TRAVEL Paige Peterson visits Madain Saleh: One Of Saudi Arabia's Hidden Treasures. As she discovers, Saudi Arabia is everything you have imagined and nothing like you've heard.
GUEST DIARY Denis Ferrara: The "Splendor" of Natalie Wood.
SOCIAL DIARY A warm summer day, a Michael's lunch with talk about Hollywood and the upcoming Matt Tyrnauer documentary on Scotty Bowers, "Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood," which opens next Friday July 27th.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CLXVIII. The War in Vietnam is always in the background; Vice President Agnew blames it on the press; Bob's interest in cartoon filmmaking is revived; the passing parade in New York fills his sketchbook pages in politics, film, and fashion.
SOCIAL DIARY Hot weather, heavy rains, cooler weather, thinking about getting around town in this weather and reminding of a unique family-owned limousine service and its New York history.
GUEST DIARY It's that time of year again – Fitch's Corner Weekend! Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick preview its 25th Anniversary taking place this weekend.
HOUSE Big Old Housess: Stanford White Experiments. With John Foreman we revisit to Naumkeag, one of Stanford White's first major commissions, the Stockbridge, Massachusetts country estate of Joseph H. Choate, one of the most famous lawyers of the Gilded Age.
GUEST DIARY Denis Ferrara: Justin Bieber, Hubby? ... "Green Acres" The Musical ... Renee Taylor's "Life on a Diet" ... Farewell to the First Mrs. Sinatra ... The Grim Foolishness of Cable News.
SOCIAL DIARY DPC returns to his hometown in Massachusetts for the first time in forty years provoking many memories of youth and childhood. Plus considering the passing of a great friend of NYSD, Gail Karr.
PARTY PICTURES Joshua Beamish's MOVETHECOMPANY premiered The Masque of the Red Death; The Lang Lang International Music Foundation kicked off their 2018 gala campaign; The East Hampton Historical Society hosted an Opening Celebration of the Thomas & Mary Nimmo Moran Studio;The Kumble Theater at the Long Island University Brooklyn campus celebrated the 85th birthday of Steven Kumble.
GUEST DIARY Dennis Ferrara: Does "To Kill a Mockingbird" Still "Matter?" Also — More Birdland in New York ..."Broadway Barks" Again ... The Dangers of "Sharp Objects" ... the Importance of Pronouns and finally — a Good News a Story!
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CLXVII. The artist responds to the question of why some of his drawings look unfinished and some finished, citing a drawing technique called "contour drawing" which he first learned as a student at UCLA, and then demonstrates the difference with what he captures of New York and his friends in his travels.
GUEST DIARY Denis Ferrara: Tab Hunter — His Final Ride Into The Sunset.
SOCIAL DIARY A hot summer day, a not as hot evening, and a brief ride through a neighborhood (and stopping to look); plus two very friendly and relaxing parties out east in Southampton.
HOUSE Big Old Houses. John Foreman presented us with a fantastic visual history of Park Avenue in 2015. Here it is for those who missed it.