12.28.05 - A letter From Aspen; Jeanne Lawrence reports from San Francisco.
12.27.05 - The obit of Clementine, Lady Beit, courtesy of The Daily Telegraph.
12.26.05 - We decided to look through our archives from years past for something to re-run: Bright Holiday Lights/Childhood Memories.
12.23.05 - On this last day before Christmas Eve, we are running some of the annual holiday greetings that we’ve received from friends and readers.
12.21.05 - Road rage at ten bucks a pop.
12.20.05 - It was icy cold last night in New York.
12.19.05 - Dinner at the Rosenthals with General Barry McCaffrey; Cocktails at Darren Walker's; All about Somers.
12.15.05 - A book party for Bruce Weber, holiday party hosted by Arthur Altschul and Patricia Duff, and window shopping at Barney's.
12.14.05 - Fuh-reezing in New York last night. Winter’s here, a week early but with musicales and holiday parties.
12.13.05 - We’re closing in on Christmas and Hanukah in New York and now comes the onslaught of drinks parties.
12.12.05 - Remembering Frank; All about Debbie.
12.9.05 - We hit three cocktail soirees last night, ending the week on a strong note.
12.8.05 - DPC around the town.
12.7.05 - Last night Anne Bass held a book party for Carolyne Roehm while Graff held an intimate dinner party for magazine editors.
12.6.05 - Last night: cocktails with Bunny Williams/John Rosselli and Geoffrey Bradfield.
12.5.05 - The Municipal Arts Society Gala and a portfolio of Tinsley Mortimer.
12.1.05 - Jeanne Lawrence's San Francisco Social Diary; The launch of R. Couri Hay's Social Safari.
11.30.05 - Very warm for late November in New York with grey skies overhead promising rain.
11.29.05 - A Royal Monday night in New York.
11.28.05 - Thanksgiving Weekend in New York.
11.23.05 - Last night's New York City Ballet “Opening Night 2005; An American Musical Celebration.”
11.22.05 - A Tiffany lunch at Le Bernardin; Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street for Women’s Voices for Change.
11.21.05 - Beautiful, sunny, autumn weekend in New York. Horrible traffic.
11.18.05 - Another mega-night in NY.
11.14.05 - Let the games begin.
11.11.05 - Street Scene.
11.10.05 - Anglo/Franco/American relations: Lunch with David Linley; Dinner with the French Ambassador.
11.9.05 - A rundown of last night in the city; Lately we’ve been deluged with beautiful books, coffee-table size, having to do with decorating and design. We've reviewed a stack of them for you in today's diary.
11.8.05 - Last night the town was out, spreading its largesse and gallivanting around.
11.7.05 - The first weekend in November. Autumn in New York. Thursday night last.
11.3.05 - Last night in NY: A kick-off party for the 52nd annual Winter Antiques show; And on to a dinner for His Excellency Jan Eliasson.
11.2.05 - Hulaween and Royal Hullabaloo.
11.1.05 - An Unholy Halloween last night in NY and last Friday's World Monuments Fund annual luncheon.
10.27.05 - Last night in NY: A book party for Julie Baumgold's The Diamond and on to the Central Park Conservancy’s 10th annual Halloween Ball.
10.26.05 - NYSD made four stopovers just last night, ending the evening with a sumptuous dinner for Valentino at Daniel.
10.24.05 - A big birthday bash last night in New York.
10.20.05 - Books and the ballet light up the New York night.
10.19.05 - Yesterday was a day worthy of a phonecall or two. For the full rundown, go check out today's Social Diary.
10.18.05 - Autumn in New York. A full moon over Manhattan, streets freshly cleaned from the week of the rains. Busy, last night in Manhattan.
10.17.05 - Paris dateline/Geneology.
- San Francisco Social Diary does Napa, offering a tasting of some
summer do’s, by Jeanne Lawrence.
- L.A. Social Diary: The DuPont Twins in Hollywood.
Killed Society?; Weddings,
we have weddings; Mother & Daughter Afternoon Tea at Alex Kramer’s
Bridgehampton home; Annual Foodie and Chef's Potluck Party in Bridgehampton.
- Summertime reading: Remembering Truman Capote.
- JH's first letter from Berlin; The Wildlife Conservation Society's
Central Park Zoo; Audubon BirdWalk and Breakfast at the Boathouse.
- Amongst a sea
- The 15th annual environmental lecture and
at the American
Museum of Natural History; Cocktails
at Jill Spalding's; Over to
the Preview of the New York International
Show benefiting the Lenox Hill Neighborhood
- Annual Strawberry Festival Luncheon at the New-York Historical Society;
Guild Hall of East Hampton hosted its 20th Annual Academy of
the Arts Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala; First Care inaugural
gala at the Breakers.
- Last night the School of American Ballet held its first fund-raising
Gala ever – “An Enchanted Evening” at the
new Jazz at Lincoln Center.
2.18.05 - Central
Park, Barbara Carroll, Museum of the City of New York, Ron Chernow,
and Bob Schulenberg. All in one diary, whew.
- Tea in honor of Bill Hamilton; A launch party for the newly re-designed Arts & Antiques magazine;
Out in L.A., the Arthritis Foundation held its 20th Annual “Commitment
to a Cure Gala.”
- Lunch with Jill Krementz, the distinguished photographer whose works
graced these Internet pages from time to time.
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