News/Gossip – Week of 03/08/2010

Coming tomorrow (Wednesday) will be our pages detailing what is going on for St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness.

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday, March 13th at 2:00 p.m.  The parade starts at 11th Avenue and travels down Fayette Street to Elm.

If you haven’t noticed, I have picked up a few new advertisers the past few weeks.  Please consider visiting them and letting them know you see their ad on the site.

Do Me A Flavor will be kicking off ice cream season by staying open for the evening on Friday, March 26th.

During the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, stop into Style of Man (next to Flocco’s) for a haircut ($20), beer and pretzel.

Totaro’s has created a calendar for March offering incredible discounts all month long, plus they have live music every Thursday and Friday in the bar.

Pepperoncini is having a Frank Sinatra tribute performance by Frank DeSimone on Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  You can also enjoy their unWINEd special offering $5 glass house wine and $10 off any bottle.

Trattoria Totaro is hosting Wild Game Night this week on the 10th and 11th.  Each course is paired with a micro brew.  Click here to view the menu.

Gypsy Saloon and Svedka Vodka have teamed up to offer $4 cocktails during March including a Nova-Tini, The Wildcat and Big East Punch.  To compliment this they will be offering $5 appetizer menu.

M Bar has a full week of specials including Sexy Saturdays, where a lady’s first drink is 1/2 off, and St. Maarten Sundays featuring tropical drinks.

Did you know that Conshohocken is home to a maker of apple sauce?  Apple Smash is the creation of Nick Sirolli and his recipe includes leaving the skins on the apples, then adding some raisins, and finally loading it with cranberries.  You can pick up Apple Smash at Do Me A Flavor.

Candy of the Week – Visit Edwards-Freeman Nut Company and pick-up Irish Potatoes for St. Patrick’s Day.  These old fashioned treats are still made by hand using an original recipe of sugar and coconut, then rolling them in aromatic cinnamon. The price is $6.99 per 8 oz. box.

Wednesday is becoming a big night in Conshy.  You have the long running Wing-It Wednesday at the Boathouse (buy a pitcher and get a free order of wings) and Spamps has launched an Absolut Ladies Night featuring a $5 martini menu.

Spamps’ “Friday Night Live” has taken off and become very popular.  Sam Lit, son of famous Philadelphia DJ Hy Lit, plays the “oldies” from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Andy’s Diner opened Monday at the Corner of Ridge and North Lane.  The interior has been revamped with traditional 1950’s decor.  They also have a bar inside.

Conshohocken’s GotYourBack isn’t just massage supplies for professionals, they also offer retail supplies and natural bedding.

If you saw the controversial proposed Republican fundraising plan for the upcoming elections,  the man behind it has a consulting business based in West Conshy.  He also runs former Senator Santorum’s charity.

Former West Conshy cop praised for his work in Royersford.

SeventySix Capital participates in the Global Road Show.

The Templeton Foundation has a new senior manager of investments.