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Friday, January 20, 2017

The bright young women of New York

The Metro-North as seen from atop the Park Avenue tunnel on 97th Street. 8:00 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, January 20, 2017 . Inauguration Day for our 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump...Read the Full Story

Monday, January 16, 2017

Our Town

A quiet January winter weekend in New York with some snow, some sunshine; and reviewing some thoughts about the man for whom the day is memorialized.Read the Full Story

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Winter Dog Days

January cold, now snowless after the weekend storm. Looking at the upcoming auction on Wednesday at Doyle of the estate of Nelson Doubleday Jr.; a treasure trove of art, furniture, collections and...Read the Full Story

Monday, January 9, 2017

Bright Lights

Cold, snowy winter weekend in New York. The debut of "Bright Lights," the documentary about Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. A winner.Read the Full Story

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Debbie: The Final chapter

Looking west across Central Park from Fifth Avenue. 10:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Raining in New York, all through the day yesterday and into the night, temps in the low 40s. It...Read the Full Story

Monday, January 2, 2017

The name of the game

Looking across the Tuilleries from a suite in Le Meurce Hotel towards the (l. tor.) Musée de l'Armée, Musée de l'Orangerie, and the Eiffel Tower. 12:00 AM, New Year's Eve. Photo: JH. Monday, January...Read the Full Story

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Throwing a ball

Sunbathing in the Tuileries Garden in Paris. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, December 29, 2016. Colder in New York yesterday, with temps in the low 40s, compared to the mid-60s on Tuesday. Colder and...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Remembering Debbie and Carrie

Looking skyward from the Jackie Onassis Reservoir. Photo: JH. Wednesday, December 28, 2016. It was 63 degrees yesterday afternoon when I sat down at my desk to write this diary. It was a sunny,...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

All Quiet on the Homefront

Looking south from the Great Lawn in Central Park. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, December 27, 2016. A cool, cloudy, sometimes rainy day, yesterday in New York. Much of the city remained “holiday...Read the Full Story

Friday, December 23, 2016

On the way to Holiday

Having made their "bows," the debutantes of the 83rd edition of the Debutante Cotillion and Christmas Ball held last night at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom. Photo: DPC. Friday,...Read the Full Story