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.
GUEST DIARY No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol comes to the big town, stays in the perfect hotel suite, checks out the big time shopping, gives you her personal POV, finishes up the week taking in Springsteen, and tops it off in Philadelphia at the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by rock star leader Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Whew!
SOCIAL DIARY Looking over museums' enormous contribution to New York, and covering the Museum of Arts and Designs annual jewelry show at The Store; and down at FIT, Valerie Steele talks with Michele Gerber Klein about her new biography of Charles James; Plus a personal centennial.
ACROSS THE WORLD Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew writes about the opening of his photography exhibit at the Jennifer Garrigues gallery and the party given for them by David Miller and Ray Wakefield; plus the 2nd annual Sculpture in Motion benefit for vintage and classic cars at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden.