Al Golden Leaving Temple
Eagles Beat Cowboys. Despite two Vick interceptions, Bradley’s absence in the second half (he’s likely out for rest of the year), and a penalty for Jackson’s endzone antics, the Birds still took a 30-27 victory. [700 Level, CSN]
Al Golden Leaving Temple for University of Miami. After orchestrating “one of the most remarkable turnarounds in Division I history,” the football coach is leaving Philadelphia to replace a fired coach in sunny Florida. You missed your chance Penn State. [Philly.com]
Rendell Says Rick Santorum Could Be Presidential Winner. Whether the conservative Republican will or won’t run for president was a hot topic at the Pennsylvania Society bash held over the weekend in NYC. [WHYY] See our story, “Rick Santorum Wants to Save Us From Barack Obama,” here.
Area Billionaire Donates $35 Million to Protect Rocky Mountains. Swiss Hansjorg Wyss, who lives around here most of the time, wants to preserve open spaces out west. [Washington Post]
Insider Advises Against Local Restaurant Gift Certificates. Michael Klein reminded people yesterday of his argument against giving dining dollars as a holiday gift. [The Insider]
Tory Burch Says “What Economic Downturn?” The fashion designer with local roots is expanding in New York and London. And her home in the Hamptons “recalls the residential architecture of [her] native Philadelphia.” How lovely. [WSJ]
City Council Still Trying to Tame Tow Truck Drivers. They’ll vote this week to determine if PPA will get oversight of towing in this city. [CBS3]