Social Diary

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Remembering Patricia Murray Wood Ney

Looking upwards on the Upper West Side. Photo: JH. Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Chilly day and night, yesterday in New York. Patricia Murray Wood Ney died yesterday morning in Palm Beach. She was 98 on...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Remembering One Lucky Guy

Richard Feldman on a special morning ride in Central Park. Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In this ever-changing world with ever-changing temperatures (which is what it seems like these days), we started...Read the Full Story

Friday, April 13, 2018

Helping Our Brothers and Sisters

The mermaid greeting Wednesday night's guests at Cipriani 42nd Street for the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House's annual Spring Gala, "The Big Splash." Photo: DPC. Friday, April 13, 2018. The...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The gift of friendship

Family photo in Central Park. Photo: JH. Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Sunny and cold in the low 40s, yesterday in New York with some forecasters predicting a snow shower. Last night I went down to...Read the Full Story

Monday, April 9, 2018

Spring Revel

Pink Azaleas and runner in pink. Photo: JH. Monday, April 9, 2018. A bright sunny Sunday, yesterday in New York; and sunny Saturday too, but chilly enough to make you wonder when .... However, the...Read the Full Story

Friday, April 6, 2018

Moving the community along

An early spring wedding in Central Park. Photo: JH. Friday, April 6, 2018. And the weatherman is predicting we’ll get 1” to 3” inches of snow on Saturday. Yesterday, however, was a...Read the Full Story

Thursday, April 5, 2018

With all the frills upon it

Spring snow. Photo: JH. Thursday, April 5, 2018. A wet, damp and sometimes rainy day yesterday in New York, with temperatures reaching up into the high 50s, fallin back into the 40s by nightfall. In...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

News from the West Coast

I took this photo at 7:30 am Monday morning, having awakened, surprised, by the heavy snowfall going on. Tuesday, April 3, 2018. On Monday’s Diary – written the evening before – we noted that the...Read the Full Story

Monday, April 2, 2018

One helluva town

A magnolia bud ready to bloom in Central Park. Photo: JH. Monday, April 2, 2018. A sunny, quiet, Easter/Passover Weekend in New York with temperatures reaching up to the low 50s, and snow forecast in...Read the Full Story

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Springing into action

Planting tulips along Park Avenue. Photo: JH. Thursday, March 29, 2018. Sometimes sunny day yesterday in New York with temperatures reaching up to the low 50s, anticipating something Spring-y one...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 26, 2018

For the safety of the little ones

The scene along Central Park West for March for Our Lives. Saturday, 11:30 AM. Photo: Paige Peterson. March 26, 2018. Overcast and chilly yesterday in New York falling to freezing late night; after a...Read the Full Story

Friday, March 23, 2018

Going out like a lion

What's left of Wednesday’s nor’easter. Photo: JH. Friday, March 23, 2018. The third day of Spring. We had a nor’easter, number four here in the Northeast on Wednesday — as...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 19, 2018

The business of writing

The St. Patrick's Day Parade in full effect on Fifth Avenue and 76th Street. Saturday, 2:00 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, March 19, 2018. Vernal Equinox, first day of Spring arrives tomorrow morning. The...Read the Full Story

Friday, March 16, 2018

Leaving a legacy

Looking southwest towards Central Park South from Fifth Avenue. 10:00 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, March 16, 2018. It was sunny and surprisingly cold in New York, with temperatures in the high 30s,...Read the Full Story