News/Gossip – Week of March 22, 2010

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Outdoor dining season officially begins on April 1, 2010 in Conshohocken Borough.  There are a few places that have outdoor dining already available such Coyote Crossing and The Grotto at Spamps/Spaminato’s in Conshohocken and Gypsy and Baggataway in West Conshohocken.

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.

Conshy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.  Yes, I said the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Tonight is Quizzo Night at the Boathouse starting at 9:00 p.m.  Tomorrow is Wing-It Wednesday when you get a free order of wings with every pitcher.

Guppy’s is having a series of happy hours to benefit Janie Carbo.  The first event will see WMMR’s Kathy Romano and Pro Bowler Quintin Mikell celebrity bartending on April 1st from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  25% of all sales and all tips go to Janie.

Gypsy Saloon just announced all of their upcoming specials including a Monday’s Ladies Nite.

Pepperoncini now has “Don’t Be Shellfish” on Tuesday Nights featuring 1/2 off Baked Clams, Steamed Clams and Mussels.

Ever popular Secret Service returns to Spamps on April 1st.  Sam Lit continues to spin the Oldies every Friday night.

The 14th Annual Chug & Run was held this past weekend and you can see the photos here.

M Bar has launched a Trivia Night from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. every Tuesday.

Don’t forget to join and Magis Creative tonight (Tuesday, March 23, 2010) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  at Flanigan’s Boathouse for a networking happy hour.

The Great American Pub is a new sponsor and has greatly improved their website listing all their specials and packages.  They also have a website with details on the Valley Top Ballroom, their banquet space upstairs.

Edwards-Freeman’s candy of the week is a 2 oz solid milk chocolate Easter rabbit for $1.50.  Don’t forget tomorrow night (Wednesday, March 24) is their Easter Open House from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Easter Bread goes on sale at the Conshohocken Italian Bakery on Friday, March 26th at 7:00 a.m.

Conshohocken Shade Tree Commission, in conjunction with TreeVitalize and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, invites all borough residents to participate in our Bare Root Tree Planting Event on Saturday, March 27.   For more info contact

Want to know how Barren Hill got its name?  A bunch of area historical societies are conducting the “Whitemarsh Township History Tour…Following the Footsteps of Our Past” bus tour on May 5, 2010 from 12:30 p.m.. to 4:30 p.m.  Tickets are $20.00.  Call (484) 533-2214 for more info.

Hey girls…we see you texting while driving!

IKEA imposters on Facebook.

Viridity Energy Inc., a Conshohocken smart-grid company, has hired Samuel Wolfe director of legal and regulatory affairs. Wolfe had been chief counsel to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.

The area Kia dealers really want you to like them.

Conshohocken’s Saladworks holds its annual franchise convention.