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Philly Style Mag Holiday Party 2018 – 18 Great Holiday Looks

Philly Style Mag Holiday Party 2018 – 18 Great Holiday Looks

John Colabelli, publisher of Philly Style Magazine, and Kristine Detterline, editor of Philly Style Magazine hosted their annual holiday invite only soiree in the lobby of The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia at Richard Sandoval‘s Aqimero. Friends, family and business leaders in the community enjoyed passed hordourve’s, specialty cocktails , photo booths, and dj entertainment by CTO during the festive event. Spotted in the crowd was Jefferson Hospital’s president Steve Klasko, BJ and Craig Spencer, Roberta and Carl Dranoff, Julie Abramson, whose company Jewel’s Entertainment provided the special guests like Mirror Man, and Santa’s Elf just hanging around, Missy Dietz, Nieman Marcus, and Brian Kappra, Evantine Design, Jeff Guaracino, Executive Director of Visit Philly, Jimmy Contreras, Ritz Carlton, David Davitch, Scarpetta (New Year’s Party), Aida Sparta, Marc Oppenheimer, Parx Casino – they have lots happening in the new year – Sports Betting, A Beer Garden and more live entertainment in the XCite Center – disclaimer Parx is an advertiser, you advertise with us to drop us a note HUGHE@PHILLYCHITCHAT.COM, advertisers always get live links in posts as well),  Charles Chuck Peruto and Lindsey Glasgow (2019 they’ll be Mr & Mrs Peruto), Lynsie and Evan Solomon, Mary K. Dougherty, Linda Swain, Karen Buchholz, John Bolaris formerly weatherman extraordinaire, now real estate extraordinaire with TCS Black Label, Anita Oh, who left CBS3Philly to pursue a law degree at PENN #winning, and Raechal Halpern.

Santa was on hand to hear Bruce and Michelle Shannon‘s list for Christmas as the Cashman Girls controlled the list to
see who was naughty or nice to gain entry. (2019 will be their 20th Anniversary – Congrats Nicole Cashman & Assocs.)

Striped Sequin Dress were popular with the ladies including Kristin Detterline and Thanuja Hamilton. Look for The Sleep Doctor
to be on Dr. Oz again in January, after just having taped another segment last week. During the soiree NBC10’s Rosemary Connor’s snuck out to catch Steve Carell and Robert Zemeckis new film ‘Welcome to Marwen’ at the Ritz at the Bourse.  Later in the evening Steve Carell joined party goers for the afterparty at the Ritz, as well as a bite to eat at Aqimero posing with Melissa Leonard and Jenna Gyger.
Looking for somewhere to dine on Christmas Eve

On December 24th join Aqimero for a joyful holiday celebration. Indulge in our specialty four-course menu, featuring specialties from our wood-burning grill while enjoying the spectacular views of beautiful décor of the lobby and The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia.

Partners in Crime: Sidney Grimes, Louie Louie, the new restaurant at the Inn at Penn and Michele VanNostran, Starr Restaurants. The duo told me stories about
Sidney’s annual holiday theme party “Wigs and Turtle Necks” where all guests came dressed as such. Sounds like a blast!

A.J. Marsico and Annie McCormick , 6ABC. Annie has a book coming out shortly called The Doctor, The Hitman and the Motorcycle Gang which will deal with the murder of April Kauffman, a New Jersey radio personality who was shot to death in her home in May 2012. Read more about it over here on

Beauty all around as the newly engaged Allison Smith takes a selfie with Greg Basille and Jen Groover.

Brittney Shipp, NBC10 and Melissa Magee, 6ABC

Jill Rizen was perfection in a glitter jump suit, rounding out the glamour were Ani Semerjian and Lauren Colabelli

When someone says I wore these festive earrings just for you, you take notice. Thanks Whitney Ulmann, Atlantic City’s answer to PhillyChitChat. You can catch her most weeks on Fox 29 giving us the low down on events Down The Shore by Go Whitney. That’s her sister Margo Pisnoy

Congrats to Alexander Hankin for his first article in the December PhillyStyleMagazine. He’s been writing about art for awhile online, but this month he’s in print. Wearing winter white and looking stunning is Vasiliki Tsiouris, co owner of Craftsman’s Row, Opa and Drury Bar. Not a good year for their Sansom Street eateries after the summer water main break a block away. The new year is looking as bright as winter white. Go check out the Drury Beer Garden @ Opa all festive this holiday.

Steve Circelli and Maureen Dellisanti tells me her favorite Christmas tradition is playing “Hide the Pickle.”  I had to look that one up:
A decoration in the shape of a pickle is hidden on a Christmas tree, with the finder receiving either a reward or good fortune for the following year. 

