SOCIAL DIARY Lunch with legendary TV comedy writer Susan Silver talking about her memoir Hot Pants in Hollywood; and Monday's night's annual Publicolor Sitr, Splatter + Roll Gala; plus an opera moment with bass-baritone Davone Tines.
PARTY PICTURES ETRO and Prince Dimitri partnered to benefit Casita Maria at ETRO's Madison Avenue flagship. It was a big crowd attending.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Whatever Happened to Class? Farewells to Dina Merrill and Roger Moore.
SOCIAL DIARY Mild, sunny day in New York. Full house at Michael's with some political roots; plus last night's Literacy Partners with hilarious readings by Sheila Nevins and by Jill Kargman.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page. New York, Part CXI. Summer's over and the city is heating up with the protests against the War in Viet Nam; plus Bob gets an agent.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: In Quest of Class — A Glossy 30th Anniversary Issue Dazzles. Cher — You Better "Believe" She "Turned Back Time" at the Billboard Awards. Takes Matters of Heart Into Your Hands.
PARTY PICTURES Maestro Marios Papadopoulos, Music Director of the Oxford Philharmonic, brought principal soloists from the orchestra for two salon-style performances to thank American Patrons for their support.
ACROSS THE WORLD South Florida Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew Chronicles two New Yorkers — art curator Bonnie Clearwater and art dealer Jeffrey Loria who created new lives professionally in South Florida. He also takes in his first Miami Marlins ball game.
BEAUTY The quest for youth and beauty leaves no stone, or rather, vein unturned. Delia von Neuschatz explains what is possible now and what the future holds for vein treatment.
PARTY PICTURES Last night's opening of Pinto Manhattan Manila to benefit The Asian Cultural Council and the Pintô Museum of Art; Americares Airlift Benefit 2017 Kickoff Celebration; Triumph of Europe Celebrates Dancers For Good; China Institute and China Beauty Charity Fund's second annual China Fashion Gala.
HOUSE Big Old Houses: Refugee from the Gilded Age. Re-visiting John Foreman's trip to Stone House Hill House in North Easton, Mass., built by Frederick Lothrop Ames II in 1905.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Mae West and The Beatles — She Was NOT lonely and did not want to join their band. Also — all of Sting, solo, on vinyl ... Alec Baldwin Loves Rita Hayworth ... and coffee that kills — literally!
SOCIAL DIARY A beautiful weekend just past in New York; finishing Robert Hofler's compellingly readable biography of Dominick Dunne; and perusing the estate of Aileen Mehle (Suzy) up for auction this Wednesday at Doyle New York.
PARTY PICTURES J.McLaughlin hosts Cocktails and Shopping to benefit CIVITAS; Caron New York Recovery Center's 23rd Annual New York City Gala; Child Mind Institute's 3rd annual Change Maker Awards; The Animal Medical Center's Ninth Annual Living Legends Luncheon.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Sing Out, King Kong! Musical Version of Big Ape's Adventures Hits Broadway Next Year. Also — Finally Discovering "The Wire"... and a muffled "Shades of Blue."
PARTY PICTURES Fountain House hosted its fourteenth annual Symposium and Luncheon; The Jewish Board's 2017 Spring Gala; The New York Women's Foundation's 30th anniversary Celebrating Women® Breakfast; American Cancer Society's 12th Annual Taste of Hope.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Clodagh, now known throughout the world as a designer of tranquil spaces, although that is not quite how she sees herself.
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers the annual Ceremonial at the American Academy of Arts and Letters where painter Wayne Thiebaud was among the many artists honored by peers.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: The Evolution of Zac Efron — From Pin-Up Boy to "Extremely Wicked." (Not that you can't be both!) Also — The generosity of Elizabeth Peabody.
SOCIAL DIARY Hot in New York, dinner last night with our former DC correspondent Carol Joynt and Duane Hampton; lecture luncheons including the AMNH Spring Luncheon, the Rockefeller University Women in Science lecture about Zika; and Albert Einstein College Women's Division's Spirit of Achievement Awards.
GUEST DIARY No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol comes to New York, her old stomping ground, and sees a couple of shows, observes the Met Gala from afar, and attends the NFL draft n Philadelphia. A "Wow" trip.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CX. It's Autumn in New York and Bob is back in town looking at the changing world of New York in the 1960s.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: "They Promised Her The Moon" Shines Brilliantly ... Making "The Fantasticks" More Fantastic in Its Final Days.
SOCIAL DIARY Warm, sunny day in New York with the Audubon Women in Conservation Luncheon with the Rachel Carson Awards at the Plaza; the night before, a booksigning given for designer Meg Braff at the Core Club; and Marissa Robin Abendaño's show at Art Expo.
PARTY PICTURES 41st Annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Friends Gala; Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education's annual Musicale; American Humane's New York City kickoff of its annual Hero Dog Awards campaign; Art Miami celebrated Art New York and CONTEXT New York.
ACROSS THE WORLD The charms of Charleston, South Carolina. Jeanne Lawrence shares some highlights of her five days in the "Palmetto City."
PARTY PICTURES At this year's Versailles Foundation Benefit dinner, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians, graced the evening's patrons with his presence and with a spectacular view into the storied past of his country.
GUEST DIARY Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick help us get dressed (with a little help from Dennis Basso) for The Boys' Club of New York's 2017 Annual Awards Dinner this Wednesday.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Will It Ever Be "The Bobby Short Room at The Carlyle"? ... Also Bill Clinton and James Patterson's novel to go Hollywood? ... "King Arthur" ... All-Beatles Radio ... Patti LuPone ... Julie Andrews ... Broadway Barks Again.
SOCIAL DIARY Mid-May weekend of rain one day, Sun the next in New York. "The Golden Apple" last performance at ENCORES on Sunday. Plus recalling a tender moment in our days: "On Never Having Met Mrs. Onassis" re-published in the new Quest.
PARTY PICTURES Brain & Behavior Research Foundation's third Women Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness luncheon; The New York Center for Children's 22nd Annual Spring Celebration Benefit; Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Eleventh Annual Connoisseur's Dinner; A reception in support of Last Chance For Animals and Animal Ashram.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Bette Midler is Queen of Broadway, But Who (If Anyone!) Can Inherit Her "Dolly" Crown? "Feud: Louella and Hedda" That Could be a Thing, Ryan Murphy.