The Insider Archive: June, 2009

950ESPN plans Harry Kalas retrospective

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Sports talk 950 ESPN has produced a retrospective on the life and work of Harry Kalas. Keyed to Father's Day, the one-hour program hosted... Read more

Manayunk's Tonic to yield to Yunkers

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Tonic on Main, which has held court at 4421 Main St. for the last five years, closed after business Sunday. After a few days' renovation --... Read more

Tony Danza looking to shoot series here?

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A curious dinner party Monday night at Alma de Cuba near Rittenhouse Square: Mayor Nutter and his wife, Lisa, plus Sharon Pinkenson and Tony... Read more

Franzke returns to Phils tonight

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Jim Jackson's stint doing play by play for the Phillies was a temp assignment. Scott Franzke missed the West Coast road trip because he had... Read more

Feeding Dad for free

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Dads dining at chef Patrice Rames' Patou in Old City or Bistro St. Tropez in Center City on Saturday, June 20 will receive a free ribeye steak... Read more

Wine Thief comes to Mount Airy

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Wine Thief, Chris Simpson's bistro at 7152 Germantown Ave. (215-242-6700), is due to open Wednesday night. Chef Jared Cohen has worked at Max... Read more

P.Y.T. on the QT

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P.Y.T. -- promoter Tommy Up's lounge-slash-burger bar at the north end of the Piazza at Schmidts in Northern Liberties -- is being positioned... Read more

Hero cop is a winner at Badges of Honor 5k

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Police Officer Mark Uffelman, shot in the arm last summer while chasing a thug in South Philly, was one of the three fastest police officers... Read more