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Big Apple Buzz | Alec Baldwin works for charity at state fair; Zendaya celebrates birthday in NYC; and more

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FILE – Zendaya arrives at the premiere of “Spider-Man: No Way Home” at the Regency Village Theater on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. The first “National Cinema Day” nationwide promotion appeared to work with the highest-attended day of 2022, drawing an estimated 8.1 million moviegoers on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, according to The Cinema Foundation. The top performing titles for the day included “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” “Top Gun: Maverick,” “DC League of Super Pets” and “Bullet Train.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Alec Baldwin was reportedly spotted at the Great New York State Fair in Syracuse on Sept. 4, working at a booth for his late mother, Carol Baldwin’s breast-cancer charity, The Baldwin Fund.

The Post-Standard, a Syracuse newspaper, reported that the Manhattan resident was in the Science & Industry building, and that one attendee told the outlet the 30 Rock actor was “extremely polite,” “friendly” and “very accessible,” and even posed for a photo with the attendee’s mother. Carol, mother of actor brothers Alec, Daniel, Stephen and Billy Baldwin, died at the age of 92 on May 26 of breast cancer, which she was diagnosed with in 1990. She founded her charity in 1996.

Since 2001, according to Newsday, The Baldwin Fund has helped to raise millions of dollars and has provided more than 60 grants to support research programs…….

Following his breakup with longtime girlfriend, Camila Morrone, Leonardo Di Caprio reportedly jetted out of Europe, where he had been vacationing on yachts, and headed to the Big Apple.

On Aug. 30, the Oscar winning actor had an early dinner at Il Buco on Bond Street. From there, reports Page Six, he headed to the The Ned NoMad Hotel where he hung out in the private members only club. According to multiple outlets, Di Caprio and Morrone, who is a model, were together four years…….

Neil Patrick Harris, Sara Bareilles, Heather Headley in the revival of “Into the Woods.”Photo by Joan Marcus

More than one year after he put his townhouse in Harlem on the market, actor Neil Patrick Harris has sold the home located on Fifth Avenue and 126th Street, for slightly under $7 million, which the New York Post reported is the largest real estate deal in the neighborhood’s history.

The Uncoupled star and his husband, David Burtka, bought the five-bedroom townhouse for $3.6 million in 2013. The 8,000-square-foot property was built in 1908, and includes six bathrooms, 12-foot-high ceilings and three gas fireplaces.

Harris and Burtka renovated the home, but in 2020, due to the pandemic, they started spending more time at their home in East Hampton, which led then to the decision to sell the home in Harlem……..

Zendaya was reportedly spotted shopping at Acme Studios in SoHo on Sept. 3, with her longtime stylist, Law Roach. Harper’s Bazaar reported that the Euphoria star has been having a marvelous time celebrating her birthday week in NYC.

On Aug. 30, she headed out to Queens for the U.S. Open to cheer Serena Williams on. Then, Zendaya turned 26 on Sept. 1, and shared the big day at an intimate dinner with her boyfriend, Tom Holland, mom Claire Stoermer, and her Euphoria co-star Hunter Schafer…….

Rihanna enjoyed a late night snack at Caviar Russe on Madison Avenue on Sept. 1, according to OK! magazine.

The brand new mother of a four-month old son with Harlem rapper, A$AP Rocky, and six of her pals asked the upscale eatery to stay open past their usual closing hour. However, the billionaire entertainer/Fenty Beauty entrepreneur, helped the staff clean up after her crew finished eating, reports OK!

The Grammy award-winner reportedly noshed on caviar and bites of sashimi while sipping champagne until they were finished, at which time she “Helped the waitstaff clean up and push the bar stools back into place since she stayed so late.”……

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Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani attended Lauren Conlin‘s birthday party at Times Square Bar Haswell Green recently, according to Page Six. Conlin is reportedly a veteran radio broadcaster who also hosts the podcast “Lauren Interviews” and “Millenials Revealed.” A source told the Gossip Page that Giuliani, who recently for six hours before a grand jury investigating efforts to overturn the 2020 election in Atlanta, was accompanied by Dr. Maria Ryan, who is rumored to be his girlfriend………

On Friday, Oct. 7, at the Miller Theatre, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will honor renowned Brooklyn actress Mugga, award-winning filmmakers Stacey L. Holman and Booker T. Mattison with the Reel Sisters Trailblazer Award. Reel Sisters is celebrating their 25th Anniversary. The Reel Sisters Trailblazer Awards will be the first in-person awards ceremony since the pandemic.

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