News & Gossip – Week of 06/21/10

Charles Barkley stopped into Totaro’s on Friday for dinner.  He happily obliged fans wanting a photo including Andrew Totaro.

Londonbury at Millennium held their grand opening this past Thursday (link to photos).  The party was attended by about 500 guests, catering was provided by Pepperoncini, desserts by Totaro’s, gift bags from Edwards-Freeman and Holt 45 entertained with live music from atop a double decker bus.

Dave Uosikkinen, the Hooters’ drummer, was profiled in the Times-Herald.  He is currently residing in West Conshy.

Pepperoncini and Blackfish have signed up for the Main Line Restaurant Week being held this fall.

Blackfish’s Chip Roman is participating in Taste of  a Nation.

For EVERYONE that has been asking (see above).

Former Apprentice star Erin Elmore has helped develop Scartini, a scar treatment product. Scartini is being packaged by  Conshohocken’s Power Line Packaing.

Above is a highlight reel from this past Saturday’s Philadelphia Fight vs. DC Slayers match held in Conshy.

The band The Right Coast has been in Conshohocken at Studio 4 recording their first album.

Colonial School District names Master Teachers.

Somebody ate a bowl of Chex (I think) and bananas in Conshohocken.

The Edwards-Freeman Nut Company‘s “Nut of the Week” is the roasted peanut.  Go get a a pound for $1.80.

New In the Conshy Gallery

Grande Opening at Londonbury

Conshy Rocks – 06/19/10

Events & Happenings

Click our Daily Specials Board to see all the specials around town.

Restaurant Week was so successful for Stella Blu that it is extending its’ $35 fixe-prix menu through the summer on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights.  The menu will change weekly.  On Thursday and Friday they have a whole lobster special for $24.95.

Totaro’s also had a great Restaurant Week and are extending their Restaurant Week menus ($20 and $35) through the summer

Check-out the Conshy Calendar to find our where you can see live music, play Quizzo, or attend other special events.

The StoneRose is hosting a fundraiser for the fireworks on Wednesday, June 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  A group of Conshy locals will be “locked-up” and need your help to get bailed out (including me).  There will be food and drink specials.  Stop in and make a donation for the fireworks.

William Killoran will be playing the piano at the Farmers Market this Friday at noon.  The market runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Spamps and the Boathouse will be opening early for the USA vs. Algeria in World Cup action on Wednesday, June 23rd.  Game starts at 10:00 a.m.

Local Democrats are having a fundraiser this Saturday for Bryan Lentz who is running to represent most of Conshohocken in Congress.  The party is being hosted at the home of Liam McGuigan.  Tickets are $25 and Lentz will be in attendance.

SS. Cosmas and Damian Parish will be holding two Spaghetti Dinners over the summer for their 100th Anniversary Fundraiser.  The first one is on Saturday, July 17th and Saturday, August 21st, both at 5:30 p.m.  The price is $7.50 in advance and $8.50 at the door.  Children under 12 are $5.00.  For tickets and more info call (610) 828-0101.

Does your dog need a cool place to run and play over the summer?  The Positive Pooch offers a Thursday Night play date every week at 7:00 p.m.

The next date for Conshy Rocks at Totaro’s will be July 2nd and Little Red Rooster will be performing.

The “Do it for Deb” Kick of Benefit will be Friday, June 25th at 8pm. It will be held at the Valley Top room of the Great American Pub from 8pm-1am. Tickets are 65.00 and include dinner, open bar, Dj/dancing, raffles, silent auction, etc. It is truly a fun evening for all and a great chance to meet some amazing new people. This event usually sells out!  Tickets can be purchased by going online at our website, mailing a check, or contacting Brian Pieri at The StoneRose. For online purchase, go do the “donate section” and when making a donation indicate its for a Kick Off Ticket under “purpose of donation” tab.

Business News

Edward Busch has been named general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott in Conshohocken, PA. As general manager, Busch will oversee all operational, sales and administrative aspects of the hotel. The 137-room Residence Inn is managed by Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management firm.