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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: "The Big Sick" — So Good For What Ails Us!! Also — TV's Fabulous Dragons and Claws.
SOCIAL DIARY Beautiful summer weekend in New York. Remembering Zita Davisson, portraitist of the famous who died here in New York at 88.
GUEST DIARY Artifacts of a life of privilege. Joanna Molloy traces the auction of the estate of Gigi Carrier Cowell, heiress of Shirley Ione Cowell who was the possessor of two great American fortunes and a third generation resident of Palm Beach.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Jamaica" — a long forgotten gem by "the conscience of Broadway" is revived by the Harlem Repertory Theatre. Also, coming soon — The Chita Rivera Awards.