News/Gossip – Week of 02/01/2010

brook1_111905Former Eagle, television commentator, and West Conshohocken resident Tom Brookshier died over the weekend.  Former television partner Pat Summerall visited the family home in West Conshy when he learned “Brookie” was near the end of his life.

The site has two special pages up: one detailing what is going on around town for the Super Bowl and another for Valentine’s Day.

Which bar is hosting Quizzo tonight and has Wing-It Wednesday tomorrow?  If you answered Flanigan’s Boathouse, you are correct and should play Quizzo tonight.

Style of Man, a full service salon for men, has opened on the Flocco’s side of Fayette Street.  Their website isn’t updated with the new location yet, but you can call (484) 351-8055 to make an appointment.

A Mexican restaurant is rumored to be opening in the spot formally occupied by the Philly Pretzel place on Fayette.

The Great American Pub has an all new website…check it out.  The Pub is also hosting CBC Comedy Night on February 13th starting at 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.).  The show features Raymond the Amish Comic.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

Tickets are still available for “Men’s night” tomorrow night at Spamps’.  What is “Men’s Night” you ask?  It is a $20 all-u-can-eat Italian dinner featuring a menu from neighboring Spampinato’s! Call to reserve a spot 610-825-4155.

Financial Planner Christy Robinson will be conducting a series of five free seminars at the Fellowship House beginning with “Charting a Path to Your Financial Future” this Thursday evening.  Additional seminars will follow on February 11, 18, 25 and March 4.

Don’t worry about the trees in Sutcliffe Park.  Several have yellow caution tape wrapped around them, however, only two are slated to be removed.  The others just need a trimming.

There was a two-alarm fire on West 6th.

Would like to thank Jeff Zangara of Citizen’s Bank on Ridge for helping me with some banking issues last week.

While we will always stay branded MoreThanTheCurve, now points to our site.  Thanks to Joe Flocco.

Church in West Conshy transformed into photography studio.

West Conshohocken’s First Round Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm, launched an exchange yesterday that allows the entrepreneurs they fund to pool and hold small amounts of equity in each others’ companies.

Brian Carlin of Conshohocken gets a question answered by a sports writer.

Schuylkill River fish population study involving Conshohocken.

Kimmel-Bogrette Architecture & Site of Conshohocken designed the Cape May Convention Center.

Conshohocken native Kim Ciarrocca, women’s lacrosse coach at the University of Delaware, is retiring.

Conshohocken’s NSM Insurance buys an auto insurance company.

First female PA Supreme Court Justice practicing in West Conshohocken.

New lawyer in town.

Conshohocken’s Metro Commercial selected to market unused Giant stores.

Saint Matthew’s graduate named Monsignor.

Conshohocken’s Conicelli Toyota responds to the recent recall.

West Conshy’s Zelos Therapeutics initiates a phase one trial.