NEast Links: local TV stars, lame jokes and more

Northeast native Jennifer Carroll is getting recognized for more than her cooking at Center City’s 10 Arts, where she is the executive chef. Carroll has been featured on Top Chef: Las Vegas, where she’s made it to the final 10.

Katie Sahasaylo of Mayfair recently had a very famous date to a very popular event. The 2002 St. Basil graduate went to the Emmy Awards with Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. After seeing Katie’s on her YouTube broadcast, Katie’s Opinion, MacFarlane called her up and offered her voice over work for the animated series. Katie is also working on a reality show pilot.

The Frankford Gazette has a great slideshow up the Frankford Home of the Week – a fantastic weekly element of the site, The photo stream features the nearly 100 homes recognized so far.

In old news, Philebrity took another weak shot at the Northeast this week by once again associating us with Kate Gosselin and her haircut. Nothing we haven’t heard before.

Our best-read story this week: Mayfair Civic Association to dissolve, start anew

Every Friday morning, we make sure you didn’t miss any Northeast Philadelphia news with NEast Links.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.