May 23, 2017   
PARTY PICTURES
Last night's opening of Pinto Manhattan Manila to benefit The Asian Cultural Council and the Pint​ô Museum of Art; Americares Airlift Benefit 2017 Kickoff Celebration; Triumph of Europe Celebrates Dancers For Good; China Institute and China Beauty Charity Fund's second annual China Fashion Gala.
HOUSE
Big Old Houses: Refugee from the Gilded Age. Re-visiting John
Foreman's trip to Stone House Hill House in North Easton, Mass., built by Frederick Lothrop Ames II in 1905.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Mae West and The Beatles — She Was NOT lonely and  did not want to join their band.  Also — all of Sting, solo, on vinyl ... Alec Baldwin Loves Rita Hayworth ... and coffee that kills — literally!
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful weekend just past in New York; finishing Robert Hofler's compellingly readable biography of Dominick Dunne; and perusing the estate of Aileen Mehle (Suzy) up for auction this Wednesday at Doyle New York.
PARTY PICTURES
J.McLaughlin hosts Cocktails and Shopping to benefit CIVITAS; Caron
New York Recovery Center's 23rd Annual New York City Gala; Child Mind Institute's 3rd annual Change Maker Awards; The Animal Medical Center's Ninth Annual Living Legends Luncheon.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Sing Out, King Kong!  Musical Version of Big Ape's Adventures Hits Broadway Next Year.  Also — Finally Discovering "The Wire"... and a muffled "Shades of Blue."
PARTY PICTURES
Fountain House hosted its fourteenth annual Symposium and Luncheon; The Jewish Board's 2017 Spring Gala; The New York Women's Foundation's 30th anniversary Celebrating Women® Breakfast; American Cancer Society's 12th Annual Taste of Hope.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Clodagh, now known
throughout the world as a designer of tranquil spaces, although that is not quite how she sees herself.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers
the annual Ceremonial at the American Academy of Arts and Letters where painter Wayne Thiebaud was among the many artists honored by peers.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: The Evolution of Zac Efron — From Pin-Up Boy to "Extremely Wicked." (Not that you can't be both!) Also — The generosity of Elizabeth Peabody.
SOCIAL DIARY
Hot in New York, dinner last night with our former DC correspondent Carol Joynt and Duane Hampton; lecture luncheons including the AMNH Spring Luncheon, the Rockefeller University Women in Science lecture about Zika; and Albert Einstein College Women's Division's Spirit of Achievement Awards.
GUEST DIARY
No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol comes to New York,
her old stomping ground, and sees a couple of shows, observes the Met Gala from afar, and attends the NFL draft n Philadelphia. A "Wow" trip.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CX. It's Autumn in
New York and Bob is back in town looking at the changing world of New York in the 1960s.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: "They Promised Her The Moon" Shines Brilliantly ... Making "The Fantasticks" More Fantastic in Its Final Days.
SOCIAL DIARY
Warm, sunny day in New York with the Audubon Women in Conservation Luncheon with the Rachel Carson Awards at the Plaza; the night before, a booksigning given for designer Meg Braff at the Core Club; and Marissa Robin Abendaño's show at Art Expo.
PARTY PICTURES
41st Annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Friends Gala; Casita Maria
Center for Arts and Education's annual Musicale; American Humane's New York City kickoff of its annual Hero Dog Awards campaign; Art Miami celebrated  Art New York and CONTEXT New York.
ACROSS THE WORLD
The charms of Charleston, South Carolina. Jeanne Lawrence shares some highlights of her five days in the "Palmetto City."
PARTY PICTURES
At this year's Versailles Foundation Benefit dinner, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians, graced the evening's patrons with his presence and with a spectacular view into the storied past of his country. 
GUEST DIARY
Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick help us get dressed (with a little help from
Dennis Basso) for The Boys' Club of New York's 2017 Annual Awards Dinner this Wednesday.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Will It Ever Be "The Bobby Short Room at The Carlyle"? ... Also Bill Clinton and James Patterson's novel to go Hollywood? ... "King Arthur" ... All-Beatles Radio ... Patti LuPone ... Julie Andrews ... Broadway Barks Again.
SOCIAL DIARY
Mid-May weekend of rain one day, Sun the next in New York. "The Golden Apple" last performance at ENCORES on Sunday. Plus recalling a tender moment in our days: "On Never Having Met Mrs. Onassis" re-published in the new Quest.
PARTY PICTURES
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation's third Women Breaking
the Silence about Mental Illness luncheon; The New York Center for Children's 22nd Annual Spring Celebration Benefit; Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Eleventh Annual Connoisseur's Dinner; A reception in support of Last Chance For Animals and Animal Ashram.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Bette Midler is Queen of Broadway, But Who (If Anyone!) Can Inherit Her "Dolly" Crown?  "Feud: Louella and Hedda" That Could be a Thing, Ryan Murphy.
SOCIAL DIARY
Reviewing the fabulous 30th anniversary issue of Quest; Rockefeller University's Women in Science lecture and luncheon; Brian and Joanna Fisher's dinner for NPR's Ari Shapiro; the upcoming luncheon benefit for the Women's Division of the Einstein College of Medicine; and Chris Astley's upcoming exhibition this weekend.
BEAUTY
Alyssa Weiss heads to the Yves Durif Salon at The Carlyle Hotel to tame her
curlycues and comes way with quite possibly the best haircut she's ever had.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Chita Rivera triumphs at the Café Carlyle ... Out and About With Tommy Tune.
SOCIAL DIARY
Last night's 11th Annual Alzheimer's Drug Discovery dinner at Sotheby's; and the Michael's lunch with Nicole Noonan about Divorce Funding.
PARTY PICTURES
The annual Lying-In Luncheon to benefit the NewYork-
Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center; All Stars Project's National Gala; The Tang Dynasty Ball.
GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Billboard Declares: Cher is Officially Iconic. (We Knew That, Already). Also "Labyrinth" soundtrack reissued ... Billy Lykken at The Metropolitan Room ... Bette and "Dolly!" Own Broadway.


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