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.
SOCIAL DIARY Beautiful weekend in New York, a salute to Mother Nature and the wonders of Springtime; plus last night's "Through the Kitchen" at the Four Seasons Restaurant to benefit the Cancer Research Institute.
PARTY PICTURES Rockefeller University Women & Science Spring Lecture and Luncheon; French-American Aid For Children's 74th annual Bal des Berceaux; Institute of Classical Architecture & Art's 34th Annual Arthur Ross Awards.
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Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt reflects on the Joys of Spring: The Red Hen, Daniel Boulud, and a French Rooster.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Monday Mash-Up: Tommy Tune ... William Shatner ... Lena Horne, Ava Gardner and "Light Egyptian!"
GUEST DIARY From our Lost & Found department: A Fashion Week pictorial by Jill Lynne re-discovered months later. Hindsight is 20/20.
SOCIAL DIARY Another beautiful Spring day in New York. The Women & Science Lecture and Luncheon at The Rockefeller University; plus the SEO Dinner at the Waldorf; the opening of the Lauder Family Cardiovascular Ambulatory Center at the Mount Sinai Hospital; and help is needed for Ziggy.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley, and JH visit architect Donald Rattner in his mid-century modern Greenwich house, where we were mesmerized by his Scottish Fold cat.
New York City Ballet's 2015 Spring Gala; Project Sunshine's 12th Annual Benefit Celebration, "Heart of Gold"; The New York kick-off reception for the 6th edition of Masterpiece London; Pratt Institute honored Francisco Costa with the 2015 Pratt Fashion Visionary Award.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: David Letterman's Long, Entertaining, Goodbye ... Natalie Portman ... Ian Schrager ... Bob Simon ... Lincoln Center's Spring Gala Success.