David Alexander Jenkins tops off his unique sense of fashion with a hat

Dr. Ary Modesto , Angela Carson, Raphael Novoa and Rob Santorra

 Buffy Harakidas, Dr. Julie Gomberg, Shannon Heilig , Julie Lesicki and Jennifer Sherlock
Next up for these ladies is HAIR OF THE DOG’S 25th Anniversary Party at Crystal Tea Room
on Janury 19, 2019

Brittney Ship, with Dad Mr. Shipp, Philly Socialite Melissa Leonard and Anzio Williams, VP of News NBCPhiladelphia and Telemundo

Matt Lindenmuth‘s shoe laces match WMMR’s bae Marisa Magnatta’s dress – nuff said!!

Carmen Tomassetti and Rob Molinaro

Kristin Detterline, Andrew Smith and Dr. Nina Radcliff – crop tops are all the rage this holiday season.

Brittney Shipp tells me she makes grandma’s Gumbo recipe at Christmas and it reminds her of her childhood celebrations with the family, whereas Christmas doesn’t start for Jacqueline London to she makes her Gingerbread House. She doesn’t eat it, but it’s very welcoming.

Greg Basile looked the most Merry Merry at this year’s PSM Party.

Thanks to Philly Style Magazine for having me this year, and for always being so kind to Philly Chit Chat.



Photos: Thuzio and Claude Giroux Foundation Fundraiser

Thuzio and Claude Giroux Foundation Fundraiser

On November 30, 2017, Thuzio members, their guests and supporters of the Claude Giroux Foundation gathered at Cescaphe Ballroom for a Casino themed night in support of a great cause.



Guests tried their luck playing traditional casino games and bidding on silent and live auction items. Claude Giroux mingled with guests and was joined by 6-8 of his Flyers teammates and other local philadelphia celebs/athletes such as Vince Papale, Freddie Mitchell, Todd Herremans, Brian Propp, Riley Cote, Justin Perillo amongst others.

Claude Giroux, Flyers

Thuzio is redefining business entertainment through its exclusive celebrity-powered event platform. Executives rely on Thuzio experiences to engage their most vital business relationships and network amongst a c-level audience, while brands leverage Thuzio to reach its influential community. Member companies range from large corporations such as Bank of America and Morgan Stanley, to local small business owners.

Thuzio was founded in 2012 by New York Giants running back Tiki Barber, serial entrepreneur Mark Gerson (co-founder of GLG), and Jared Augustine as an e-commerce marketplace for booking athletes. In 2014, Thuzio launched its subscription event product and currently hosts events in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, & Los Angeles.
Todd Herremans and Vince Papale

Freddie Mitchell
The Claude Giroux Foundation, established in 2014, supports various organizations who better the lives of individuals and families in need throughout the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Hearst, Ontario communities. Originally from Hearst, Ontario, Giroux announced in October of 2010 that he had chosen to associate himself with the Notre-Dame Hospital Foundation in Hearst. “I think it’s a good cause and a lot of people back home are putting a lot of time into it, so it should be a pretty good site for fans visit,” said Giroux.

The partners of the foundation then decided to join forces and first raise funds for the construction of a new physiotherapy and rehabilitation centre named, the Claude-Giroux Centre. “The construction of the new Centre Claude-Giroux Centre is a big project with an estimated cost of around $700,000. We hope this website will prove to be an excellent and innovative way to raise funds for this project”, declared France Dallaire, member of the Foundation and CEO of the Notre-Dame Hospital.
Host of The700LevelShow Marc Farzetta, Emcee the evening and Andrea Helfich, new sideline reporter for the Flyers
Jen Groover, serial entrepreneur

Thanks to Thuzio for providing the photos. I had bronchitis and wasn’t able to make it, although it was on my schedule.


Variety’s Let Them Eat Cake – Photos and list of Winners

The Loews Hotel hosted Variety – The Children’s Charity -Philadelphia’s annual fundraiser: Let Them Eat Cake: A Variety of Childhood Fun & Fantasy on Sunday March 5, 2017. The event featured 25 of the area’s best pasty chefs, wine tastings, and live music by Mole Street. All proceeds from the event will benefit Variety, the Children’s Charity to improve the quality of life for children with special needs. Tickets were $50

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and guests received “to go” boxes to take samples home

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Taylor Settles from The Walnut Hill College – The Restaurant School

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Amanda Kaewvichien, Executive Pastry Chef at Bank & Bourbon

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Danielle Zodhoski, Master Baker
Took over 60 hours to create Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter Party

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Definitely one of my favorite cakes

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Diane Michelle Cakes

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Night Kitchen
Jackie Swain and Jenna Rowan
Won for Best Tasting – a peanut butter chocolate cake

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Moshulu – Sandy Valentine, Pastry Chef

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No 10. #MoonLightMixUpAward:
They won the student competition, but when they went to collect the prize they said they weren’t
students but an actually bakery.

