January 17, 2017   
GUEST DIARY
A look back at Delia von Neuschatz's compendium of independent New York City Bookshops. Since its original publication date in 2012, Archivia Books and most recently, Crawford Doyle, are no longer with us. Part 1 of 3.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. We re-visit with John Foreman, the Greene and Greene
house in Pasadena, the greatest Craftsman style house in America and one of the greatest architectural treasures of this country.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Liz, Michael, Marlon — Urban Myth or Big Fat Lie? Also — The Goods Works of the Versailles Foundation.
SOCIAL DIARY
A quiet January winter weekend in New York with some snow, some sunshine; and reviewing some thoughts about the man for whom the day is memorialized.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Remembering the assassinated civil rights leader's message of peace and hope and equality for all.
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful winter's day albeit snowless in New York, looking through my Diary notes for some insiration and finding via Brooklyn and Truman Capote in youth.
HOUSE
NYSD House goes to Sunnyside, Queens to visit decorator Brett
Leemkuil and revel in the wonderful theatricality of his studio apartment.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Finally, Friday! — "Sweeney Todd" and "Dear World" Return ... Cyndi Lauper's "Austin City Limits." Also, Happy Danes Are Here Again, and is there a "La La Land" Backlash?
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, New York XCIV. Bob rides the subway downtown with sketchbook, heads to Max's Kansas City where the New Age met Downtown.
SOCIAL HISTORY
Augustus Mayhew takes a good, beautiful look at the works of
architect Howard Major, a leading advocate for American-based classical building style. Controversial and very successful.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Vanity Fair Uncovers "Suzy" and Chris Pratt. Also — The Big Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party, and will TNT allow Michelle Dockery more "Good Behavior"?
SOCIAL DIARY
Looking out from the cold, grey days of January to next month's New York Botanical Garden's beautiful Orchid Dinner to launch the new season.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Seth Sikes,  Melinda Hughes, Michael Griffiths — Cabaret Blooms In Wintry Manhattan.  Also, Tyne Daly Honored ... "Food City" Overcrowded With Brilliance ... Rex Reed, still Observing, now online.
SOCIAL DIARY
January cold, now snowless after the weekend storm. Looking at the upcoming auction on Wednesday at Doyle of the estate of Nelson Doubleday Jr.; a treasure trove of art, furniture, collections and rare books.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. We re-visit John Foreman's tour of a 20,000-square-
foot mansion built in Pasadena in 1930 by a tobacco heiress and her husband, John Craven.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Meryl Streep Polishes The Golden Globes and Dares NOT to Speak that name! Also — the rest of the GGs' Good, Bad and Ugly (Sorry About That Dress, Nicole, and Your Speech, Tom Hiddleston, etc ...)
SOCIAL DIARY
Cold, snowy winter weekend in New York. The debut of "Bright Lights," the documentary about Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. A winner.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Good Books ... Star Babies ... Jazz Ladies ... Doomed Lovers. And Dustin Hoffman as Giovanni de Medici. (Ratso Rizzo takes the bus to Florence!)
PARTY PICTURES
62nd International Debutante Ball and dinner dance; The Animal Medical Center's annual Top Dog Gala; Volunteers of America-Greater New York's Winter's Eve Gala; Hearth & Earth Luncheon to benefit the Jay Heritage Center.
TRAVEL
Sharon Hoge visits Sicily: Traveling with a Princess to benefit a Queen, the
American Friends of Versailles spent a week on a Royal Tour of Sicily.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Robert Wagner's Women — In The Movies and In Real/Reel Life.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part XCIII. The boy's in New York and doing what New York is great for: getting around — sketchbook under his arm and the city bursting with life.
GUEST DIARY
Head Butler's Jesse Kornbluth reviews in his intimate way the new
book by Twyla Tharp, "The Creative Habit," about work, hard work, not a subject that you'd think would lift you, but this will ...
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Thursday's Tumble — "Nutshell," A Unique Thriller ... More Debbie ... "Mrs. Warren's Profession" ... Eighties Music Stars Gather ... Judy Collins Loves Sondheim.
SOCIAL DIARY
The final chapter and the summing up of the amazing life of an all-American girl in the movies.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Wednesday Rap: Yoko Ono ... Anna Gunn/Skyler White ... Kim Cattrall's "Sensitive Skin" ... "Versailles" ... and (my new hero) Pharrell!!

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Across the World

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

2

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