Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart, TikTok star Samantha Ramsdell both dine out in Greenwich

Scene… TikTok star and Comedian Samantha Ramsdell, who broke a Guinness World Record for being the woman with the largest mouth, was seen dining at MIKU Sushi Bar and Restaurant on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich this week and took photos with the restaurant’s staff members. The Stamford Resident ate items from the restaurant’s non-profit partnership menu and the catch of the day flown over from the famous Tokyo fish market. Ramsdell hosts the Weird & Proud podcast, travels the country trying the biggest menu items at restaurants, and hosts a variety style Comedy tour where she includes her singing talents.

Out there… The Historical Society’s first Tavern Garden Market of the season takes place at its Cos Cob campus on Strickland Road on Wednesday, May 4 from 10 am to 2 pm The event will feature locally sourced farm-to-table organic produce, farm-fresh eggs, baked goods, flowers and Distinctive one-of-a-kind gifts, fashion accessories, vintage jewelry, crafts and environmentally sourced beauty products. The market will continue on alternating Wednesdays through Nov. 2, rain or shine. Tavern Garden Market vendors include Double L Market, Versailles Farm, Do-Re-Mi Farms, Bear Creek Farm, Mugger’s Marlow, Oronoque Farm, Molly & Mags, The Cheese Guy, Wave Hill Breads, Studio 36, Vivid Cottage, The Sakonett River Co., The Silhouette Lady, Brooks Works Studio, Country House Gifts, Beauty Counter, LLF Studio and Cynthia Alexander. Proceeds help to support Greenwich Historical Society arts and education programming. For more info, go to greenwichhistory.org.

Scene… Lifestyle guru and Katonah, NY Resident Martha Stewart was seen dining with a female friend at Le Penguin Bistro on Lewis Street in Greenwich on Thursday evening.

Out there… After a two-year hiatus, Kids In Crisis’ annual fundraiser Gala, Backcountry Safari, will take place Friday, May 6 at the Greenwich Audubon Center on Riversville Road from 6 pm to 10 pm Greenwich mom and broadcaster Jodi Applegate and Denis LaPolice will serve as emcees at the event, which will feature dining and partying under the great tent. Dominick Miciotta and Jason Smith are the event co-chairs. All proceeds raised will help fund the award-winning Shelter, counseling and community-based programs provided by Kids In Crisis. For more info and tickets, go to www.kidsincrisis.org.

Scene… Former Wall Street Journal columnist and author Joann Lublin will speak at the “Civility in America” series at The Ferguson Library in Stamford Thursday, May 5 at 6 pm In her latest book, “Power Moms – How Executive Mothers Navigate Work and Life,” Lublin Compares two generations of women – boomers and Gen Xers – and how they navigate the challenges of managerial careers and families. The event Sponsored by The Dilenschneider Group, Hearst Connecticut Media and The Ferguson Library, will also be available via Zoom. For more info and to register, call 203-964-1000 or go to www.fergusonlibrary.org.


Out there… Witness six interesting, dynamic parishioners from Christ Church Greenwich share their experiences about a calling in their lives, a tipping point. The evening will be led by Greenwich Resident Bonnie Levison, a Storytelling Coach with The Moth. The in-person event – at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 6 in the Chapel-turned-Cabaret – includes dinner and The Calling wines, donated by Founders Jim Nantz and Peter Deutsch. For tickets ($ 40), go to christchurchgreenwich.org.

Scene… The 25th anniversary of Art to the Avenue kicks off on Thursday, May 5, 5:30 to 8 pm at the Greenwich Arts Council on Greenwich Avenue. The evening will feature live music by “9 of Hearts,” and various gatherings at participating establishments at the Greenwich Avenue-turned-strolling-art gallery. The art will remain in place through Memorial Day and is available for purchase with a 30 percent tax deduction for the purchaser benefiting GAC. For more info, go to www.greenwichartscouncil.org.

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