Conshohocken News & Gossip – Week of 10/3/11

News & Gossip

Marcie Spampinato from Spamps, pictured left, was on NBC10’s 10! Show yesterday showing how to make fall cocktails.  Also participating in the segment were hosts Jillian Mele, of Conshohocken, and Bill Henley. You can see the clip here.

Next Tuesday, October 11th is the deadline to register to vote in the November 8th general election.

The Conshohocken Cafe was profiled in a story on about their use of an app and I-Pads to run their POS system.

The Continental Bank opened last week at 6th and Fayette.

Conshohocken-Plymouth-Whitemarsh Rotary Club has launched a new Conshohocken-based satellite club.

Splash welcomes back expert colorist Alishia!  She will be seeing clients on Monday, Tuesday and Fridays. They are offering a special welcome back promotion during the month of October. Schedule any color service with Alishia and receive a complimentary haircut with Marissa. Call now to schedule an appointment 610-941-0955. Offer ends October 31st.

What You May Have Missed

Links to the stories that we recently published….

Candy of the Week!

Starting to prepare for the holidays?  Edwards-Freeman Nut Company has all types of trays and baskets!

Real Estate

Check out this video about “Hurricane Irene and Your Basement” courtesy of

You may remember posts about Thomas’ Peak Townhouses that are minutes from Conshy and Plymouth Country Club. The developers have reduced the price to $199,999 and will pay up to $5,500 the first year in property taxes. It would be impossible to find similar home in Conshy at anywhere near that price. For more details contact Mike Sroka at (484) 531-5844.

Foodie Events

Every Tuesday, Blackfish offers a four course dinner featuring a different ingredient. You can see the upcoming featured ingredients here. Price is $45 per person. Call 610-397-0888 for more info.

Events, Happenings & Specials

Think Brownstone is hosting Kick Cancer Kickball Tournament on October 8th at 1:00 p.m. at Sutcliffe Park. For full details email

The new Continental Bank at 6th and Fayette is holding a Grand Opening Celebration on October 22nd from 10:00 a.m, to 1:00 p.m. The event will feature pumpkin decorating, music, a clown, face painting, food and more.

8 East is celebrating their year anniversary with a week long celebration. They have all kinds of specials, events and a costume contest.  Check out all the details here.

A Night at the Races is being held on Saturday, October 8th from 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. to benefit for Washies Fire Company. This event, held in conjunction with the Mayor’s Special Events Committee, includes the races, food, refreshments, door prizes, tombola table, 50/50, and more.Pepperoncini is celebrating Columbus Day on October 9th with an Italian Buffet, drinks specials and live entertainment.  You can find out all the details by clicking here.

West Conshohocken is having a Halloween Parade on October 28th at 6:00 p.m.  Judging will take place starting at 6:00 p.m. at the West Conshohocken Police Department and at  7:00 p.m. all the Ghosts, Goblins, Princesses, Super Heroes & other Creative Creatures will Parade down to the George Clay Fire Company Hall on Ford Street for  Refreshments, Dancing & Award Presentations.

Cardinal View Development is having a Huge Community Yard Sale on Saturday, October 15th from 8 am to 2 pm.  Rain Date is Sunday October 16th.  Stop by to pick up plenty of bargains at low prices!  Location is Garnet Circle and Cardinal & Scarlet Drives just off of Colwell Lane.

Spamps has great new drinks and interesting new wines to try that will really capture the spirit of the fall season! On Thursday, October 20th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. you are invited to a Cocktail & Wine Tasting upstairs and mingle with other people that share the same interests as you. Call to make a reservation and just buy your ticket at the door. $30 for snacks and drinks.

Join RYAH Yoga on October 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for Here Comes the Sun: An Exploration of Sun Salutations, a complete breakdown and exploration of Surya Namaskar A and B. This is perfect for beginners or for students looking to strengthen the foundation of their practice.

Business News

Viridity Energy has relocated to Philadelphia from Conshohocken, bringing more than 40 employees into Center City. has created a Business Group on LinkedIN. If you would like to join, follow the link and request to be a member. This group is geared towards business networking for people who live and/or work in Conshohocken and West Conshohocken. I would love to get more people and companies in the big buildings involved with the site and community.