Wednesday, 8/2/06

Society's darlings.

Robin and Elliot Broidy hosted an evening in Bel Air to salute American Ballet Theatre.
Tuesday, 8/1/06

First day of August. Hot Under The Collar.

Seventh annual Art For Life Seventh Heaven benefit; Ovarian Cancer Research Fund's Super Saturday 9.
Monday, 7/31/06

The Fly In the Astor Ointment; Astor Lives and Astor Wives, Part II.

A surprise birthday party for Alvin Valley in Southampton; A luncheon at Elaine's for Adam Davies' "Goodbye Lemon"; A poolside birthday party for Nazee Moinian.
Friday, 7/28/06

The 13th edition of the NYSD House Decorator Series featuring John Barman.

Astor Lives and Astor Wives.
Thursday, 7/27/06

Jeanne Lawrence's San Fran Social Diary: History of the de Young Museum and the Family Dinner, Part II.
Wednesday, 7/26/06

Birthday tributes; Lunch with Felicia; Dinner with Iris.

Young Friends of Save Venice hosted an enchanting Soiree; The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) hosted its 20th Annual Awards Dinner.
Tuesday, 7/25/06

The Finals of the Hennessy Polo Cup at the Southampton Hunt & Polo Club; Preview of Chloe's 2006 fall runway collection at Saks Fifth Avenue in Southampton; "Melodies and Memories," a benefit for The Deane F. Johnson Center for Neurotherapeutics at UCLA; A book party in Bal Harbour for Deborah Schoeneman's 4% Famous.
Monday, 7/24/06

Bottling Happiness; Drugs and Marriage.

Jeanne Lawrence's San Fran Social Diary: Rebirth of the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum in the 21st Century, Part I.

Citymeals-on-Wheels raised more than $1 million at Tutto Italia; Celebrating the upcoming marriage of Pamela Taylor and Eames Yates; The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation's 14th Annual Golf Invitational.
Friday, 7/21/06

The 12th edition of the NYSD House Decorator Series featuring Mariette Himes-Gomez.

The Studio Museum in Harlem opened its summer exhibitions; National Audubon Society's Women in Conservation Awards luncheon; Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers held its annual Gala Dinner Dance.
Thursday, 7/20/06

DPC rambles on and on on the state of Brinkley/Cook and marriage and what's it all about anyway Alfie?

A screening of Katharina Otto-Bernstein's documentary, Absolute Wilson; Grand Classics screening of The King of Marvin Gardens; Frances Hayward hosted the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Grey Gardens.
Wednesday, 7/19/06

High 90s yesterday in New York; A look around the Hampton Designer Showhouse.

Evelyn Lauder's exhibition of Beauties and Other New Work in Aspen to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation; Caramoor International Music Festival launched its summer season with a gala evening.
Tuesday, 7/18/06

Weekend in the Hamptons, Part II.
Monday, 7/17/06

Weekend in the Hamptons, Part I.
Thursday, 7/13/06

The 11th edition of the NYSD House Decorator Series featuring Richard Keith Langham.

A cocktail reception in honor of the President's Committee of Southampton Hospital; The Parrish Art Museum's annual Midsummer Party.
Thursday, 7/13/06

Fashion and passion fueled the table conversation last night at Le Cirque where New Yorkers gathered to escape the heat of the night until the rains came.
Wednesday, 7/12/06

We went over to the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center for the American Ballet Theatre's Met Season and a performance of "Romeo and Juliet."

The Doubles "Summer Soiree"; A book party for Robin Hazelwood's Model Student; The Animal Rescue Fund held its annual summer dinner dance; Volunteers of America's annual summer benefit, Samba et Soleil.
Tuesday, 7/11/06

Doctor's despondency terrifies New Yorkers and creates a disaster in the neighborhood.

R. Couri Hay's Social Safari; The Cinema Society hosted the premiere of "The Groomsmen"; "Dancing Under the Stars" with The Lord's Place/Palm Beach Auxiliary.
Monday, 7/10/06

Summer luncheon for the committee chairs of the Career Transition for Dancers 21st Annual Jubilee fund-raiser; The Ross School in East Hampton's fundraiser for its Steven J. Ross Scholarship Fund; Broadway Barks 8; The Southampton Fresh Home’s 19th annual American Picnic.
Friday, 7/7/06

The tenth edition of the NYSD House Decorator Series featuring Laura Bohn.

Cabana Cachaca celebrated its U.S. launch; DIVAS Shop for Opera; Junior Council's party of the season at the American Museum of Natural History.

Part 71 of The Search for Mr. Adequate: Susan tells a cautionary tale.
Thursday, 7/6/06

Royal Birdwatching.

The Joffrey Ballet's 50th anniversary gala in downtown Chicago; A party for Milly Resort Cabana; The New-York Historical Society celebrated its groundbreaking Legacies Exhibit; A book party for Kelly Killoren Bensimon.
Wednesday, 7/5/06

Back in business after a very quiet July 4th weekend.

