The Insider Archive: August, 2009

Shane Victorino goes to his happy place

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To think that 20 hours before, Phillies star Shane Victorino was a man possessed as he dashed in from center to give umpire Ed Rapuano a piece... Read more

See David Cassidy for free

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David Cassidy, touting his new show on ABC Family called Ruby & the Rockits (he plays a former teen idol), will concertize at 7 p.m. Friday... Read more

A $15 fixed-price menu

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Slainte Irish Pub & Grill at 30th and Market (catercorner from 30th Street Station) is offering a $15 fixed-price menu from Saturdays through... Read more

Cole Hamels' new crib?

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Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and wife Heidi Strobel make a big deal over their high-rise apartment in Two Liberty Place, but they've put a... Read more

Zavala to join Xochitl

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Jennifer Zavala, whose last day at El Camino Real was Friday, will land at Xochitl in Society Hill. Don't read tea leaves on this career move... Read more

RIP, Tangerine

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Stephen Starr says reality has intruded on his Moroccan fantasy. Saturday night was the finale for Tangerine at 232 Market St. after nearly... Read more

Michelle Obama and the girls cool off

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Michelle Obama and daughters did a Saturday afternoon stop for Italian-style gelato at Capogiro at 13th and Sansom Streets. An hour before... Read more

Warning: Joan Rivers, a microphone and a camera

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TV Land informs that Joan Rivers will be on Independence Mall from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday (8/10) as she tapes person-on-the-street interviews... Read more