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Save Your Fork LLC

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Let Them Eat Cake is a competitive cake competition with categories for students and bakeries.

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Unik Cakes in Warminster PA created this funfetti cake of fantasy. I thought it was the most delicious one.

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All the cakes were really amazing. I only wish they had more categories, and also didn’t award the same cake company multiple awards.
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I loved that “Let them Eat Cake” was held on a Sunday this year. So many families came. It was really nice.

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And there was entertainment

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There was an amazing auction consisting of trips from around the world with most bids starting at $2000

Plus a nice raffle with a dozen fun prizes to win.

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Congrats to entrepreneur Jen Groover for being honored at the event with the Variety Club Leadership Award.
– Lift up other people. Encourage others to see their potential. Be a leader in your community, Jen told the crowd.

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Master Baker received the Audience Choice Award and Best Theme by the Judges

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Burlington County College won the student competition

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Jackie Swain reacting to the news that Night Kitchen won “Best of Show”

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Night Kitchen
Jackie Swain and Jenna Rowan

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Variety – The Children’s Charity


AC Moore: Arts and Crafts Stores is Coming to Center City, Hillary Clinton, Ivanka Trump, Babies & Winners

AC Moore: Arts and Crafts Stores is Coming to Center City, Hillary Clinton, Ivanka Trump, Babies & Winners

Good afternoon, it’s Thursday and time for our regularly schedule Philly Gossip session. Oh boy game changer, well if you’re into arts and crafts, and DIY, good news, unless your Blik up the street, everyone’s favorite arts & crafts store is coming to CENTER CITY

AC Moore

I hear AC Moore: Arts and Crafts Stores is Coming to Center City and setting shop where the recently closed FYE Record store
was located at Broad and Chestnut Streets. I’ve been by the store, the brown paper wrapping is up and work is underway. wrote more on the AC Moore story on Friday here.

AC Moore

Yesterday Kevin Hart was tired after he popped into 3 preview screenings of his new film “Kevin Hart: What Now?”. He started the day in NYC, then popped
into Philly, where he filmed the stand up comedian routine at the Linc last summer, at the United Riverview Theater, then drove down to DC and
surprised movie goers there. In Philly he walked the red carpet, then addressed the fans inside the theater. He’s got some serious security eh

AC Moore

Congrats to the Philly born comedian, who got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame earlier this week.


Catch Quincy Harris’ interview with Kevin Hart on The Q, Fox 29 Friday at NOON.

AC Moore

Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, arrives for her first “coffee” of the day in Malvern.


Republican pundit Erin Elmore was on hand to greet Ivanka with oohs and ahhs. Ivanka will also be having coffee in Drexel Hill and Ivyland as well.


Congrats to Marilyn. Some people know that I used Marilyn to help me make a career decision. She told me not to take a job, cause the job I wanted would come to me and give me an offer. I said no I don’t think they will, but I listen to her and w/i two months they said job came to me.AC Moore

I ran into Jen Groover at the new eatery Harp & Crown on Tuesday night, and she reminded me of her new project. I’m going to go cause even though I am in the middle
of my “start up” business, an organization like Jump Start Start Up didn’t exist. Jen reminded me of a conversation we had last year we had about this very thing. When I started my
company, I learned all I thought I needed to know from the internet, and I made mistakes. Especially branding mistakes.

Imagine you can walk into a store and go station to station and get all the things you need in one play to lay a solid foundation for your business to grow? Now you can! JumpStart StartUp is a turn-key solution for small business owners to take the guess work out of what the best business services are to use because we have done the research….and negotiating for you!

Our mission is to accelerate the pace of growth for small businesses to get started and to scale to stimulate the economy and innovation through entrepreneurship.

This event is FREE and open to the public thanks to our sponsors!

Tuesday 8AM October 25, 2016 at 1505 Walnut Street Phila Pa

AC Moore

Little Berlin and Streets Dept Present:
Philadelphia, Goddamn – Art In Dissent

Opening Night Reception 10/14/16 – 6 to 10
october 14 – 30

2430 Coral St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

AC Moore

Congrats to my Philly Mag editor Brian Howard and Carolyn Huckabay on the birth of their adorable baby

Check out Philly Chit Chat every day to see who, what, when and where , and on Sundays and Thursdays for Philly Gossip


Philly Gossip: Goodbye Brittney Shipp, Alycia Lane Announcement, Shady McCoy and Gamble Celebration

Happy Monday Morning. I’m sure you all have you’re Golden Globe glow on after last nights show. Hopefully that is the last we see of Ricky Gervais forever.

He was nearly as offensive as Mel Gibson has been, and several of his jokes were about Mel who was a presenter last night, which made no sense.

