Former Easton Resident Will Perform at Greiser’s Coffee & Market Aug. 12

Leslie Costa and Duo joins the lineup of performing artists who are appearing this summer at Pizza at the Pumps at Greiser’s Coffee & Market, 299 Center Road, Easton Conn. Costa will perform with John Zarella on Thursday, Aug. 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Costa is a singer/songwriter who has been playing live and recording her original music in Fairfield County for many years. She started her band Leslie Costa & the Usual Suspects in 1990. Over the years she and the band built a loyal following while performing live and recording CDs. Her songs are engaging and authentic while always speaking a personal message.

You can order online now for next Thursday’s Pizza at the Pumps. Adrienne Burke, Greiser’s proprietor, has booked the Big Green Truck Pizza, a traveling wood-fired pizzeria in a 1940’s Harvester International truck. The cost is $22 adults, $12 kids 5-11. The price includes all-you can eat pizza bar, a salad, sliced watermelon, and, of course, admission to enjoy a performance by the amazing Leslie Costa and Duo.

Gluten-free crust and a variety of pizza toppings will be offered, and requests may be made on site to the chef. PLEASE NOTE: If Greiser’s sells out online, they won’t be taking orders on-site that evening. Patrons are urged to order asap at

Costa is highly respected in the local area as one of Connecticut’s own gifted singers and songwriters. You can read more about Leslie Costa here.

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By Nancy Doniger

Nancy Doniger worked as a journalist for three decades and was a founding editor of the nonprofit Easton Courier in partnership with the School of Communications, Media & the Arts at Sacred Heart University (SHU). She served two years as executive member and is now a contributing editing of the Easton Courier. She was a former managing editor of Hometown Publications and Hersam Acorn Newspapers covering Connecticut's Fairfield and New Haven counties. She was a correspondent for the Connecticut section of The New York Times from 1995 until the section was discontinued in 2006. Over the years she edited The Easton Courier, The Monroe Courier, The Bridgeport News and other community newspapers. She taught news editing as an adjunct professor at SHU and served as coordinator and member of the Community Assets Network for the Easton, Redding and Region 9 schools. She was a member of the Newtown Community Center Commission, member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), board member of the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA), and past president and board member of the Barnard Club of Connecticut. She has won awards for her writing from SPJ and NENPA.