SOCIAL DIARY A quiet day in New York with the temperatures dropping and the rain falling and the pear trees blooming us into Spring.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Wednesday Mash Up: Robert Wagner Returns ... Tommy Tune Electrifies Feinstein's ... Interviewing Alex Witchel and Frank Rich ... Remembering "Queen Margot" ... Considering Edward Snowden.
PARTY PICTURES The Paris Review's annual “Spring Revel”; Museum of Moving Image hosted its annual gala; The Mount Sinai Department of Emergency Medicine hosted its Second Annual Circle of Life Gala; Volunteers for Wildlife held its Spring Benefit The Wild Party.
HOUSE John Foreman is charmed by Dumbarton House, but might like something a little newer.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Larry Kramer's "Normal Heart" Beats, Finally, on HBO ... Elia Kazan, Arthur Miller and Marilyn ... Chris Evans and Jack Gleeson — Retiring at The Top?
SOCIAL DIARY A very busy week ending with Tiffany & Company's Blue Collection evening at the Guggenheim, and then a beautiful Spring weekend in the nabe.
PARTY PICTURES The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children's third annual Spring Luncheon; Youth America Grand prix 15th Anniversary Gala; God’s Love We Deliver's 11th Annual Authors In Kind; The New York City Police Foundation's annual fundraising gala.
ACROSS THE WORLD Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt considers the beauty of Georgetown for the residents and for the visitors now that Spring has sprung and people are getting out to enjoy the season.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Woody Aims for A Broadway Hit With "Bullets" ... Celebrating 20 Years of Turner Classic Movies ... Apple's for Dinner ... 50 Years and Counting.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley, and JH visit designer Philip Gorrivan in his Upper East Side pied-à-terre, now that he has moved to London for the "sunny" weather and "really good" food.
ART SET Charlie Scheips visits The AIPAD Photography Show at the Park Avenue Armory, and his enthusiasm and excitement about the show is contagious.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: How To "Thrive" — The Greek Way ... People, Places and Things — It's All In the Palm of Your Hand, But Where Are YOU?
SOCIAL DIARY The Michael's Wednesday lunch lineup, last night's Lenox Hill Neighborhood House annual Spring gala; Monday's Edible Schoolyard NYC Spring Benefit; Tuesday night's Jeffrey Fashion Cares 11th Annual New York Fundraiser, and last Friday's Mohonk Preserve benefit with Robert DeNiro.
PARTY PICTURES Edible Schoolyard's NYC Spring Benefit 2014; Ballet Hispanico's 2014 Spring Gala Honoring the Ford Foundation; NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's annual Gala benefit dinner.
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers the New York Antiquarian Book Fair where she hangs out with the Irish author/playwright, Colm Toibin who splurges on a wonderful Thomas Mann scrapbook.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Thursday Mashup: Burton, Taylor, Sophia Loren, Doris Day and ... The Scandalous June Allyson?
SOCIAL DIARY Yesterday in New York. The Tsarina's marriage crown at Hillwood; a book signing for interior designer Maureen Footer's George Stacey and the Creation of American Chic; and The Paris Review's annual Spring Revel at Cipriani 42nd Street.
ACROSS THE WORLD Clemmer Mayhew's Palm Beach and Miami Social Diary: Mounts Botanical Spring Benefit encore at DeWoody's waterfront compound and Faena Miami Beach + Miami's Design District.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Uma Thurman Runs Away With "Nymphomaniac."
SOCIAL DIARY Monday in New York. Barbara Hutton's $27 million necklace; lunch at Michael's with Olivia Flatto; a book signing at 15 Central Park West for Michael Gross; Bruce Levingston's piano concert of contemporary music at Zankel Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, A Special Memo from Carol Joynt; and last Friday night's Save Venice Un Ballo in Maschera at the Pierre.
HOUSE John Foreman wishes he could have seen more of Hillwood, Marjorie Merriweather Post's remarkable house in Washington. DC.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: "The Americans" — Spy Vs. Spy ... Remembering the Great Mickey Rooney ... Kate Winslet Haunted By Nudes.
SOCIAL DIARY Beautiful weekend in New York, reading about the Romans, dining with friends; plus Doris Day celebrating her 90th last week; a fan's memorial to Peter Matthiessen; and kick-off cocktail for the upcoming Philadelphia Antique show.
PARTY PICTURES Guggenheim Museum's 30th Anniversary Gala for Works & Process; Publicolor's private viewing of tote bags in celebration of their annual Stir, Splatter & Roll Gala; National YoungArts Foundation's Kick Off Event at Henri Bendel; Police Athletic League's 16th Annual Legal Profession Luncheon at The Pierre; 15th Annual Center For Creative Education Luncheon in Palm Beach.
ACROSS THE WORLD Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt writes about the re-publishing of Bob Colacello's biography of Andy Warhol, recalling her experiences in a parallel orbit with Andy and his Factory; Plus a Great Ladies Luncheon at Saks and a dinner at the Lefkowitz's for the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: How to Be 10% Happier? Read Dan Harris's New Book ... The Correspondence of Arthur Laurents Laid Bare — Broadway Shudders in Anticipation. (And I Don't Sleep Easier Now, Myself!)