The Insider Archive: October, 2009

Sex-for-Series tickets suspect gets her wish

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... Read more

Kidd Chris lands a radio job

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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... Read more

Is Pizzeria Stella growing places?

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With Pizzeria Stella reaching its first month at Second and Lombard Streets comes talk that owner Stephen Starr may be fixing to expand it... Read more

Ellen DeGeneres comes through with World Series tickets

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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... Read more

Rouge opening a burger shop

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Rob and Maggie Wasserman, who own Rouge on Rittenhouse Square, are getting into the burger biz. Zoning variance permitting, they're planning... Read more

Meet Michael Vick

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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... Read more

A shirtmaker's dilemma

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The World Series has created a conundrum for designer Robert Graham, who makes the casual shirts favored by the Phillies' Jimmy Rollins as... Read more

J-Roll on "Leno"

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Phils shortshop Jimmy Rollins did the "10@10" bit on Jay Leno's show last night. Jay asks 10 questions. Best lines: Asked to name... Read more