The Insider Archive: November, 2009

Rob Thomas show postponed

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Due to what reps call "a personal family matter," Rob Thomas’ show at the Borgata Event Center in Atlantic City on Friday... Read more

Philly gets its first Sonic

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Sonic tips that its first Philadelphia drive-in will begin serving at 6 a.m. Nov. 16 (after a VIP ribbon-cutting event at noon Friday, Nov... Read more

World Series bet to be settled on national TV

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NBC10’s Terry Ruggles will settle up his World Series bet with the Today show's Matt Lauer on Friday (11/6). Ruggles bet Tony Luke's... Read more

Veterans-theme block party in Old City

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Fox29 will shut down the 300 block of Market Street in front of the station from 7 to 10 a.m. Friday (11/6) for an early Veterans Day festival... Read more

Shiroi Hana branching into Franklintown

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Robert Moon, who's owned Shiroi Hana on 15th Street near Locust for a dozen years, is planning a Japanese sushi/noodle house called Doma at... Read more

New Vietnam Cafe opening Nov. 17

Benny Lai and the family of Vietnam will close Vietnam Cafe -- their West Philly BYOB at 814 S. 47th St. -- after dinner this Sunday (11/8)... Read more

Percy Street opening Nov. 17

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Nov. 17 is the firm opening of Percy Street Barbecue at Ninth and South Streets (the former Crescent City). It's the latest project from Steve... Read more

"Twilight" stars coming to Cherry Hill Mall

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Actors Charlie Bewley and Daniel Cudmor, who've sunk their teeth into roles in the movie "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," will do... Read more