Archive for December 3rd, 2012

Could The Ritz Five Turn Into An Expanded Theater/Apartment Building/Outdoor Cafe? Maybe

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Although it’s in the very early stages of planning (or as someone close to the project is quoted as saying, “We are literally at the drawing board”), Society Hill’s Ritz Five could turn into a larger theater, 14-story apartment building, and outdoor cafe. According to Plan Philly, the plans that are in the earliest of […]

The Philly Episode Of Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover Airs Tonight, And Here’s Where You Can Watch It

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

The fruits of Anthony Bourdain‘s Philadelphia labor will be seen on televisions across the land tonight as the Philly episode of The Layover airs at 9PM on the Travel Channel. And while Bourdain himself stopped at places such a Pho 75, Paesano’s, Stateside and more, you can hit some special locations tonight to watch the […]

This Moment In Damon Feldman: The Valuable Community Service Performed By Letting You Know That Octomom Is Sketchy

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

This message came just in time, as we were just about to have Octomom house-sit for us this weekend. Thanks Dame! Previously: When Damon Feldman Sues Michael Lohan, We All Lose

Captain Freeshit: Win A Pair Of Tickets To Nightlands Playing A Live Score To 2001: A Space Odyssey Tomorrow Night At PhilaMOCA!

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

As part of this week’s Tuesday Tune-Out at PhilaMOCA, Nightlands (with Jeff Zeigler) will perform an original instrumental score along with Kubrick’s classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. Presented by BITBY, the show promises to be something truly special. And on a Tuesday? Well what could you possibly do that would be cooler? Nothing. So we’d […]

We Accidentally Tweeted Some Old School Rap Jams And We See No Reason To Stop Now

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

♫ Full Clip – Gang Starr spoti.fi/J0JM3g #Spotify — Philebrity (@philebrity) December 3, 2012 Follow us on Twitter. It’s all good in this business of rap.

Rumblings: Do The Bartman

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

>>> Branding for Tower Place, the Blatstein-owned former State Office Building, has rolled out on the building’s Facebook page. Plus, you can totally follow the building on Instagram. [Facebook] >>> The owners of the Inky are suing Blatstein for the remainder of their $340,500 security deposit back (they’ve received $56,750 to date). Well, maybe they’d […]

The Philebrity Lexicon: “Choad Safari”

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

choad sa·far·i · noun. Social activity in which a group of friends attend a sequence of bars most usually attended by CHOADS, i.e., primarily members of the DOUCHE CLASS, who have unto themselves an entire unique set of mating rituals and calls to CASUAL VIOLENCE. An open, brazen act of CULTURAL SLUMMING, the CHOAD SAFARI […]

Buncha Kids OD At Some Dumb Band’s Show, Philly.commenters Blame Obama, Philebrity Runs Fun Drugs Poll

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

So, yes, this happened on Saturday night, and of course, Philly.com trolls got troll-y little elfin Christmas boners about it, and in case you are wondering, this is what Zed’s Dead sounds like. (Which is like, yeah, I’d need to be high to enjoy that, too, so there but for the grace of God.) And […]

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Have New Album, New Tour, Rare Local Show

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

If you’re into the gothic sounds of murder and doom (and really, who isn’t), it’s worth knowing that Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have a new album coming out. Push the Sky Away, the band’s fifteenth album, will be released on February 18th, 2013. But more importantly, with this album comes a tour. And […]

Your Guide To The Philebrity Award Nominees For Non-Profit Of The Year

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

At the heart of the Philebrity Awards, this year and every year, is the Non-Profit Of The Year award. Indeed, it’s the thing that makes these acknowledgements different from the annual ad section that is Best of Philly and their sickly Yelp-ish ilk. This category celebrates those groups and individuals who donate their time, money, […]

Camden To Dissolve Police Force In A Move That We Swear Is Not A Boardwalk Empire Plotline

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Although, if you close your eyes, you might see how it could be. The move, dreamed up by the city’s long- beleagured burghers, is designed to dismantle the City of Camden’s police force and instead feed Camden into a county-wide system. And it’s now this much closer to becoming a reality. With it, of course, […]