LeAnn Rimes No. 1 with a bullet in South Philly

Posted: May 22, 2012

Country starLeAnn Rimes joined her road crew for target practice at the Philadelphia Archery & Gun Club (9th & Ellsworth) Thursday afternoon.

Rimes, who played the Keswick Theatre Friday, fired a semi-automatic pistol and a semi-automatic rifle down the range, and spent time chatting up and taking pictures with gun-shop employees. The singer, accompanied by her actor-husband Eddie Cibrian, tweeted photos of herself shooting and said she had a wonderful time.

Backstage at her Keswick show Friday, Rimes, in accordance with the Wish Upon A Hero organization, presented a wheelchair to Southampton’s Renee Succa who has Rett Syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disease.

Friday afternoon, she stopped for a late lunch and some red wine at at a. kitchen (135 S. 18th) .

A.C. activity

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine played nine holes at the Atlantic City Country Club and went for a tuna-salad platter and crab cakes at the club’s Tap Room Grille Friday afternoon a few hours before the group played the first concert at Revel’s Ovation Hall.

Levine, a judge on “The Voice,” is an avid golfer who was seen recently on the Golf Channel’s “Haney Project” working on his golf game with celebrated golf coach Hank Haney.

After Maroon 5’s sold-out show, the group ordered lots of food from Jose Garces’ Guapos Tacos truck and some margaritas from the restaurateur’s Distrito outpost at the new A.C. hotspot.

Chester County “Jackass” Bam Margera relaxed at Revel’s O2 Lounge Sunday afternoon and VH1’s “Tough Love” matchmaker Steve Ward partied at the Royal Jelly club Saturday night.

Out and about

Bradley Cooper struggled to park his Range Rover outside Parc on Rittenhouse Square Saturday during the Rittenhouse Row festival. After he made a few attempts, we’re told the Rydal-raised actor let his mother, Gloria, out of the car to check in at the restaurant while he parked elsewhere.

Pat Burrell and Chase Utley hung out until about 1:30 Saturday morning at The Cafe (20th & Walnut) next to Burrell’s old haunt The Irish Pub.

Burrell attended Friday’s game against the Red Sox and threw out the first pitch Saturday night at the game. He had signed a one-day contract with the Phillies so he could retire as a Phillie.

Cole Hamels strolled the Rittenhouse Row Festival by himself early Saturday afternoon before heading down to the ballpark.

They want to be a ‘Millionaire’

Overbrook High School English and science teacher Kate Sundeen is a contestant on Monday’s “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?” (12:30 p.m. 6ABC) and Amy Nickerson, academic records coordinator at Drexel University, gets tested on Wednesday’s show.

Fox signal strengthened

Fox 29 just increased the power on its transmitter, allowing those without cable to tune in just by rescanning their TVs. The channel shows up as 29.1. n

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