December 18, 2018  
SOCIAL DIARY
Holiday reminders for those furry ones in our lives as well as their cousins suffering; plus the 8th Annual Better World Awards to benefit Wells of Life at the Loeb Boathouse; and Diana Vishneva's Sleeping Beauty Dreams at the Beacon Theater.
GUEST DIARY
Hilary Dick and Karen Klopp take their What-to-Wear column to the tradition of the Debutante and her coming out ball. A holiday treat, fancy to fare, and some nuggets from DPC's "take" on the whole celebration. Fun, interesting, and great to look at!
ACROSS THE WORLD
Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew covers the
Season Begins. The Ann Norton Sculpture Garden honored Iris Apfel; the King Library reopening at the Society of the Four Arts Plaza; and some history of early PB real estate.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit decorator Brock Forsblom in his Greenwich Village apartment. Brock's a thinker and he's well aware that this is a world primarily driven by fantasy wish fulfillment … as well as other, darker impulses.
PARTY PICTURES
New York City Ballet and School of American Ballet's
Nutcracker Family Benefit; Volunteers of America-Greater New York's 23rd Annual Fundraising Gala; The Dubin Breast Center of The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System held its eighth annual benefit.
SOCIAL DIARY
Busy week in this holiday month; The Michael's lunch with a full house; the Animal Medical Center's annual Top Dog gala honoring Bernadette Peters; Alex Papachristidis' 56th birthday celebration last night at Mr. Chow's.
PARTY PICTURES
Over the past 10 days Wendy Carduner welcomed over
2000 members and guests to enjoy eight days of  Christmas luncheons, evenings of parties, and the Annual Christmas Dinner Dance. All at Doubles Club at the Sherry-Netherland.
GUEST DIARY
If you are a lifelong fan of Frank Sinatra, the man and his music, to mark his 103rd anniversary, Kitty Kelley has written a postscript to her best-selling biography, "His Way; the Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra." Like the man himself, you can't resist it.
PARTY PICTURES
Young New Yorkers for the Philharmonic Winter
Benefit;The Lerner Children's Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery hosted the Waves of Fun Festival.
SOCIAL DIARY
The holidays mean different things to different people. To my friend Roy Stevenson they mean an age old meaning: Santa Claus.
PARTY PICTURES
The English Concert in America (TECA) hosted an Evening
of Musical Sorcery at the New-York Historical Society, honoring Bunny Beekman.
SOCIAL DIARY
Remembering Hermes Pan; reporting on Glenn Close honored by the Museum of the Moving Image; and John Demsey and Cornelia Guest host a holiday party.
PARTY PICTURES
The Fresh Air Fund's Annual Fall Benefit & Silent Auction: A
Night In Wonderland; The 21st Annual Food Allergy Ball; The ninth annual Silver Hill Hospital Giving Hope Gala; The 61st annual Dance Magazine Awards.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit designer Michele Varian in her SoHo apartment that she shares with her rockstar husband Brad Roberts.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers a party
celebrating "Ursula," a new magazine helmed by Randy Kennedy and published by Hauser & Wirth.
SOCIAL DIARY
A cold early December day, a busy lunch at Michael's, a story about a sweater (my sweater) and a story about a wild cat, — JH's cat.
PARTY PICTURES
2018 East Hampton House & Garden Tour Benefiting the
East Hampton Historical Society; China Institute's annual Blue Cloud Gala honoring Howard P. Milstein and Dame Jillian Sackler; Longhouse Reserve's annual Holiday Gathering.
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful night in midtown lit-up sparkling, for a book-signing for Tom Wittmer at Verdura in the midst of it.
PARTY PICTURES
Friends of The Fund for Park Avenue gathered at Phillips
for a book signing of 'Tis The Season New York; St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters held their Nineteenth Annual "Doodle for Hunger" Celebrity Art Auction.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Palm Beach Social Diary. A New Wave Art Weekend in Palm Beach was capped on Sunday afternoon by the opening of Beth Rudin DeWoody's The Bunker Art Space, more than 400 gathered along with Augustus Mayhew and his camera. A big hit for all!
PARTY PICTURES
Maestro Marios Papadopoulos returned to
New York with invitations to perform four recitals with members of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra.
SOCIAL DIARY
A very rainy day, yesterday in New York, with fog through the day and temps in the 50s; plus more stories of dogs rescued and hearts fulfilled plus a famous dog's (famous because of its master), Last Will and Testament.
PARTY PICTURES
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House – Associates Committee
Benefit; New England Society in the City of New York's 213th Annual Dinner; Pratt Institute's third annual Design Symposium, Designing The "Wow Factor."


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