The Insider Archive: February, 2009

Big guys, big truck

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Monster Jam, featuring 10,000-pound trucks zooming through dirt and crushing things, is at the Spectrum, marking its final appearance at the... Read more

Bon Jovi shoots back in court

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Last month, Joe Krause of Jenkintown took Jon Bon Jovi to Common Pleas Court, accusing the rocker and his partners at the Philadelphia Soul Arena... Read more

Stephanie Abrams to leave CBS3

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CBS3 tech reporter Stephanie Abrams has given notice. She will be leaving the station next month after nearly five years. Her father, who lives... Read more

Starr, Vetri, Garces on James Beard semifinals list

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Step One in the James Beard Awards: Make it to the semifinals list. The foundation released the 2009 list this morning of 20 nominees per... Read more

Ex-Tiffin chef sets up in Collingswood

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Less than a week old: Rakesh Ramola, who cheffed at both Tiffin locations in Philly, has opened IndeBlue in Collingwood (618 Collings Ave.... Read more

Restaurant odds and ends

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- Union Trust, the steakhouse at 717 Chestnut St., is revising its much-revised opening date. Partner Ed Doherty says the plan is to open... Read more

Today's weather derby

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TV meteorologists fret over snow all winter. Today, on what may be the warmest February day in some time, see how they call what may be a record... Read more

@JimmyFallon tweets up the Borgata

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While visiting the Water Club at the Borgata in Atlantic City the other day, Jimmy Fallon whipped out his iPhone and tweeted a shout-out: "Water... Read more