SOCIAL DIARY Great night last night in New York at the opening of the 65th Sapphire Jubilee of The Winter Show of the fine and decorative arts at the Park Avenue Armory. A great great show, running through a week from Sunday, January 27th.
PARTY PICTURES Steve Miller Band Benefit Concert to support the Mount Sinai Kyabirwa Village Surgical Facility in Uganda; MorseLife Health System's celebrated its 35th Anniversary at the 2018 MorseLife Dinner Dance; 2019 Palm Beach Wine Auction kicks off with 'Krug Journey' at The Modern; The fourth annual BroadwayCon.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CLXXXVII. From the warm West Coast where he now lives, Bob recalls the hot summer days on the East Coast when life in Manhattan was simpler (and cheaper) and the company he kept was both national and international.
SOCIAL DIARY A big book signing last night at the American Museum of Natural History for Karen LeFrak's new children's book "Sleepover at the Museum" a good crowd of friends; plus updates on the nabe for those who like that sort of thing.
TRAVEL Jeanne Lawrence completes her seven-part series of the Treasures of China's Heritage: Touring with the Global Heritage Fund.
ACROSS THE WORLD Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew takes in last Wednesday's "Evening in the Gardens, honoring Christine Aylward at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, evoking a commentary on PB's Midcentury-Modern design.
GUEST DIARY Those What To Wear When Girls, Karen and Hilary, are talking about this Friday’s major philanthropic benefit evening “Palm Beach Fashion Night” honoring Carolina Herrera New York and benefiting the Palm Beach Hospice Foundation.
SOCIAL DIARY A letter from a reader takes us on a neighborhood tour that we didn't know about.
PARTY PICTURES The social action right now is to the south of us down in Palm Beach where the Lighthouse Guild held a High Tea at Club Colette; Steven Stolman and Rich Wilkie held a crowded holiday cocktail party at home; a dinner at Bricktops for Marianne and John Castle, and back here in New York where the Police Athletic League hosted a luncheon honoring Lucida Plummer.
SOCIAL DIARY A sunny and cold winter's day in New York, and a photo I took from my terrace of the avenue at sunset, which led to a tour of the nabe.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley, and JH visit interior designer Jenny Kirschner in her tall, airy apartment in Prospect Heights.
SOCIAL DIARY Winter's a-comin' eventually but in the meantime we hunker down to assess the worlds of Meghan and Harry and Will and Kate and Bob & Carol and Ted & Alice, all inspired by the Daily Mail, both US and UK.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part CLXXXVI. Bob and Paul Bartel are back in the filmmaking mode; meanwhile Bob's work has been buoyed by the revival of Art Deco.
TRAVEL Mother and son, Paige and Peter Cary Peterson meet in Australia and cross over the vast Pacific to tour New Zealand with son photographing and mother photographing son in a dazzling tour of great lush island of nature’s beauty and drama.
GUEST DIARY No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol looks it all over and concludes The Writing is On the Wall. Life in the doghouse is a real dog's life, and she's got Sunshine so she ought to know.
SOCIAL DIARY Memorializing the great, good and kind New Yorker, 20/20 journalist producer Sylvia Chase who died this past Wednesday her hometown of Belvedere, California.
SOCIAL DIARY The last day of the 2018 holiday season and we're recording the New Year's Eve party of the Coconuts in Palm Beach, first hosted a century ago, and now the party of the year.
SOCIAL HISTORY Re-visiting Augustus Mayhew's piece on the "history" of the Coconuts/Cocoanuts from1920 to 2018.
HOUSE Re-visiting our interview with William Meyer, who recently passed away after a yearlong battle with Pancreatic cancer. Together with his husband, Wayne Adler, he owned the two long established and eponymous home décor stores William Wayne & Co. He will be missed for his humor, biting wit and knowing sense of style.