SOCIAL DIARY Sunny days, Michael's lunches, old friends, new projects; plus the Boys' Club of New York performs, Lenox Hill Auxiliary hosts a lunch at the Metropolitan Club, and the Child Mind institute hosts a panel discussion.
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit designer Scott Sanders in his colorful Chelsea aerie overlooking the High Line.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Friday's Hot Fry-Up: Brooke Shields ... Leo Di Caprio ... Bruce Willis ... Tea Leoni ... David Duchovny ... Taylor Swift ... the Great Anne Meara.
SOCIAL DIARY A memorial day driving tour of a certain part of Manhattan, in search of flowers for a garden; plus Carolyne Roehm's bouquets to the traveling Globe Theatre company in Charleston.
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Augustus Mayhew makes it to Milan where he takes in the town's stimulating cultural aesthetic and a little fashion, too.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Lunching With Chita Rivera and a Glittering Batch of Other Broadway Legends!
PARTY PICTURES Catching up with United Cerebral Palsy, The Opportunity Network, 92nd Street Y, The Animal Medical Center, Parkinson's Disease Foundation, and The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation.
John Foreman has the most fun prowling around dilapidated old mansions that nobody cares about - well, almost nobody.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: A.J. Benza's charming memoir "'74 and Sunny" ... Has Christopher Meloni become "SVU's" latest, very special "victim?"
SOCIAL DIARY A beautiful, warm Memorial Day weekend in New York. Finishing a wonderful book, Oliver Sacks' "On the Move."
PARTY PICTURES An intimate dinner for the Hope for Depression Research Foundation; 25th Annual One To World Fulbright Awards Dinner; The Young Patrons Circle of American Friends of the Louvre's annual benefit; Jewish Museum's 22nd annual Most Amazing New York Art & Design Tour; The Central Park Conservancy's Playground Partners Annual Family Party.
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Washington Social Diary. At the Tudor Place Garden Party the guests smiled brightly, but many talked about murder.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Tuesday's Tossed Salad: NYC Cabaret Stars Glitter ... Chita Rivera Honored ... Missing David Letterman ... Waiting for More Books on Madonna and (who else?) Marilyn!
SOCIAL DIARY Memorial Day 2015; a lookback to this day a couple of years ago. Where were you? How much has and how much hasn't changed in our lives, in your life and mine.
GUEST DIARY The Liz Smith gang wishes you a restful, safe Memorial Day and sends love to our veterans everywhere.
PARTY PICTURES El Museo del Barrio's annual spring Gala; Fountain House's annual Symposium and Luncheon, "Challenges and Possibilities"; Empowers Africa's annual gala dinner; Gray Matters at Columbia Spring Benefit Luncheon.
ACROSS THE WORLD Jeanne Lawrence's Shanghai Social Diary. Treasures of China's Heritage: Touring with the Global Heritage Fund (Fourth of a Seven-part Series).
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Augustus Mayhew closes up for the Palm Beach season with a champagne brunch and a fashion show lunch.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Will Fictional "Game of Thrones" Victim Sansa Stark Spark More Attention to the Real Victims of Abuse?
SOCIAL DIARY A visit to the brand new Hayward House, and a history inspired by a portrait of Maisie and a double strand of pearls.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part X. Bob takes his sketchbook and follows the zeitgeist to the Peppermint Lounge where the world gave birth to The Twist.
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Jamee and Peter Gregory took a break in Palm Beach for a few days at the end of the season to celebrate the birthdays of two friends and staying away from the fray at The Breakers Hotel.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Me and Trudie and Sting and That Tasmanian Devil! ... Texas Bikers ... Living Landmarks ... Helen Mirren ... and a "Passion for Paris."
SOCIAL DIARY Monday night's 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Gala of the American Ballet Theatre performance and dinner dance at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Accessories Diary. With hat on head and camera in hand Alison Minton closes the books on the 33rd annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Elizabeth Warren on Fire — Can Hillary Douse Her Flame? ... More on NYC's "King of Ming" ... Oleg Frish Entertains ... Parker Posey Oscar-Bound? ... Patti LuPone Casts a Spell ... Good Wishes for Jonathan Rhys-Meyers.
PARTY PICTURES The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's 8th Annual Spring Ball; A kick off reception for the upcoming Bideawee Ball; The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Gala for Child Protection; Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance's second annual dinner; 39th Inner-City Scholarship Fund FRIENDS Annual Gala.
John Foreman last photographed the remarkable Old Westbury estate of Jay and Dita Phipps in the snow. Now he's going back in the sunshine.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: A New Book Tells The Tragic Tale of Judy Garland and David Begelman — A Star Is Shorn.