Social Diary

Monday, October 16, 2017

A Natural Diversion

Napping in Central Park. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, October 16, 2017. Warm weather weekend , low 70s to mid-60s, sometimes humid, lots of time cloudy. It looked like very early Autumn without the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Art of Healing

Art for sale outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, October 12, 2017. Overcast with rain promised all day yesterday, with temperatures in the mid-70s, and some rain in...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Beast and the Beauty

A reptile photo shoot in Central Park. 2:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Sunny, warm and humid yesterday in New York. The conversation was inevitably about Harvey Weinstein , the...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Lives Behind the Canvas

It's a jungle out there. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, October 10, 2017. A Monday that felt like a Sunday here in New York. Rains moving through and then just damp and warm — in the 70s —...Read the Full Story

Monday, October 9, 2017

The Golden Age

Fun in the sun. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, Columbus Day October 9, 2017. A national holiday, and weekend, sunny and warm until early Sunday morning when some light rain passed through, leading the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Friends and acquaintances

Looking south along Park Avenue from 53rd Street. 7:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, October 5, 2017. It was a beautiful, sunny, warm autumn day yesterday in New York. Temps in the mid-to-low 70s, cooling...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

On the cool-ish side

Signs of fall in Central Park. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Sunny and 71 degrees yesterday in New York. But on the cool-ish side. I went to lunch at Michael’s with Tracey...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Taking up residence

St Raphael's church on 41st and 10th Avenue. 6:20 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Sunny and a mild 72 degrees all day in New York yesterday, with temperatures dropping into the upper 50s by...Read the Full Story

Monday, October 2, 2017

A New Beginning

Looking towards Hudson Yards from the Hudson River. The Empire State Building and Chrysler Building are in the distance. 6:20 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, October 2, 2017. A beautiful weekend in New York...Read the Full Story

Friday, September 29, 2017

Only in New York

Waiting on walkies on Park Avenue. 1:00 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, September 29, 2017. A very warm, humid day, yesterday in New York, that by the time of this writing (11:30 p.m.), the temperature had...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Masterclass

Playing the trumpet while waiting for the light to change. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Very humid, yesterday in New York with temps in the 80s and mugginess ten degrees higher...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Preserving what is good

A moment on Fifth. 5:30 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Very warm, yesterday in New York, and humid up into the high 90s. I sat next to a woman last night at a dinner at the Metropolitan...Read the Full Story

Monday, September 25, 2017

Fear and Love

Looking into Central Park Drive North from Fifth Avenue and 86th Street. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, September 25, 2017. A very sunny, hot and humid (99 degrees Real Feel) yesterday in New York...Read the Full Story

Friday, September 22, 2017

Mrs. Mellon and Mr. Trump

Rooftop dinner party on Park Avenue. 7:00 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, September 22, 2017. Warm and humid, often sunny day yesterday in New York, with temperatures remaining in the high 70s by midnight,...Read the Full Story