PARTY PICTURES French Heritage Society Celebrates 35th Anniversary with "On the Riviera" Cocktail Dînatoire Soirée; National Institute of Social Sciences hosted its annual Gold Medal Dinner; Silver Hill Hospital's eighth annual fall benefit; The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation's 20th Anniversary Collaborating for a Cure Benefit.
ACROSS THE WORLD Showtime! Palm Beach. Augustus Mayhew records the scene including the arrival of Roman Abramovich's 533 foot yacht; the National Croquet Hall of Fame Gala; the Classic Car Concours at the Ann Norton Scupture Garden.
SOCIAL DIARY The news of the day is fateful casting dark on brighter lights. Plus Rockefeller University's 6th annual "Celebrating Science Benefit Lecture and Dinner," and members of the Winter Antiques Show and its volunteers get a touch of the East Side House Settlement's work.
PARTY PICTURES American Friends of Blérancourt held their annual Gala dinner along with a premiere screening of the newly created documentary film, "Anne Morgan's War."
Last year at this time, Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara offered this — their traditional Thanksgiving column — along with a good deal of sober reflection. All to remind us is what's great about Thanksgiving.
SOCIAL DIARY The holiday is almost upon evoking memories; plus last Thursday night's booksigning at Staley-Wise for Harry Benson's new book; and the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Clubs and Kohler hosted an evening for the upcoming Kips Bay Palm Beach Showhouse next Saturday.
Cocktail reception at MAD to celebrate the publication of Avedon: Something Personal; MasterVoices hosted its 2017 Fall Gala at Carnegie Hall; An intimate evening with Oxford's Voltaire Foundation and the American Friends of Compiègne; Holiday House NYC's 10th Annual Gala benefiting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
PARTY PICTURES Hospital for Special Surgery's Annual Autumn Benefit; Asia Society's fourth annual Asia Game Changer Awards; KidSpirit Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary; "Hearts for Houston" to benefit United Way of Greater Houston's Harvey Relief Fund.
GUEST DIARY What to Wear Where's Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick enlighten us on the guidelines for hunting attire as they prepare for the annual Hunt Ball.
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Snowbird traffic in South Florida: Augustus Mayhew captures the seasonal migration now underway at the Wakohadatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach.
SOCIAL DIARY A not so cold Wednesday in New York with a book party last night at at the Museum of Arts and Design for a biography of Richard Avedon; and the Carter Burden Network's 46th anniversary dinner honoring Jeffrey Webber at the Mandarin Oriental.
PARTY PICTURES Fountain House held 10th Annual Associates Fall Fête; NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine's annual Cabaret benefit dinner; Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian's 35th annual Women's Health Symposium luncheon.
Schulenberg's Page, Part CXXXV. Continuing the travels of the sketchbook, on to Honolulu on a Christmas holiday with family members.
SOCIAL DIARY Many tender condolences for Liz. And JH and Danielle's weekend trip to Paris celebrating an anniversary and taking in the Paris Opera Ballet.
China Institute's annual Blue Cloud Gala; Prostate Cancer Foundation's 2017 New York Dinner; The Fortune Society's 50th Anniversary Gala.
SOCIAL DIARY Jim Mitchell, a life long friend of Liz Smith, recalls the beginning of their friendship more than six decades ago, and shares of photos of his friend.
Denis Ferrara, longtime assistant and associate of Liz Smith, recounts the amazing story of their serendipitous relationship of almost four decades.
PARTY PICTURES Paley Center for Media's inaugural Paley Honors Luncheon; Museum of Arts and Design's annual gala; The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Associates Committee & Valentino Host The Fall Party; The National Committee on American Foreign Policy's 2017 Dinner Gala.
GUEST DIARY No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol comments on the Harvey Effect and her own experience of living in Hollywood amongst the movers and the shakers.
Liz Smith and Denis Ferrara: Always Appreciating the Great Constance Ford ... And, Finally Appreciating Adam Sandler?!