SOCIAL DIARY Last week's included something for us readers of poetry, of Hollywood, and the works of Mother Nature.
GUEST DIARY Delia von Neuschatz covers Empowers Africa's annual gala at the Explorers Club where they honored three members from the Black Mamba APU, Africa's only female-majority anti-poaching unit.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: It Takes a Woman Like Bette Midler to Conquer Broadway — The Legend Soars in "Hello, Dolly!"
BEAUTY Beauty Spotlight. Delia von Neuschatz gets under the skin and into the head of television host and all-around dynamo Sara Gore.
HOUSE NYSD HOUSE look-back. Sian and Lesley interview and Jeff Hirsch photographs the living space of George Glazer who possesses what must be the world's largest collection of globes ... among other things.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Literacy Partners Marches On! Heading Toward the End of "Feud" … Andrea Martin, Hotter than Ever at 70!
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Fire Island, 1967. Part CVIII. Bob founds his refuge at Elaine's, Max's Kansas City and always with sketchbook under arm, always meeting new people or old friends.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: How to Keep Your Batteries Working and be a Genius at 94! One RingyDingy — I Get No Satisfaction On My Phone. Also, Remembering Liz 'n Larry Fortensky.
SOCIAL DIARY Busy beautiful Spring days in New York; a dinner for Dee Dee and Paul Sorvino at Cipriani celebrating their new cookbook; Judy Glickman Lauder's photograph exhibition at the Howard Greenberg Gallery; and the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House benefit last night at Cipriani 42nd Street.
GUEST DIARY No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol goes on The Shopper's Journey aware that "consumerism" is now between "the brick and the click."
PARTY PICTURES Youth America Grand Prix's "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" Gala; Pre-Renovation cocktails to celebrate the upcoming Kips Bay Palm Beach Designer Show House; Cocktails for Amanda Hearst's Maison de Mode.
HOUSE Big Old Houses. With John Foreman we re-visit Blithewold, an estate built in 1906, overlooking Naragansett Bay in Bristol, Rhode Island.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Broadway's Best, and Most Entertaining — "Oslo" and "War Paint."
SOCIAL DIARY 80 degrees on Easter Sunday in New York, but nothing to keeps the crowds away from the Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue.
GUEST DIARY Karen Klopp & Hilary Dick highlight the history of the New York Society of for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and discuss what to wear at its annual luncheon this Wednesday.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Manic Monday: Chuck Berry ... Joan Baez ... "Veep" ... Narcissists in power ... Michael Musto, and grand opera doings.
This video was made in celebration of the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy's 35th Anniversary. It also focuses on the future of the Park and all the Women's Committee does to not let it fall in disrepair. The Women's Committee has raised $150 million and funded over 40 projects in its 35-year history.
Among those featured are Women's Committee Board Members including Suzie Aijala, President of the Women's Committee, Douglas Blonsky, President and CEO of Central Park Conservancy, Norma Dana, Aileen Bruner, Wendy Carduner, Anne Harrison, Sarah Kurita, Kamie Lightburn, Gillian Miniter, Jenny Price, Betsy Barlow Rogers and Barbara Scott.
For more information on the Women's Committee and this initiative, call 212.310.6675 or click here.
PARTY PICTURES The New Jewish Home's Eight Over Eighty benefit gala; BAM Presents: The Alan Gala; Parkinson's Disease Foundation's Celebrate Spring New York; The Clarion Music Society's 60th Anniversary Masked Gala; The New York Foundation for the Arts annual benefit.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CVII. It was the Long Wet Summer on Fire Island weekends, and the city was quieter too, giving the artist more time to sketch his world ...
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Will "The Haunting of Hill House" be yet another triumph for Netflix? Also -- Don Rickles ... Pierce Brosnan ... Happy Birthday, Botox ... and our "Brave New World."
SOCIAL DIARY A warm and sunny day, reporting a moment last month when Iris Cantor was made an officer in the Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.
PARTY PICTURES Delia von Neuschatz worked on the TUSK USA dinner last week at Guastavino's, and has written about this amazing organization that brings out the best in people.
SOCIAL DIARY Warmer Spring days upon us; Part II of the Long Short Weekend; a memorial service in Woods Hole for my beloved older sister, and all which that evokes.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Tuesday's TV Toss-Up — "Homeland" ... "Colony" ... Reign" ... Brian Williams (OMG!) Also, Sherry Lansing at the 92nd Street Y, and we get mail.