Dan Gross: Rihanna, Chris Brown pay a visit to G
R&B SENSATIONS Rihanna and Chris Brown were all over each other on a Saturday night visit to G (111 S. 17th), where they stopped after performing along with Kanye West at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden.
were all over each other on a Saturday night visit to G (111 S. 17th), where they stopped after performing along with
at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden.
The party, which also included 107.9 WRNB host Nicholas "Sixx" King, who's semi-retired from crashing awards shows, initially included Kanye, but he called it a night early, retiring to his room at the Four Seasons. Neither Rihanna nor Brown was drinking at G, which is good as they're both underage. The couple that won't confirm they're a couple danced together and posed for a few pictures with fans at the club, where they briefly stopped in the Mogul Room, inside a bank vault.
Mag: Aniston's out, Kennedy's in
The Kennedys can still sell gossip magazines. Life & Style just reassigned a reporter who was in town looking for any news on Jennifer Aniston, here shooting "Marley & Me," to cover Sen. Edward Kennedy's cancer battle.
Happy Rooster changing hands
Rose Parrotta is in the process of selling the Happy Rooster (16th & Sansom) to newcomers Debbie Jordan and Larry Berk. Parrotta took over the popular spot more than eight years ago from original owners "Doc" Ulitsky and wife Madeline, who opened the restaurant in 1968. Parrotta, who has no immediate plans for another restaurant, expects to be out by July 4 and says the new owners plan to keep the place pretty much the same.
Bon Jovi broadcast at Soul game
Fans at tonight's Philadelphia Soul game will also be able to catch a satellite broadcast of team co-owner Jon Bon Jovi's band performing at Veltsin Stadium in Gelsinkirchen, Germany. The Wachovia Center will broadcast the first hour of the concert about 11:15, after the 7:30 game ends. Tickets are still available for the game at the box office or online at comcasttix.com.
Mike Miss hosting Fridays in A.C.
From June 6 through the end of August, 950 ESPN 3-to-7 p.m. host Mike Missanelli will broadcast his Friday shows before a live audience at the 25 Hours Bar inside Resorts Atlantic City.
Speaking of 950, host Don Tollefson, also Fox 29's sports director, is due back on the radio May 31. No word on when he'll return to the air at Fox 29. Tolly's been off since March after a car accident.
Huggins honored at local Emmys
NBC 10 veteran broadcaster Edie Huggins, who started at the station in 1966, will receive the Board of Governors' Award from the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, at the 26th Annual Mid-Atlantic Emmy awards at the Philadelphia Marriott Sept. 13.
Distante's Charlie best dressed?
The always-dapper Charlie Marrotta, owner of men's clothier Distante (1512 Sansom), is up for Esquire's Best Dressed Real Man title. To vote, visit EsquireBDRM.com and search for the name "Charles."
Chio crew hangs with Mr. Alba
Wired 96.5's G-N Kang and Justice visited Cash Warren in Los Angeles a day after Warren married pregnant hottie Jessica Alba. The radio duo, who work on the "Chio in the Morning" show, were in California covering the "American Idol" finale. Warren recently made a documentary about gangs called "Made in America."
* Speaking of Chio, he's been nominated
for favorite media professional in the Hispanic Choice Awards. He's up against his former Q102 sidekick, Diego Ramos, who won it last year. The winner will be announced June 14 at the Kimmel Center.
Congrats to Renegade front man Brian Adoff and Morgan Obidowski, PR coordinator at the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corp., who were engaged Tuesday night. Adoff, 28, an actor and personal trainer, runs the Punk Rock Boot Camp. He and Obidowski, 24 today, have been dating for 18 months. Adoff proposed with the help of a Web site he made, BrianLovesMorgan.com. *
* MAINLINE mag's Rebecca Kenton Quinn and husband John Quinn, a managing partner at Davenport Investments, welcomed Nicholas John Kenton Quinn, on May 14, who weighed in at 10 pounds. He has a big sister Carolyn. *
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