The Insider Archive: December, 2009

Do you like Green Eggs?

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The long-in-the-works Green Eggs Cafe will be opening at 1306 Dickinson St. on Jan. 2 -- on the corner of Clarion Street, across from Victor... Read more

Autographed "Top Chef" menu up for bid on eBay

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An autographed menu by 10 Arts chef and Top Chef finalist Jennifer Carroll is up on eBay, with proceeds destined to Philabundance. Dallyn... Read more

West Avenue Grille expanding into Dresher

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West Avenue Grille, the nine-year-old Jenkintown bistro, plans to take over the space in Dreshertown last occupied by Carambola. Owner Bob... Read more

KYW alumnus Don Lancer says he has cancer

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Best wishes go out to Don Lancer, whose big, golden voice on KYW Newsradio started the day for many of us over the years before he retired... Read more

Franco is so over East Falls

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Franco Faggi is out of Franco's Trattoria, which he opened in June 2007 off Kelly Drive in East Falls in the spot that was Verge. Representatives... Read more

UArts sophomore wins "So You Think You Can Dance"

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He can dance, but can he graduate? Russell Ferguson, 20, a University of the Arts sophomore (who took a leave of absence), won Season 6 of... Read more

Luxury hotel delayed

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Want to bunk or eat at the new Le Meridien hotel at 1421 Arch St., across from the Municipal Services Building and around the corner from the... Read more

Mac and Dee from "Always Sunny" getting into bar business for real

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They own a Philly bar on TV, why not for real? Rob McElhenney and Kaitlin Olson, the husband-and-wife team who play Mac and Sweet Dee on It’s... Read more