April 21, 2015   
PARTY PICTURES
Fifth annual Brooklyn Artists Ball, the Brooklyn Museum's annual fundraising gala; NYPL's 2015 Library Lunch; Lenox Hill Neighborhood House "Garden of Eden" Spring Gala; The New York Center for Children's 20th Anniversary Spring Cocktail Reception.
HOUSE
John Foreman completes his mansion trifecta on Fifth with a visit to 1026
Fifth Avenue, the third of Marymount School's three great houses on the Avenue.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Zombies ... Sophia Loren ... The Civil War ... Too Much Blu-Ray Detail! ... Ava Gardner ... Seth Sikes.
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful, sunny (even very warm) weekend in New York with the pears suddenly in bloom and everybody's out with the flowers.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. The weather, the sudden appearance of
Springtime inspires the sense of community, and Carol Joynt waxes grateful for her Georgetown neighborhood.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Time Magazine's Odd Cover Choices for Their "Most Influential" Issue ... Is Kim Kardashian the Marilyn of Our Time? I. Don't. Think. So. Brian Grazer's "A Curious Mind" Receives Raves.
SOCIAL DIARY
Busy days and busy nights here and there, plus what's been happening in the auction market, upcoming events, the Michael's lunch; Dame Helen in "The Audience;" Lenox Hill Neighborhood House gala; some guests at Un Ballo in Maschera last Friday night; a cocktail and dinner party for India Hicks in LA.
PARTY PICTURES
12th Annual Authors In Kind to benefit God's Love We Deliver; MoMA's Jazz Interlude Gala; S.L.E. Lupus Foundation and the Lupus Research Institute's annual New York Lupus Handbag Luncheon; Publicolor's annual Stir, Splatter + Roll gala.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit artist and go-to furniture
restorer Karl Kipfmueller in his Clinton Hill townhouse and studio around the corner.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Malice in France's Great Palace — Will "Versailles" Conquer America? ... A Dazzling Night for Literacy Partners.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary: Springing Back Into Event Season. Alison Minton goes accessory hunting at parties for AMNH, the New York City Mission Society, and New York International Auto Show.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Augustus Mayhew covers the flora and fauna at Garden Club of Palm
Beach members nurture their roses and orchids, the group's Garden Club of America Flower Show titled Hort Couture.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Golden Age of Entertainment? — I Think It's Right Now! ... Lily Tomlin honored ... "Mamma Mia" To End Its Broadway Run ... Rand Paul — Sexist, or Just Unpleasant to Everybody? 
SOCIAL DIARY
Busy day yesterday in New York: lunch with the gratitude and trust lady; farewell to Treillage with Bunny and John hosting the reception; and last night's Literacy Partners raised more than a million with Tom Brokaw reading from his new memoir and Ali Wentworth sharing her humor, and Matthew Brown surprising everyone.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part V. His new friend Barbra gets a gig at the
Bon Soir opening for a new stand-up comic named Phylllis Diller. Overnight word gets around the nation; the new boy in town explores the restaurants where other advertising people went.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Jon Hamm Asks — Moving Past "Mad Men" — Can We Take Him Seriously? Is He Serious?"  Of Course! ... A Star-Studded Birthday Bash ... Vanity Fair Goodies. 
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful Monday in New York. Haircut pressure on a quiet weekday; plus reading about looking up at the Chrysler Building.
HOUSE
John Foreman explores the most luxurious residential real estate speculation of 1903, mansion #2 of Marymount School's trio on Fifth Avenue.
GUEST DIARY
Jesse Kornbluth interviews Fern Mallis about her new
book of interviews with the gods and goddesses of fashion in New York.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Aging In Public — Women Still Carry a Heavier Load Than Men ... Sunday Night TV — From CBS to PBS, From HBO to Showtime, it's almost too much fun! 
SOCIAL DIARY
Sunny warm Spring weekend brings out the kids, the dogs and the shorts; plus our "talk" last week at the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy; Nicholas and Courtney Stern's cocktail party for the ICAA; and Barbara Thomas' art exhibition at Estia in Sag Harbor.
PARTY PICTURES
ASPCA's 18th Annual Bergh Ball; Brooks Brothers celebrated the Playground Partners of the Women's Committee of the CPC; East Side House Settlement's 16th Annual Gala Preview of the New York International Auto Show; Castle Connolly National Physician of the Year Awards.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt discusses
Patrick Gavin's "Nerd Prom; Inside Washington's Wildest Week" documentary about the White House Correspondents' Association party. Also WTF Comes to Washington and Maketto makes it to H Street.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Broadway's "Wolf Hall" — Bring Up The Brilliance! 
SOCIAL DIARY
Remembering Julie Wilson with a great obit from the Telegraph and three examples of the development of an artist.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Joyce Kozloff in her Soho loft where she has been living and working since 1974. She has a new show at the D.C Moore Gallery, which is the culmination of over four years of work.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Shanghai Social Diary: Part 2 (of 7) of Jeanne
Lawrence's Treasures of China's Heritage: Touring with the Global Heritage Fund.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Keeping Up With New York's Wealthy ... Also — Candice Bergen ... Lorraine Bracco.
PARTY PICTURES
Kick off party for El Museo's upcoming Gala; Parkinson's Disease Foundation's eighth annual Celebrate Spring New York; Tusk's 25th Anniversary Gala; The NYC Mission Society's annual Champions for Children gala.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page Part IV. Bob writes and illustrates the first days in
the big town (in the '60s), a job at a major advertising agency, lunching at the Plaza, drinks at PJ Clarke's; assessing the portfolios of major fashion photographers, and hearing the gossip.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Madonna Resists Labels And Has Her Nervous Breakdowns in Private, Thank You ... Kylie Jenner ... Jon Stewart ... Edward Snowden ... Biblical Epics We Love.

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Guest Diary

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Shopping Diary

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