Social Diary

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Gifts to the community

Busy beautiful Spring days in New York; a dinner for Dee Dee and Paul Sorvino at Cipriani celebrating their new cookbook; Judy Glickman Lauder's photograph exhibition at the Howard Greenberg Gallery...Read the Full Story

Monday, April 17, 2017

Easter Sunday

Lounging in Cedar Hill in Central Park. 2:45 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, April 17, 2017. Eighty degrees just as predicted, yesterday in New York. Got to the humid part too. Bright, sunny day with a mild,...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Turning to the sunlight

Spring makes an appearance in Central Park. 2:45 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, April 12, 2017. A beautiful summer-like day, yesterday in New York with lots of sunshine and the temperature hitting 80...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Long Short Weekend

Church Street, Woods Hole, overlooking the Atlantic. Photo: JH. Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Almost summertime temperatures came with the morning Sun, reaching the low 70s by mid-afternoon. The week in...Read the Full Story

Monday, April 10, 2017

Spring reborn

Searching for spring in Central Park. 2:45 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, April 10, 2017. Beautiful early Spring weather both Saturday and Sunday, with temperatures rising in the bright sunshine up to the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Privilege and luxury

An intimate moment in Central Park. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, April 6, 2017. Partly sunny, slightly warmer (mid-60s) with more rain in the forecast ( ÔÇťApril Showers bring May flowers...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Cool and Collective

Cooling down in Central Park. 2:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Yesterday was a bright sunny day in New York with the temperature decidedly in the low 60s. It was warm enough that I felt...Read the Full Story

Monday, April 3, 2017

Unconventional works

Thursday night's opening at the Park Avenue Armory of Eugene O'Neill's "The Hairy Ape"; 21st century epic; plus the obit of Robert Boyar, Broadway's insurance man; and a good turn for all you...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Her world

Looking out a taxi window. 7:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, March 29, 2017. A rainy day, all day, yesterday in New York, with temperatures reaching up into the low 50s although it still felt cold, and...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Changing New York

Playing hide-and-go-seek in Central Park. 1:30 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Overcast, light rain, and in the high 40s, yesterday in New York. Changing New York. Having nothing on my...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 27, 2017

The New Yorkers

Walking the 79th Street transverse, which was closed to vehicular traffic for yesterday's Greek Independence Day Parade. 1:00 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, March 27, 2017. A dull-grey overcast sky, an early...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The snowmelt

First of Spring commences with St. Patrick's; the Ashley Bouder Project debuts at Symphony Space; Keith Kelly's Kelly Boys celebrates at Michael's; Patrick and Liam McMullan have their annual parties...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 20, 2017

Beloved innocence

Dreary winter weather right up to the first day of Spring; Jimmy Breslin has died; a busy Thursday night that I missed including Hunter College Writing Center's dinner.Read the Full Story

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Ides of March

Blizzard forecast doesn't quite blizz but it did snow from early morn, keeping everyone inside for most of the day; plus Asia Week is a big hit and its legions of fans ignored all weather forecasts.Read the Full Story

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Dearest grandmama

Queen Victoria had a big family. Nine children, 22 granddaughters, 18 grandsons and the history of modern times encroaching. Finished a fascinating book: Queen Victoria's Grandsons.Read the Full Story