SOCIAL DIARY Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex in Chicago for the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award USA; Kati Marton in New York for the Budapest Festival Orchestra with Maestro Ivan Fischer as guest of honor; and previewing VIEWPOINTS, Augustus Mayhew's retrospective of photographs, which opens next week at Jennifer Garrigues in Palm Beach.
SOCIAL DIARY The elections and the role of women in today's reminded me of the first woman I ever knew to be voted into office, "Ma" Burke; plus Georgina Bloomberg hosted the Humane Society of the United States's 9th Annual "To the Rescue!" Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street.
PARTY PICTURES American Friends of Blerancourt held its annual gala honoring Mrs. William Bowen Astrop with the Chateau de Blerancourt Award and bestowing the first Anne Morgan Women of Courage Award to Rita Wilson.
PARTY PICTURES The Celebrate Colburn Gala to benefit for Colburn School programs; Hereditary Disease Foundation Celebrates 50 Years of Trailblazing Research; Culture For One's 2018 Annual Fall Lunch; The John and Daria Barry Foundation donate $2.5 Million to the Prostate Cancer Foundation at VALOR Dedication Ceremony.
PARTY PICTURES Steelcase and Artist William T. Williams Honored at Pratt Institute's Legends 2018; Pratt Institute hosted a private dinner in celebration of the inauguration of its 12th president Frances Bronet.
SOCIAL DIARY A visit to Pamela Talese's exhibition of modern Rome's landscapes as affected by Benito Mussolini; plus New York Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children's 6th annual Food & Wine Gala; and the very prolific crime mystery writer Linda Fairstein's new project, the Devlin Quick mystery written for a young audience.
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD’s Associate Editor, covers “Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again” at the Whitney.
PARTY PICTURES The Society Of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Associates Committee & Valentino Host The Fall Party ; The Breast Cancer Alliance 23rd Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show; American Ballet Theatre's annual Fall Gala dinner.
ACROSS THE WORLD The San Francisco Opera opened its 2018–19 season with its annual weekend of celebratory affairs, including two sold-out galas—Opera Ball 2018: ¡Viva La Noche!and the BRAVO! CLUB Opening Night Gala, one of the grandest and most opulent events in the city.
PARTY PICTURES Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Ninth Annual Fall Symposium & Luncheon "Hope on the Horizon"; Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) celebrated their 20th Anniversary Season; Leesa Rowland and Larry Wohl hosted their annual Halloween costume party at The Colonial Dames of America.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part CLXXXIV. Bob reminds us of the enormous outpouring of peaceful protest against the War in Vietnam, and New York life at that time, including John Lennon, Elliot Gould's first starring role in films and nightlife in the big town.
SOCIAL DIARY The New York Public Library's annual Library Lions dinner this past Monday night, honoring Francis Ford Coppola, Ron Chernow, Jessye Norman, Elizabeth Strout and Claudia Rankine; plus the Carter Burden Network hosted their annual awards and fundraiser at the Mandarin Oriental.
SOCIAL DIARY A rainy Monday in New York, a quick walk up Fifth in the 30s, plus last Thursday night's Living Landmarks gala at the Plaza -- its 25th anniversary celebration honoring nine New Yorkers.
PARTY PICTURES Mark Gilbertson held his annual fall cocktail party for hundreds of friends; The Horticultural Society of New York's 25th Annual Fall Luncheon.
SOCIAL DIARY A beautiful autumn weekend in New York with lots of Sun, lots of clouds and foliage and JH's trip to West 69th Street between Broadway and Central Park West for the total Halloween block, like no other and all because of the neighbors on the West 69th Street Block Association. Great job, neighbors!!
PARTY PICTURES Ghosties & Goodies and Spooktacular Soiree at Doubles; European Wax Center's Pink Tax Breakfast & Discussion at FIT; The Knights kicked off their season with a lively cocktail party and orchestral performance.
PARTY PICTURES The Foreign Policy Association celebrated 100 years with a Centennial Gala in the Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
PARTY PICTURES NewYork-Presbyterian held its annual Amazing Kids, Amazing Care Dinner; The 31st annual Americares Airlift Benefit; Frank Gehry and Paul Goldberger on the architecture and history of Glass House.
GUEST DIARY Teaching Matters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness, held its 10th Annual Champions of Education Luncheon.