PARTY PICTURES The Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education's "Fiesta 2016"; Brooklyn Museum's "Trailblazers: Women in the Arts" luncheon; A lecture and reception hosted by the Interiors Committee of The Mount; Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard & Airmen's Club Military Ball.
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers James Kerry Marshall's dazzling retrospective at the Met Breuer.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Did Somebody Take Our Advice? Will 2017 Be The Year of Zelda Fitzgerald? Also — Dan Florek ... David Schwimmer ... and Holland Taylor's Hat!!
PARTY PICTURES "Trailblazers in Neuroscience" hosted by Susan Gutfreund; 34th Annual Women's Health Symposium Luncheon; The National Committee on American Foreign Policy's 2016 Dinner Gala; Global Lyme Alliance's Gala; Elaine Wynn and Hudson Grace celebrate Steven Stolman's "Passion for Parties" in Santa Monica.
HOUSE Big Old Houses: Wave Hill is Ready for its Closeup. Revisiting John Foreman's always experiences of the history of domestic architecture of those who built castles.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: "The Front Page" Delivers Broadway's Fastest, Funniest Headline, and Nathan Lane at his most Brilliant!
SOCIAL DIARY Autumn nights takes over the terrace garden, always waxing nostalgia including another October night 12 years ago; plus the passing that week of Janet Leigh, and a side we never saw.
PARTY PICTURES The New York Botanical Garden's Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden Reception & Dinner; 27th annual Light Up A Life Halloween carnival; Kick off cocktails for Theatre Forward's 2017 Chairman's Awards Gala; Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center's 13th Annual Breakfast of Legends; Launch party for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation's Angel Ball.
SOCIAL DIARY A visit yesterday to the Museum at FIT for a lecture at their annual day-long academic symposium; this one by Caroline Weber on the Countess Greffuhle, "Proust's Muse."
HOUSE NYSD House goes back in time to revisit designer Kathryn Scott's stunning brownstone in Brooklyn Heights.
ACROSS THE WORLD Miami Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew reports on the annual Art Basel pageant only weeks away and burgeoning real estate construction still muddling the streets with trucks and equipment.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: HBO's "Westworld" — Can It Last, Or Will It Go The Way of "Vinyl?" Linda Fairstein's new heroine — Devlin Quick. (The new Nancy Drew?)
PARTY PICTURES The Frick Collection's annual Autumn Dinner; Storm King Art Center's Annual Gala and Live Auction; The New York Women's Foundation's Fall Gala; Olana Partnership's 2016 Frederic Church Award Gala.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page. London, Part LXXXII. Bob and Paul go out to the countryside for dinner in mid-winter when houses were not heated; later he sees Sharon Tate again and they discuss a red wig she lost and freedom in personal relationships. Bob is dazzled.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Whatever Happened To Class? Also — Chris O'Dowd and the Tiger Swans ... Bloody Hell, A New "Richard III."
SOCIAL DIARY ACS's annual Mothers of the Year Awards at the St. Regis Roof; Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld host a lunch for GOOD+ Foundation at the Palm in Tribeca.
TRAVEL Music, Mosaics and Moonlight in Sicily. Mary Hilliard visits for the first time (and with her camera) for two weeks in Ragusa/Ibla where the streets are alive with the sound of music.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: "The Divine Miss M" — Refreshed, Re-Mastered, Re-Released ... Arden's Velva Cream For Christine Ebersole, But What Does Patti LuPone Get — Chopped Liver?
PARTY PICTURES Rubin Museum of Art's annual gala; Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation's Visionaries Gala Dinner; Save Venice Boston celebrated their annual Gioielli dell' Oriente Masked Ball; The Resolution Project's 7th Annual Resolve Gala.
HOUSE Big Old Houses: An Unusual Change of Plans. Re-visiting John Foreman's trip to Caramoor when it was a private home where the music festival was first conceived.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Monday Mix: Veronica Falcon ... "The Bodyguard" musical ... P.S. To Tallu and Marlene ... Jackie Bisset ... Steven Van Zandt Joins Chita Rivera! Is Donald Channeling Mae West?
SOCIAL DIARY Indian Summer upon us; lunch with Alexandra Lind Rose and Trisha Gregory about their new business for solving a longtime problem for many women.
PARTY PICTURES The Pink Agenda's Annual Gala; The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering's Special Projects Committee honors Dixon Boardman; The Women's Media Center 2016 Women's Media Awards; Breast Cancer Alliance's 21st annual Luncheon and Fashion Show.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Tiresome Twitter Feuds ... Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole ... President Obama and Doris Kearns Goodwin ... Warren and Marilyn (and Natalie Wood).
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg in London -- Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate, Stanley Kubrick, Paul, Amy, and brilliant.
HOUSE NYSD HOUSE. Sian, Lesley and Jeff revisit Todd Merrill whose family has been in the antiques business for generations.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Finally Friday! — Leonard Cohen ... Shirley Jackson ... Justin Bieber ... Shawn Mendes and Haters Go on Hating Kim Kardashian.
SOCIAL DIARY A quieter Autumn day in New York. Lunch at Michael's with Blair Sabol and Harry and Gigi Benson; plus the Horticultural Society's 4th Annual Green Family Circle luncheon; a kick off for the Centennial Campaign for the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club; and Child Mind Institute's panel discussion about anxiety.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH and Denis Ferrara: Throwback Thursday: Tallulah and Marlene Dish The Dirt on "The Big Show."