The Dish: David Letterman spotted at JHouse

December 23, 2017 GMT

Scene…Former “Late Show” host and North Salem, N.Y., resident David Letterman was seen in full beard at the bar at the JHouse in Riverside last Tuesday night. Letterman, who retired from the “Late Show” in 2015, is working on hosting a new talk show on Netflix in 2018.Out there…Legendary guitarist and Grammy Award winning musician Eric Clapton will headline the Greenwich Town Party on May 26. Community tickets are $85 and go on sale April 5. For more info to purchase tickets, visit www.greenwichtownparty.org.Out there…The Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Greenwich Point Park will feature “Cooking with Shellfish” from Greenwich waters from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Jan. 7. Guest Chef Geoff Lazlo of Mill Street Bar and Table in Byram will discuss how to prepare clams and oysters. The event will include a raw bar of local shellfish provided by Jadar Nygard of StellaMar and Ed Stilwagen of Atlantic Clam Farms. Lazlo uses clams from Atlantic Clam Farms and local oysters from StellaMar Oysters on his menu. For more info, contact Bruce Museum Seaside Manager Cynthia Ehlinger at 203-413-6756 or cynthiae@brucemuseum.org.Scene…Russian Ice hockey star Alexei Kovalev was seen having dinner at Gabriele’s Italian Steakhouse in Greenwich last week with former New York Islander hockey forward and four-time Stanley Cup champion John Tonelli and with Mentor Berisha.Out there…The winners of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Holiday Awards Decorating Contests are Albe Furs, Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary, Carriage House, Housewarming and Back 40 Mercantile. The winners of the Eighth annual “Holiday Window Salute in Stamford Downtown” are Lorca, Cask Republic, 16 Handles and ZAZA.Scene….The New Canaan home of radio host Joe Scarborough on Wahackme Road is on the market for $3.7 million. Scarborough, who is engaged to his co-host Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” said he plans to stay in the area.Out there…The Harlem Globetrotters World Tour takes them to the Westchester County Center on Central Avenue in White Plains, N.Y., at 4 p.m. Dec. 31. For more info call 914-995-4050.Scene….Greenwich resident and Motown diva Diana Ross was seen grocery shopping at ACME on Monday afternoon with a cart full of fresh veggies.Out there…The Knights of Columbus annual Christmas dinner takes place at noon Monday. The dinner will include beverages, dessert and gifts bags. For more info, visit knightsofgreenwich.com.“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.”- Agnes M. PharoMerry Christmas and (belated) Happy Hanukkah…And that’s all for now.Later…Got a tip? Seen a celebrity? E-mail Susie Costaregni at thedish2@yahoo.com.