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Charlie Sheen came through for PYT server

Also: Eagles get on the charity beat and more.

BELIEVE IT or not, Charlie Sheen came through.

The actor had pledged $1,000 to PYT server Rob Knelly after he was infamously stiffed by Eagle LeSean McCoy with a 20-cent tip. Sheen pledged $1,000 on Twitter to Knelly.

And he actually sent it.

Ten $100 bills and a signed photo were FedExed to the restaurant in care of Knelly.

To quote Mr. McCoy: "I'm happy [Sheen] is finally doing something positive."

So what did Knelly do with the dough? He donated $100 to the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and used the rest to pay off some bills.

Stache-d away

Want to meet Brent Celek, Todd Herremans, Riley Cooper and other Eagles? Hit up Celek's Old City eatery, Prime Stache (110 Chestnut St.), on Oct. 10, where players will be meeting, greeting and signing autographs with fans from 4 to 7 p.m.

Make Stache your happy-hour plans for the night as well, considering 50 percent of all proceeds directly benefit the Todd Herremans Foundation, which raises money for local charities.

Wild 'Style'Os

In other Eagles charity news . . .

Eagles wide receiver and return specialist Brad Smith will raise money for his True Foundation on Thursday at Saks Fifth Avenue (2 Bala Plaza, Bala Cynwyd) with Style Games. The event will feature teammates (including Connor Barwin, Brandon Boykin, Darren Sproles, Nick Foles, Malcolm Jenkins, Mychal Kendricks, LeSean McCoy, Brent Celek and Mark Sanchez) competing in games that emphasize fashion and athleticism. Smith is quite the fashionista, acting as a correspondent for Men's Health during New York Fashion Week. But he has some stylish competition from Jenkins, who runs Rock Avenue Bow Ties, while Celek runs the Revisit accessories line. It's all hosted by Marcus D. Wiley, the co-host of the "Yolanda Adams Morning Show," which can be heard on Praise 103.9.

To buy tickets, go to

Piano men

Germantown's Cunningham Piano Co. (5427 Germantown Ave.) will celebrate its 123rd birthday with two segments on the Science Channel's "How It's Made," airing Sunday and Dec. 5.

The first segment will detail the manufacturing process, while the second installation will look at how experts rebuild pianos from the ground up.

Book beat

* Former Daily News reporter Shaun D. Mullen has released the excellently titled There's a House in the Land (Where a Band Can Take a Stand), about a group of Vietnam vets and friends who inhabited a farmhouse in Newark, Del., during the '70s.

* We've got another one! Former Daily News TV columnist David M. Friedman yesterday released Wilde in America: Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern Celebrity, exploring how the great Irish wit launched his own celebrity in the states during an 1882 U.S. tour.

* Actress Valerie Ogden, well-known for animal-rights activism in Philly, will release a book about Baron Gilles de Rais, better known as Bluebeard, in Bluebeard: Brave Warrior, Brutal Psychopath. Check out the book-release party at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Barnes and Noble (1805 Walnut St.) I heard former Gov. Ed Rendell and state Chief Justice Ron Castille are on the invite list. For more info, go to

RowHome 'Blues'

Philadelphia RowHome Magazine announced its Blue Sapphire award winners, presented to those who have left an indelible mark on the city. Winners include IBEW Local 98 president John Dougherty for the Community Service Award, the Sound of Philadelphia's Kenny Gamble for the Lifetime Achievement Award, Cescaphe Event Group CEO Joe Volpe for the Business Success Story Award, and CBS3's Ukee Washington for the Media award. Other award winners include Ricky Baccare Jr., Christian Carto, Lea Falcione and Audra McLaughlin. The honorees will be feted in November.


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