The Main Line Loves the New iPhone

Hundreds stand in line. Plus: The big storm, Brian Tierney goes to Europe, and more of what Philly is talking about this morning

New iPhone Sells Out by 11 a.m. They sure love Apple on the Main Line. The Ardmore Apple Store sold out of the news phones in a few hours, after hundreds of people spent the night outside the store. [Main Line Times]

How’d You Like That Storm? If you’re reading this, you probably have power. Consider yourself lucky. The Scoop’s neighborhood isn’t looking so good. [Inquirer, 6abc]

Tasered Phils Fan Gets Probation. He also has to do 80 hours of community service. [6abc]

It’s Official: It’s Now AT&T Station. Or at least it will be starting in August. The SEPTA board approved selling its soul to AT&T yesterday and renaming the Pattison Ave. station after the phone service provider. Wonder how much AT&T might pay to have the whole city named after them? [Business Journal]

Williams Will Run for Auditor General in 2012. The state senator and former gubernatorial candidate told supporters yesterday. His run for governor was bankrolled by three principals at Susquehanna International, who dropped more than $5 million on him. []

Brian Tierney Is In Europe. Which is why Philadelphia Newspapers LLC, publishers of the Inky and Daily News, say he shouldn’t have to testify in a Chapter 11 court proceeding, which started yesterday. The company says a subpoena was delivered to Tierney’s niece, who’s staying at his house, not Tierney. [Wall Street Journal]

Rendell Takes Someone’s Head Off. Literally. The guv removed the head from a bobblehead doll of state rep Tim Solobay and sent it to him on the House floor after Solobay refused to vote for a tax Rendell is proposing. It was a Godfather thing, laughs Ed, who said he likes to inject humor into situations. Ha. [Pittsburgh Tribune Review]