The Insider Archive: January, 2011

Restaurant notes: Pace One is 86ed

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Jan. 10 was closing time after 31 years for Pace One, Ted Pace's American mainstay in the Concordville area. As recently as last Thursday,... Read more

Robin Quivers' cat to get transplant at Penn Vet

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Howard Stern sidekick Robin Quivers is in Philadelphia for her cat's kidney transplant at the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Hospital... Read more

$100 gift cards to appear

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Spark Energy, which has been peppering the region with daily promotions (such as free burgers and manicures), will send a magician to roam... Read more

News anchor's lawsuit is put on hold

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With a Jan. 18 court date looming, U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick has approved Fox29’s motion for a stay in the trial that has... Read more

Restaurant notes: The AKA Rittenhouse Square getting a restaurant

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Eighteenth Street just above Rittenhouse Square has been ablaze lately: The Dandelion, 11 days old at 18th and Sansom. ... Serafina, under... Read more

Bradley Cooper and Abbie Cornish go to work

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Bradley Cooper and Abbie Cornish are in town to work on the movie Limitless, most of which they had shot here last spring. They shot at Sampan... Read more

Restaurant notes: James feels left out

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James -- Jim and Kristina Burke's restaurant on South Eighth Street in South Philly -- was not included on Philadelphia Magazine's list of... Read more

Robbins 8th & Walnut - iced

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Diamond specialist Robbins 8th & Walnut ("our name is our address") has pulled out of its Jewelers Row corner shop after nearly... Read more