GUEST DIARY Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick are packing their bags and setting sail for The Newport Antiques Show, a three-day event of entertainment and enlightenment.
HOUSE Big Old Houses. We re-visit John Foreman's tour of Grey Towers, the Pinchot mansion in Milford, Pa. Henry James, Edith Wharton would have had this in their novels.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Tuesday's Toss-Up: Jane Austen ... Ken Burns ... Andrew Garfield ... Kevin Spacey as Gore Vidal ... saving poetry ... and the new "Dimpleplasty."
SOCIAL DIARY Not as hot, very quiet lovely weekend in New York. A big weekend for the ballet with the Paris Opera & Ballet and the Bolshoi on the same stage with the New York City Ballet dancing to Balanchine; with JH taking it all in.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Women Drinking To Excess In Movies — In this empowerment? Also — "Curvy Widow" ... secrets of the Sistine Chapel…and Rosie's Kids to celebrate 20 years of "The Lion King."
SOCIAL DIARY Remembering Kenny Lane who died Wednesday at his home here in New York; plus Blair Sabol's memory of the master and tycoon of costume jewelry in the world.
HOUSE Revisiting the interview with Kenneth Jay Laner in his fabulous Park Avenue South duplex.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: My Emmy Choices. (Don't Worry — They Don't Have to Be Yours!)
SOCIAL DIARY Hot and humid July day in New York. Lunch at Michael's; a call from Gigi Benson; Susan Silver's book tour; David Hockney's birthday in LA, and a short video that will make you very glad you looked.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CXIX. Bob's days and nights in New York are filled with new people and strands of the fabric that made the city vibrant and alluring to a young man's eye in the the '60s.
PARTY PICTURES Guild Hall Season Spectacular starring Jay Leno; The Boys' Club of New York's 14th annual Golf Outing & Pro-am; Summer Cocktail Celebration to support ArtWorks, The Naomi Cohain Foundation; MvVO ART launches its AD ART SHOW.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Jane Fonda — A Look Back at the Many Lives and Career of the "Grace and Frankie" Emmy Nominee.
SOCIAL HISTORY Michael Grace writes about the pictorial history of "Circus King" John Ringling North and the Greatest Show On Earth, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The 146-year-old iconic institution held its final performance this past May.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Winter Has Come. "GOT" Has Returned. Will This Short Season Satisfy Fans? Also — Ann Coulter ... Shia LaBeouf ... Arturo Toscanini ... The Sistine Chapel in Manhattan and — Can our new media actually encourage new intellectuals?
SOCIAL DIARY Summer Days; a centennial of glamor in PB; A cocktail reception for ARF at Peter Marino's garden in SH; plus goings-on around the South Fork this past Saturday.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Marvelous Monday: Audrey ... Marilyn ... Patricia Clarkson ... Uma Thurman ... Concerts in Bryant Park.
SOCIAL DIARY A hot day in New York, a good time to stay with the A/C; Bastille Day in France; a birthday lunch with Brooke Hayward at Michael's; din with JH at Sette; and following a new episode of "Ivy League Crimelords" downtown.
TRAVEL An enthusiastic crowd flocked to Venice to participate in the biennial gala celebration of Save Venice. Lucky for us, Mary Hilliard was there with her eyes and ears.
NYSD House goes back in time to revisit artist Brigid Berlin, who was Andy Warhol's best friend for 35 years and worked at the front desk of the Factory, surrounded by her pugs and doing needlepoint.