Star sightings: Common, Whitney Port, Ne-Yo
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SEEN ON THE SCENE: Fans of Bulls legend Scottie Pippen were happy to spy him having lunch at Chicago Cut Steakhouse the other day. … TV personality and fashion designer Whitney Port, in town for the traveling creative summit, “Create & Cultivate,” was spotted dining with pals at the new Italian eatery Dolce Italian in the Godfrey Hotel. … Also at Dolce Italian, the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo continued his around-town birthday celebrating with teammates Kris Bryant, Jon Lester, Jake Arrieta, Jonathan Martinez, Neil Ramirez, Kyle Schwarber, Travis Wood, Hector Rondon, Dexter Fowler, Addison Russell, Miguel Montero and Chris Denorfia. … After performing at the Sound Investment 15th anniversary party, Grammy-winning hip-hoppers Naughty by Nature were seen sipping champs at the multi-level cocktail bar Celeste in River North. … Our Town’s own music and acting superstar and Oscar winner Common was seen checking out the C Chicago seafood dining emporium with a bunch of buddies — chowing down on king crab, branzino and a slew of shrimp tacos. … Recent sightings at Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse in Rosemont have included Hawks Hall of Famer and current team announcer Eddie Olczyk, picking up a dinner-to-go. … Meanwhile, at the original Harry Caray’s on Kinzie, the Brewers’ infielder Jason Rogers lunched and posed with the Harry statue as he headed out the door. … Rosebud Steakhouse was the eatery of choice for Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson — quipping to the bartender Bobby, “How about them Cubs?” … Speaking of “them Cubs,” team manager Joe Maddon and his wife, Jaye, were seen dining at Jellyfish on Rush. … In town filming “Empire” scenes, Ne-Yo made the scene at the Underground, much to the delight of his fans.