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Archive: April, 2010

NBC10's Jamison Uhler is southbound

Friday, April 16, 2010, 8:47 PM
To answer the question, "Jamison Uhler leaving NBC10?" that was raised today on Laura Nachman's media blog: The answer is yes. He's going to Tampa for an evening anchor's job at WFTS, the ABC affiliate, which goes by Action News, according to sources at both stations. Uhler, who's 34 and... Read more

Farewell to Malcolm Poindexter

Friday, April 16, 2010, 4:27 PM
Several hundred people gathered at Deliverance Evangelistic Church in North Philadelphia on Friday to say goodbye to veteran Channel 3 reporter Malcolm Poindexter, who died March 30, four days before his 85th birthday. The service included musical performances (opera and gospel) as well as a dance... Read more

Restaurant notes

Friday, April 16, 2010, 10:35 AM
Tiffin's Wynnewood location (50 E. Wynnewood Rd.) will start serving Monday (4/19). Sunday (4/18) will be last call at Sly Fox's location in Phoenixville's Pikeland Village. It is due to reopen across the street in the old Blockbuster video in Maple Lawn Shopping Center on Wednesday (4/21). El Rey's... Read more

Steakhouse for Queen Village

Thursday, April 15, 2010, 11:54 AM
What Philly needs is a homey steakhouse alternative to the big Center City joints. A place with an Art Deco look that appears to have come from the days of Al Capone. Chef-owner Rich Donato says we'll get all that when he opens The Grill Room, at 780-782 S. Second St. in Queen Village. Lisa Kennard... Read more

South Jersey woman is $1 million Bake-Off winner

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 11:01 AM
Sue Compton, a mortgage-loan processor from Delanco, was named the $1 million winner of the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off moments ago. In Orlando on Monday, Compton, 56, won the contest’s “Sweet Treats” category, for her Mini Ice Cream Cookie Cups recipe. She and three other category finalists... Read more

Bradley Cooper, at work

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 8:32 PM
A car carrying Bradley Cooper couldn't get out of its parking spot on Monday, so Cooper volunteered to get out and move the cones himself. Cooper is in The Dark Fields, which was filming at the Beneficial Bank at 12th and Chestnut Streets. Tuesday's scenes were at the Loews Hotel and Butcher &... Read more

Twins for Monica Malpass

Monday, April 12, 2010, 10:00 PM
Action News announced that anchor Monica Malpass delivered twin boys, Hunter Jace Malpass and Zeke Jones Malpass, just before 6:30 p.m. Monday. Malpass, who turns 49 on April 28, told friends that she had in-vitro fertilization. Her son Jake, whose father is Malpass' ex-husband, David Cutler, turns... Read more

Why is 19th Street 'W 52'?

Monday, April 12, 2010, 12:58 PM
Right on cue, The Dark Fields has started shooting at the Marathon Grill at 1818 Market St., and actor Bradley Cooper is doing a break-up scene inside the restaurant, which is closed for the day. Street signs on 19th St. temporarily read "W 52" because the film is set in New York. The company... Read more

The Bill Cosby jazz fest

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 4:00 PM
Marian Anderson Award winner Bill Cosby had a hand in programming his own tribute Tuesday at the Kimmel Center. "I said I want to give this audience a gift, and that gift was Lizz Wright," Cosby told me in a phone chat Friday. Cosby, a jazz fan, heard the singer at the Playboy Jazz Festival... Read more

Where to (not) see Bradley Cooper

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 10:49 AM
Six weeks of Hollywood excitement starts at 5 a.m. Monday when actor Bradley Cooper reports for hair and makeup for the thriller The Dark Fields, which will be shot here through the end of May. Director Neil Burger and company are due in Philly this weekend after two weeks in Manhattan, the setting... Read more
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