News/Gossip – Week of 01/25/10



The little building (above) at the Conshohocken R6 station is being turned into a coffee shop by Shaffer Construction.

Don’t forget that every Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. is Quizzo at Flanigan’s Boathouse.  Wednesday is Wing-It Wednesday, where you get a free order of wings with every pitcher.

We are partnering with Urban Escapes for our next networking event that will be held on Tuesday, February 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at M Bar.  They will be giving away free trips and other fun items.  Benny Love will be performing “The Conshy Song” live.

Totaro’s is hosting “Napa Meets Tuscany” on January 31st at 3:00 p.m.  This six course wine dinner will feature Michael Walsh of Majestic Wine & Spirits.  Price is $75.00 per person.  For tickets call (610) 828.9341.

Last Wednesday, 12 restaurants and bars, and joined forces to raise money for the Red Cross and its efforts in Haiti.  This effort was covered on, NBC10 and a bunch of blogs.

On Wednesday, January 27th Stella Blu in West Conshohocken will host an Italian wine dinner, four courses for $50, featuring the food and wine of Tuscany. Southern Wine’s Bryce Striffler will host this special event. Dinner is served from 5:30 – 9:30pm. Call 610.825.7060 for reservations.

Spamps is hosting’s annual benefit, Be Mine on the Main Line, on February 4th.  Also don’t forget to check out Sam Lit on Friday nights.

Bourough Council member Jason Salus, representing Ward 1, wants you to share your thoughts on ways to improve parking in your neighborhood.

Trenton vs. Conshohocken in 1938.

Vince Flocco was profiled in the Times Herald and they even plugged us.

Gypsy and Stella Blu are participating in an online auction to raise funds for relief efforts in Haiti (auction ends today).

The Philadelphia Fight won the bid to host their rugby league’s championship the weekend of August 28th.  The national championship match will be played at A.A. Garthwaite Stadium and will be broadcast live over the Internet.  The Fight and Conshohocken were awarded the match over Jacksonville, Boston and New York.

Keep an eye out for this guy.

Conshy and West Conshy’s State Senator, Daylin Leech (D), will be at a Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, January 28, 2010, 7:00pm to 8:30pm at Upper Merion Township Building,  Freedom Hall, 175 West Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia.

West Conshohocken’s DeFazio Communications gets two new clients.

The West Conshohocken Police Department is hiring…..bad boys..bad boys.

Conshohocken resident’s are trying to keep up the holiday helping spirit year round.

Conshohocken mortgage lender has their FHA approval status revoked for one year.

Chestnut Hill College is launching a men’s lacrosse team with a player from Cosnhy.

Why does West Conshohocken’s First Round Capital stand out among venture firms?

Want to buy a West Conshy Borough dumptruck?

Conshohocken’s CHS is being bought out.

David’s Bridal did a survey regarding upcoming nuptials and cost cutting.

The John Templeton Foundation in West Conshohocken has refocused its grant process.

Conshohocken’s AlliedBarton wins recruitment award.

The owner of Pizzeria Uno in Conshohocken files for Chapter 11.

Two Conshohocken tow truck companies get contracts in Norristown.

Conshohocken’s Retrievex is expandeding into the DC market.

Former head of Conshohocken’s Quaker Chemical commented on the recent ruling by the Supreme Court regarding elections.

SSG Capital Advisors of West Conshohocken may help sell Lower Bucks Hospital.  Check out these lawyer fees……