Philly Gossip: Maria Papadakis Engaged, Baby News & Retail

Philly Gossip: Maria Papadakis Engaged, Baby News & Retail


While the DNC was going on Philadelphia’s news and gossip was still happening.


Maria Papadakis, the bubbly, blond who brighten many a room with her contagious smile splashed onto the social scene about 6 years ago, after graduating from Drexel University she began to build a communications career appearing on local TV promoting the best charity events and parties in the City. Eventually she moved on to and Comcast Sportsnet to produced entertaining shows with Kyree Tyrell, who now runs My New Philly.  Life really began after meeting the love of her life, professional soccer player Chris Konopka, though friends at a charity event.  Chris career took him from Philadelphia Union, to Toronto FC, then earlier this year he headed to Scotland to play pro ball there. Back on US soil, Chris will be playing for Portland, Or, this season, and since the beginning of their relationship Maria will be right by his side.

8-4-2016 3-51-46 PM

Congrats Jason and Haley

8-1-2016 2-16-47 AM (Custom)

Last Friday Chelsea Handler was enjoying drinks outside of Parc. She posed for photos and said hi to everyone who recognized her.8-3-2016 1-28-16 PM (Custom)

Congrats Tara Malloy and Brian Fletcher8-4-2016 3-43-09 PM (Custom)

In case you were wondering where the Halloween Store was going to end up on Walnut Street, wonder no more 1702 Walnut. 8-4-2016 10-06-11 AM (Custom)

Congrats to former CBS3 Philly’s Chris May who has returned to his home town  Little Rock, Arkansas and at KATV News. 7-30-2016 11-43-18 PM (Custom)

Congrats7-31-2016 11-11-57 PM (Custom)

Internet celebrity Marie Madore spent the weekend at Hotel Monaco last weekend.

8-5-2016 10-02-37 AM (Custom)

The AT&T Store that has been threatening to go into 15th and Walnut, seems to finally started it’s build out. Strangely enough they took the wrappings off the windows so we can watch the whole messy thing.

Check Philly Mag later today for pics from the Best of Party, and back here on Monday I’ll have the rest. Have an awesome weekend, see you on social media.