J House welcomes celebrity diners
Scene … Former “Good Day New York” co-host Greg Kelly and WOR radio host and TV personality Mark Simone were seen once again having dinner at the J House Greenwich and talking to its new food and beverage manager, Tony Capasso, formerly of Gabriele’s Italian Steakhouse in Greenwich. Also dining there on Friday night was Greenwich resident and ESPN sports anchor Hannah Storm.
Out there … The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce’s After Six networking event takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Saks Fifth Avenue’s 10022-SHOE salon, 20 E. Elm St. The event will feature wine, prizes and networking among the hundreds of pairs of incredible designer shoes. For more info and tickets ($15 for members; $25 for nonmembers), go to Greenwichchamber.com or call 203-869-3500.
Spotlight … A special event at the Greenwich International Film Festival is a discussion called “Spotlight On: Tony Goldwyn.“It will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Cole Auditorium at the Greenwich Library. The event will feature a conversation with Goldwyn, a New Canaan resident who is best known for his roles as President Fitzgerald Grant on ABC’s hit show “Scandal” and Carl Bruner in “Ghost.” The actor, director and activist will talk about his career, growing up in Hollywood and his involvement as an Americares ambassador. For more info and tickets, visit www.greenwichfilm.org.
Luncheon … The fourth annual Inner-City Foundation Ladies Luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at The Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, with the theme “Remix: Decorating With Culture, Objects & Soul.” Home design experts Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason, creators of the renowned Brooklyn-based design firm AphroChic and hosts of HGTV’s “Sneak Peek With AphroChic,” will be the featured speakers at this fun event. The Inner-City Foundation supports organizations that provide food, clothing, shelter, counseling and education to at-risk and needy children and adults in Fairfield County. Visit innercityfoundation.org for more info and tickets.
Out there … Long Ridge School in Stamford is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a reunion for alumni and families on Saturday, June 2. To learn more about the event, contact Pam Chin at firstname.lastname@example.org or check the school’s website at www.longridgeschool.org.
Tasty talk …The Greenwich Library will host Emmy-nominated chef and author Edward Lee in conversation with Nate Erickson, senior lifestyle editor of Esquire.com, at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Lee, who penned the book “Buttermilk Graffiti,” will discuss the two years he spent going cross country and the people behind the food he discovered along the way. He is chef and owner of 610 Magnolia, MilkWood and Wiskey Dry in Louisville, Ky., and serves as culinary director of Succotash in National Harbor, Md., and in Penn Quarter in Washington, D.C. More info on this free event is available at www.greenwichlibrary.org.
The 2018 Jim Fixx Memorial Day 5-Mile Run takes off at 8:15 a.m. Monday, May 28. The scenic, 5-mile course starts at 239 Greenwich Ave., winds through the streets of central Greenwich and Bruce Park and culminates at the Havemeyer Field track off Greenwich Avenue. To register ($30 for the 5-mile race and $15 for the kids half-mile race), go to register.chronotrack.com/r/39484.
And that’s all for now. Later…
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Tony Capasso, center, new food and beverage manager at J House Greenwich, welcomes Greenwich resident and radio/TV personality Mark Simone, left, and former “Good Day New York” co-host Greg Kelly, right.
THE DISH with Susie Costaregni