News/Gossip – Week of 10/12/09

PamJimWedding When Pam and Jim got married on NBC’s The Office, Pam was wearing a dress from Conshohocken-based David’s Bridal.


Terrence Howard played the Mayor of Conshohocken in a student film, For All Mankind, partially filmed in Conshohocken.  Its won three awards at film festivals and was written and directed by former Conshohocken resident Dan Clifton.

The StoneRose Restaurant had its soft opening a few days ago and had a crowd of 100 show up.  Its Grand Opening will be held this weekend.  Here is a story on Thrillist.  Update – Facebook event page for Grand Opening.

Chef/owner Chip Roman of Blackfish is launching a guest chef series.  On the first Monday of each month, Chef Roman will host a Guest Chef who will prepare a seven course meal for $85 per person (plus tax and gratuity).  The first two Guest Chefs are Alex Talbot/Aki Kamozawa from Ideas in Food on November 2nd followed by Jennifer Carroll from 10 Arts’ on December 7th.  Carroll was recently a competitor on Bravo’s Top Chef.

Guppy’s Good Times is being featured as a Comcast’s OnDemand as a great “local” spot.  They are filming the segment on October 15th at 6:00 p.m.  Everyone is welcome.

Gypsy Saloon is celebrating Halloween on both Friday & Saturday October 30th & 31st! Drink specials and prizes for the best costumes are all on tap. Plus, hear the sounds of DJ Gino on Friday! The party starts both nights at 10:00pm.

Gypsy Saloon is also offering a Halloween inspired menu that features the flavors of fall beginning Monday, October 26th – Saturday, October 31st.  Menu items include Butternut Squash Soup, Pumpkin Ravioli, Balsamic Breast of Duck, Caramel Apple Bread Pudding and more.

The Spring Mill Cafe was featured on NBC10’s Aditi’s Lunch Spot.

The Fayette Street Grille is available on Monday nights for Chef tasting Dinners. Groups of as little as eight and up to 24 can have the restaurant to themselves and enjoy seven or eight courses prepared just for them.

Fingers Wings & Other Things and Philly Beer Scene Magazine are hosting a Beer and Food Pairing event on October 22nd featuring craft beers paired with different wing sauces.

After more than a year a settlement was reached to compensate the victims of the fire in Conshohocken last August.

Conshohocken’s success trying to be mimicked out in Pottstown.

Bobby’s Burger Tavern was supposedly part of a shakedown.

Conshohocken’s NSM Insurance goes green.

The Conshohocken Steelers ended the regular season a perfect 9-0 and will face the Flemington Generals in the first round of the playoffs this Saturday in Conshy.

Conshy executive named to the as an overseer to the auction of Philadelphia’s two main newspapers.

There is a bartender in Conshohocken that doesn’t like the Phillies.

Conshohocken’s Wiley Group goes independent.

Conshohocken financial analyst quoted on Bloomberg.

Roadwork coming to the 476 in West Conshy.

Conshy girl bit by dog and is in the hospital.

Teresa Crippen of Conshohocken is “getting her Michael Phelps on” in the pool.

SSG Capital Advisors of Conshohocken is helping a Hatboro company.

ASTM is figuring out the standards for multi-purpose room flooring.

Mondo, a maker of sports flooring, and has an office in Conshy has agreed to sponsor the National Soccer Coaches Association.

The 2009 Conshohocken All-Star Jam Band (below):