News & Gossip – Week of 09/28/09

Stone Rose

The Stone Rose at 822 Fayette Street is set to have a soft opening Thursday or Friday.

Gypsy Saloon is now serving lunch all day every Saturday and Sunday, starting at noon.

Presto Ristorante & Pizza at 410 West Ridge opened recently.

The Philadelphia Fight Rugby League Club, which play their home games in Conshohocken, have announced that they will play an exhibition match next year at the Wachovia Center as part of a promotion with the Philadelphia Wings lacrosse team.  The Fights match will take place prior to and during halftime of the Wings game on Saturday, April 3, 2010.  This will be the first time the Fight or any rugby team have played on the turf in the Wachovia Center.

Joe O’Donnell, recently a Vice President at Beacon Commercial Real Estate in 8 Tower Bridge, has launched OMEGA Commercial Real Estate.

When AIG collapsed, who did they call in Conshohocken?

Chef Chip Roman of Blackfish “poaches, dehydrates and deep-fries quinoa to create a finger-food that can be salted for use as a savory bar snack or sweetened as a dessert topping.”

Brain Pad of Conshohocken has secured distribution of its NatureZone UV/ozone oral appliance sanitizer and mouthguard line.

Cummins Catherwood, managing director at Boenning and Scattergood in West Conshohocken, was quoted by Reuters in a financial story.

RYAH Yoga & Health in Conshohocken is participating in National Yoga Month.

Fingers Wings & Other Things (FWOT) on Ridge got a shout-out in the comments sections of a story about who has the best wings.

There is supposedly a “batcave” in Conshohocken.  NSFW.  Below: