News & Gossip – Week of April 5, 2010

Congrats to the Plymouth Whitemarsh Colonials who won the men’s 4A basketball state championship.

Events & Specials This Week

There is a button under Conshy Dish titled Ongoing Weekly Specials that lists drink and food specials.  Below is a list of one-time and upcoming special events.

There is a happy hour to raise funds for the Conshy Fireworks on Tuesday, April 6th at the StoneRose Restaurant from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Spamps is holding a Phillies Pep Rally on Wednesday, April 7th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  You are encouraged to come out in Phillies gear and specials include $3.00 Bud and Bud Lite 16 oz aluminium bottles, $1.00 dogs and $5.00 cheesesteaks on Conshy Bakery Rolls.

Flyers Legend Bobby Clark will be at Guppy’s on Thursday, April 8th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to raise money for Janie Carbo.

M Bar is hosting a fundraiser for the March of Dimes on Thursday, April 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Guest bartending will be Chris Doherty & Steve Frank.

Do Me A Flavor is kicking off ice cream and water ice season on the evening of Friday, April 9th.  They serve Bassetts and Hershey’s brands and combine  each scoop with homemade pies, cakes, cookies and brownies.  Two of their creations are the Apple Smash Sundae, warm “Apple Smash” with Vanilla ice cream, caramel, granola and whipped cream, and the Ultimate Brownie, a warm homemade brownie with Raspberry Truffle ice cream and hot fudge.

An Oldies Night to benefit the Conshy Fireworks will be held on April 24th at the TK Club.  Spinning the oldies will be Hy Lit.

The Conshy Kids Consignment Sale to benefit the Conshohocken Elementary School will be held on Saturday, April 24th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Fellowship House.  If you are interested in being a cosignor click here or email  They also have a Facebook page.

Baggataway Tavern is combining Cinco de Mayo (my birthday) and the Kentucky Derby for one huge party on May 1st.  The party will take over their entire property (inside and outside) and will feature everything you expect down to the mint juleps.  More details coming soon!

The annual Soapbox Derby, which takes place every July 4th, is holding a “Night at the Races” fundraiser on June 4th from 7:00 p.m. to midnight.

Edwards-Freeman candy of the week is old fashioned nostalgic Bazooka bubble gum with the classic comics inside.  A one pound bag is $3.99.

News Around The Boroughs

The VH1 reality show Tough Love will be filming at Spamps on Thursday evening.  A former employee of Spamps is taking part in the show.

Upper Darby’s Keystone Pizza is opening a location in West Conshohocken on Ford Street.  Its about half way between Stella Blue and Gypsy on the right hand side going up Ford Street.  They hope to open around May 1st.  I can’t find a website, but here is their Upper Darby listing on

The Philadelphia Fight, a rugby team that plays its home matches in Conshohocken throughout the summer, competed in an exhibition at the Wachovia Center on Saturday, April 4th.  Their first home match is June 5th against the Aston Bulls.

The StoneRose hosted a wine tasting for local Penn State Alum back in March.  Brian Pieri, the owner, is a Penn State grad.

Someone with the moniker KMD got a hole-in-one playing Golden Tee at the Old Time Saloon.

Outbound Station, who opened this past week, had a busy weekend with the great weather bringing out the cyclists, joggers and walkers, plus the locals that wanted to try out Conshohocken’s only coffee shop.

Snakes in a yard in Conshy.

Business News

Lavenders Body Care Clinic will be announcing their expansion soon.  More news to follow.

Conshohocken’s Jack and Brian Coll, of Coll’s Custom Framing, are the Official Framers of the 10th annual 102.9 WMGK Rock Art Show and Sale at the King of Prussia Plaza.

Conshohocken fitness company focuses on golfers.

DeMedio ERA Platinum Realtors and Keystone Companies have merged to become DeMedio-Keystone Realty Group, a major transformation for the 66-year-old real estate firm.

West Conshohocken’s Hirtle, Callaghan & Co., an investment firm, named Jamie R. Johnson director of private equity. He was previously a managing director of Paul Capital Investments, a San Francisco fund of funds.

Hallowell Manor development in Conshohocken, with homes starting at $379,900, have one home left.


A Bridgeport Borough Council members files to run to for State Representative from the 149th Legislative District which includes West Conshohocken.

Former Senator Rick Santorum looking towards the Presidency from Conshohocken.