Dan Gross: Clint gives $500 to rat fund
SCREEN LEGEND Clint Eastwood recently donated $500 to Rat Chick Rat Rescue, a rodent-adoption service run by South Philly's Maria Pandolfi, reports the People Paper's Regina Medina. Eastwood and wife Dina, who keep several pet rats, had donated $1,000 to the organization in 2007. For more on the rescue, visit ratchickratrescue.com.
recently donated $500 to Rat Chick Rat Rescue, a rodent-adoption service run by South Philly's
, reports the People Paper's
. Eastwood and wife
, who keep several pet rats, had donated $1,000 to the organization in 2007. For more on the rescue, visit ratchickratrescue.com.
Out and about
* Broadway star Lu-
cie Arnaz went for guava BBQ ribs and a mojito late Friday night at Cuba Libre (10 S. 2nd) after she performed in Peter Nero and the Philly Pops' 30th anniversary concert at the Kimmel Center. The daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Lucie, a presenter at the Tonys Sunday night, and her guests took in the Late Night Latin floor show.
* Rappers Beanie Sigel and Freeway hit
Silk City (5th & Spring Garden) Friday for the 4AM party with DJs Dirty, Jayo and Tigerbeat.
* Flyers defenseman Randy Jones and a
girlfriend bowled and had appetizers at Pinsetter (7111 Maple) in Merchantville on Saturday afternoon.
* Donovan McNabb and wife Roxi dined
Friday at DelFrisco's (15th & Chestnut) and Olney-raised Cuttino Mobley, who retired from the NBA in December due to a heart condition, was in the following night.
* Later Friday night McNabb was at
Pearl (1904 Chestnut), which was hosting event promoter Mike Fazio's birthday party. Eagles Kyle Eckel and Eugene Bright were also at Pearl, as was Michael Lohan, Lindsay Lohan's troublemaking father, in town to promote his June 20 fight against "Survivor" Johnny Fairplay at the Philadelphia Airport Ramada in Essington.
In even more McNabb news . . .
Donovan McNabb presented medals to the top three mens' and womens' finishers who raced in the Badges of Honor 5K Saturday in South Philly. The race, organized by Fox 29's John Bolaris, benefits the Survivors Fund, which aids families of police officers, firefighters and correctional officers who died in the line of duty. Top men's finishers were Rich Angelillo, Matt Halley and Michael Danko and the top women were Claire Duncan, Judi Cassel and Madlyn Evans.
Phish guy digs Spectrum book
Comcast-Spectacor's Ike Richman
presented Phish front man Trey Anastasio with a copy of "God Bless the Spectrum," before Phish played a sold-out show at the Susquehanna Bank Center Sunday. Anastasio is featured in the 160-page book, produced by the Daily News, in a 1995 photo in which he wears a John LeClair Flyers jersey. Anastasio told Richman he was honored to be included since he grew up in Princeton and attended Flyers games with his dad and concerts with friends at the Spectrum. The book is $24.95 on Philly.com.
Mamie movie AIDS a good cause
Blonde bombshell Mamie Van Doren has sent regrets to the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania that she cannot attend Friday's benefit screening of 1958's "Born Reckless," in which she stars. The sex symbol told AIDS Law Project Executive Director Ronda Goldfein about her early activism in the cause of AIDS awareness.
Van Doren, by the way, has still got it at 78. (Don't believe us? Check out her Web site mamievandoren.com). Tix for the AIDS Law benefit are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. The party starts at 6 p.m. and the film screens at 7:30 at the offices of Digitas Health inside the Wanamaker Building. For more info, visit aidslawpa. org.
Arthur Kade in fashion show
Local matchmaker Steve Ward, of VH1's "Tough Love," hosts Fashion in Public to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Philadelphia at 7 p.m. Thursday at Public House (18th & Cherry).
CBS 3 meteorologist Doug Kammerer, Sixers dancer Kate Beaver and Angela Perfetto, the cover model on 93.3 WMMR's Preston & Steve's Totally Office Calendar, are among models. Joining them is actor/model Arthur Kade, who picks up new readers and haters daily on ArthurKade.com where he chronicles sexual conquests and details his pursuit of fame and celebrity. The event is free, but donations to Ronald McDonald House are encouraged.
Babes needed for 'Bachelor'
Hey, ladies, there's an open-call for "The Bachelor" at Dave & Buster's (500 W. Germantown) in Plymouth Meeting from 1 to 5 Saturday afternoon. For more info, visit thebachelor.tv. *
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