February 9, 2016   
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.
SOCIAL DIARY
Early Spring weather right now, woodchuck and all; plus shocked at the results for the Repubs in Iowa, and will Trump continue and maybe triumph; plus Ray Kelly honored at the Top Dog Gala.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: There Never Was a Woman Like Gilda — Or a Love Goddess Like Rita Hayworth! Criterion DVD restores a classic Film Noir.
SOCIAL DIARY
A special anniversary dinner provokes the history of one of the greatest private clubs in New York.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses: This Could Be Love. John Foreman visits Filston, the
Sharon Connecticut mansion built in 1906 for Romulus Riggs Colgate, of the Colgate family.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: A Weekend of Books, Books, Books — Swans, Bombs and Conservatism In extremis.
SOCIAL DIARY
Last Thursday night, the eminent painter Frank Stella was honored with a State Dinner at the venerable (and comfortable) Lotos Club.
PARTY PICTURES
DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society's
Fourth Annual Family Benefit Party; Annual Young Collectors Night at the Park Avenue Armory; The Symphony Ball in Nashville.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Monday's Monsoon: Our Glamorous Groundhog is ... 27!  Also — Michael Riedel ... Jessica Lange ... getTV salutes Black History Month ... and the absurd Michael, Liz and Brando movie.  Do people have no shame? 
BEAUTY
Beauty Spotlight: Delia von Neuschatz sits down with New York City denizen Blair Husain to discuss how this intrepid entrepreneur remains fit and fresh-faced through it all.
GUEST DIARY
A Goblet of Poison; Fairy Tales of Manhattan by Julie Baumgold: "The Deep Blue Serum; the Emperor's New Clothes." The story of Dr. Powell whose Manhattan offices were known as "Youngland."
SOCIAL DIARY
Snow melting, Apollo celebrating at the NYSE, and a great obit on George Weidenfeld of a thoroughly lived life.
PARTY PICTURES
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell's sixth annual Plates for Pediatrics
benefit; Storefront Academy Harlem's "An Evening of Cocktails and Dance"; ICP's 5th Annual Spotlights Awards Luncheon; Kravis Center's Gala kickoff at Neiman Marcus Palm Beach; Cocktail reception for Palm Beach Day Academy.
HOUSE
A look back to 2008 and our visit with Steven Steinberg and his New York Central Art Supplies, which, for artists, is a New York institution. Sadly, Steven passed away in November 2015 and this piece is a great remembrance of the man and his passion for the art world.
PARTY PICTURES
A Night of Great Expectations Benefit for The Everglades Preparatory Academy and Glades Academy; Opening Night Party of the 62nd annual Winter Antiques Show.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, Paris: Part XLIV. With his sketchbook under his arm at
all times and all hours, Bob takes us on the tour of the many places to go to "pass the afternoon" causing him to wonder if Parisians had jobs ...
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Prince "Crusades." Also — Chris Isaak ... Mike Nichols ... Debi Mazar ... Sean Hayes ... Rachel Maddow.
SOCIAL DIARY
Storm over; snow melting; New York loses two great friends, Michael Kennedy and Richard Kaplan; plus Scott McBee's opening at the Chinese Porcelain Co., The Nat'l Audubon Society's Gala; Geoffrey Bradfield's champagne reception at his new offices; and the Oui R United For Peace cocktail.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Shanghai Social Diary. Our lady in Shanghai returns to tell us about
Shikumen houses being restored in redeveloping the older parts of the city, preserving its architectural heritage, much to the efforts of American architect Ben Wood.
GUEST DIARY
Our Liz is on The Mend! Also — Glenda Jackson ... Kayne West ... Brie Larson and King Kong.

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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

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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