SOCIAL DIARY Warm and beautiful Summer day in New York, a day spent writing about the Gilded Age in Newport a century ago; and the disappearing gilded shops along the avenue.
PARTY PICTURES Last weeks NEDA's "Evening Unmasking Eating Disorders" at the Pierre honoring Christian Siriano, Facebook, Ric Clark, Sr., RBC Capital Marketsm and Hillary Clinton.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Vivien Leigh's "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone" — imperfect, but haunting. Also — Gay Pride Madonnathon ... Jazz Doings in New Jersey ... And the who wants to be England's ruler — Nobody!!
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CXV. It's Autumn in New York in '67, and our sketchbook journalist discovers the city and makes a record of it all with his pen and pencils.
BEAUTY Alyssa Weiss lets us in on six of her favorite summer beauty products to protect and nourish our skin (from head to toe).
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Time for a Movie About the Great Journalist Dorothy Thompson. Justin Bieber Makes History? It's Twue! It's Twue! Also — Hedy Lamarr ... Sherlock Holmes (the musical) ... Dita Von Teese, and Holly Peterson.
SOCIAL DIARY Summer's longest day; lunch with an old friend of LA arousing early memories of my life there; plus spilling coffee on Lily Tomlin; and my life in dogland and its joys.
PARTY PICTURES The Mental Health Association of New York City's 25th Anniversary Gala; A launch for the Art for Justice Fund; Nassau County Museum of Art's major annual Museum Ball; VISIONS hosted its 32nd annual golf and tennis outing.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: What Would Ethel Merman Do About Today's Broadway Audiences? Also — Bette Midler's Thunderous Triumph ... Tommy Tune ... More memories of Ava, and Bad News From Turner Classic Movies.
ACROSS THE WORLD The San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art celebrated its first-year anniversary of its expansion with a lavish Birthday Bash night, which brought the art and tech world together. Jeanne Lawrence was there to get the scoop.
HOUSE Big Old Houses. John Foreman investigated a completely different living space — a wooden houseboat built for a meatpacking magnate from Chicago in the Depression year of 1933 — with a long history and still cruising.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: In Quest of Jackie, Diana and Mary Tyler Moore.
SOCIAL DIARY A summer weekend in New York; a dinner and booksigning for Clint Hill; vamping in Savannah; a booksigning for T&C's Stellene Volandes and a party for Ryan McGinness's book "50 Parties, 2009-2010."
PARTY PICTURES CaringKind's Annual "Forget-Me-Not" Gala; J.McLaughlin's 3rd Shopping Soiree to benefit Animal Medical Center; New England Society's 2017 New England Society Book Awards; A launch party for The American Friends of Blérancourt's Junior Committee.
PARTY PICTURES Hospital for Special Surgery's 34th Annual Tribute Dinner; The Fresh Air Fund's Annual Spring Benefit; Cool Culture's annual UnGala.
ACROSS THE WORLD Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew writes about "Past Lives: Recollections on Dunbar Road" — the various incarnations of a house and selected memories of the individuals who lived there.
GUEST DIARY A Father's Day Tribute to a long lost father who was one day recovered forever, by Paige Peterson.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Rare Marlene Dietrich Debuts on TCM ... Niecy Nash and Her "Claws" Premieres on TNT.
SOCIAL DIARY Warm summer day, lunch with Linda Fairstein talking about mysteries, conspiracies, books (she's got a new one, her 19th), politics, and the day we just left behind.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York City, Part CXIV. It's autumn in New York and the peripatetic artist with his peripatetic sketchbook is taking it all in with his pen on paper: New York in all its glory 50 years ago.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Welcome to the Theater — If you can find a comfortable seat and don't HAVE to stand up!
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor covers "Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends" at MoMA. The six-decade retrospective has been organized by Leah Dickerman and Achim Borchard-Hume (Tate Modern).
PARTY PICTURES Jay Heritage Center held its 25th Anniversary Jay Soiree Summer Kickoff Party. While earlier in the spring, the Jay Mansion was filled to the rafters by the Little Garden Club of Rye's Daffodil Show.
SOCIAL DIARY Brilliant sunny day in New York. Our first visit to Majorelle last week; plus the Frick Collection's annual Spring in the Garden cocktail reception and exhibition opening.
PARTY PICTURES The 60th Anniversary Gala to benefit the Parkinson's Foundation; The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation's Fourth Annual "A Taste of Wine"; A celebration for The Mount Sinai Hospital Woman To Woman program; The Associate Committee of Doubles Jumped Into June for an early Celebration of Summer.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Tony Night Faves — Bette (Natch!) ... Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone ... Cynthia Nixon. Also, Carroll Baker's "Something Wild" new on DVD ... the ABBA solo albums, and things we can never do without (according to Vanity Fair.)
SOCIAL DIARY Last Thursday night's last Gala of the season for the Wildlife Conservation Society, black tie dinner at the Central Park Zoo honoring Julian Robertson and George Schaller.
PARTY PICTURES Central Park Conservancy's Annual Taste of Summer Benefit; Museum of the City of New York's annual Spring Symposium & Luncheon; The opening of RIOULT Dance NY's 2017 season; A reception for NEW YORKERS FOR DANCE to celebrate Dance/NYC's newest directors.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Will Tom Cruise's "Mummy" Give Birth to the "Dark Universe?" Also — Chita and Tommy Make Dates ... an all-girl "Julius Caesar" ... Ellen Barkin and Veronica Falcon, the Bad, Bad, (Sexy, Sexy!) Women of "Animal Kingdom" and "Queen of the South."
SOCIAL DIARY Lots going on. A birthday for Joan Jakobson; the Frick Collection's annual Garden Party for Fellows; Maria Shriver's "Move for Minds" event at Equinox; a Teaching Matters cocktail reception; Immi Storrs opening at the Mark Borghi Fine Art; and the Riverside Park Conservancy's "La Fete de Jeanne d'Arc."
PARTY PICTURES 20th anniversary celebrations for American Ballet Theater's Principal Dancer Marcelo Gomes; Pershing Square Research Alliance's Fourth Annual Prize Dinner.
GUEST DIARY Karen Klopp & Hilary Dick get us dressed for the 20th annual Mashomack International Polo Challenge, taking place this Sunday, June 11th, in the Millbrook countryside.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Celebrating Ava Gardner! A New Book Highlights The Goddess at Work.
PARTY PICTURES Pratt Institute's Art of Packaging Award Gala; ICMEC's 2017 Gala for Child Protection; Chamber concert for Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra; A benefit dinner to celebrate One To World's 40th year.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page. New York, Part CXIII. Bob's mother comes to town from California to visit her son in his new life as a New Yorker.
GUEST DIARY Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: The 50-Year Love Affair of Ann-Margret and Roger Smith.