July 17, 2018  
HOUSE
Big Old Housess: Stanford White Experiments. With John Foreman we revisit to Naumkeag, one of Stanford White's first major commissions, the Stockbridge, Massachusetts country estate of Joseph H. Choate, one of the most famous lawyers of the Gilded Age.
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: Justin Bieber, Hubby? ... "Green Acres" The
Musical ... Renee Taylor's "Life on a Diet" ... Farewell to the First Mrs. Sinatra ... The Grim Foolishness of Cable News.
SOCIAL DIARY
DPC returns to his hometown in Massachusetts for the first time in forty years provoking many memories of youth and childhood. Plus considering the passing of a great friend of NYSD, Gail Karr.
PARTY PICTURES
Joshua Beamish's MOVETHECOMPANY premiered The
Masque of the Red Death; The Lang Lang International Music Foundation kicked off their 2018 gala campaign; The East Hampton Historical Society hosted an Opening Celebration of the Thomas & Mary Nimmo Moran Studio;The Kumble Theater at the Long Island University Brooklyn campus celebrated the 85th birthday of Steven Kumble.
GUEST DIARY
Dennis Ferrara: Does "To Kill a Mockingbird" Still "Matter?" Also — More Birdland in New York ..."Broadway Barks" Again ... The Dangers of "Sharp Objects" ... the Importance of Pronouns and finally — a Good News a Story!
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CLXVII. The artist responds to the question of why some of his drawings look unfinished and some finished, citing a drawing technique called "contour drawing" which he first learned as a student at UCLA, and then demonstrates the difference with what he captures of New York and his friends in his travels.
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: Tab Hunter — His Final Ride Into The Sunset.
SOCIAL DIARY
A hot summer day, a not as hot evening, and a brief ride through a neighborhood (and stopping to look); plus two very friendly and relaxing parties out east in Southampton.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses. John Foreman presented us with a
fantastic visual history of Park Avenue in 2015. Here it is for those who missed it.
SOCIAL DIARY
Beautiful weekend in New York, weather-wise; something to write home about. Quiet with many off on holidays; and DPC finishing the compelling Seymour Hersh memoir, forced to think about it.
SOCIAL DIARY
Still in the heat wave in New York; cooled off by the A/C and caught up in Seymour Hersh's memoir "Reporter," plus a fascinating lunch at Michael's with JH and Fraidy Reiss, a dynamic young woman who runs an organization called UNCHAINED At Last!
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: Celebrating the Divine Liliane Montevecchi.
Also — My Early Theater-Going and my (Hopefully!) Future Theater-Going.
SOCIAL DIARY
America on the Fourth of July; fireworks all over town. Heat all over town, too. Stayed close to home. Except for a birthday dinner with a friend. Got involved with "Reporter," memoir of Seymour Hersh, and caught the fireworks along the river.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CLXVI. San Juan,
Puerto Rico, this time, only 49 years ago, Bob travels with friends Gary and Bill and takes in the island and all its alluring people, places and climate.
GUEST DIARY
No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol hasn't flown the "friendly skies" in over five years, even though she's crossed the continent and other voyages by air a number of times. And it hasn't been in her imagination.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses: We re-visit John Foreman's "Big Man; Big House," the Long Island estate of Daniel Guggenheim. Fit for the king that he was.
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: Chris Pratt — Save Me
From the Dinosaurs!! Also — a Few Thoughts about Independence Day ... Good TV, Bad TV, and the Three Handkerchief Joys of "A Dog's Purpose."


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