Judy Licht and Jerry Della Femina's annual Independence Day Party out in the Hamptons; Southampton Fresh Air Home's 14th annual Decorators-Designers-Dealers (D-D-D) Sale and Auctions; a cocktail party for the Accompanied Library honoring the work of Samuel Beckett.
Tuesday, 7/4/06

Walking around the city on July 4th weekend.
Friday, 6/30/06

The ninth edition of the NYSD House Decorator Series featuring Barbara Uzielli.

New-York Historical Society's annual Strawberry Festival Benefit Luncheon; Project Sunshine's 3rd Annual Gala, "Sunshine Over Manhattan"; The Public Theater held its annual Summer Gala at the Delacorte.

Part 70 of The Search for Mr. Adequate: Susan comments on the color orange.
Thursday, 6/29/06

Doubles' Spring Bling party; Southampton screening of "The Devil Wears Prada"; Friends of the High Line's 6th annual Summer Benefit; A casual lunch was held to preview and shop the Hanley Collecton.
Wednesday, 6/28/06

A reception for Richard Stengel, the newly named Managing Editor of Time; Encompass New Opera Theatre honored Charles Strouse.

Dominic Chianese was honored by the Alzheimer's Association; The Historic House Trust of New York's Founders Award Dinner; The New York Public Library's annual Corporate Dinner; Zelda Kaplan's 90th birthday celebration.
Tuesday, 6/27/06

Fund-raising benefits in Washington and Chicago rank right up there with New York raising millions for cultural and community projects.

Don Burns and Greg Connors hosted their annual Midsummer Drinks Benefit for God's Love We Deliver; The Cinema Society and Hugo Boss hosted the premiere of "Allegro"; Doug Hannant and Fred Anderson threw a party for Patty Raynes in Southampton.
Monday, 6/26/06

A day trip to Nantucket.

The Ms. Foundation's 18th annual Gloria Awards; 2006 Cipriani/Deutsche Bank Concert Series benefiting AMFAR; La Dolce Vita celebrated its 40th anniversary; "Journey to Shangri-la" at the Elizabeth Street Garden and Sculpture Gallery.
Friday, 6/23/06

The eighth edition of NYSD House's Decorator Series: Jamie Drake and his 'do-it-and-don't-look-back' sense of daring.

Jeanne Lawrence and her San Francisco Social Diary's latest ...

Part 69 of The Search for Mr. Adequate: So much news, so little time.
Thursday, 6/22/06

Wednesday in New York. Hot. What else is new?

U.S. Fund for UNICEF hosted Houston's second annual Designs of Hope gala; American Ballet Theatre's inaugural Noche Latina; Creative Time threw a benefit party in the East Village; Sanctuary for Families Zero Tolerance Benefit at Pier Sixty.
Wednesday, 6/21/06

Life is a dance: Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, Dan Rather, and weeknights at Lincoln Center.

"Celebrate the Neighborhood," an evening for the Associates Committee of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House; Girl Scout Council of Greater New York's 31st annual Tribute Dinner; A party in L.A. for Roberto Cavalli Vodka; The unveiling of the Chamber Hotel's new contemporary Chinese art installation.
Tuesday, 6/20/06

Last night at the Broadhurst Theatre, the Metropolitan Opera Guild presented a one night-only production of "Master Class"; Riffing on Huffington.

The first-ever Harold Clurman Festival of the Arts presented by the Stella Adler Studio of Acting; Pure Vision Arts held a celebratory reception; The ninth annual gala opening night preview of SOFA New York 2006.
Monday, 6/19/06

Broadcasters Foundation of America's dinner hosted by Nancy and William O'Shaughnessy.

Rockefeller University's Women & Science initiative luncheon; A surprise party for Larry Herbert marking the 50th Anniversary of Pantone; A book party for Janet Hanson's More Than 85 Broads; The 32nd annual YMCA Dodge Award dinner.
Friday, 6/16/06

The seventh edition of NYSD House's Decorator Series: Matthew Patrick Smyth.

The 2006 Contemporary Friends Spring Benefit for the Studio Museum of Harlem; The Fisher Center of Alzheimer's Research Foundation's annual fundraising gala; Wanda Murphy opened her solo art show at the Ezair Gallery in Southampton.

Part 68 of The Search for Mr. Adequate: Susan "Googles" herself.
Thursday, 6/15/06

Last night's performance of Rufus Wainwright's version of the famous Judy Garland Carnegie Hall Concert of 1961; Plus a book party for Designing the Hamptons: Portraits of Interiors.
Wednesday, 6/14/06

Channel 13, WNET New York and Channel 21, WLIW held its 13th annual Gala Salute last night at Gotham Hall; Biz dinner at Crispo.

The Venetian Heritage Exhibition, Man Ray "The Photographic Image"; Helen Yarmak unveiled her winter 2006/2007 collection; The Hudson Institute New York Briefing Series.
Tuesday, 6/13/06

The American Cancer Society's Spring gala, "Celebration of Life"; The Partnership for the Homeless held its 23rd annual Commitment to Community; The Cinema Society & DKNY Jeans hosted a special screening of "The Omen"; "A New Decade for Autism"; Benefit screening and dinner for the Strang Clinic.
Monday, 6/12/06

Last Thursday night on the town: Patricia Burnham's cocktail party at Daniel & the Young Lions dinner at the NYPL.

