SOCIAL DIARY Let it snow, let it snow; the first snowfall of the season beautifies New York, however briefly.
PARTY PICTURES The annual Fall Associates Committee Benefit of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House; An evening of music with Maestro Marios Papadopoulos and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra.
Denis Ferrara: Clothes Makes the Man ... "Year In Kemptness" ... Selena Gomez as Billboard's "Woman of the Year" ... All-Time Leading Ladies on the Charts — Soccer Moms Included ... A Capitol Christmas.
PARTY PICTURES Seventh Annual ICP Spotlights benefit; 41st Annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Awards Dinner; 20th Anniversary Food Allergy Ball; LongHouse Reserve's annual members holiday gathering out East.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Jim "the Hound" Marshall in his Chelsea townhouse replete with a full-fledged library and salon.
Denis Ferrara: Finally Friday!! Della Reese ... Lena Horne ... Lopez and Rodriquez ... Margaret Trudeau ... John McCain ... Al Franken, and what NOT to do when wearing Blackglama fur!
SOCIAL DIARY This past Tuesday Christmas/Holiday luncheon at Susan and Coleman Burke's; Central Park Conservancy's Belvedere Ball honoring Doug Blonsky; and a preview screening at MoMA of HBO's "Agnelli," a documentary produced by Graydon Carter.
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate editor, covers The Center for Fiction's annual Awards Dinner. P.J. O'Rourke was the Master of Ceremonies and Morgan Entrekin was honored with the Maxwell E. Perkins award.
Schulenberg's Page, Back in New York, going to theatre, meeting friends for lunch and dinner, making the rounds and riding the subway with sketchbook in hand.
PARTY PICTURES Cathy Graham's Second Bloom: Art of the Table Celebrated at Verdura; The Lerner Children's Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery celebrated its 5th anniversary; Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation's Annual "Breakthrough Ball" Benefit.
ACROSS THE WORLD Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew visits the first Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.
Denis Ferrara: It's No Mystery — Tracy Clark's "Broken Places" is a Terrific First Novel! ... The dazzling "Bright Colors and Bold Patterns" of Drew Droege. Also Miss Liza Minnelli — Kennedy Center Honoree in Waiting.
SOCIAL DIARY A day in the neighborhood, watching it change; hearing about other changes coming up; watching a video of the familiar unnoticed; and the 72nd annual Alfred E. Smith Foundation dinner honoring John Castle.
PARTY PICTURES The 10th Anniversary of The John P. McNulty Prize; The Vienna Philharmonic Society celebrated the Orchestra's 175th anniversary and the launch of its new book, A Sound Tradition; The launch of Robert Lacey's new book, The Crown – The Official Companion.
SOCIAL DIARY The weekend the President came to town, Beth Rudin DeWoody's grand opening of her private art space in West Palm, Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker's book signing at the Corner Bookstore, Billy Rayner's exhibition at the Chinese Porcelain Company, Louis Bofferding finds a Gabriella Crespi treasure, and the Lenox Hill Nabe House Associates Benefit honors Doug Steinbrech and Jeff Sharpe.
ACROSS THE WORLD Augustus Mayhew covers The Society of the Four Arts season opener, A Man for all Seasons: The Art of Winston Churchill, and opening night of Beth Rudin DeWoody's The Bunker, a multi-dimensional spectacular setting to display aspects of her vast art collection.
Denis Ferrara: The Monday Mix: Good Movie Women, Bad Movie Women, and the Dirty Word That is Forgiveness.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley and JH interview Michael Smith while on the move and also stop by his Upper East Side aerie.
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers David Hockney's retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Denis Ferrara: The Coming Awards Season — BEST EEL SOUP Goes to ... Also: Holland Taylor's "Good Behavior" ... In Praise of Morgan Freeman.
SOCIAL DIARY Very warm for late November. The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center is lighted; Matt Lauer is fired by NBC, accused of sexual harrassment; discussing it at dinner with my psychotherapist friend Joan Kingsley; plus US Ambassadors to France honored at the Plaza.
PARTY PICTURES The Thorn Tree Project Celebrates "An Evening of Art"; St. John's University's 20th Annual President's Dinner; The Child Mind Institute's 2017 Child Advocacy Award Dinner; The Fresh Air Fund's Annual Fall Benefit and Silent Auction, "One Night in Rio."
Schulenberg's Page, Honolulu -- New York via Los Angeles in 1968 where Bob settles down with his sketchbook with the world of Charles Ludlam coming to life.
SOCIAL DIARY DPC goes to lunch at Michael's and learns something about himself that he was never curioius to know; last night's dinner given by Shirley Lord for those newlyweds, Betsy Gotbaum and Peter Lewis.
GUEST DIARY Karen Klopp & Hilary Dick get into the the true spirit of the holidays and head to Madison Avenue for the 31st Annual Miracle on Madison, taking place this Saturday, December 2nd.
Denis Ferrara: Harry and Meghan ... Timothee and Armie ... Chita Rivera, The Rolling Stones and Duran Duran. Also, Uma Thurman, that "Parisian Woman" with a bullet
SOCIAL DIARY DPC takes a trip downtown to BBC to talk about the Koch brothers and TIME Inc.
PARTY PICTURES New England Society Dinner Dance; Lighthouse Guild Celebrates Vision and Health at Annual LightYears Gala; NewYork-Presbyterian's annual Amazing Kids, Amazing Care Dinner.