SOCIAL HISTORY The celebrated 70th birthday weekend celebration of publisher Malcolm Forbes, held on the weekend of August 18th in Tangier for 800 guests flown in from all over the world, photographed by Mary Hilliard, in two parts — the second appearing in tomorrow's NYSD.
GUEST DIARY Delia von Neuschatz covers a panel discussion held by the educational nonprofit Teaching Matters. The subject was Counterintuitive! Challenging Assumptions About Raising Competent and Creative Children in the 21st Century.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Around the World in Ten Years With Elizabeth Taylor. Also: a Nureyev bio-pic ... Chita and Tommy concert tour ... and "La La Land" makes us feel better, so it deserves the Oscar?
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz covers the opening of Julian Lethbridge's exhibition at the Paula Cooper Gallery in Chelsea.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Classic Cher — Still the Greatest Concert Goddess, EVER. Also, Seth Sikes ... Barbara Nichols ... Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars at iHeartRadio Awards ... Keeping it Cool with Susan Sarandon ... Re-appreciating Michael Nava's "Henry Rios" mysteries.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley, and JH visit newcomer Laurie Blumenfeld-Russo in her Brooklyn Heights home. We were curious to find out about her experience as a forty-something student but as it turns out she was not the only grown-up in a sea of college kids.
ACROSS THE WORLD San Francisco Social Diary. Jeanne Lawrence covers the events bedazzling San Franciscans this winter.
BEAUTY Alyssa Weiss lets us in on how to get that healthy, glowing winter skin. Spoiler alert: There is no magic bullet.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: In Praise of Stephen Colbert — and Andrew Garfield!
SOCIAL DIARY Thinking about Jesse Kornbluth's review of Daphne Merkin's new book; plus a conversation which evoked a memory of a royal butler and a Hollywood princess.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part XCIX. The artist making his daily (and nightly) rounds around the town by bus, subway, on foot with friends and new acquaintances; many distractions for his eye.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Jessica and Susan, Delicious and Vicious as Joan and Bette, in "Feud."
PARTY PICTURES Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy's fourth annual Playground Partners Winter Luncheon; The Frick Collection's annual Director's Circle Dinner; The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Winter Lunch; The Black & White Panda Ball; 'China Institute Lunar New Year Day' celebration dinner.
ACROSS THE WORLD Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew attends Paige Rense Noland's "Kenneth Noland Lobster Bake and Brunch," plus a Uffizi Gallery Reception hosted by Sydell Miller at La Réverie.
SOCIAL DIARY Diary Notes: Star Jones' table at Michael's; "Big River" wows 'em at New York City Center's Encores!, and Julian Lethbridge's show at the Paula Cooper Gallery.
GUEST DIARY What2WearWhere's Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick help us get dressed for the Museum of the City of New York's annual Winter Ball, which takes place next week.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: A Birthday Bonanza ... Grammy Highlights ... The Blazing, Brilliant Return of John Olivier.
SOCIAL DIARY Blizzards, eclipses, warm days, cold nights, the weekend in the New York weather when we lost our friend the great American jazz pianist Barbara Carroll who died two weeks after her 92nd birthday.
PARTY PICTURES The New York Botanical Garden's annual Orchid Dinner to Benefit the Garden's Esteemed Orchid Collection.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Did "Lego Batman" Put "Fifty Shades" into Box-Office Bondage? Also, Angelica Page pays tribute to her mother, the great Geraldine ... Lopez and Drake ... Brooke Shields ... and amFAR is still fighting the good fight.
GUEST DIARY No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol goes "deep undercover" and investigates the burgeoning business of Medical Marijuana.
BEAUTY Delia von Neuschatz sits down with Dr. Kenneth Mark, Pioneer of Astaxanthin, the anti-aging skin savior you've never heard of.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Barbra — Yesterday, Today and Most Definitely, Tomorrow.
PARTY PICTURES The Horticultural Society of New York's 5th Annual Green Bean Bash; The Inaugural Blue Jacket Fashion Show and Dinner; The Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra's 'A Winter Performance'; A performance by Daniel Ulbricht for Youth America Grand Prix's First Position Club.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part XCVIII. It's June, the weather's great and Bob, with sketchbook under his arm, hits a lot of coffee shops, restaurants, and Elaine's for a party that lasts until the following day.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Beyonce and Madonna — Stars in the Pantheon, Just Plain Mom, at Home. Also — Anthony Bourdain ... James Baldwin ... And the time of the season for "procedures."