February 13, 2016   
GUEST DIARY
Julie Baumgold's "A Goblet of Poison" This week's story "Broken English; The Little Mermaid" The manicurist's life in the big town, and out ...
BEAUTY
Delia von Neuschatz recently met up with a friend who looks like she stopped the clock a good five years or so ago. The secret, she revealed, was microdroplets of silicone.
SOCIAL DIARY
Cold day in New York; lunch at Michael's with a Wednesday roster; and riffing on John Travolta and his more than 45- year career.
GUEST DIARY
Kitty Kelley writes about "Gore Vidal's Final Feud,"
and the bitter fight over his will pitting distant relatives against one another.
HOUSE
NYSD House revisits architect and designer
Shamir Shah in their 2011 interview held on a horrible cold day. Sian, Lesley, and JH warmed quickly thanks to Shah's design expression and born elegance (along with a proper scratch chai).
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH:  How Lady Gaga Destroyed the United States Military (It's a joke, I think, but scarily, maybe not for people who believe it!) ... Judy and Fred in "Easter Parade" ... Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... "Cagney" the musical, moves ... Bill Maher, anguished in The Hollywood Reporter.
SOCIAL DIARY
Cold in the quieter city, dinners out, lunch at a private club to view a sculpture exhibition; plus an ABT lecture and demonstration; a Young New Yorkers for the Philharmonic gathering; and the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering's biannual Dream Team dinner at Michael's.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page; Los Angeles, Part XLVI. Our boy returns to his
native city after almost 4 years in Paris and finds it's another country. No kidding ...
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: A "Mockingbird" Flies To Broadway ... The Good, The Bad, and the Terrible Memories of O.J Simpson, via "American Crime Story" ... Carol Channing at 95! ... "Touched By An Angel" on DVD ... More on Bowie and La Liz!
PARTY PICTURES
Central Park Playground Partners' third annual Winter Luncheon; Kick-off receptions for Platinum Jewels in Bloom; The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society's "Nocturnal Jungle"; The Palm Beach Police Foundation's Annual Palm Beach Policemen's Ball; The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation's 3rd Annual Luncheon.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH:  Wednesday's Rap: Marisa Tomei ... Alan Cumming ... The Monkees! ... China's Big Movie Day ... Madonna and Child.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Palm Beach Social Diary by Augustus Mayhew. English Fare at Palm Beach: The Duchess of Rutland at The Colony + Lord Foster at The Norton Art Museum's 75th Gala.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary. Alison Minton covers the fashion
parade up and down the aisles of the Park Avenue Armory and solves the mystery of a pre-Columbian accessory she has had in her possession for 21 years.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. John Foreman's tour of that great
big house on Fifth Avenue you've always wondered about: The James B. Duke mansion, which later owned by his daughter Doris, was given to NYU in 1952. It's amazing and has a fascinating architectural history.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Tuesday's Touchdown — Beyonce and Bruno Mars "tackle" Coldplay ... "Downton Abbey" — jumping sharks? ... "The Fantasticks" — the real "Now and Forever" ... Seal and his "Passion" ... La Liz and David Bowie — Did They?
SOCIAL DIARY
Super Bowl Weekend. An obituary for Robin Chandler Duke who passed away Saturday in Charleston; and remembering Andrew Clunn, unfamous and yet known to many.
ACROSS THE WORLD
On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, Carol Joynt goes to a party
for "why Bernie Sanders matters."
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Did Joan Didion "Destroy" Los Angeles? Is She the Angel of Death? Vanity Fair Reports, You Decide.  Also — Channing Tatum ... George Clooney ... Shakespeare in Hong Kong ... Victor Mature and Rita Hayworth.
GUEST DIARY
Julie Baumgold's Fairy Tales of Manhattan: "The Brown Swan; the Ugly Duckling." A young girl's awkward years, with few assets, is transformed in her womanhood, and settled by a man.
BEAUTY
Eye Area Care: Eye Cream and Beyond. Claire McCormack shares some eye cream application best practices and eye area care tools and tips for both know-it-alls and novices.
PARTY PICTURES
The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Winter Lunch at Daniel; YPC of Susan G. Komen® Greater New York City's eighth annual fundraiser, Paint the Park Pink; 56th Annual Quadrille Ball at the Pierre Hotel.
GUEST DIARY
Whose Valentine will you be? And who will be yours?
Dezia has your number about it ...
HOUSE
NYSD House revisits twins Joan and Jayne Michaels of
2Michaels Design in their Upper West Side apartments, in the same building.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Reading About The Ancients; Warning Signs For Our Time? ... Len Cariou Brings Songs and Sonnets and Shakespeare to Broadway ... David Bowie Celebrated in San Francisco ... Bob Woodward Says "Shush!" to Hillary Clinton — Voices Carry!
SOCIAL DIARY
A rainy Wednesday at Michael's with a special guest, plus the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Marymount School, held at the Temple of Dendur at the Met; and the obituary of Madame Claude.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, Paris Part XLV. Bob's Parisian Carnival continued at
its frantic pace; nights became days, days became nights.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Well, not ALL of us can "Hail, Caesar!" Also — Diana Ross and Lady Gaga? ... Elizabeth Taylor's Friends Revolt Against Coming "9/11" movie.

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Across the World

Miami Social Diary. Foreign Capital: Miami State of Mind.

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Guest Diary

Liz Smith: A Tell-All-Your-Friends Triumph...

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Dining

A time for indoor pursuits, warm cocktails, and comfort food.

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Philanthropy

Silda Wall Spitzer Does the Right Thing.

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NYSD Beauty

NYSD Beauty offers best luxury products from around the globe

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Calendar

Browse our calendar listings and submit your event. It's free!

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House

NYSD House visits KleinReid, a ceramics studio by James Klein and David Reid.

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Gallery

A section of JH's city pics are now available for purchase.

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Art Set

The Art Set: Art & Food

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Travel

Notes of Paris, Provence and Cannes.

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The List / Cameo

Browse all the faces and names that matter.

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Social History

Chapter XXXI: Palm Beach 1966-1967