July 1, 2016   
SOCIAL DIARY
Lovely summer days; JH and I make a trip to the Museum of Arts and Design to see their hit exhibit "Studio Job; MAD HOUSE"  from the atelier of Studio Job, commenting on our world and our times in terms of our popular history. Fascinating.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Mats Christeen, former professional hockey player, model and now a carpenter-designer-artist with a workshop, Foundrywood, in Greenpoint.
SOCIAL DIARY
The Michael's lunch brought a chance encounter with Kathryn Leigh Scott; plus a Mother Goose story that is astounding and true.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, Part LXVI. Bob and his friends Barre Dennen and Paul
Bartel see Gian-Carlo Menotti's "The Saint of Bleecker Street," and lunches with actor Ronnie Welsh where the conversation turns to Barbra.
GUEST DIARY
No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol considers the "Strawberry" full moon and the Summer Solstice and what some call a period of "Disruption and Collaboration."
SOCIAL DIARY
While we're on the subject, the obituary of Christina Foyle, who died at 104, and had a most interesting life taking over from her father running a very prosperous (and famous) business having to do with books.
PARTY PICTURES
New York Restoration Project's annual Spring Picnic; A dinner hosted by The American Friends of the Paris Opera and Ballet; Storm King Art Center's annual Summer Solstice Celebration; The annual Swan Ball in Nashville; Kick-off celebration for the 25th Anniversary of Sir John Soane's Museum's Foundation.
SOCIAL DIARY
New York this past weekend lost a second great friend — best-selling author and philanthropist, Barbara Goldsmith.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. We re-visit John Foreman's trip to the Schinasi
mansion on Riverside, a New York story stupdendous success.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: The New "Independence Day" Is Good Enough For Me! ... "Game of Thrones" Goes Off With a Bang (and an icky meat pie!) ... and WE take a Vacation!  But don't relax — we'll be back!
SOCIAL DIARY
Remembering Bill Cunningham, the man who followed and photographed the last 60 years of fashion of our times in the his village called New York.
PARTY PICTURES
Amref Health Africa ArtBall; The New York Academy of Medicine's annual
Gala, "Healthy Cities. Better Lives"; Young New Yorkers for the Philharmonic'a annual Summer Benefit; Manhattan School of Music's Spring Gala.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Manic Monday! Brexit and the Brit Film Industry ... Frances de la Tour, so much more than "Vicious" ... Joseph Morgan, a real fangs-out "Original."
SOCIAL DIARY
Remembering Jerry. The "Razzle Dazzle" review and the Vincent Sardi piece that we published this past Wednesday, reminded us of another closely related individual from that time and that world: Gerald Schoenfeld of the Shubert Theaters.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Augustus Mayhew's visit to Santa Barbara, Part II, which he calls Santa
Barbara Photoplay, a delicious and curious photo tour of that exotic and stunning community by the Pacific with the Santa Ynez mountains behind.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley and JH revisit the legendary artist
Hunt Slonem in his fascinating (now former) residence, loft, studio and menagerie.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Anticipating Richard Cohen's Book, "She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron." She made me laugh, too and cry, and I still miss her so much.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page: New York/LA, Part LXV. The events of violence in our world may have provoked Bob's memory of a personal Hollywood tale of woe and sorrow.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Barbara Cook Remembers — And It Wasn't ALL Gay and Glittery! "Orange Is The New Black" Cast Will Liven Up GMHC's Rooftop Gay Pride Fundraiser.
SOCIAL DIARY
Beautiful first summer day in New York, at home in the nabe, at my desk working as well as finishing reading "Razzle Dazzle" evoking memories of my own moment in that world.
SOCIAL HISTORY
A look back to another Broadway legend, Vincent Sardi Jr. whose
restaurant was the center of the Broadway world for a half century, and was briefly DPC's employer.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Zoe Saldana Still Fights The "Nina" Haters ... Oprah's "Greenleaf" Debuts ... Tom Hiddleston's Got a Gun — For Taylor Swift or 007? Or You?
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. We re-visit the late John Foreman's history of Madison Square from the 19th century to today.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Take a Trip to Christopher Bollen's "Orient" — if You Dare! ... The pulp fiction treasures of John D. MacDonald ... All the "Penny Dreadfuls" Feel JUST DREADFUL! (But I Have to Admit, If Vanessa Ives Had To Go, It Was a Fabulous, Fitting Exit.)
SOCIAL DIARY
Saturday and Sunday in the Park with DPC.
PARTY PICTURES
Museum of the City of New York's annual Spring Symposium &
Luncheon; WNET's annual Gala Salute; Hetrick-Martin Institute's annual "School's Out 2016" benefit; The American Institute for Stuttering's annual Benefit Gala.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: MONDAY'S MASH: Is Lady Gaga Ready to be "Born" With Bradley Cooper? ... Dance, Ryan Gosling, Dance! ... "Wicked" Finally Makes it to the Movies ... and How is "Rosaline" different from other fairytale heroines? (Hint: Prince Charming Has No Chance With Her.)

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Across the World

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Guest Diary

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Dining

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Philanthropy

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NYSD Beauty

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Calendar

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House

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Gallery

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Art Set

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Travel

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Social History

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