November 22, 2014   
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Ben Schonzeit, one of the original Photorealists, and one of the few artists still living and working in Soho.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary: Alison Minton raced up and down the Upper East
Side popping into four store parties in three hours, tracking trends in accessories.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Remembering a Day That Changed America, Our Lives, Our Conscience.
SOCIAL DIARY
Brrr, freezing in New York. Yesterday was the Michael's lunch where we met a grandson of Bunny Mellon who was in town for the preview party of her collection up for auction at Sotheby's; plus the MAD Gala; and The Studio School Benefit dinner.
PARTY PICTURES
NAACP's 28th annual National Equal Justice Award Dinner; Joan's Legacy: Uniting Against Lung Cancer's Strolling Supper; The Mount Sinai Health System's annual Women's Health Day; The Heckscher Museum of Art's annual Celebrate Achievement Benefit.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt goes to a book
party given by former Vice President Cheney and Mrs. Cheney for Presidential photographer David Kennerly's new book; and stops by the National Building Museum to pay tribute to Charlie Rose who was awarded the annual Vincent Scully Prize.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Hollywood Film Awards Falls Flat ... Bruce Willis Does a Good Deed in a Terrible World ... Casting Suggestions for the cable mini-series "Tinseltown."
SOCIAL DIARY
Busy week as the temperatures drop with the Polar Vortex in New York with lots happening: lunch about the Snowflake Ball and the crucial work of UNICEF; the holiday windows at Bergdorf's; Public Radio's big benefit at 283 Park; and Philip Glass receiving the Louis Auchincloss Award at the Museum of the City of New York.
GUEST DIARY
Jil Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers the collection of Mrs.
Paul Mellon that will be auctioned off at Sotheby's from November 21-23 in multiple sessions. The exhibition spanning six floors is still open to the public.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Broadway Remembers and Honors the Amazing Elaine Stritch.
PARTY PICTURES
Glass House celebrated its 65th birthday with a luncheon in New Canaan; French Heritage Society's festive Gala Dinner Dance; Children's Rights held its 9th Annual Benefit; Friends of The Animal Medical Center's inaugural 2014 Helping Paws Dinner; Animal Zone International's third annual Argos Fall Benefit.
HOUSE
John Foreman visits a "Gothick" cottage in Connecticut, and gets a
closer look at "Victorian Family Values."
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: "Tinseltown" The Series ... Running With Britney's New Beau ... Jim Carrey — Back in Box-Office Business.
SOCIAL DIARY
Autumn Weekend. A good look around the foliage of the city; and the sale at Sotheby's of the Collection of Mrs. Paul (Bunny) Mellon.
PARTY PICTURES
The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Associates Committee's annual Fall Party at the Four Seasons Restaurant; A series of events for the American Friends of Blérancourt.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Lynne's Fashion Week Look-Back. You ain't seen
nuthin' yet! till you see what Jill saw.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Will It All be a Piece of "Cake" for Jennifer Aniston? ... Women Rule "Wonder Woman" movie.
SOCIAL DIARY
A chilly gathering autumn day in New York, we're reminded of the passing of one of the great men of the cloth whose obituary ran in this week's Telegraph of London.
GUEST DIARY
No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol makes her sorta semi-annual trip to Manhattan, takes in the traffic (ugh), celebrates Lauder's acquisition of her friend Linda Rodin's cosmetic line; visits the Frederic Malle perfumery at Barneys and the boutique, and is fascinated by the Helena Rubenstein exhibition at the Jewish Museum.
ACROSS THE WORLD
San Francisco Soical Diary. Jeanne Lawrence takes in
Monterey Car Week and the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and the Quail Motorsports Gathering. You had to be there; Jeanne's your tour guide. Then on to Napa for a housewarming and other gatherings.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Marilyn — Now and Forever. And Ever and Ever!!
SOCIAL DIARY
A very business mid-month day and night in New York, cocktail receptions, awards dinners, the Michael's lunch and a contemporary art auction last night reaching almost $1 billion in sales.
PARTY PICTURES
Michael's celebrated their 25th Anniversary at 24 West 55th Street here in New York.
GUEST DIARY
Delia von Neuschatz writes about "Village of Secrets,"
prize-winning author Caroline Moorhead's gripping account of a village in France defying the Nazis in Vichy, France.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Anjelica Huston Demands — "Watch Me." Her New Book Tells More Than We Ever Suspected!
SOCIAL DIARY
Beautiful Veteran's Day in New York; lots going on in the land of benefits and awards; plus seeing last night's performance of "The Band Wagon" at New York City Center.
PARTY PICTURES
Andrus's Light Up the Night fall gala; ALS Association's 20th Annual Lou Gehrig Sports Awards; The 8th Annual Moving Families Forward Gala; The fourth Annual Benefit Luncheon for Lifeline New York; Wall Street Rocks' Benefit Concert; AFHU's National Scopus Award.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary. Alison Minton captures the Flora &
Fauna at events for the Horticultural Society of New York, Doubles and the Animal Medical Center.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: "Birdman" Soars — But It Loses Direction During Flight.

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Across the World

Carol Joynt runs down the most memorable Parties of the Year.

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Guest Diary

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Dining

A time for indoor pursuits, warm cocktails, and comfort food.

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Philanthropy

Silda Wall Spitzer Does the Right Thing.

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Shopping Diary

It's a wrap!

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Calendar

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House

NYSD House interviews designer Stephen Sills.

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Gallery

A section of JH's city pics are now available for purchase.

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Art Set

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Travel

Notes of Paris, Provence and Cannes.

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The List / Cameo

Browse all the faces and names that matter.

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Social History

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