August 21, 2017   
SOCIAL DIARY
August weekend here and in East Hampton; Lesisure time in the city; ARF's Bow Wow Meow Ball on Saturday, the love of dogs and cats behind it all.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Diana — Still The People's
Princess.  Still The Queen of Hearts. 20 Years has not dimmed our Love and Loss.
PARTY PICTURES
American Friends of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra's weekend of Festivities in London and Oxfordshire with Joyce DiDonato.
PARTY PICTURES
Guild Hall of East Hampton's Summer Gala in celebration of the opening of
Avedon's America; The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons annual GET WILD! Summer Gala.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Authors Night with a Speck of Truth Out East;
And a Trip Up North Where 4forART Charms the Berkshires.
SOCIAL DIARY
Yesterday was a Trump Day if you were in midtown and the President was briefly in residence at Trump Tower, tying up traffic both foot, bicycle and vehicular. Plus a dinner with Tobie Roosevelt about the 5th Annual Sunset Garden Party at the Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, Part CXXIII, New York. It is July 1968, Demonstrations
against the Vietnam War were becoming more common after the Tet Offensive with prominent people beginning to doubt publicly why we were even in the war and wondering whether the American public was being told the truth.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Celebrating Classic Horror and
Fantasizing About Celebrity Sex Robots.
SOCIAL DIARY
Rainy day in New York, ending at the new Grill Room in the former Four Seasons where they have what many think is the best a la carte menu in New York. Delicious all around.
GUEST DIARY
No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol looks at the new ways of retailing, along with the old, plus the pop-ups like one she
attended in Sante Fe with Ali MacGraw presiding.
PARTY PICTURES
The 13th Annual "A Hamptons Happening" to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation; Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts' Annual Gala —"Dreaming in the Woods"; The Southampton Hospital's 59th Annual Summer Party.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. We return to John's visit to Munnysunk, the Bailey
Residence (and now Arboretum) on the North Shore for "Locust Valley Lockjaw."
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Leonardo Di as Leonardo da? Why Not? Also —
Jane Fonda ... Bruno Mars ... and Jack Kesy, the hot number from "Claws." 
SOCIAL DIARY
Sunny summer weekend in town with emails to match the weather and give everything a boost.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Celebrating Barbara Cook ... "Dynasty" Redux on DVD — all 9 Seasons!!
SOCIAL DIARY
Beautiful summer days, looking out the window at the world in New York, Southampton and Tangiers, which has the best history of all.
PARTY PICTURES
Breast Cancer Research Foundation's sixth annual Hamptons Paddle & Party
for Pink; Brain & Behavior Research Foundation's Klerman & Freedman Awards Dinner; A benefit concert for Unlikely Heroes.
HOUSE
NYSD House re-visits Pintura Studio's Chris Isles and Ed Rollin in their fabric
design workshop in the East Village and their factory in Red Hook. It's not often one can boast "handmade in New York," but these fabrics truly are.
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful, sunny day in New York; thinking of something about the world that we rarely hear about; plus remembering Barbara Cook who died Tuesday at 89; and a magnificent beachfront house went on the market in Bridgehampton for $55 million.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page. Part CXXII. Bob travels to San Francisco to visit family and friends and see the town,
while it all goes into his sketchbook.
PARTY PICTURES
The Perlman Music Program's annual "Taste of Shelter Island."
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Farewell To Sam Shepard and Jeanne Moreau
.
SOCIAL DIARY
A quiet day and evening in New York with a beautiful Full Moon for all; plus where some of the VIPs are spending their month of August; plus a message of sweet days for all of us.
PARTY PICTURES
The 55th Annual Swan Ball in The Swan Garden at Cheekwood in Nashville; The Nashville Wine Auction's 38th Annual l'Eté du Vin themed "California Collectibles."
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. We re-visit John Foreman's trip to
West Hartford, Connecticut and one the state's most famous houses, the home of Helen and Arthur "Chick" Austin.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: "The Big Sick" —
So Good For What Ails Us!!  Also — TV's Fabulous Dragons and Claws.


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