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Archive: October, 2009

Re-Pete: Rose to host again on 97.5 The Fanatic

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 5:04 PM
Pete Rose, who sat in at 97.5 The Fanatic on Tuesday, will return from noon to 2 p.m. Friday (10/30) with Dan Schwartzman. Rose will be patched in from Vegas, where the line on the Series is ... Oh, never mind. Read more

How about another Phillies song

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 4:35 PM
Another fan-generated song: "Parading Down Broad Street," produced by Stu Green for Stu62 Productions at Studio E in Upper Darby. Studio E is owned by guitarist/songwriter/producer Bobby Eli, who performed on the original ‘Boogaloo’ session in 1967. (For the two guys, it was... Read more

G. Love cuts a Phillies World Series song

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 3:12 PM
Philly artists, including G Love (of G Love & Special Sauce), have gone into the studio under the name Guerrilladelphia for a Phillies fight song called "Unstoppable." Besides G Love, that's Bryn Mawr rapper KUF KnOtZ on lead vocals. Bristol-born Don McCloskey says: "I was watching... Read more

Coquette's sheriff's sale is halted

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:52 AM
Coquette at Fifth and Bainbridge Streets had faced a judgment from a former employee at owner Cary Neff's former establishment, Sansom Street Oyster House. Community Legal Services doggedly pursued the unpaid wages, and got the sheriff's office to post notice of a sheriff's sale. That sale was to... Read more

Sex-for-Series tickets suspect gets her wish

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:43 AM
Wired 96.5's Chio in the Morning and auto dealer Gary Barbera plan to give a pair of Game 3 tickets to Susan Finkelstein, the woman accused of trying to trade the promise of sex for Series tickets on Craigslist. Chio, who got the woman's lawyer on the air this morning to extend the offer, plans to... Read more

Kidd Chris lands a radio job

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 10:36 AM
Kidd Chris, sacked in May 2008 from WYSP, has landed at 101 KUFO, a hard-rocker in Portland, Ore., with a morning show. The station trumpeted his hiring today, explaining that he has worked in Syracuse, Wichita, Sacramento, San Antonio, and most recently Philadelphia. He recently stopped his Internet... Read more

Is Pizzeria Stella growing places?

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 5:30 AM
With Pizzeria Stella reaching its first month at Second and Lombard Streets comes talk that owner Stephen Starr may be fixing to expand it one storefront north on Second Street. Right now, that is the home of Equilibrium Pilates, whose owner, Brie Adina Neff, believes that her days at 420 S. Second... Read more

Ellen DeGeneres comes through with World Series tickets

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 10:07 PM
Talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres, who's been trying to build her Twitter following, put out a challenge on Tuesday, tweeting that those who showed up at Villanova University's Connelly Center had a chance to win a big prize. DeGeneres tweeted that the first 12 followers to show up in only a fake mustache... Read more

Rouge opening a burger shop

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 3:31 PM
Rob and Maggie Wasserman, who own Rouge on Rittenhouse Square, are getting into the burger biz. Zoning variance permitting, they're planning 500° for a storefront at 15th and Sansom Streets. (The space, which has been empty for years, is on the 1500 block of Sansom Street, just off the corner... Read more

Meet Michael Vick

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 3:08 PM
Eagles QB Michael Vick is the scheduled guest for Reuben Frank’s sports chat at Vesuvio restaurant (736 S. Eighth St.) from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday. It’s free to watch. Read more
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