After the show I watched NBC10 News for the latest on Philly News, with my gals Denise Nakano and Brittney Shipp. OMG it was Brittney’s last night in Philly. ‘Sunday marked the final forecast for NBC10’s Brittney Shipp. After
spending three years with our First Alert Weather team,

Brittney is
moving on to start a new journey in San Francisco where she’ll work as
the main weekday night meteorologist for KRON-TV.’ (NBC10 Philadelphia) Saturday night NBC10 family said good bye to Brittney at a party at Del Frisco’s in Center City. All her favs were there Jacqueline London, Keith Jones, Anzio Williams and Rosemary Connors.

Speaking of Rosemary Connors, I spotted her, hubby Ben, LuAnn Cahn, and her hubby Phil at the new southern eaterly in Old City, Little Lion on Friday night. That’s Rosemary in the pink on the left. The place was packed. I was headed upstairs to attend QVC’s Erin Elmore’s birthday party. It was great. I’ll have photos of her party tomorrow.
 Christmas was such a blur as you know, and I forgot to post this awesome shot from former CBS3’s anchorwomen Alycia Lane and her family’s annual Christmas photo where they all dress in matching PJ’s including the dog. Well, Alycia told her friends last week that

baby makes four. A little brother will join big sister Averie, born in June 2014, in June 2016.
Congrats to Kenny Gamble (The Father of the Philadelphia Sound) and Dyana R. Williams (Legendary mistress of music –  “Soulful Sunday” on 100.3 and celebrity strategist) celebrated their grandchild, Luke Gamble‘s first birthday on Saturday. Luke is the child of their son Caliph Gamble and his lovely wife, Deana Gamble.

Congrats to Katelyn and Dan DeLiberty on the birth of their baby girl last week. The baby was due at Christmas time, but took her time in making her debut for mom and dad, who just celebrated their first anniversary  November 15, 2015.

The Santana family let their loved ones know they were expected a baby girl in may at their gender reveal party on Saturday. These parties are so much fun, and seem to be all the rage lately.
Google is developing a talk show like “The View'” and our very own Jen Groover, entrepreneur and life coach, just got cast to co-host. Can’t wait.

Congrats to my former photo editor at Steph Aaronson who was laid off December 4 and has landed as photo editor at the Wall Street Journal.

Former Mob Wives star Alicia DiMichele was at the Philadelphia 76ers-Cleveland Cavaliers game and ran into Shady McCoy who was wearing a Cleveland Indians hat. I’m sure none of the Philly’s fans picked a fight with him.

Congrats to David Deven, General Director and President of Opera Philadelphia on his 10th anniversary at the helm. Up next for Opera Philadelphia is Cold Mountain which opens 2/5/16

Tim Quirino co-founded Geekadelphia & The Philly Geek Awards, lives in San Francisco and came across the production of the Full House Reunion, which is being shot for Netfliks. Set in San Francisco, it’s great to see the “Full House” house is being used for the new movie too. The Full House is party of the “Painted Ladies” in San Francisco, made famous by the 1990s TV show.

Nicole Cashman, CEO of Cashman & Associates Celebrates 15 Years of Success at the Sonesta

Nicole Cashman, CEO of Cashman & Associates Celebrates 15 Years of Success in style at the renovated Sonesta Hotel at 17th and Market

Nicole Cashman got her start in PR when she attended Drexel University and did a
co-op in NYC at Saks Fifth Avenue in PR and events. After she
graduated, Nicole worked as the PR Director for Bloomingdales.
Later, she got a job working for the May Company in Philadelphia. In
2001, Cashman opened her boutique PR firm, mostly doing freelance work
with a few different clients. Within a short time she had a roster of clients including current ones today: Starr Restaurant
Organization, Philadelphia Style
Magazine, Century 21 (shopping), Hardrock Cafe, Bernie Robbins, and one I’m super excited about Snap Kitchen opening early next year (prepared paleo meals and other healthy, cooked everday meals), they’ve also partnered with organizations that included the City of Philadelphia, Visit Philadelphia, Fashion Incubator, Philly From The Top, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co., Scannapieco Development Corporation (5oo Walnut, Bok School), Comcast, Live Nation, and more. She also donates time and money to many of Philadelphia’s charitable organizations.

Nicole Cashman (red) with a few of her close friends, l-r Sabrina Tamburino Thorne, Carol Tamburino and Lauren Colabelli. 
Those lucky enough to get an invite to celebrate her 15th Anniversary party at the Sonesta where they put out a generous spread which included  kobe beef and crab cake sliders, soup shooters, risotto station and more, there was lots of dancing to the sounds of Eddie Tully and songstress Jessy Kyle, as well as being sketched by the very talented Denise Fike

Cashman & Assocs also honored Mayor Michael Nutter and presented a slide
show of many of the ribbon cuttings and appearances he made over the
years supporting their clients.