ReVive luncheon at Christie's previewing the Princess Margaret collection; City Harvest's annual On Your Plate luncheon; Lenox Hill Neighborhood House's annual Kids In Candyland.
Friday, 6/9/06

The sixth edition of NYSD House's Decorator Series: Susan Zises Green at home.

Galas, cocktails, and fashion shows.

Part 67 of The Search for Mr. Adequate: This time the gossip was worth the aggravation!
Thursday, 6/8/06

Raining buckets; New Yorkers keep on keepin' on.

New York Restoration Project's fifth annual Spring Picnic; CosmoGirl's first Round Table lunch at the Four Seasons, honoring Karenna Gore Schiff; Rosie O'Donnell presented Fran Drescher with the City of Hope Cancer Center's Spirit of Life Award.
Wednesday, 6/7/06

Back In Business (finally). Social Calendar is still jammed, and last night was no exception.

Something from the New-York Historical Society, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Food Allergy Initiative, Central Park Conservancy's Women's Committee, and the Loyola School.
Tueday, 6/6/06

Last night in NY: A birthday/graduation party for Elizabeth Peabody; Jazz at Lincoln Center's annual gala at the Apollo Theater.

The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Awards For Excellence; The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's 33rd Annual Patrons Gala; The United Hospital Fund's Distinguished Trustee Awards; An exhibition of Nancy Ellison's Grand Style: The Glory of the Metropolitan Opera.
Monday, 6/5/06

Lunch, supper, and dinner at Le Cirque; The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Decorator's Committee luncheon; Lunch with Paige Peterson.

The Conservatory Ball at the New York Botanical Garden; Spring Gala for Miller Theatre of Columbia University; Bringing Balanchine Back at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

The List in Memoriam: Slim Aarons.
Friday, 6/2/06

A book party for Bartle Bull and dinner at the legendary Rao's.

The Alliance for the Arts honored Diane Coffey; Graham Windham's Bicentennial Ball; The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation's Bal du Printemps.
Wednesday, 5/31/06

A look at Henry Paulson; A visit to Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts gallery for “Luxury Goods”; The 90th birthday of Celestina Wallis.

The New York Pops celebrated its 23rd birthday gala; An evening at the Ballet; A Moroccan-themed birthday party for Tatiana Platt in Southampton.
Tuesday, 5/30/06

NYSD House interviews the sophisticated yet playful Robert Couturier at his Soho apartment.

Party Pictures galore: No less than seven parties to choose from.
Monday, 5/29/06

Memorial Day in America.
Friday, 5/26/06

Way too many Party Pictures to mention here. Go on, see for yourself.

Part 66 of The Search for Mr. Adequate: Susan overhears some juicy gossip.
Thursday, 5/25/06

Last filing from Moscow: Dinner at Turandot and an extensive look at the Moscow World Fine Art Fair.
Wednesday, 5/24/06

A mid-afternoon walk on our last day in Moscow.
Tuesday, 5/23/06

Dateline Moscow: An inside look at the Kremlin, Vernissage at the Moscow World Fine Art Fair, and Moscow nights.
Monday, 5/22/06

Our first day in and first visit to Moscow.

Back in New York for the opening night party of Le Cirque.
Friday, 5/19/06

NYSD House pays a visit to the midtown apartment of the bold and gracious Sam Botero.

Partying on .... Da books da books! Write dem books, read dem books!; and The Cinema Society's star-studded mix for the premiere of The Proposition.

Part 65 of The Search for Mr. Adequate.
Thursday, 5/18/06

Wednesdays at Michael’'s with Erica Jong and her daughter; Wildlife Conservation Society’'s annual fund raising gala, “SAFARI! The American West.”
Wednesday, 5/17/06

The Whitney Museum ushers in the new Le Cirque at its 15th annual American Art Awards.

TeachersCount's third annual Spring Fling; Whitney Contemporaries hosted their Art Party; Van Cleef & Arpels and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation teamed up; Barnard’'s Spring Party and Auction.
Tuesday, 5/16/06

NYSD Blind Item: The return of Scarlett. Plus a London reception for Gordon Watson.

NYSD House visits the 34th annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House.
Monday, 5/15/06

Dalia and Larry Leeds hosted a party for 350 to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Randall’'s Island Sport Foundation's Celebration of Soccer; New York City Ballet's Spring Gala; The Film Society of Lincoln Center's annual Gala Tribute; The launch of the Parkwood at the Old Time Speakeasy.
Friday, 5/12/06

Safe Horizon's 11th Annual Champion Awards Luncheon; Preview Opening of the International Fine Art Fair; The Compania Juan Polvillo presented “De Sevilla.”

Part 64 of The Search for Mr. Adequate: Susan chooses between the younger guys.
Thursday, 5/11/06

NYSD House visits the sure and elegant apartment of David Kleinberg.

25th anniversary of the Arthur Ross Awards benefiting the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America; First annual Bide-A-Wee Kibbe Awards; United Cerebral Palsy of New York City's fifth annual Women Who Care luncheon.