Iona basketball coach Rick Pitino dines in Greenwich

Rick pitino, head basketball coach for the Iona Gaels at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, was seen having dinner at Tony’s at J House in Riverside on Wednesday night.

The low… La Crémaillère in Banksville, NY reopened this year with a new chef and a new look. The popular 70-year-old French restaurant closed in 2019 due to controversial issues.

Scene… Fox News Legal Analyst and Commentator Gregg Jarrett was seen shopping on Greenwich Avenue after Christmas with his wife and daughter.

The low… Tickets are on sale now for the 2022 Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Gala celebrating the life of Gail Malloy, which takes place on March 10 at the Rockrimmon Country Club in Stamford. Former Governor of Connecticut. Dannel P. Malloy will serve as master of ceremonies at the event in honor of his sister who died in May. The evening will include cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Wendy bennett at 203-487-5263 or by email at [email protected]

Scene… Greenwich resident John (Flip) Filippelli, executive producer and president of production and programming at YES Network, has been inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Filippelli was the first hire of the network by the team owner George steinbrenner in 2001. Under Filippelli’s leadership, YES won 134 Emmy Awards. Concurrent with his Hall of Fame induction, he was inducted into the Silver Circle by the Board of Governors of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter in 2017 and was named Executive of the Year by the Sports Business Society of New York University. in 2013.

The low… Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens’ “The Unsung Season: Gardens in Winter” online conference will take place on Tuesday, January 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The online conference will be moderated by the gardener and photographer, Karen bussolini. Admission for this class is $ 30. For more information and to reserve a spot, visit

Scene… Partners Café & Pizzeria on Cove Avenue in Norwalk, owned and operated by the Spinola family for 40 years, closed on December 22. BJ Ryan’s in Norwalk will be opening a third location – BJ Ryan’s East – at the former pizza place in February.

Music… The Bedford Playhouse on Old Post Road in Bedford, NY presents The Yale Spizzwinks, America’s oldest a cappella subclass group, on Wednesday, Jan.12 from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 914-234-6704 or visit www

“Peace begins with a smile.”

Mother Teresa

And that’s it for now.


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