Nicole Cashman, Mayor Michael Nutter and Laura Krebbs, Vice President of Cashman & Assocs.

Smiling Greg Dodge who just opened the hot new spot in Midtown Village – Tredici Enoteca, Zavino Hospitality Group’s Mediterranean wine bar with Tempa Berish and Eric Robbins
 Reality-star-turned-Rittenhouse-socialite, and QVC hostess, Erin Elmore and husband, tech CEO Craig Spitzer
 Three ladies that control Philly’s Message: Editor Kristin Detterline, Editor Philly Style Magazine, and Laura Burkhardt, Publisher Where Magazine flank Center City District’s Director of Marketing Michelle Shannon.

 Michelle Boyles, Philly Biz, Jimmy Contreras, Cashman & Assocs. He started with the firm in September and is their media relations guy, Fran Hogan and friend.
 Michelle Ranieri and Lauren Colabelli
 Steve Warner, Alex Holley, Ian Crumm, Ree Donaldson 
“When you hire Cashman & Associates, you don’t just get a great PR
company. You get special events expertise, community influence, a
marketing sounding board, social media reach, and media relations
masters. I trust Nicole & her results-driven team with any project.”
Nick Gregory, Regional Vice President Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
 Danielle Triplett and Diamond Holland
 Joe Weiss and Sharon Pinkenson
“The Greater Philadelphia Film Office has had a long and successful working relationship with Cashman & Associates. They are the best in their field and continue to be trailblazers in the industry. Nicole Cashman and her team have always been ardent supporters of the GPFO sharing their expertise and professionalism with us. We proudly and confidently recommend them to our film industry clients for their marketing needs.” Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director Greater Philadelphia Film Office
 John Colabelli, Publisher of Philly Style Magazine, Lenny Bazemore, Bazemore Galleries (Cashman Client) Matt Ray, Chatterblast
 Al Lee, Instagram superstar with girlfriend Danielle Sievers
The duo just started a new tradition heading to Longwood Gardens to check out the holiday lights.
 “Our Phillyosophy: when a great Philadelphia company like Cashman &
Associates expands its services, we pay attention. We have collaborated
with Nicole and her team on many things, big and small, over the years,
and they’ve always delivered exceptional service with the utmost
professionalism and impeccable taste.”

Meryl Levitz, President & CEO


 Binh Nguyen enjoying a #CashBash Cosmo
The specialty drink of the evening. When you attend a Cashman & Assoc. clients event, launch or celebration, there’s always a specialty drink that reflects the theme.
 Amanda Mancuso and Ryan Rakosae
 Stacey Wallace and Naomi Shanler  (OMG cool outfit)
 Michelle Conron, Cashman & Assocs. and Christina Cassidy 
 Joanna and Randy Giancaterino (Randy does the press releases & credentialing for the City Rep)
 Evan Evans, GM observation deck at One Liberty Place (BTW the entrance at 7PM is on Market St in the lobby of the office building) Jessica Blank and Amy Besser – Observation deck One Liberty Place
 Melony Roy, Kristin Johansen, Daniel Cevallos and Sara Ganim
 John Clarke, Comcast Sports and actor Matthew Nadu
Mike Raggio, Melissa Leonard, and Eliana Raggio
Stacey Kracher and Brandon Morrison
Randyl Case and Ian M Crumm
Don and Renee Freeman, Freeman Interiors

Nicole Cashman works with everyone from Fortune 500 companies, luxury brands, personalities to startups to nonprofits. She was the trailblazer for today’s PR, and set the bar for those who followed. I’m thankful to her for allowing me access beyond the velvet rope 8 years ago, which helped me on my way, and for the years of guidance. 

Thom Nichols
Tiara Williams and Malikah Upchurch
Jen Fred and Mike Greenwidge both Fox 29
Jen Fred, Sgt Ray and Jen Groover

Congrats Nicole Cashman, best wishes for your next 15 years of success!!


Party Snaps: Philly Daily News Sexy Singles Party at Parx Casino

Last night the Philly Daily News Sexy Singles celebration kicked off their annual sexy soiree at Parx Casino (2999 Street Road) with many of Philly’s 2015 sexy singles in attendance as well as the “All Star Sexy Singles” like Kate Beaver, Kharisma McIlwaine, Bill Anderson and Jennifer Mundy.

One of the 2015 PDN Sexy Singles is my friend Alex Holley, from Good Day Philly’s Fox 29. She was on the cover of Monday’s paper wearing a custom Jovan O’Connor dress, and wearing her sexy smile.

