October 30, 2014   
SOCIAL DIARY
The British Are Coming, the British are coming; yesterday in New York, lunch with Philip and Joan Kingsley et al; later a book signing reception and reading for HRH Princess Michael of Kent at the Chinese Porcelain Company.
PARTY PICTURES
Catching up on events for Career Transition For Dancers, the Women's
Committee of Central Park Conservancy, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, and the Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Bette Midler's "Hulaween" Is Ready to Dazzle Manhattan ... Darlene Love Will Sing "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" again ... Daniel Radcliffe's Rap Alphabet ... Discovering Cameron Diaz in "The Counselor." 
SOCIAL DIARY
Fair autumn day in New York. Monday night's New York City Center Gala featuring the songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein and Hart with an all-star Broadway cast; plus yesterday American Cancer Society's Mothers of the Year luncheon at the Plaza, and Mark Gilbertson's annual autumn cocktail party.
GUEST DIARY
This week, Alison Minton's Accessories Diary focuses on the abundance of statement jewelry at events for The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Fund for Park Avenue, and the Central Park Conservancy.
ACROSS THE WORLD
South Florida Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew reports
on the final day, and the jury's verdict on the trial of John Goodman ("Guilty").
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Wednesday's Rap:  What's In and Out in Bazaar ... Mario Buatta ... Harvey Weinstein ... Jesse Kornbluth.
HOUSE
John Foreman visits one of Carrere and Hastings' most beautiful houses, and reflects on the road to hell.
GUEST DIARY
Tracy Jackson and Paul Williams made their way through the heavy
Parisian traffic to 137 rue Bucherie to the fabled Shakespeare and Company for a book reading, signing, and chatting.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Famous Show Biz Addicts — Oh, Don't Feel So Superior!  (You've Got Your Own Issues) ... The History of The Playboy Club ... "Homeland" Crazier Than Ever ... Stevanna Jackson ... Defining Moments ... Debbie Harry. 
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful weekend in New York, catching up with last week's World Monuments dinner; also JH attending a cousin's wedding up the Hudson, and the final word on Linda Fairstein's wedding on Martha's Vineyard to her longtime friend Mike Goldberg.
PARTY PICTURES
Gala events for ABT, Alzheimer's Association, American Museum of Natural History, and more.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt recalls the
greatness of Ben Bradlee, the legendary editor of the Washington Post who died last week at age 93.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: We Love You, Renee Zellweger! ... Vanessa Redgrave ... Joely Richardson ... "La Dolce Vita" Still Dazzles!
SOCIAL DIARY
Part of the rundown of a very busy week on the social calendar in New York including the World Monuments Fund dinner, the ABT Gala, the New York Hospital Cornell Weill annual gala; the Versailles/Giverny lunch at La Grenouille; Madison Avenue Heritage Week; and Linda Lavin at Baruch College's special anniversary events.
HOUSE
Robert Couturier was our very first HOUSE interview in 2006 and he
helped us set the tone for the kind of column we wanted. Our second interview is just as good ...
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: You'll Never Forget Being "Disgraced" on Broadway ... Joan Juliet Buck Tells Us How to Be Civilized ... Will We Be "Bewitched" Yet Again?
PARTY PICTURES
The Frick Collection's annual Autumn dinner; "2014 Fiesta" gala benefiting the Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education.
GUEST DIARY
With her eye on accessories, Alison Minton goes to The Museum of the
City of New York's annual New York After Dark Party; a celebration for the American Friends of the Louvre at Bernardaud; and the Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard & Airmen's Club's Military Ball.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Frank Rich Reminds Us: "plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose." (That's French for "Stop complaining, it's all the same old crap!") ... Barbara Walter's "Ten Most Fascinating People" — We've Got Four, Where Are the Rest? ... Monica Lewinsky Takes on Cyber-Bullies.
SOCIAL DIARY
Beautiful autumn day in New York; Remembering Oscar de la Renta who died this past Monday after a lifetime of a glorious career; and lunching with the Central Park Conservancy's Women's Committee with their guest speaker John McEnroe hilariously interviewed by Lynn Sherr.
PARTY PICTURES
"Safe Motherhood Initiative" at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia; A
book party for Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser; 25th annual Light Up A Life Halloween carnival; A reception to celebrate the Park Avenue Tree Lighting; Bridges of Understanding's annual awards dinner; Kick off for "Fashion Roars" to benefit Generation Ubuntu.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Remembering the Great Oscar de la Renta ... HBO's "Mr. Dynamite" Lights Up The Genius of James Brown ... The Brilliant "Nostalgia" of Annie Lennox.
HOUSE
John Foreman completes his tour of Shadow Lawn, the not-so-romantic boondoggle palace of former F.W. Woolworth president, Hubert T. Parson.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, attended a party hosted by art
collector Beth DeWoody celebrating Charlie Scheips' new book about Elsie de Wolfe, aka Lady Mendl.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: "War, Huh! — What is it Good For? Absolutely Nothing." (As Edwin Starr sang.) But "Fury" is Still a Gripping War Movie ... Diane Von Furstenberg Tells The Story of Her Life ... The Hollywood Reporter Celebrates Glenn Close.

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Guest Diary

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Philanthropy

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