Bon Jovi to Open Pay-What-You-Wish Restaurant

Plus Al Sharpton aims for Chris Christie, the Phils lose, SugarHouse might be attracting business the neighbors don't want, the Drudge Report exploits Union fans and more of what Philly is talking about this morning

Now Chris Christie Is In For It. Al Sharpton will be leading union protests in New Jersey today to focus on the plight of working families in NJ. [6 ABC]

Cliff Lee Is Only Human, After All. Philadelphians in shock; team loses to Arizona 0-4. [Inquirer] And the Phillies throw things. [700 Level]

Cash for Gold. Has a business aimed at desperate gamblers finally opened across from SugarHouse or is it just a jewelry store where a man can celebrate a big slots win with a necklace for his lovely lady? Nobody’s sure—and the neighbors aren’t too happy about it—but there’s a neon sign in the window. [Plan Philly]

Slow Decline in Philly Is Good News. Yes, that sounds about right. At least when it comes to the real-estate market. Home prices fell only 1.3 percent last quarter. Again, this is good news. [Inquirer]

Drudge Report Relies on Philly for Apocalyptic Artwork. The political website used a Sons of Ben photo to illustrate an “Age of America Ends” post. Sons of Ben is the fan club that supports the Union, and they’re fond of smoke bombs. [BrotherlyGame]

Bon Jovi Gets Into Restaurant Business. This time the do-gooder is opening a pay-what-you-wish joint in North Jersey. He will not apply the same idea to his songs on iTunes. [Newsworks]

Allyson Schwartz Sides With Republicans on Health Care. The local U.S. Rep. is one of very few Dems standing with congressional Republicans moving to repeal part of the health-care bill that established the Independent Payment Advisory Board. [Politics PA]

Michael Vick Opposes Dog-Fighting App. Duh. Now that he’s forever tied to anything about dogs, the QB took a public stand against an Android app that allows players to run a—virtual, of course—dog-fighting ring. [Fox 29]

Ali and Elvis in Doylestown. At least, in pictures. The Wall Street Journal has a preview of the celeb photo exhibit at the James A. Michener Museum in Bucks County, which aims to “take a broader look at the concepts of fame and the making of icons.” [WSJ]