Monday, April 1, 2013
Revelations Perfume and Cosmetics was seeking $100,000 in damages after Prince reneged on a deal to promote their products.
Prince had been ordered to pay Huntingdon Valley’s Revelations Perfume and Cosmetics $3.95 million in a lawsuit that claimed the musician broke a contract to market two perfume products from the company. According to a Bloomberg.com report, the Huntingdon Valley cosmetics company, located at 460 Veit Road, sued the iconic singer Prince Rogers Nelson, also known as Prince, and Universal Music in New York State Supreme Court for reneging on an agreement to help market perfumes using his name and likeness and the name of his 2006 album, “3121.” After a judge ordered Prince to pay $3.95 million for the company’s out-of-pocket losses in April of 2012, he appealed that ruling. Then, according to a Bloomberg story published last week, both …
Friday, March 8, 2013
A new start-up restaurant called 'Pal'z' will replace Calloway's in Huntingdon Valley, which closed unexpectedly seven months ago.
Back in September people were stunned to learn about the sudden closing of Calloway’s in the Just-A-Farms Shopping Center in Huntingdon Valley. For the last seven months the property has been closed, gutted and cleared out waiting for a new vendor to take over. Now, renovations have begun for a new restaurant to open in Calloway's place. Just-A-Farms office manager Jim Pileggi confirmed that a new start-up restaurant called “Pal’z” will take Calloway’s spot at the corner of the shopping center. "It's already been rented out," Pileggi said. "They are in the process of doing renovations." Store owner Ed Benza confirmed that it will be an American-type bar similar to Calloway’s, but with better quality food, new floor plans and a complete …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa is moving to the Marketplace Shopping Center at Huntingdon Valley.
If you were waiting for the chance to try the new Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries restaurant in the Marketplace Shopping Center at Huntingdon Valley, you may have waited too long. The local shop opened in Octobert of 2011, but just a little over a year later, the burger joint next to Rita's Water Ice was forced to close its doors. The company ran a promotion for its Opening Day by rewarding the first 40 customers with free hamburgers for a year. Store owners may have bitten off more than they could chew with that promotion since the store closed not too long after it opened. VIDEO: Local customers get free hamburgers for a year Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa will replace the local eatery and construction crews have already gutted …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A man is on the loose after getting away with close to $700 from the Citgo Gas Station on Huntingdon Pike.
The Lower Moreland Police Department confirmed that nobody was hurt during the armed robbery at the Huntingdon Valley Citgo Gas Station Saturday night. However, police did say the robber got away with $670 in cash and the crime is still under investigation. A Citgo employee who wished to remain anonymous told Patch the burglar arrived at the store around 9 p.m. The employee was counting money from the PowerBall lottery sales. "There was a lot of cash. I saw [the robber] enter with a mask; I said, 'I'm done.' He said, 'Give me all the money,' and he pointed to the gun. He said 'give me all the bills, too.'" The employee pressed the panic button twice while the robber was in the store. [The robber] took off when he saw the police coming and …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Police were seen searching the area surrounding the gas station with flashlights at 11:20 p.m. Saturday.
The CITGO gas station at the corner of Huntingdon Pike and Byberry Roads in Lower Moreland Township was robbed just after 10 p.m. this evening, according to multiple sources. Montco Alerts tweeted that police are searching for a 20 to 25-year-old white male who is approximately 5-foot-8 and of medium build with a goatee. Earlier scanner reports said that at time of the incident the robber was wearing a black mask with a white hoodie, blue jeans and had a black semi-automatic handgun. Check back for updates as Patch follows this developing story.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Suspect fled on foot as police catch his car off Bustleton Avenue.
According to Upper Moreland Police Chief Thomas Nestel, at 1:15 p.m., a lone, white male in a white sweatshirt, was reported to have robbed the Wachovia Bank, at 2090 E. County Line Road in Huntingdon Valley. The suspect then fled with an unverified amount of money in what was described as an older, green Dodge work van. Twenty to 25 minutes after the bank robbery, Bryn Athyn Chief of Police Glenn Coffin saw the van traveling east-bound along Byberry Road, according to Nestel. Coffin attempted to stop the vehicle, but the suspect sped away, with Coffin then in hot pursuit. The car chase ended in the Philmont Heights section of Philadelphia, where the suspect was able to lose his pursuant and abdon his vehicle, further fleeing on foot. …