Rock sensation Bruce Springsteen may face a dilemma Wednesday when he gets to Cleveland: The union of workers at Municipal Stadium, where he is to perform, has voted to strike and set up picket lines at the concert. And some wonder if Springsteen, who plays here tonight, will stay true to his blue-collar image and not cross a picket line . . .
Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown was in town this weekend meeting with Champions bar owner Michael O'Harro. Brown was discussing franchising O'Harro's successful sports bar idea and opening a Champions in Los Angeles . . .
Pepsi has Michael Jackson, Coke has Bill Cosby, but Dr Pepper has beaten them all -- it has Godzilla. The great Japanese movie star of the 1950s is being paired with a $10 million advertising campaign leading up to the Aug. 23 release of the movie "Godzilla 1985." And respected actor Raymond Burr, who went on to better things, will be back in a reprise of his role as the American reporter from the 1956 film "Godzilla, King of the Monsters." Who said all the good things from the 1950s are dead and gone? . . .
For all of those people who were wondering what to buy Madonna for a wedding present, your problems are over. The hot rock star hasn't registered at Frederick's of Hollywood; she's more uptown than that. Madonna, according to People magazine columnist Rebecca Bricker, has registered two patterns at Tiffany's -- Monet's Giverny at $260 a place setting and Coeur de Fleur from Tiffany's private stock at a comfortable $660 a place setting. At that price, Madonna and husband-to-be Sean Penn won't be throwing plates at each other if things get rough around the house