Michael Bolton takes a break from Dating Game for dinner in Greenwich

Scene… Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Michael bolton was seen having dinner at Tony’s at JHouse in Riverside last weekend. Westport resident hosts ‘The Celebrity Dating Game’ with actress Zooey deschanel, which airs on ABC at 10 p.m. on Mondays. The WWE wrestler was also seen in the popular restaurant last week. Brock “The Beast” Lesnar.

The low… NHL greats Dominique moore and Mike Richter and many more are hosting a charity event on Thursday August 12 at the Village of Stamford, for rare cancer and concussion research, including support for the Greenwich-based Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation. The event, called Smashfest, is a pro / am ping pong tournament that pairs celebrities with local fans and provides fun, food and drink with your favorite sports stars. Moore’s wife, Katie, died of fibrolamellar cancer, which made supporting FCF particularly important to him. For tickets (on sale now) and more information, visit https://smashfest.ca/.

Scene… Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and pianist Alicia Keys was seen having dinner recently at Saltaire in Port Chester, NY

The low… Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens to feature award-winning artist and Dobro player Abbie gardner in concert from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday July 25 on the Grande Pelouse. Bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic. Her latest CD, “Wishes on a Neon Sign”, features 12 original songs, including co-writing with a Grammy-winning country singer. Chris Stapleton. She opened for Lori McKenna, Hot Rize and Martina McBride. For tickets and more information ($ 5 for members, $ 10 for non-members, and free for children 12 and under), visit www.bartletarboretum.org.

The low… Cos Cob’s Greenwich Historical Society is offering a live concert with popular country band Gunsmoke on Thursday, August 5, as part of their Music on the Great Lawn series. Guests can enjoy a concert picnic from Marcia Selden Catering to order on Monday before the Thursday concert. For more information and tickets (members $ 10 / non-members $ 20), call 203-869-6899 or visit www.greenwichhistory.org.

Scene… Actor and resident of Fairfield Christophe atkins (“The Blue Lagoon”) was seen having ice cream at the Dairy Queen on Post Road in Fairfield last Monday afternoon.

The low… The Bedford Playhouse near Bedford, NY, presents “Broadway in Bedford: Leading Ladies” at 5pm on Sunday July 25th. Theater Lawn concert to feature Broadway stars Meghan picerno of “Phantom of the Opera”, Meg doherty of “Méchants”, Kara lindsey of “Wicked” and Tatiana lofton of the national tour of “Once on the island”. The rainy date is July 28 at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit www.bedfordplayhouse.org.

The low… The 104th Annual Greenwich Art Society Exhibition takes place at the Bendheim Gallery of the Art Center at 299 Greenwich Ave. All of the artwork in the exhibit, featuring artists from here to Texas, is for sale with a portion of the sales benefiting the Greenwich Art Company. The juror of the exhibition, Allison rudnick, is Associate Curator in the Drawings and Prints Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. To view the exhibit, call 203-862-6750 to confirm your visit.

And that’s it for now.


“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston Churchill

Do you have any advice? Saw a celebrity? Email Susie Costaregni at [email protected]

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct Dominic Moore’s wife’s name, Katie.

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