August 20, 2014   
SOCIAL HISTORY
Philadelphia in Palm Beach, Part II, 1931-1935. The photo journals of Ellen Glendinning Frazer (later Ordway), now married and a young mother and making a life for her family. Written and produced by Augustus Mayhew.
SOCIAL HISTORY
Philadelphia in Palm Beach, 1931-1935, cont. The lives of the young and rich
Americans during the Great Depression, from Ellen Frazer's photo journal. Written and produced by Augustus Mayhew.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: "The Hundred-Foot Journey" Is Scrumptious ... Debbie Reynolds, Honored At Last! ... Allison Janney ... Barbra Streisand, and, still more Bacall! 
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful weekend in New York and in East Hampton where DPC traveled to attend the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Animal Rescue Fund on Saturday night.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, goes to East Hampton's Guild Hall to hear Edward Villella talk about his life as a dancer and as the founding Director of the Miami Ballet Company.
SOCIAL HISTORY
Part I of Ellen Ordway's six-decade "photo memoir" of
20th century American society in this week's review of this fascinating archive of a fascinating woman of her time. Edited by Augustus Mayhew.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Endlessly Discovered "Archeology" of Sally Kirkland ... More Bacall ... Milton and Marilyn, when they had hope.
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful, warm Summer weekend in Watch Hill and East Hampton where NYSD took a few days away from the keyboard; plus an introduction to our review of the Ellen Ordway photo archive of American society from 1919 through 1976.
SOCIAL HISTORY
A Debutante's Diary, Part I: 1919-1920. The prologue to Ellen Ordway's personal photojournal, her personal photo album of her coming of age with her social debut in Philadelphia in 1919 through her engagement to Persifor Frazer III in May 1920.
SOCIAL HISTORY
A Debutante's Diary, Part II: 1920-1921. From
Engagement to Honeymoon to First Born.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Ed Klein's "Blood Feud" — Blood Flows in Rivers Over This Bestseller ... NYC's Famous Chin Chin Moves ... The Terrifying Miss Bacall ... Mel Gibson — "Too Old" or Too Controversial?
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit architect Patrick Gerard Carmody in his West Village town house apartment. He is one of these people that seems to be good at a lot of things.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Shanghai Social Diary. Jeanne Lawrence takes in the music culture,
visiting the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, the former Shanghai Jewish Club; a performance at the M on the Bund restaurant with its Glamour Bar; and the San Francisco-Shanghai International Chamber Music Festival hosted in San Francisco this year.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Chris Pratt Rules The Galaxy! ... How Lauren Bacall Stole "How To Marry a Millionaire" From Monroe and Betty Grable.
SOCIAL DIARY
Dog days of summer, but very pleasant in Manhattan; the Michael's lunch with some great memories of Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall; and the autumn invitations starting to appear in the mail.
PARTY PICTURES
Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust's Midsummer Benefit; Bridgehampton
Chamber Music Festival's 31st Anniversary Benefit; City Parks Foundation's annual Golf Tournament; UJA-Federation of New York's 2014 Hamptons Trunk Show; The Santa Fe Opera's annual Summer Gala.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Lauren Bacall, Icon — What, Do We Need To Say Anything More?!
SOCIAL DIARY
A rainy summer day in New York, saddened by the deaths of Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall and Richard Marshall; plus Jeanne and Herb Siegel's book party for Ed Klein; a centennial birthday celebration for Carl Apfel at Stark in the D&D, and a birthday dinner at Swifty's for Arlene Dahl.
GUEST DIARY
Jesse Kornbluth's interview with Robin Williams: Robin Williams's Change of Life
-- 20 years ago for New York Magazine where the brilliant comedian and actor revealed a temperament that presaged the tension of his final hours.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Robin Williams, A Treasure has Been Lost ... Tommy Tune and Carol Channing ... Judy ... Joey ... Lorna, and a great grandchild!
HOUSE
John Foreman considers road trips, then and now.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Clive Owen Digs Deep As a Screwed Up Surgeon on "The Knick" ... Dear John McCain, Thanks So Much! ... Charles Busch Loves Kim Novak ... The Doris Day Rose. (And Let's Get Behind Pushing The Academy to Honor DD with an Oscar!).
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful weekend in New York where out East they were graced with the wedding of Gayfryd Steinberg and Michael Shnayerson in Sag Harbor with reception in Water Mill.
PARTY PICTURES
East Hampton Library's 10th Annual Authors Night; Sunset Cocktails to benefit Children's Health Fund; Tenth annual "A Hamptons Happening" to benefit the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation; LongHouse Reserve hosted Philippe Petit's "LOOK UP!" event.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt sends a
valentine to Kevin Spacey in honor of his birthday and everything he does be it crooning or starring in "House of Cards."
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Art of Kim Novak — Held Over By Popular Demand ... Changes For La Grenouille? ... Preparing To Visit Lauren Bacall — I Just Can't Call her a "Legend' ... Was Barbra Streisand the Greatest Movie Star of her Generation?

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Across the World

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

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Guest Diary

Liz Smith: A Tell-All-Your-Friends Triumph...

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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

Browse our calendar listings and submit your event. It's free!

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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

The Art Set: Art & Food

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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

Chapter XXXI: Palm Beach 1966-1967