Saturday, May 18, 2013
Dickey's Barbecue opening on Germantown Pike in East Norriton.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit wil be opening a new location at 65 E Germantown Pike in East Norriton. Owners are looking forward to an early June opening. Learn more about Dickey's Barbecue Pit here.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Little Black Dress night in Chamaeleon Boutique in Ambler will be held on Friday, May 17.
The ALS Association, Dettera Restaurant, The Lucky Well, Generation T and more hiring this week.
Events Specialist - The ALS Association of Greater Philadelphia is seeking an Events Coordinator. Must be able to work some weekends and evenings. Ideal candidate to have college degree and at least 1 year experience, preferably with a non-profit. Massage Therapist - Part time position for an experienced massage therapist at a busy studio in Ambler. Minimum 2 years experience preferred. Servers - Dettera Restaurant is hiring servers with 1-2 years in a fine dining establishment. General Help - New Clothing Store, Generation T, is hiring sales, cashier, stock, and more general help. Hours will begin mid-afternoon and into the early evenings and weekends. Store will open in July. Restaurant Help - New restaurant in Ambler is seeking …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Mattison Elementary, Forest and Main Brew Pub, Philly's Phamous and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Ambler. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The Lukoil gas station has reopened.
The Lukoil gas station at the corner of Germantown Pike and Swede Street in East Norriton has reopened nad is cirrentl celebrating a grand opening.
Simply Twisted Frozen Yogurt in Blue Bell opens May 8.
Local, family owned frozen yogurt shop, Simply Twisted, will open their second location, at 726 DeKalb Pike in Blue Bell, on May 8. Stephanie Wagner, owner of Simply Twisted, opened the her first location in Horsham on Memorial Day in 2012. She told Patch that the original plan when opening the Horsham location was to open multiple locations. At Simply Twisted, Wagner said they do things al title differently than some of the other frozen yogurt shops around. She explained that they keep their toppings on their "rosetta wall," so all the toppings stay separate. She continued that they make and cut their own cookie dough, cheesecake bikes and brownies rather than using frozen products. Wagner said the Blue Bell location will begin with 10 …
Friday, May 3, 2013
On-Tap Philly owner Dustin Majka informed Patch that the new bar will not be opening in Ambler. Instead, a new restaurant with a new concept will take it's place in roughly four-to-five weeks.
The long-awaited arrival of On-Tap Philly to Ambler came to a screeching halt on Thursday, when owner Dustin Majka informed Patch that he is no longer going to open the bar at the former location of Finn McCool's. Majka would not specifiy the reasons for cancelling the planned opening, but he added that he plans to stay on with a new group, and they intend to open a different restaurant at the same location within a month. According to their Facebook page, the new group intends to change the name and concept of the restaurant, but they also plan to retain all employees that were hired on under the On-Tap Philly business plan. They have also tentatively scheduled their opening for four-to-five weeks from now, and have even created a contest…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Half price Frappuccinos begins Friday, May 3 from 3 to 5 p.m.
It has finally begun to not only be spring, but actually feel like spring, and local Starbucks stores are celebrating with Frappuccino Happy Hour. From May 3 to 12, between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., get half off any Frappuccino drink, including the new Caramel Ribbon crunch, made with four kinds of caramel and topped with a crunch caramel sugar topping. Starbucks is also bringing back a favorite from last summer, the Mocha Cookie Crumble: Mocha sauce and vanilla syrup topped with chocolate cookie crumbs. Pick up your half off Frappuccino at these local Starbucks stores: Starbucks Coffee, 1111 Bethlehem Pike, Springhouse Starbucks Coffee, 655 E Welsh Rd, Ambler Starbucks Coffee, 28 E Germantown Pike, Norristown Learn more on the Starbucks website.
Your mom is busy, give her a Mother's Day gift that will give her a break.
Between sports, homework, running errands, keeping the house clean, and everything else Mom does, don't you want to give her a special gift for Mother's Day this year? While flowers and chocolates are nice, give your mother the gift of a night off from cooking - and that's easier than it sounds. There are a number of local personal chefs that will come to your home to cook full meals and do all of the grocery shopping for you. A personal chef, according to the American Personal and Private Chef Association, comes to your home and prepares multiple meals, that are "custom-designed" for your family's requests and requirements. The entrees are then stored in the freezer with instructions for re-heating for each dish. For more information …
Get a sneak peak at the new Bonefish Grill and support The ALS Association.
Bonefish Grill, with the newest location opening at 27 Airport Square in Montgomery Township on Monday, May 20, is partnering with the ALS Association for a special charity night. The special event, to be held May 18, will give locals a sneak peek into the area's newest restaurant, and the chance to enjoy the food and drinks before the doors open to the public. According to a press release from Bonefish Grille, "Ahi Tuna Sashimi, PEI Mussels Josephine and 'American Style' Kobe Beef Burgers, and the house specialty Bang Bang Shrimp" will be served, as well as "specialty martinis and cocktails, and samplings from the restaurant’s adventurous wine list." For tickets to the charity night, call Allison Walker at 215-643-5434 or online at www.…