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The Dish: ‘Rory Gilmore’ seen at Greenwich Point

August 5, 2017 GMT

Scene…Actress Alexis Biedel, famous for her role as Rory Gilmore on the popular TV series “Gilmore Girls,” was seen getting some eats at the concession stand at Greenwich Point on Friday morning.Out there…Versailles Farm LLC has opened at 56 Locust Road in Greenwich. The six-acre organic farm featuring fresh produce and flowers is open weekends 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more info, visit www.versaillesfarms.com.Scene…Actress Meryl Streep and director Steven Spielberg were seen filming his upcoming movie “The Papers” at SUNY Purchase in Purchase, N.Y., last week. Streep portrays the late Washington Post publisher Katharine “Kay” Graham, alongside actor Tom Hanks, who portrays the late Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee. The movie, based on the 1971 Pentagon Papers cover-up, also stars actors Matthew Ryhs and Sarah Paulson.Out there…The Avon Theater in Stamford is featuring a special screening of “An Inconvenient Sequel” at 7:15 p.m. Monday The documentary on climate change follows former Vice President Al Gore on a journey across the globe. Following the film, a Q&A is slated with guest speaker Ecological Science Educator Rich Chiaramonte, a Stamford native and former president of the Stamford Land Conservation Trust. Tickets: Carte Blanche members free, members $7, students and seniors $9, nonmembers $12. For tickets and info, visit www.avontheatre.org.Scene…Greenwich resident and America’s favorite Judge Judy Sheindlin was seen having dinner at Pasta Vera on Greenwich Avenue last Saturday evening.Out there…The SoNo Arts Festival takes place on South Norwalk’s Washington and Main Streets from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. The event will feature over 125 artisans, performing artists, activities for children and a giant puppet parade, as well as an artist’s lounge, specialty drinks and food and beverage courts by local restaurants. The event is free. For more information, visit www.sonoartsfest.com or call 518-852-6478.Out there…Soul’d Again, the 60s soul and funk band, will perform at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday . Event is free.Scene…Forever Sweet Bakery of Norwalk, owned by Fran and Sky Mercede, was the recipient for the fourth year in a row of the “Best Cupcakes” category at the 13th Annual Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut event at the Stamford Hilton recently. More than 1,000 attended the annual event including Stamford’s Mayor David Martin and Stamford Board of Representatives member Gloria DePina.Out there…Stamford Downtown Alive @Five Summer Concert Series will feature American Idol winner Phillip Phillips on Thursday at 5 p.m. $15 entrance fee - 21 and older only.And that’s all for now.Later …Got a tip? Seen a celebrity? E-mail Susie Costaregni at thedish2@yahoo.com.