SOCIAL DIARY Talking about the remarkable Wendy Vanderbilt who died two years ago May 10th, this morning at Doyle auctioneers who are selling part of her estate this coming Tuesday (4/24).
PARTY PICTURES Lenox Hill Neighborhood House's annual Spring Gala; The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA's annual gala; Tom Gold Dance wrapped up its seventh annual New York City season.
GUEST DIARY Denis Ferrara: Will YOU be the One to Judge "Lily Dare?" Also — Reeve Carney ... The Chita Rivera Awards ... Harry Benson's photos, Gigi Benson's scrapbook ... Elvis, the Beatles. Finally, don't cry for Patti LuPone, and maybe — don't even get on your feet for her!
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part CLVI. It's Springtime 1969. The peripatetic artist goes around night and day with his sketchbook; meeting the incoming maiden voyage of the QEII, taking a trip out into the countryside; drinks at Dorrians; and dinner at Fonda del Sol.
GUEST DIARY Recalling Formidable Women — Mrs. Bush and Miss Smith.
SOCIAL DIARY Chilly Spring days and nights in New York; word comes from Palm Beach that Pat Murray Wood Ney died yesterday at 98.
PARTY PICTURES The New York Foundationfor the Arts' annual benefit; The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates their partnership with TEFAF New York Spring; Rizzoli bookstore celebrated the publication of Michèle Gerber Klein's new biography; The New York Chapter of the French Heritage Society's Renaissance-themed dinner.
SOCIAL DIARY Cowboy, equestrian, Richard Feldman loved horses, as well as all his adventures in life. When he passed a few weeks ago, he surprised his friends with a book "One Lucky Guy" — a testament, as well as epitaph of a life well lived (by a natural born storyteller).
GUEST DIARY Karen Klopp & Hilary Dick preview the visual inspiration at the upcoming Kips Bay Designer Show House, now in its 46th year!
HOUSE With John Foreman we re-visit the Garrett family Baltimore house, called Evergreen, built in 1858 by a fellow named Stephen Broadbent.
PARTY PICTURES American Classical Orchestra's annual gala; Parkinson's Foundation's annual Celebrate Spring New York; Inaugural Memories Matter Benefit for Alzheimer's Drug Research; Lorin Marsh celebrated the opening of their new showroom at the New York Design Center.
GUEST DIARY Denis Ferrara: Considering Doris Day — Who Has Never Won An Oscar!!! — at 96.
SOCIAL DIARY Springtime in debut: the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House's annual (20th) benefit at Cipriani 42nd Street evoked a lot of thoughts about us right now.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley, and JH visit ceramicist Susan Bleckner Heller in her Brooklyn townhouse.
GUEST DIARY Denis Ferrara: The Saga and Scandal of "Cleopatra" Comes to the Stage, as "Cleo." Also — Bruce Springsteen ..."The Boys In The Band"..."Beetlejuice" The Musical. And famous people — you ARE products, realize that, and work with it!
ACROSS THE WORLD Palm Beach Social Diary. It's April and the seasonal hiatus is well underway. Augustus Mayhew takes stock. The resort's fabled settings are being struck, Bentleys garaged, ballrooms and dining rooms darkened, terrace and courtyard fountains unplugged. But there's action for those staying on.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, new York Part CLV. It's Winter 1969 in New York, a day in the life, from MoMA uptown to Dionysus in 69 downtown and finally a weekend across the river in Morristown.
ACROSS THE WORLD Jeanne Lawrence visits the Treasures of China's Heritage including a nine-day tour of historically significant sites of The Middle Kingdom. Fifth of a Seven-Part Series.
GUEST DIARY Denis Ferrara: Shakespeare and Marlowe — Still a Gossip Item After all these Centuries. Also: Magazines Perused ... Pat Kingsley Praised ... and my own Stoney End.
SOCIAL DIARY Last night's piano concert by Bruce Levingston at Carnegie Hall; plus this past Sunday and Monday's Works & Process" at the Guggenheim presenting "Breaking Bread with Balanchine," and last week's book party for Geraldo Rivera's "The Geraldo Show."
GUEST DIARY No Holds Barred, Blair Sabol joins up with Warren Buffett, and also the Millennials, following his suggestion of making "the most of your body and mind."