Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Horsham Donuts opened Tuesday morning.
Daniel Parkinson learned the basics of doughnut-making while working at Dunkin' Donuts during college. A chemist by trade, Parkinson, 43, of Horsham, said he has thought about running his own doughnut and coffee shop for the last two or three years. On Tuesday, Parkinson was able to make his doughnut-making dream a reality with the opening of Horsham Donuts, 316 Horsham Road, within the Boxwood Shopping Center on Horsham Road. "We’re going to offer everything from French cruller, to cake and yeast-risen," Parkinson said of the 16 to 20 varieties he and his other two bakers will be making for the business, which will be open from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. "It's kind of limitless." Parkinson estimated that he would have 400 or 500 doughy …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Hatboro Borough Council is applying for a grant from the county to cover the cost of upgrading crosswalks.
Pedestrian walking, particularly crossings by kids en route to school, could be improved under a grant that Hatboro is seeking. The Hatboro Borough Council voted Monday night to apply for a Montgomery County Community Development Block Grant to cover upgraded crosswalks in the area of Horsham, Moreboro and Academy roads. Borough engineer James Dougherty said that in addition to upgrading crosswalks and adding curb ramps and lighting, stormwater management would be part of the roughly $215,000 project should the grant be approved. What do you think of pedestrian safety in this section of Hatboro? Tell us in the comments.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The area of Horsham, Moreboro and Academy roads could be upgraded with improved crosswalks.
With any luck pedestrian walking in the area of Horsham, Moreboro and Academy roads will have upgraded crosswalks in the future. The Hatboro Borough Council this week discussed applying for a Community Development Block Grant to improve pedestrian crossings in that vicinity. "That’s been on our list now for a couple years," Council President John Zygmont said. Borough engineer James Dougherty said that in addition to upgrading crosswalks and adding curbing, stormwater management would be part of the roughly $215,000 project. No action was taken. The governing body is expected to act on the grant application during its March 25 meeting.
Friday, March 8, 2013
The newly renovated Horsham Pub, situated where Gavin's Tavern was previously located, features 24 TVs and seating for more than 300.
The interior is bright, the sandwiches "legendary" and two dozen TVs are sure to keep patrons' attention as they contemplate wings and beer at the newly renovated Horsham Pub. Formerly Gavin's Tavern, the smoke-free "family pub" situated at 1144 Horsham Road in Horsham will open Monday at 4 p.m. Owner Joe Wade, who also owns the Pour House in Jamison and the Publick House in Wycombe, has spent the last eight weeks renovating and updating the facility, which seats more than 300 people. "It needed to be freshened up," Wade said of the interior, which he described as a "little darker, a little smokier" before. "It's warm. It's inviting." Wade, who has been in the "family pub" business for the last 10 to 12 years, said the Horsham Road …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Owners of The Elements Horsham hope to transform the Horsham Road mixed-use center into a 'food destination.'
A new American restaurant with 'higher end fare' is planned for a parcel still under construction at The Elements Horsham, according to the property owner. An announcement on which restaurant, specifically, will fill one of two buildings where the dilapidated 5 Star Gardens once stood could come by summer, Mark Korman, Korman Communities' commercial division president told Patch. Korman said he has letters of intent for the site, but said it was too soon to disclose the potential tenant as the lease had not been finalized yet. "We've been really picky," Korman said, adding that his company has "passed on a few" possible eateries. "There are plenty of hoagie places and pizza places," he said. The American restaurant that's planned, while…
Monday, February 25, 2013
A 'person of interest' who allegedly fled the scene of an auto accident in Horsham is under investigation, according to police.
Horsham Police are investigating the cause of a Friday night one-vehicle crash, which sent three occupants to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Horsham Deputy Chief Bill Daly said the 8:25 p.m. crash occurred on Horsham Road near Precision Drive. According to Daly, a black 2004 Lincoln Continental flipped over and struck a tree. As a result, three occupants were transported to Abington Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. One of the vehicle's occupants, according to police, fled the scene on foot. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, as is the "person of interest" that Daly said fled the scene. There were no preliminary indications the operator was under the influence, according to…
Monday, October 29, 2012
Tell us what would be a good fit for the recently relocated Verizon Wireless store.
Tell us in the comments what you would like to see fill this vacancy. Vacant: 314 Horsham Road, Horsham Description: The space is situated in the Giant Food shopping center known as Horsham Point, which is located at the corner of Horsham and Dresher roads. History: The building had previously housed a Verizon Wireless store. Verizon relocated to a standalone building on Horsham Road a few weeks ago. Zoning: Commercial
Monday, October 1, 2012
What would you like to see fill the space above Subway and alongside Curves and Horsham Dental Elements?
Tell us in the comments what you would like to see fill this vacancy. Vacant: 301-307 Horsham Road, Horsham Description: Several empty spaces are available in this newly renovated strip mall. Size: According to Loopnet.com, the more than 30,000 square feet available is divided among various spaces ranging in size from 357 square feet up to 5,498 square feet. Zoning: Commercial Possible uses: Medical office; restaurant; retail; business office; bank
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The second location of the Horsham eatery has been in the works for several years and the owners said an end is in sight.
The mere mention of Tonelli’s long-awaited second location on Horsham Road causes Chip Randa to rub his forehead. “That place couldn’t have come closer to bankrupting us,” he said, adding that he and his wife Maura are spending $120,000 a year for the property “to sit there.” After closing on the property which previously housed the Moon Tavern, Randa said he discovered that the area had been used as a dumping ground for construction materials. In all, “400,000 cubic feet of unsuitable soil” was present in the area surrounding the existing building. Between $150,000 in legal fees fighting the previous owner and $300,000 in architect, engineer and surveyor fees, Randa said the site – once envisioned as an arena – has caused him quite a few …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
A fire in a three-story building broke out Tuesday afternoon.
Fire officials from multiple departments worked to extinguish a two-alarm fire which broke out shortly before 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Situated at Horsham and Lower State roads in Horsham Township, heavy fire was pouring from the roof of a building still under construction. No injuries were reported, but firefighters were monitored due to Tuesday's high temperatures. The fire was placed under control just before 2 p.m., officials said. J.D. Brooke of Philly Fire News, said a portion of Horsham Road was closed while firefighters worked to knock down the fire that he said started in the attic area of the building and quickly spread to the roof. Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.