 Akia and Melona turning it out with their fashion. Praising Jeniece for another stellar event with sexy singles.
 Jennifer Grabel and Sonya Bright
Janet Brue, Leesa Branch and Dominique Branch
Sam M Patel, Dr. Jennifer Caudle, Melony Roy, CBS Radio and Dr. Joseph Sobanko
Sexy Single 2015 Raphael Opida wears a hat when he wants to feel sexy, Angelica Garcia likes her men to have confidence.
 David Alexander Jenkins is an old soul in a young man’s smoking-hot body says Jenice Armstrong, the founder of PDN Sexy Singles.
 Kate Beaver looking red hot. These days she works for Fireball as a rep and wanted her hair to match the brand. There’s a big chance that she won’t be a single for long, sexy and married lady yes.  Kory Aversa took time out from his busy week to attend the party. He’s single too boys.
 Alex Holley and Mike Jerrick from Fox 29’s Good Day with Carrie Nork Minelli, ‎Director of Advertising & Public Relations at Parx Casino. Mike Jerrick is no longer single, having gotten engaged this past year to his lady love of 6 years. Going to the Chapel…
 Anitra, Tyler, Nicollet and Becky, the later did hair and make up for the sexy singles.
 Tammi Toliver, (make up artist) Jenice Armstrong and her husband Cameron Turner.
 Anthony is all about dating well rounded women, and Anayef likes her man to have a good personality.
 David Alexander Jenkins is not above showing up at your next pool party in a speedo and tux
A nice crowd came out for the party, Jeniece always does a good throw down.
 Dariel and Will
 Fox 29’s Bill Anderson (Sexy Single Alumni) and Lisa Moreno-Dickinson Daily News Single Sexy 2015, being photobombed by Geoff Pierce, who was in NYC doing a fitness model appearance.
 Darius, Danielle Bullock, Tamica Allen, Carmen Lennon and Marisa Sasi
 Lindsay Kravitz, who’s boyfriend Keith Kovalevich is a Sexy Single, you see single in this case means not married, with Jen Groover, entrepreneur
 Ali DeLeo and Denise Kovalevich (she nominated her brother, wait doesn’t she like Lindsay. No she loves Lindsay, it was before they met when she nominated him.)

 All The Single Ladies, All The Single Ladies, Lauren Johnson, Fox 29, is ready for that ring boys.
 The 2015 Sexy Singles – includes Geno Vento, who just announced he was opening up a franchise Geno’s Steaks in Xfinity, Will Mega, Alexus Encarnado, Adama Bruckner, Terri Matthews, Emily Glickman, Luz Colon, Gabriel Veras Jr. Austin Kanavins, Raphael Opida , Elaina Marin 

 Kayla Vasilakos, a South Philly radio personality, has been named to the Daily News’ “Sexy Singles” list this year. She’s the lists first Transgendered pick.
 Joven O’Connor, Jessica Fleurimond and Michelle-Nicole Jones. 
 Dan Gross, Holly Maher, Stu Bykovsky and Daily News columnist Stu Bykofsky and his squeeze Half Pint. Interesting fact here, Dan Gross inherited the Philly Gossip column from Stu.

Check out the entire Philly Daily News Sexy Single selection HERE.

Will there really be a Real Housewives of Philly?

The Gilmore Girls are coming to Netfliks on Oct 1. Now that’s a must see.

Take Vulture’s Gilmore Girls Superfan Quiz

Over the past few weeks the lovely ladies of Philadelphia have been telling me that “The Real Housewives” franchise has been contacting them to see if they would audition for the show. This has happened several times before and nothing came to fruition, but this time there might be something to it as I would discover.

It turns out that the maybe the Philadelphia franchise won’t be a real housewives project per se, more of a women in business reality TV. So if you’re self employed, independently wealthy, making things happen, just getting started and willing to put your life on display, this is your show.
I have a little advice for the ladies….(some of whom have been asked, some haven’t, some I’ve left off as they just can’t do it cause there’s no deleting a gotcha statement on TV.)

Being fairly wealthy or having a sugar daddy (I’m looking at you so many housewives but Nene comes to mind) might help, you have to go to all those parties and wear so many outfits.
Maria Papadakis and Sabrina Tamburino are two of the young Real Housewives always mentioned when these show’s come to town. Neither one are going to do it, but should. I remember going to NYC to pick out a dress for Maria and she could have been on that dress show hot or not or something like that, but she was not willing to have a public disagreement with her mom or friends for TV.
 It’s not a good idea to take loans out to pretend your rich, or skip on paying your taxes like say the alleged charges against Teresa Giudice, but after she gets out of jail she can reinvent her life. (I took this shot at a wedding expo last year of all places.) 
Gogo Morrow is perfect for the show – she’s on the brink of stardom and this will get her over the hill quicker than say Danity Kane.

