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Is New Construction a Good Value?

January 28, 2010

Is New Construction a good value in this market? A great question and one we hear often these days.  Of course, the easy and probably the most accurate answer is, it depends.  The driving point, builders don’t get paid and can’t pay the bills without selling homes.  This very important point translates to builders reacting to current market conditions quicker […]

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Hearing Set for New Bank on Fayette

January 27, 2010

The story below has generated a lot of interest on the proposed demolishing of a home on Fayette Street to make way for a new branch of Continental Bank. The Conshohocken Zoning Hearing Board will consider the applicant’s (Continental Bank) zoning requests at their meeting on Monday, February 15 at 7:00 PM at Conshohocken Borough Hall (720 Fayette). This is […]

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News/Gossip – Week of 01/25/10

January 26, 2010

The little building (above) at the Conshohocken R6 station is being turned into a coffee shop by Shaffer Construction. Don’t forget that every Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. is Quizzo at Flanigan’s Boathouse.  Wednesday is Wing-It Wednesday, where you get a free order of wings with every pitcher. We are partnering with Urban Escapes for our next networking event that will […]

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Should This House Be Torn Down?

January 26, 2010

Continental Bank is planning to build a branch at 6th and Fayette (sw corner) and to do requires them to tear down the former home/now office space, plus a carriage house, currently there. I received an email from a concerned citizen regarding this.  A couple notes, the carriage house has been the home of a local since 1993.  The email […]

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Congressional Races – Week of 01/25/10

January 26, 2010

In the 6th Manan Trivedi (D) unveils a job creation plan. Jim Gerlach (R), your Congressman in Ward 1 of Conshy, says Steven Welch (R) is no Scott Brown. Downingtown’s mayor endorses Doug Pike (D). In the 7th Will Joe Sestak (D), most of Conshohocken’s current Congressman, try to retain his seat in the House of Reps? Blogger goes after […]

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Jim Victor

January 20, 2010

How did you come to live and/or work in Conshohocken? In 1990 I moved to Conshohocken when I found a house I liked through a friend who had preceded me here. I had two young sons at that time and the schools had a good reputation. What do you do (career wise)? I am a visual artist. I am mostly […]

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News/Gossip – Week of 1/18/10

January 19, 2010

A song about Conshohocken by Benny Love.  And yes…that is a reference to 7th Heaven. Conshohocken’s Tracy Hottenstein died last year during the Polar Bear Plunge in Sea Isle.  Her parents are asking that the festivities be more closely monitored. Another positive review of Theresa’s BYOB.  There is one mistake in the article, Adam Meadows is not the owner, he […]

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Congressional Round-Up – Week of 01/18/10

January 19, 2010

In the 6th Incumbent Jim Gerlach (R), who was running for Governor and has now decided to run to retain his seat in Congress, gets the nod from party bosses. Gerlach beats Steven Welch (R) in Chester County straw poll. Welch helps Scott Brown (R) in MA. In the 7th Democrat party bosses don’t want a primary for Bryan Lentz […]

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Updated – Fundraiser for Haiti – January 20 from 7-10 p.m.

January 18, 2010

Eleven Conshohocken and West Conshohocken restaurants and bars are joining forces on January 2oth to raise money for disaster relief in Haiti.  That evening, between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., bars and restaurants throughout Conshohocken are donating up to 20% of their gross receipts to the Red Cross. Participating bars and restaurants are: Baggataway Tavern – 31 N Front Street, […]

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Networking Event – February

January 13, 2010

About 50 people attended last night’s networking event at The StoneRose Restaurant hosted by MoreThanTheCurve.com and the Philadelphia Fight rugby team.  I met a lot of great people I only knew by email or Facebook.  We will announce the next location and date soon.  Below are a few photos.