|Photo | Scott Weiner
|Flo Rida (left) with Q102 DJ Maxwell
â¤ They ain't waiting: Metrocorp
's buyout of Art Etchells
and the happy reunion of he with ex-Foob advisory board head Kirsten Henri
(now the mag's food editor) starts here
, now. Next up for Etchells is helping Foobooz expand to Metrocorp's Boston mag food brand.
â¤ Caterwauling comic/singer Mikey Gallactic
brings something akin to season cheer and strippers and Dani Mari
(who now has a new job booking corporate events at Triumph
, so no more pushing office furniture for her) to the Troc's Balcony
on Dec. 18.
â¤ Right now you can hear Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
's Asbury Park Carousel House
show, which he played last week to celebrate that Darkness on the Edge of Town
reissue, The Promise
, at VEVO.com
through Jan. 1, 2011.
|Photo | Scott Weiner
|Jazmine Sullivan pictured at a very private studio performance at Power 99 in Bala Cynwyd, Dec. 10.
â¤ This new name sounds even less catchy: The 2010 Philly-filmed The Dark Fields
(starring Robert DeNiro
, Bradley Cooper
) will now be titled (soft, dull drumroll, please) Limitless
(oy how generic) with a current opening date of March 18, 2011.
â¤ While I'm waiting for Stephen Starr
's gastropubbery The Dandelion
to open on 18th Street, maybe I'll hit my own neighborhood g-pub, Devil's Den
. Oh wait chef Paul Trowbridge
just took over for Alex UreÃ±a
â¤ When you go to The Red Masque
/Radio Eris WOMB
concert at M Room
on Dec. 18, tell Masqueraders Lynnette Shelley
and Brandon Lord Ross
that you spied them as extras in the temple scene
(the "dark warriors" on the left) for "The Poisoner," a vid for the new track from Philly folk-psych expats Fern Knight
. The dour yet snappy tune is from Fern's recently released CD Castings
|Photo | Scott Weiner
|Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino signs copies
of Here's The Situation at Bookends
in Ridgewood, N.J., Dec. 12.
is what Munish Narula
is calling his 777 S. Broad St. spot, and Sylva Senat
(ex at Buddakan
) is its chef. Love that.
â¤ We don't know much yet about what goes on during Trash Tuesdays at Barberella
but from the looks of its vavavavoom vixenish poster, we should check it.
â¤ Bela Shehu
's Editors Event
tonight, Dec. 16 the one where she's showingoff her new NINO designs runs 2-4 p.m. and again 6-9 p.m. at 1639 Fitzwataaaaaaaaaah.
â¤ The Art Deco Vault Ultra Lounge
at 470 N. Second is going to be this weekend's home to a whole kittenkaboodle of weird celebrity: The Real Housewives of Atlanta
, Sheree Whitfield
and Kim Zolciak
) and the Diddy Black-Tie Gala After-Party
is there on Saturday, and the Jamie Foxx
listening party for his new CD Best Night of My Life
is on Friday it's all part of the Joy to the World
gala to benefit area families in need. While the festival starts off at North Bowl
with comedian Kevin Hart
, rapper Fabolous
and model Melyssa Ford
tonight, Dec. 16, and makes a stop at the Ritz-Carlton where Diddy hosts the black-tie Joy to the World benefit gala, the whole weekend wraps up again at the Vault by like 3:30 a.m. Check out joytotheworldfest.org
, or wait to see the photos here next week.
There was that post-Jingle Ball
with Flo Rida
studios where he and DJ Maxwell
made sweet together and Philly homegirl Jazmine Sullivan
did a private jam at Power 99
's offices. â¤ There was some muscle-bound fun to be had with Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino
signing copies of Here's The Situation
in Ridgewood, N.J. â¤ Kids, KIDS designer Jac Vanek
loves the '90s, the U.K., not eating meat and greeting screaming fans at Bloomingdale's Short Hills Mall
store in N.J. â¤ There was even some stuff I didn't see that you loverly peeps told me about, like ex-Eagle Vince Papale
eating a sandwich at Talk of the Town
and America's Got Talent
host Nick Cannon
spinning tracks from wife Mariah Carey
's Christmas CD at Borgata
while he was on call to DJ.
â¤ Want to send Wesley Snipes
something at his Lewis Run, Pa., prison cell now that the U.S. Marshal's Office has incarcerated him for a three-year sentence for failing to pay his taxes? FindPrisoners.com will give you his number and address so that we can write him and send him porno mags.
â¤ The Kimmel Center
just named new board members Dr. Keith Leaphart
, founder and owner of The Leaphart Group
"Not Ronald" McDonald
from First Genesis Financial Group
and Joseph Redling
, CEO at NutriSystem
. Get me some sugar and good Liza Minelli
â¤ WHAT THE FRANK? Friday With Frank
, Sid Mark
's just-turned-55-year-old radio show at WPHT-AM
will end on Dec. 31, 2010. Sunday With Sinatra
remains but C'MON. Sinatra at night is best. At least they took off Glenn Beck
and Sean Hannity