Local, Oscar-winning actor Chris Cooper and his actress-writer wife, Marianne Leone Cooper, dined with their friends Susan and Ken Abrams at Aura at the Seaport Hotel on Saturday. . . . Presidential hopeful and former governor Mitt Romney was at the Celtics playoff game Sunday night. . . . Former NBA guy Dominique Wilkins was spotted at Strega Waterfront over the weekend. . . . Actress and Massachusetts native Mindy Kaling tweeted a nice shot of her view from the inside of Fenway Park on Sunday. (Kaling, of “The Office,’’ just filmed a pilot for Fox.) . . . Bruin Andrew Ference, Lucia Ristorante’s Donato Frattaroli, and Mayor Tom Menino were a few of the familiar faces at the Taste of the North End on Friday. . . . Bruin Tyler Seguin and PatriotsRon Brace and Stevan Ridley were spotted at Splash. . . . Event planner A.J. Williams’s Tequila Party on Cinco de Mayo drew designer Nirva Derbekyan and Cushman & Wakefield’s Baron Hartley to Sorriso.Read the Names blog at www.boston.com/namesblog. Names can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 617-929-8253.