Flair: Sarah Doheny, YUBr , she knows a thing about reality tv after working with Bam Margera on his wedding for MTV.

Maybe your a beautiful model, spokesperson like Kharisma McIlwaine.

Jill Rizen, stylish, confident and says what’s on her mind in the nicest way.
Erin Elmore, lives in a penthouse overlooking the square and her son’s name is Royce. She’s a QVC personality, and she was on Donald Trump’s Apprentice show. Her friends are the socialites of Rittenhouse Square. I’d have to add Kristin Foote (r) as a potential castmate. She’s in real estate with an office on Rittenhouse Square. She knows where the skeleton’s are buried. She holds court at Rouge.

 Susan Helfich, she runs celebrity cruises, no really with celebrities. She also goes to Sundance and Cannes film festivals.
 Amber G. stylish, hot husband, married in Newport RI and sweet with an iron fist successful.

 Christie Honigman, The Honigman Group. Successful, beautiful, well connected and tough as nails. “Don’t Mess With Me Fellas.”

Lisa Moreno-Dickinson,C.A.I.D Foundation and Jen Groover, entrepeneur. These two are succeeding in a man’s world. They played to win, you’ll never see them sweat.

PHILLY’S FORMER “Mob Wives” star, Alicia DiMichele, owns two clothing stores and runs in a colorful crowd – here she is with  Natalie Merlino. I’d like to see her back on TV with her take no prisoners attitude, and popular personality. She has a lot of engagement with her fans.
Dana Spain, founder of the Pennsylvania Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). Recently she’s been delving into real estate as a developer. She’s a no nonsense, straight to the point lady, reasonable but pulls no punches. We’d learn a lot about life and business from her.

Tim Adams, co owner of Penn 6 (r), everyone needs a gay best friend and he’s hysterical.

Atlanta born Amber Hikes, founder of Philly’s Stimulus parties, the hot monthly lesbian soirees. She’s also chair of the William Way Center‘s resource development committee, a member of the Philly Dyke March planning committee, and in 2013 was honored after being named grand marshall of Philly’s Pride parade.

Beth Shak (L): We’d finally get a chance to check out those shoes worth a million bucks.
Everyone in this photo. I’ve been to parties where men fight over each of these girls and chairs have gone flying and it wasn’t even Mercury Retrograde. Kim Perri, Megan Heaton and Lindsay Furman and Allison LaValla


Kathryn Roberson (r), business women, well connected, and able to handle any nitpicking nit wit.
Jamie Reibenbach (L) – Her FB Page yesterday:
Rosh Hashanah Dinner part deux…. ‪#‎jelloshots‬ ‪#‎yummy‬ ‪#‎reibenbachsinthecity‬ ‪#‎jewishnewyear‬ ‪#‎tofulltomove‬ ‪#‎shanatova‬ ‪#‎muchneededstomachpump‬
and who doesn’t love her 
#‎jamieism‬ Everyone can’t go where you’re going in life. As you mature, change comes. As you make changes some friendships will come to an end……

Oh wait there’s Erin Elmore (r) again, have these two ever had a cat fight?

Reality Show alumni Dom Streater  the winner of Project Runway season 12, she’s making her way up the velvet ladder. She just presented at NYFW Spring 2015, and is working on her Fall 2015. She’s a chameleon, every time I see her it’s a different look, personality, she’s finding her way. She’d be perfect for a reality show, maybe one of her own too.
I hear Will Smith’s sister Ellen Smith, (c) and Terri Matthews, Jaden’s Voice (r) might be on this show. Here the two women are at Nicole Miller’s XIX Most Fashionable Women. If you click on the title it will take you to the column on Philly Mag where you will find another women who will be on the show. The first person to guess right in the comments I will give you a pair of tickets to Mike Jerrick’s Ya Gotta Try this event on October 2.


Who was At The #CashBash, Links to My Columns, & My Debut on #Fox29Weekend

I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. 
Over the past week I covered over 14 events. Here are links to where some of the events have landed. Other events will pop up here on PCC, and some will go directly into Philly Mag. Links to where your photo might be. (I’m also sorry if I didn’t make it to your event.)
Philly Mag Column for the week of 9/15 – 9/19
Mt Airy Street Fair – PHL Biz Journal and Philly Mag
NBC10 Philadelphia

After nearly 10 years in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia’s leading elite public relations firm Cashman & Associates makes another big move into Center City proper. Nicole Cashman has built an expansive repertoire of experience and distinguished client portfolio spanning multiple industries since the founding her company in 2001.

