The Insider Archive: February, 2010

Will Smith gets to the courthouse first

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Remember the movie The Human Contract? Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, are among the few who do. She wrote it and directed it... Read more

Garces Trading Company to open next week

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Next Tuesday (2/16) will mark the opening day of Garces Trading Company, Jose Garces' gourmet market/cafe created in an association with the... Read more

Meet 'The Situation'

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Exit Snooki. Enter The Situation. Mike Sorrentino of MTV’s Jersey Shore will appear Friday night at Northern Liberties' Buckhead Saloon... Read more

Boy, those TV meteorologists sure blew the winter forecast

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Big hat-tip to the best regional weather site, Tom Thunstrom's Phillyweather.net, for archiving the season snow predictions that the TV weather... Read more

Restaurant opening updates

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A few updates on restaurant projects hither and yon. Barbuzzo, the Mediterranean bar from Lolita/Bindi's Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney... Read more

Apple store gets a hearty Philly welcome

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Center City's first Apple store has not officially been announced for 1607 Walnut St., but demo work has started inside. And so begins a rite... Read more

Cooperage coming to Washington Square

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You already know about Chops, preparing to open at the former Oceanaire on Washington Square (2/12). Cast your gaze across the way to the... Read more

Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, on fame

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Who knew Nicole Polizzi before Dec. 3's premiere of the MTV reality series Jersey Shore. And now, two months and two days into her 15 minutes... Read more