News & Gossip – Week of 01/17/11

News & Gossip

Henry Racich is launching a boxing focused radio show on ESPN 950AM and The Fanatic 97.5 FM Thursday night at 9:00 p.m. live from Totaro’s.  His first guests include legendary heavy weight champion Larry Holmes (phone-in), top ten heavy weight prospect “Fast Eddie Chambers”, #2 ranked welter weight Mike Jones (pictured above), #10 ranked welter weigh Steve Chambers and local heavy weight prospect Chazz ” the Gentleman ” Witherspoon.  Pre-show festivities will start at 7:30 p.m. with food and drink specials.  (all the guests listed will be at Totaro’s unless noted)

The same girl that gushed over The Outbound Station last week is now madly in love with the Conshohocken Cafe.

Pulver is building a Marriott in Coatesville and the plan is to redevelop the town based on the Conshohocken model.

Some guy thinks Allen Iverson lives in Conshohocken.

The second song by In the Pocket, Nazz’s Open My Eyes, is available to purchase on ITunes and Amazon for $0.99.  In the Pocket is led by West Conshohocken resident David Uosikkinen, who is the drummer of the Hooters.  See below under Events for details on the release party.

Specials Around Town

Lavender’s Body Care Clinic is offering 40% off massages on Mondays through the end of January.

Candy of the Week

Edwards-Freeman Nut Company is not just candy and nuts.  They also have a wide variety of sauces and spices.

Real Estate

Check out the new listing at 516 Spring Mill Avenue at

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.

Spamps is hosting a beer pairing dinner on February 9th with Long Trail Brewing out of Vermont.

Events & Happenings

Want to know where you can hear live music, play quizzo or sing karaoke? Check out the Conshy Calendar by clicking the box above.

Want to know where you can hear live music, play quizzo or sing karaoke? Check out the Conshy Calendar by clicking the box above.

Maloney’s is having Karaoke on Thursday night.

Spampinato’s is running a 1/11 $11.00 promotion on Sunday through Thursday during all of January. At the special price of $11.00 you get your choice of Spaghetti and Meatballs; Braciole over Penne; Linguini with Clams or Mussels; Penne Siciliano- tossed with eggplant, portabellas, buffalo mozzarella, and marinara; Tortellini Carbonara; Chicken Parmigiana; Veal Parmigiana; Eggplant Parmigiana; Penne Gorgonzola; Fried Fettucini; or Four Cheese Agnolotti with carmelized onions and prosciutto. Add a soup or salad for $4. BYO Wine accepted with no corkage fee.

Ryah Yoga and the Suburban Sports & Training Center are joining forces for a Yoga for Athletes Free Introductory Class on February 1st from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Boathouse is holding a Golden Tee Tournament through the 28th, with the Top 16 players competing in a Final Round on the 29th. Ask a bartender for a scorecard, you can play at will through the 28th.

Celebrate the release of IN THE POCKET’s new single, “Open My Eyes ” with a big Philly jam by the city’s finest rotating band, ITP at the World Cafe Live on January 25th. ITP was created by West Conshohocken’s David Uosikkinen, the drummer from the Hooters, and special guests will include Eric Bazilian (Hooters), Richard Bush, Greg Davis, Jeffrey Gaines, Rob Hyman (Hooters), Jeff Thomas, William Wittman and a few other surprises!

There is a Comedy Night fundraiser for Velocity Softball on February 11th at Spring Mill Fire Company.

As part of its 100th Anniversary Celebration, SS. Cosmas and Damian is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday 29ths at 5:30 p.m. in the church all. Eat in or take out are available. The price is $9.00 in advance or $10.00 at the door. Children under 12 are $5.00. Dinner includes pasta, meatballs, bread, soup, salad and dessert. Tickets are available after mass on January 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd or call (610) 828-0101.

8 East has launched a Ladies Night. Every Thursday night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. they offer half price martinis, 1/2 price apps, and 1/2 price well drinks. If you are a group of six or more ladies, you get a complimentary bottle of house wine.

For all you Penn State alum, The StoneRose is hosting the annual “It’s Almost Valentine’s Day” Happy Hour on February 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For full details click here.

Ryah Yoga is holding a Detox Yoga Flow Workshop on January 22nd from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. For full details click here.

The Philadelphia Fight rugby team that plays in Conshohocken are hosting a huge rugby tournament on Memorial Day weekend.  Teams are coming from all over the world.  Check out the details.

January 29th is the 3rd annual Chili Throwdown at the Casmar Cafe.   Three time champion Kim Kmat returns to defend her title.

The Conshy GOP is organizing a bus trip to Atlantic City on January 30th.

Jack and Brian Coll are hosting a second History Night to benefit the Colonial Neighborhood Council on Friday February 11th starting at 5:30 p.m. The evening will be held at SS Cosmas and Damian’s church hall and will include cocktails, dinner and a historical slide show. Tickets are $45.00 per person and are available at Coll’s Custom Framing located at 324 Fayette Street or The Colonial Neighborhood Council on East 4th Avenue. Bring a canned good to be entered into a special raffle. For more info call Jack or Brian at 610-825-7072.

On January 22nd, 2011, Badger Sport and New Level Athletics will be holding a 7-on-7 workout/tryouts at the Suburban Sports Training center at 1032 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428.