December 14, 2018  
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."
SOCIAL DIARY
A dinner this week with Arriana and Dixon Boardman, where the subject ultimately was about the dogs in our lives.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Texan designer Lucinda Loya in her New York City apartment in a renovated Victorian building that lies just off Stuyvesant Square in Gramercy.
TRAVEL
Delia von Neuschatz traveled to
Paris with the American Friends of the Museé d'Orsay for a weekend full of special events and a lifetime of memories.
GUEST DIARY
Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick stroll Madison Avenue with The Society of MSKCC President Jamee Gregory in advance of Saturday's 32nd Miracle on Madison Avenue to benefit the pediatric programs of The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part CLXXXV. It's August 1970 and the changes are heating up the place. The world was a masquerade and New York was the world.
PARTY PICTURES
Masked partygoers at this year's
Wickedly Elegant Jay Soirée dared to go out in frightful weather. Their treat? An evening of hauntingly fun entertainment benefiting the non-profit Jay Heritage Center (JHC) in Rye, NY.


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