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.
Whose Valentine will you be? And who will be yours? Dezia has your number about it ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
SOCIAL DIARY DPC's photo log of the the Blizzard Jonas weekend in New York, from Zabar's to be to the view from his terrace after.
Blair Sabol's No Holds Barred takes a good, hard look at the "fashions" of our movie idols who often look more like poor slobs than rich movie stars.
Big Old House. Revisiting John Foreman's history of "Wilderstein," an estate overlooking the Hudson owned by a cousin of Franklin Roosevelt.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: To Boycott or Not To Boycott — That is The Oscar Question! Also — Snow (In winter, of all things!) ... Holly Peterson ... Lee Radziwill ... Howard Rosenman ... and the "Excitement" of the presidential race.
SOCIAL DIARY The big weekend snow came exactly as forecast and kept New Yorkers indoors for at least 24 hours, and finished late Saturday night, leaving a blizzard record. Sunday, JH was out in the Park with his camera taking it all in for you.
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The coming Super Bowl gives Carol Joynt a prompt to ruminate on the Washington Redskins, RGIII and "that year."
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: "The Maltese Falcon" Flies Back to Big Screens. Also — The Ziegfeld Folly ... "Cats" Claws its Way Back ... Clive Davis Prepares Another Great Show ... Justin Bieber For Sale.