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Host Colette Phillips and guest Omar Sharif Jr. at Get Konnected!

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Host Colette Phillips and guest Omar Sharif Jr. at Get Konnected!

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Actor and LGBT activist Omar Sharif Jr., grandson of actor Omar Sharif, was the special guest at Get Konnected!, the networking event hosted by Colette Phillips. . . . VP Joe Biden caught up with an old buddy during his trip to Boston over the weekend. After meeting with the International Association of Iron Workers Local 7 on Colony Avenue, Biden and his friend, Plaza Limousine owner Michael Gay, got together for a bite. Along with a phalanx of Secret Service, the two chowed on hot dogs, cheeseburgers, and crab meat rolls at Sullivan’s on Castle Island. Gay used to drive the former Delaware senator when he was campaigning for president. . . . Culinary maverick Grant Achatz of Chicago’s Alinea, Next, and Aviary had dinner the other night at Tavern Road, the new Fort Point spot from brothers Louis and Michael DiBiccari. The chef seemed impressed, tweeting high praise afterward. “Everything at @TavernRoad is delicious, you should go. Duck hearts, lamb and charcuterie are awesome.” . . . Tim Wakefield was backstage at Harry Connick Jr.’s Symphony Hall show the other night, and chatted with Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman.

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