Nicole Cashman and husband Nigel Richards are making another big move themselves this year, with the birth of baby CashRich in just a few weeks. The future mom and dad won’t be too far away from baby cashrich as Nigel has offices in the same building where he runs his clothing, life style brand 611.
 Good Day Philadelphia Hosts Alex Holley and Mike Jerrick pose with Cashman and  Associates President Nicole Cashman.  On October 2, Mike Jerrick hosts “Ya Gotta Try This…” with Alex Holley. Many of your favorite Fox 29 personalities will be on hand, and I’ll be photographing the whole event – PLUS it’s for charity. Come out support the event and say hi.
Ticket Info HERE
 Three Jens: Fox 29’s Jennaphr Frederick, Fox 29, Jennifer Garzia, and Jen Groover, Lifestyle expert, entrepreneur,
 Pierre Jotterand, Laura Burkhardt, Publisher Where Magazine and Sofitel General Manager Vincent Vienne.
 Anahi Santiago, Nicole Costello, and Carrie Nork Minelli
 Philadelphia City Councilman Mark Squilla and Haley Samsi.
The Cash Bash taking place in Cashman & Associates new office space 
232 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
 Dan Gross President of Gross Communications.
 Denise and Lane Fike. You might have seen the photo shy, stylish Denise Fike around town; besides being an acomplished artist, professor at University of the Arts, she’s now reinvented herself and created a cottage industry of sketching folks at parties. She’s highly in demand. You need her at your next party or event.
 Michelle Conron, Cashman & Assoc. and Molly Eichel, Daily News Philly Gossip. Molly is the preeminent local gossip columnist here in Philly. She’s gonna tell you who, what, when and where of PhillyCelebs and events happening in Philly. She also carries my photos from events. Monday she carried my David Hyde Pierce at the Philadelphia Opera Ball.
 Shari Williams and her daughter Autumn Veale.
 Laura Krebs, Erica Zervanos, and Kaitlyn Gerhart.
 Megan Crockett, Ashley Fee, and Alix Howard.
 Quincy Harris, Lamont Brown, and Dr. Keith Leaphart.


 Elaine Grabar and Kimmi Rasone.

 Laura Krebs and Fiancé Jeff Miller.
 Jackie Rhoads and Laura Krebs.

 Dennis White and Scott Mangold. Behind Scott and Dennis is a board where the CashGirls are betting when the #CashBaby will be born.
DJ John Gill and Susan Gill.
Thanks to PhillyChitChat photographer Mike Hirata for shooting the Cash Bash.
Up next for the Cashman Girls
Join the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator designers for a one-day-only
shopping soiree at The Market & Shops at Comcast Center. Meet the
2014 Designers-In-Residence in person, and treat yourself to major
fashion steals!
September 23, 2014
The Market & Shops at Comcast Center
1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19103
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Party Pixs: Project Gravitas Takes Over Launching A New You – Movers & Shakers No More

Last night a few gals who no longer wanted to be movers and shakers in a different way came out to the preview Pop-Up Party at the new ICON apartments to achieve that status. (Project Gravitas will be hosting a
one-day-only pop-up shop for the public on Thursday, June 5 at the ICON luxury
apartments on 1616 Walnut Street.)

The Project Gravitas dress is shapewear, but more than just that, it’s stylish and your friends won’t even know you’re wearing if unless you tell them.

 Project Gravitas Founder & CEO Lisa Sun’s (c) passion for the world of
fashion has shaped her vision for as long as she can remember.With her is artist Denise Fike and Christina Overbagh, Owner at Cut+Paste Photo Booth

Lisa Sun and Alicia Vitarelli, 6ABC who’s wearing “Audrey”. All the dresses pictured here are in the Project Gravitas line. Prices range for Skirts and dresses from $175 to $450.

Nicole Cashman and Councilwomen Blondell Reynolds Brown

DJ Rashun and Alice Chan, fashion blogger

“Audrey” in red on this mornings Fox 29 show.
Audrey up close

Sabrina Tamburino, Nicole Cashman, Alisa Martino and Jill Rizen

Elissa D’Angelo and sister Sylvia D’Angelo
Stacey Kracher, Kelly Ganczarz and Allison Smith
Jen Groover (congrats on her TedTalk), Jen Frederick, Fox29 and Randi Edelman (see you on 6/11 for the Phila Suicide Awareness fundraising shopping spree.)
Diana Rozenshteyn and Eliana Raggio
Danielle Tripplett and Jennifer Francis
Stacey Kracher checking out the “Little Black Dresses”
Laura Burkhart and Stephanie
Kim Gardner and Carol Johnson
Project Gravitas sells accessories and they’re so shiny and cute.

I must mention the tea sandwiches, they were cute too and delicious. They’re by Jack Francis. There was also cute pastries by Sofitel.

So remember, stop by the Project Gravitas one-day-only pop-up shop for the public on Thursday, June 5 at the ICON luxury
apartments on 1616 Walnut Street til 7PM