Social Diary

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The philanthropic gala stage

Walking north through the allées and bosques of trees leading to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1:45 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, May 24, 2016. A beautiful day in New York with temperatures in the mid-...Read the Full Story

Monday, May 23, 2016

Rosé with Lunch

Guests (or most of them) toasting at the Rosé lunch at Michael's last Wednesday. Clockwise from bottom left : This writer, Paul Chevalier, Pam Liebman, Nina Griscom, Somers Farkas, Peter Brown,...Read the Full Story

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Processing the day

Watching the day go by in midtown. 3:15 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, May 19, 2016. Mild and sometimes sunny and sometimes overcast in the day with some heavier moisture this side of rain came in early...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Living by the Golden Rule

Street lamp. 6:15 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, May 18, 2016. A chilly, overcast day yesterday in New York with temperatures in the 50s. That’s not really cold except in late May it seems unusual...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

All in a day or two

Curtain call for Firebird starring Misty Copeland, Marcelo Gomes, Cory Stearns, and Stella Abrera. 9:08 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Yesterday in New York was bright and sunny and on the...Read the Full Story

Monday, May 16, 2016

Tours of culture and history

Dinner in the Salon d'Hercule at Versailles as part of a week-long fundraising event that was held by The American Friends of Versailles in 2004. Photo: JH. Monday, May 16, 2016 . A beautiful weekend...Read the Full Story

Friday, May 13, 2016

At a glance

Trump Tower and the omnipresent 432 Park Avenue from 56th Street and Fifth Avenue. 7:30 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, May 13, 2016. Beautiful, like a lovely Spring day, yesterday in New York, with full...Read the Full Story

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Very cool for May

Taking a cigarette break. 12:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Very cool for May, yesterday in New York with occasional Sun. Breaking news: Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman died yesterday afternoon...Read the Full Story

Monday, May 9, 2016

Mother Nature and Mother’s Day

Morning rain. 11:00 AM. Photo: JH. Monday, May 9, 2016. Rainy days, grey days, green days; that’s what the first week in May has been. Although the green is sumptuous against the grey, thanks...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

As the days and months pass

From taxi to taxi. 7:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Rainy, then damp, overcast day, yesterday in New York. The main event this week occurred on Monday night at the Metropolitan Museum of...Read the Full Story

Monday, May 2, 2016


Last Thursday night's 10th annual Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation dinner at Sotheby's honoring Ronald Lauder. Major philanthropic turnout.Read the Full Story

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Spirit of Life

Sunny and chilly day in New York, the Michael's jam packed including Lady Gaga's mother; plus Sandra Lee and Lisa Fuld telling me about City of Hope's upcoming luncheon; and Tuesday night's Orpheus...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The city’s daily life

Sunny day, April showers in the late afternoon, chilly at night. So much going on in the philanthropic social season, honoring philanthropist and mayor Michael Bloomberg at the Architectural League,...Read the Full Story

Monday, April 25, 2016

Around the town

Having a smoke on Fifth Avenue. 4:30 PM. Photo: JH. Monday April 25, 2016. Bright, sunny weekend with temps in the low 70s and turning slightly chilly mid-60s yesterday in New York. Around the town...Read the Full Story