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Alec Baldwin and fiancée Hilaria Thomas are tying the knot at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral on the weekend of June 30, according to The New York Post. The church, which was used in both The Godfather and Gangs of New York, was built in 1810 and given basilica status by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010. But it isn’t all roses for the couple. Leaving New York’s Marriage Bureau on Tuesday, Baldwin “attacked” a Daily Hilaria Thomas News photographer trying to take the couple’s picture. He later tweeted “A ‘photographer’ almost hit me in the face with his camera this morning. #allpaparazzishouldbewaterboarded.” This will be Baldwin’s second marriage. In 1993 he was engaged to Kim Basinger in a ceremony on a beach in East Hampton. Baldwin and Thomas moved in together last August and became engaged on the East End in April. Joy Behar will host a new primetime show for Current TV beginning in September. “The View” co-host, whose HLN series “The Joy Behar Show” was canceled last year, will appear Monday through Thursday nights at 6 p.m. The new show, which also has “The Joy Behar Show” as its working title, will repeat later in the evening.
Billy Joel, in a biker jacket, and his girlfriend Alexis Roderick enjoyed lunch at Andrra in East Hampton on Sunday. Former New York Governor David Paterson had lunch with 10 people at 75 Main in Southampton. While attending the national cartoonist society event in Las Vegas, Archie Comics cartoonist Stan Goldberg was awarded The Gold Key, their hall of fame award. You can congratulate him when you see him at East Hampton Library’s Authors Night in August or at the Box Art Auction for East End Hospice in September. Happy 25th, Nicole Miller! No it was not her birthday but the 25th anniversary of her eponymous business. Nicole celebrated with friends and longtime staffers at a dance party at the still smoking—like Nicole— Indochine this week. South Fork resident Sarah Jessica Parker hosted a fundraising event for President Barack Obama at her Manhattan home last week. Guests included A n n a (Continued on page 40)
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