May 5, 2016   
SOCIAL DIARY
Yesterday was the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy's annual Frederick Law Olmsted Luncheon, a/k/a the Hat Luncheon; a happy moment, a milliner's dream come true, a veritable sea of wonderful hats to celebrate. JH was there with his camera.
PARTY PICTURES
There were more than 1300 guests at the Hat Luncheon
and at least half were wearing chapeaux. DPC checked out the luncheon tent with his camera.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, Part LIV, New York. One of Bob's
closest UCLA friends, Bob Stone, a photographer moves to New York with his girlfriend Lisa, and the three of them starting hitting a club in the Village called the Duplex.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Thursday's B List: Bogart ... Bette ... Britney ... Beyonce. 
SOCIAL DIARY
The Met Ball was the party/gala of the week hands down with the New York Times providing us with the best seat in the house; plus the closing nights of the annual YAGP finals; and a cocktail reception for the New York Center for Children.
GUEST DIARY
It's that time again for Dezia's look at the numbers and the merry month of
May for you and yours.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: And God Created Bardot — Q Magazine Celebrates BB.  Also — The New (More Discreet) Playboy ... and "Penny Dreadful" Returns, with Patti LuPone back in the Monster Mash.
GUEST DIARY
Tomorrow is the annual Hat Lunch of the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy. Alison Minton, who will be taking it all in, recalls how her own obsession with hats came to be, and what she's always observing.
HOUSE
Re-visiting Big Old Houses. This week John Foreman takes us to the only
house in Tuxedo Park that is lived in by the family that owned it originally, more than a century ago.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Tuesday's Topics: Tyranny ... Sally Kellerman ... Richard Avedon ... "Charlie Brown" ... Olivia de Havilland ... Hugo and Kim.
SOCIAL DIARY
Last Thursday night's 10th annual Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation dinner at Sotheby's honoring Ronald Lauder. Major philanthropic turnout.
PARTY PICTURES
The New York Botanical Garden's 25th Anniversary of the Antique Garden
Furniture Fair Preview Party and Collectors' Plant Sale; NewYork-Presbyterian's annual Gala benefit dinner; Storefront Academy's 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH:  Just Another Manic Monday — Will Ferrell (Blech!) ... The "Absolutely Fabulous" Movie (Yay!) ... and What Will Happen to Poor Martha on "The Americans" This Week?  Stay Tuned.
BEAUTY
Uber-super-duper celebrity and film publicist Peggy Siegal gives Delia von Neuschatz the full rundown on "The Power of Being Well Groomed." It's all in the details, details, details ...
GUEST DIARY
Julie Baumgold's A Goblet of Poison; Fairy Tales of Manhattan. Today's story: "The Platinum Hamburger; the Tinder Box." A soldier walks into a swank restaurant, meets a Manhattan lady of means; and things happens unexpectedly.
PARTY PICTURES
The Versailles Foundation's annual black tie benefit dinner; The annual "Tulip Party" to benefit The Fund for Park Avenue; The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's Health Education Seminar and Luncheon.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit a man of our times, Rio Hamilton, in his SoHo loft.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Happy Birthday, To You, Ann-Margret!
SOCIAL DIARY
Sunny and chilly day in New York, the Michael's jam packed including Lady Gaga's mother; plus Sandra Lee and Lisa Fuld telling me about City of Hope's upcoming luncheon; and Tuesday night's Orpheus Gala.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part LVII. Ever curious, always with
sketchbook in hand, Bob meets the most interesting people (he even dines with Harper Lee!) while taking in the nightlife of the '60s.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: A New Book Tells How The Queen of Hollywood and the King Of Pop Became Such Good Friends.
SOCIAL DIARY
Sunny day, April showers in the late afternoon, chilly at night. So much going on in the philanthropic social season, honoring philanthropist and mayor Michael Bloomberg at the Architectural League, and 8 starsincluding our incomparable Ms. Liz, honored by the New Jewish Home.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Wednesday's Wasabi Wrap: The Ruin of Johnny Manziel ... Beyonce's Bitter "Lemonade" ... "Shame of Thrones?" And just who IS "Becky with the Good Hair?"
PARTY PICTURES
New Yorkers for Children's annual Spring Dinner Dance; AMNH's 6th Annual Spring Environmental Lecture and Luncheon; The New York Botanical Garden's Conservatory Ball Leadership Luncheon; The Sixth Annual Brooklyn Artists Ball.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. John achieves a lifelong wish, to view the interiors of
the Duke Mansion on 78th and Fifth from bottom to top, and is not disappointed.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Watching Movies, New and Old — "The Huntsman" Dazzles ... "Possession" Made Me Crazy and Sleepy!
SOCIAL DIARY
Beautiful weekend in New York. A dinner for Hillie Mahoney and her riveting memoir; plus Oceana's gala dinner at the Four Seasons, and the New York Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children luncheon at the Pierre.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers a publication party for 
Andrew Solomon and his  brilliant new book: "Far & Away" published this  week by Scribner.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The First Time Ever I Saw Her Face — Barbra Streisand, 1962.   Also — Sheila Nevins ... "Cagney" ... and the 50th Anniversary of "Mame."

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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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