Social Diary

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Fount of tales and gossip

Fifth Avenue. 10:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Chilly but sunny, yesterday in New York. Groping toward Bethlehem or, What hath Weinstein wrought. The Daily Blab, be it the Times, the...Read the Full Story

Monday, November 20, 2017

We now begin Thanksgiving week

Looking towards the Manhattan skyline from the Bruckner Expressway. 8:00 AM. Photo: JH. Monday, November 20, 2017. Mild weather weekend hovering around 50 by day, high 30s by night. Rain on Friday...Read the Full Story

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Needs of neighbors

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...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Rite of Spring in Fall

Alice Renavand and 31 dancers from the Paris Opera Ballet take their bows on an earth‑covered stage at the Palais Garnier for Pina Bausch's The Rite of Spring (score by Stravinsky). Photo: JH...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

More Memories of Liz

Liz Smith and Jim Mitchell at El Morocco in 1962. Jim Mitchell, a senior publicist/press agent here in New York was a close friend and business associate with Liz Smith for more than sixty years...Read the Full Story

Monday, November 13, 2017

Remembering Liz

Liz surrounded by friends and admirers: Peter Rogers, Casey Ribicoff, Alex Hitz, Elizabeth Peabody, Adolfo, and DPC. This photograph is a permanent fixture on my bookshelf. Monday, November 13, 2017...Read the Full Story

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Full up

Maestro Zubin Mehta with the Israel Philhamonic Orchestra, MasterVoices, and the Manhattan Girls Chorus take their bows after a rousing performance of Mahler 's Symphony No. 3 at Carnegie Hall. 10:00...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Forging an Alliance

Fifth Avenue. 10:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Grey day with rain predicted which came mid-afternoon along with much cooler temperatures which got colder as the rain got heavier into...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Lions and Landmarks

Looking north along Fifth Avenue during Sunday's NYC Marathon . 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Not a cold day, but grey and damp enough to darken the pavement and the roads...Read the Full Story

Thursday, November 2, 2017

A night among Living Landmarks

Host Paul Binder (front row, right) with his year’s class of "Living Landmarks": Tom Wolfe, Suydam (Sydie) Lansing, Robert A.M. Stern, David Patrick Columbia, Jeff and Patsy Tarr, Marica...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The day and the time

An UES townhouse decorated for Halloween. 10:30 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, November 1, 2017. A sunny, chilly day, yesterday in New York that ended with more violence and grim news. There’s...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Hope Is On the Horizon

Fall foliage as seen from the first tee at Fairview Country Club in Greenwich, CT. 5:30 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Cooler, yesterday in New York, after Sunday’s day and night of...Read the Full Story

Monday, October 30, 2017

Beauty; something to contemplate

Looking down at TEFAF from the second floor of the Drill Hall in the Park Avenue Armory. 7:10 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, October 30, 2017. An overcast weekend, mild in the 60s, with a lot of rain moving...Read the Full Story

Friday, October 27, 2017

Lights, Camera, Action

Outside Lincoln Center. 7:10 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, October 27, 2017. It was much cooler yesterday in New York. Heavily overcast with rain in the area (but not Manhattan) with temps dropping into the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Distinguished Contributions

Misty Copeland, Benjamin Millepied, and David Hallberg on stage last night at the David H. Koch Theater for the World Premiere of I Feel The Earth Move. 9:30 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, October 26, 2017...Read the Full Story