November 27, 2014   
SOCIAL DIARY
The day before the day before, an interesting lunch at Michael's, all reminiscent of the spirit of the coming holiday; plus the party coverage for last Friday's CityMeals 28th annual Power Lunch for Women at the Plaza.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Books! — More Kay Scarpetta ... Viv Albertine's Clothes, Music and Boys ... Lincoln and The Press. Also, Remembering My Own Saint Clair Pugh.
SOCIAL DIARY
Yesterday's brief temperature rise reminding of early autumn. Attending the annual Tiffany holiday luncheon; dinner at Swifty's; plus last week's New York Public Library's Directors' Council dinner; and last Thursday's Lenox Hill Neighborhood House dinner dance.
HOUSE
John Foreman goes to Newport, visits an architectural icon, and can't find
the men's room.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Sweets to The Sweets Forgiven for Thanksgiving.
SOCIAL DIARY
We begin the holiday week upon us looking back to the jampacked calendar of the last two days of last week with several major galas.
PARTY PICTURES
The Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation's annual "Breakthrough Ball"; The IDEAL School & Academy's 10th Annual Gala; Silver Hill Hospital's annual fall gala; Central Park Conservancy's annual Autumn in Central Park benefit.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt remembers the
political career of Marion Barry Jr. who died this past weekend at 78.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Great, Late Lee Bailey Talks Can't-MIss Turkey and Pan Gravy.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Ben Schonzeit, one of the original Photorealists, and one of the few artists still living and working in Soho.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary: Alison Minton raced up and down the Upper East
Side popping into four store parties in three hours, tracking trends in accessories.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Remembering a Day That Changed America, Our Lives, Our Conscience.
SOCIAL DIARY
Brrr, freezing in New York. Yesterday was the Michael's lunch where we met a grandson of Bunny Mellon who was in town for the preview party of her collection up for auction at Sotheby's; plus the MAD Gala; and The Studio School Benefit dinner.
PARTY PICTURES
NAACP's 28th annual National Equal Justice Award Dinner; Joan's Legacy: Uniting Against Lung Cancer's Strolling Supper; The Mount Sinai Health System's annual Women's Health Day; The Heckscher Museum of Art's annual Celebrate Achievement Benefit.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt goes to a book
party given by former Vice President Cheney and Mrs. Cheney for Presidential photographer David Kennerly's new book; and stops by the National Building Museum to pay tribute to Charlie Rose who was awarded the annual Vincent Scully Prize.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Hollywood Film Awards Falls Flat ... Bruce Willis Does a Good Deed in a Terrible World ... Casting Suggestions for the cable mini-series "Tinseltown."
SOCIAL DIARY
Busy week as the temperatures drop with the Polar Vortex in New York with lots happening: lunch about the Snowflake Ball and the crucial work of UNICEF; the holiday windows at Bergdorf's; Public Radio's big benefit at 283 Park; and Philip Glass receiving the Louis Auchincloss Award at the Museum of the City of New York.
GUEST DIARY
Jil Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers the collection of Mrs.
Paul Mellon that will be auctioned off at Sotheby's from November 21-23 in multiple sessions. The exhibition spanning six floors is still open to the public.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Broadway Remembers and Honors the Amazing Elaine Stritch.
PARTY PICTURES
Glass House celebrated its 65th birthday with a luncheon in New Canaan; French Heritage Society's festive Gala Dinner Dance; Children's Rights held its 9th Annual Benefit; Friends of The Animal Medical Center's inaugural 2014 Helping Paws Dinner; Animal Zone International's third annual Argos Fall Benefit.
HOUSE
John Foreman visits a "Gothick" cottage in Connecticut, and gets a
closer look at "Victorian Family Values."
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: "Tinseltown" The Series ... Running With Britney's New Beau ... Jim Carrey — Back in Box-Office Business.
SOCIAL DIARY
Autumn Weekend. A good look around the foliage of the city; and the sale at Sotheby's of the Collection of Mrs. Paul (Bunny) Mellon.
PARTY PICTURES
The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Associates Committee's annual Fall Party at the Four Seasons Restaurant; A series of events for the American Friends of Blérancourt.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Lynne's Fashion Week Look-Back. You ain't seen
nuthin' yet! till you see what Jill saw.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Will It All be a Piece of "Cake" for Jennifer Aniston? ... Women Rule "Wonder Woman" movie.

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Across the World

Carol Joynt runs down the most memorable Parties of the Year.

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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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Shopping Diary

It's a wrap!

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Calendar

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

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House

NYSD House interviews designer Stephen Sills.

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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