News/Gossip – Week of 01/11/2010

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Above is a first look at M on Moreland, the new bar that is sharing the space previous occupied by Chiquita Loco.  M has stylized itself to be a hip city lounge.  Its website is not up yet.  While M focuses on being a bar/lounge, they offer a apps menu from their neighbor Theresa’s BYOB.

Theresa’s BYOB was reviewed by the Times-Herald this past week.

The Boathouse has installed new flats screens throughout the venue.  Philly Sports Girl thinks the Boathouse is a great place to watch a game.

The Boathouse is also hosting a Tapas Beer Dinner on January 21, 2010 beginning at 7:00 p.m.  This dinner celebrates the craft beers of Sierra Nevada and pairs them with tapas plates.  Featured beers include Pale Ale, Estate Ale, Kellerweis, Limb & Life, Celebration and Edge of Darkness.  Reservations are required and the price is $25 per person, plus tax and tip.

Trattoria Totaro’s is offering you the chance to bring home Valentine’s Day dinner.  They are offering five courses for $75.  The menu is listed here and this is their website.

On January 27 and 28, Trattoria Totaro is bringing back their Wild Game night.  Menu is here.

Secret Service is playing at Spamps on January 21 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  Come early for MoreThanTheCurve’s first singles happy hour which begins at 6:00 p.m.

The Whole Foods at the Plymouth Meeting Mall opens today (the 12th).  The store has a pub inside.

Borough Council Member Jason Salus, Guppy’s and Donnie Mac’s Deli on 4th have teamed up for a food drive during January.

Conshohocken’s Jim Victor was the hit of the PA Farm Show.  He crafted a sculpture entirely out of butter, 1,000 pounds of it.   Another story here.

Jackie Pierce has become the first female president of a Conshohocken fire company.

alyssa milano Dan Gross of the Philadelphia Daily News reports that Alyssa Milano wore an an Oleg Cassini gown exclusive of Conshohocken’s David’s Bridal on last night’s “Castle” on ABC.

If you are tired of the same old cardio routines, Jeremiah and Marlenah teach a new class at The Conshohocken Health and Fitness Club beginning this month.  It is called “Hooping” and a demo video is above.  For more info call 610-941-4515.

From Tony & Joe’s to Domino’s.

Conshohocken Borough Council’s committee appointments.

Traffic changes coming to 476.

One man’s quest for rolls from the Conshy Italian Bakery.

Conshohocken’s Aurora Imaging expands into video.

Conshohocken’s New Horizons to run IT centers in Sweden.

Conshohocken law firm wins Plaintiff’s Law Firm of the Year.

Conshohocken’s Goldman Scarlato & Karon, P.C. announced that it is investigating potential violations of federal securities laws against Koss Corp.

Conshohocken’s Apollo Health Street launches new service.

Conshohocken’s Allied Barton wins award.