Read more

Restaurant notes: Sneak peek time

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- Opa, the modern Greek restaurant-bar coming to 1311 Sansom St., will be part of Saturday's Midtown Village Festival. Siblings George... Read more

Garces Trading Co. gets its liquor license

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Garces Trading Company, which enjoys special status because of the State Store on its premises (1111 Locust St.), has obtained a liquor license... Read more

Restaurant notes: Changing of the guard at Distrito; Down Home Diner returning

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- Saturday (10/2) is the final night in the kitchen at Distrito for chef Tim Spinner, who is leaving the Jose Garces orbit after seven... Read more

More traffic for Bob Kelly

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CBS3/CW Philly traffic reporter Bob Kelly will get more exposure, starting next week. It's all thanks to attempts at synergy between CBS's... Read more

Todd Carmichael ends Death Valley quest

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Gladwyne's Todd Carmichael, who set out early last week on a quest to traverse Death Valley -- alone, on foot, and with no aid -- has ended... Read more

"Jersey Boys" block party postponed

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Tell it to the rain: Jerry Blavat will just have to cool his jets for a few more days. Thursday's block party to welcome the touring production... Read more

Restaurant notes: Free gelato, free burrito*

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Wednesday, Sept. 29 is the first anniversary of Pizzeria Stella at Second and Lombard Streets across from Head House Square. To mark the occasion... Read more