Pedro Martinez (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Pedro Martinez chowing down on crab cakes at Legal Sea Foods near Chinatown Wednesday afternoon. The retired superstar pitcher, wearing all black, was back in town, it turns out, to take his daughter’s eighth-grade class, visiting from their school in the Dominican Republic, to get a behind-the-scenes peek at his portrait, unveiled last year at the National Portrait Gallery (though not currently on display); his portrait artist Susan Miller-Havens caught up with the group for the tour.

Read earlier: Pedro Martinez enshrined in the National Portrait Gallery, 3/26/11

LeBron James (thick-rimmed hipster specs, plaid shirt, striped tie) holding court at a VIP table at Josephine very late Wednesday, after doing an official hosting gig at the Park on 14th Street — because, of course, what does one do after hosting a nightclub gig but go to another nightclub. Chris Bosh and Juwan Howard among the other NBA’ers at his Moet-laden table.