The Dish: Super(bowl) broadcast features Dell’Abate

February 11, 2017

Scene…Howard Stern Show producer and Old Greenwich resident Gary Dell’Abate and Jon Hein, hosts of The Howard Stern Wrap Up Show, broadcast the show live from Super Bowl LI Radio Row last Friday with guests and New England Patriots owners Robert Kraft and Jonathan Kraft. Other guests included sportscaster Joe Buck, actor and retired US Marine Corps Reserve Officer Rob Riggle, Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker, LA Rams running back Todd Gurley and actors Alyssa Milano, Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy.Out there…The Greenwich Alliance for Education is hosting its Second Annual Trivia Challenge on Feb. 25 at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich. The event, which takes place at 6:30 p.m., will feature trivia games, dinner, drinks and a silent auction. Tickets are $125. For more info and tickets, visit http://greenwichalliance.schoolauction.net/triviachallenge2017/.Out there...The annual Greenwich Reunion Florida East Coast takes place on Feb. 25 at Jupiter Beach Park’s Jupiter Island Pavilion in Jupiter, Fla., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The BBQ, chaired by Greenwich natives Frank Zeranski and Ed Van Gordon, will feature lunch by Max Productions Corp., including burgers, dogs, ribs, gorgonzola salad, soft drinks, the famous “Hotsy’s Chili” donated by Gary ‘Tex’ Texiere and a 50/50 raffle. More than 100 attended last year’s event, including Greenwich High School and St. Mary’s High School alumni, Greenwich old timers, residents and employees. For more info, contact Frank Zeranski at 203-918-2764 or GrReFIEaCO@aol.com.Out there…The opening of ‘Street Smart: Photographs of New York City, 1945-1980,’ takes place at the Bruce Museum Greenwich on Museum Drive on Feb. 18. The new exhibition features the works of photographers Larry Fink, Garry Winogrand, Herman Leonard, Leon Levinstein and John Shearer providing a glimpse at life in NYC post-war period. Also featured are 30 black-and-white works drawn from the Bruce Museum’s permanent collection. The exhibit will be on view through June 4. For more info, call 203-869-0376 or visit www.brucemuseum.org.Out there…Storytelling and a book signing with marine scientist and author Marah J. Hardt will take place at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center in Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, at 2 p.m. Feb. 12. Hardt will present highlights and underwater photography from her popular science book “Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters, Kinky Squid, and other Salty Erotic of the Deep.” The event will also feature marine-themed Valentine activities for all ages from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Admission is free.Out there…The award-winning Motown band The Commodores will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse at 8 p.m. Tuesday. To honor Valentines Day, the evening will start with a 6 p.m. reception offering guests dessert by Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe and Elizabella’s Bake Shop, a free glass of Chloe prosecco and a raffle. Tickets are $135. For tickets and more info, call 203-438-5795.“One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.”-SophoclesHappy Valentine’s Birthday to my angel mom, Lillian.And that’s all for now.Later…Got a tip? Seen a celebrity? E-mail Susie Costaregni at thedish2@yahoo.com.