Was Nutter Trying to “Buy” Council Votes?

That's what Brett Mandel wonders. Plus: More bike lanes in Philly, the possible end of the White Pages, and more of what Philly is talking about this morning

City Wants More Bike Lanes. Despite the fact that only 1.2 percent of Philadelphians commute by bike, and despite some questionable studies about bike use. Byko lets ‘er rip. [Daily News]

Is This the End of the White Pages? A rep from Verizon says the company isn’t sure it sees the need anymore. [KYW1060]

Sestak Appears on Two Sunday Morning Shows.
But he refuses to give more details on the Obama team’s offer to become Navy Secretary if he got out of the race against Specter. [PoliticsPA]

Post Reporter: Why I’ll Miss Arlen. Was he an ornery individualist, or rank opportunist? WaPo reporter Dana Milbank votes for the former. [Washington Post]

Mandel: Was Nutter Trying to “Buy” Council Votes? Former controller candidate Brett Mandel sent a mass email last week, questioning some campaign contributions Mayor Nutter made to Council members Bill Greenleee and Marian Tasco right before his March budget address. [Inquirer]

Inky to Go 3-D. A promoter to the end, Brian Tierney announced last week the Inquirer will publish a special 3-D section next month, with 3-D photos and ads (and special 3-D glasses). We wonder if this will improve the paper’s otherwise two-dimensional coverage. [AP]

Welcome to Pothole-delphia. The rough winter is still taking its toll. [WHYY]

Vince DeMentri Is Still An Ass, Apparently. The former NBC 10 anchor, fired by the station for his volatile temper and other bad habits, was canned last week by a New York station after allegedly slapping a limo driver. [Philly.com]