May 22, 2015   
PARTY PICTURES
El Museo del Barrio's annual spring Gala; Fountain House's annual Symposium and Luncheon, "Challenges and Possibilities"; Empowers Africa's annual gala dinner; Gray Matters at Columbia Spring Benefit Luncheon.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Jeanne Lawrence's Shanghai Social Diary. Treasures of China's Heritage: Touring with the Global Heritage Fund (Fourth of a Seven-part Series).
ACROSS THE WORLD
Augustus Mayhew closes up for the Palm Beach
season with a champagne brunch and a fashion show lunch.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Will Fictional "Game of Thrones" Victim Sansa Stark Spark More Attention to the Real Victims of Abuse?
SOCIAL DIARY
A visit to the brand new Hayward House, and a history inspired by a portrait of Maisie and a double strand of pearls.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part X. Bob takes his sketchbook and follows the zeitgeist to the Peppermint Lounge where the world gave birth to The Twist.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Jamee and Peter Gregory took a break in Palm Beach
for a few days at the end of the season to celebrate the birthdays of two friends and staying away from the fray at The Breakers Hotel.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Me and Trudie and Sting and That Tasmanian Devil! ... Texas Bikers ... Living Landmarks ... Helen Mirren ... and a "Passion for Paris."
SOCIAL DIARY
Monday night's 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Gala of the American Ballet Theatre performance and dinner dance at the Metropolitan Opera House.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary. With hat on head and camera in hand Alison Minton
closes the books on the 33rd annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Elizabeth Warren on Fire — Can Hillary Douse Her Flame? ... More on NYC's "King of Ming" ... Oleg Frish Entertains ... Parker Posey Oscar-Bound? ... Patti LuPone Casts a Spell ... Good Wishes for Jonathan Rhys-Meyers.
PARTY PICTURES
The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's 8th Annual Spring Ball; A kick off reception for the upcoming Bideawee Ball; The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Gala for Child Protection; Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance's second annual dinner; 39th Inner-City Scholarship Fund FRIENDS Annual Gala.
HOUSE
John Foreman last photographed the remarkable Old Westbury estate of
Jay and Dita Phipps in the snow. Now he's going back in the sunshine.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: A New Book Tells The Tragic Tale of Judy Garland and David Begelman — A Star Is Shorn.
SOCIAL DIARY
Beautiful weekend in New York, a salute to Mother Nature and the wonders of Springtime; plus last night's "Through the Kitchen" at the Four Seasons Restaurant to benefit the Cancer Research Institute.
PARTY PICTURES
Rockefeller University Women & Science Spring Lecture and Luncheon; French-American Aid For Children's 74th annual Bal des Berceaux; Institute of Classical Architecture & Art's 34th Annual Arthur Ross Awards.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt
reflects on the Joys of Spring: The Red Hen, Daniel Boulud, and a French Rooster.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Monday Mash-Up: Tommy Tune ... William Shatner ... Lena Horne, Ava Gardner and "Light Egyptian!"
GUEST DIARY
From our Lost & Found department: A Fashion Week pictorial by Jill Lynne re-discovered months later. Hindsight is 20/20.
SOCIAL DIARY
Another beautiful Spring day in New York. The Women & Science Lecture and Luncheon at The Rockefeller University; plus the SEO Dinner at the Waldorf; the opening of the Lauder Family Cardiovascular Ambulatory Center at the Mount Sinai Hospital; and help is needed for Ziggy.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit architect Donald Rattner in his mid-century modern Greenwich house, where we were mesmerized by his Scottish Fold cat.
PARTY PICTURES
New York City Ballet's 2015 Spring Gala; Project
Sunshine's 12th Annual Benefit Celebration, "Heart of Gold"; The New York kick-off reception for the 6th edition of Masterpiece London; Pratt Institute honored Francisco Costa with the 2015 Pratt Fashion Visionary Award.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: David Letterman's Long, Entertaining, Goodbye ... Natalie Portman ... Ian Schrager ... Bob Simon ... Lincoln Center's Spring Gala Success.
SOCIAL DIARY
Last night's dinner at the Pierre celebrating the alliance of the Bachman-Strauss Dystonia and Parkinson's Research Foundation with the Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Research Foundation; and an "Evening of Music" to honor the legacy of Maestro Lorin Maazel and to benefit the 2015 Castleton Festival.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary. Alison Minton highlights some very exciting accessories at events for the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, The Horticultural Society, and the Fund For Park Avenue.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part IX. The young
man discovering New York hits all the restaurants near the advertising agency, taking longer lunches with his sketchbook.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Will "The Good Wife" Go Greatly Into that Good Night of Syndication? ... Sting ... Darren Criss ... The Hollywood Mind.
SOCIAL DIARY
Very Warm For May, sunny days, breezy busy nights on the social calendar with record fund raising including the Robin Hood Foundation's stunning $100 million last night here in Manhattan.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, spends a day at the Met
covering Pierre Huyghe's roof installation, The Director's lunch, and Van Gogh's Irises and Roses.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: New York Salutes Blythe Danner's Blithe — and Enduring! — Spirit.
PARTY PICTURES
The Versailles Foundation's Royal Benefit Dinner; The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Annual Junior Committee Spring Benefit; The Girl Scouts of Greater New York's annual gala; The National Dance Institute's annual gala.
HOUSE
John Foreman tells a really zany tale of preservation -- or maybe not -- on East 82nd Street.
GUEST DIARY
Jesse Kornbluth reviews Kate Betts' memoir
, My Paris Dream: An Education in Style, Slang, and Seduction in the Great City on the Seine.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Who's Pursuing "Hot Pursuit?" — Uh, Nobody! ... A Great Night at The Theater Hall of Fame.

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Guest Diary

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Philanthropy

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Shopping Diary

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House

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