Social Diary

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Permanent Transience

Walking the Bridle Path. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Cooler day and evening, yesterday in New York. Beautiful early autumn weather, with occasional rains forecast over the next...Read the Full Story

Monday, September 26, 2016

Early Fall

A corner rooftop sunset. Photo: JH. Monday, September 26, 2016. Early autumn weather over the weekend in New York with temperatures in the 60s. I woke up Friday morning and opened the door to the...Read the Full Story

Friday, September 23, 2016

The idea of doing it

Fall flowers at the Met. 8:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, September 21st was an anniversary for the NYSD. It was on that day in sixteen years ago in 2000 that Jeff Hirsch and I launched the New York...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Feeling like a kid again

High above Park Avenue 2:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, September 22, 2016. The first day of Autumn in New York. Sunny and warm with humidity threatening but never quite a success. The Calendar...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Dialogue of dance

An evening at the New York City Ballet's annual fall gala at Lincoln Center; the recent trip of the American Friends of Paris Opera Ballet for the presentation of Alexei Ratmansky's "The Sleeping...Read the Full Story

Monday, September 19, 2016

On the Street

Saturday night dining in midtown when the explosion occurred. A look at the Bergdorf Goodman windows; and more photos from Thursday night's Quest 400 party.Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Epistle in the email

Window washing. 2:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, September 15, 2016. A warm and very muggy midday, yesterday in New York. But it began to cloud over in late afternoon, and the air got a little cooler,...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The surrounding environment

An evening scene along the Reservoir. 5:30 PM. Wednesday, September 13, 2016. Nice late summer weather here in New York yesterday. Temps hovering in the low 80s and dropping into the mid-70s by early...Read the Full Story

Monday, September 12, 2016

Last of Summer

George Farias dines with his 85 guests in a bamboo tent created by David Monn for George's annual End of Summer Dinner in East Hampton. Monday, September 12, 2016. It was as very warm weekend in New...Read the Full Story

Friday, September 9, 2016

Out to Lunch

The New York skyline as seen from Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open. 11:30 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, September 9, 2016. Very warm and humid yesterday in New York. All of which was superseded by the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Back in business

Guests gather on the terrace of the The David H. Koch Theater for the annual luncheon of the Couture Council of the Museum at FIT. Photo: DPC. Thursday, September 8, 2016. Back in business. Yesterday...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Rara Avis

The entrance to the Reservoir at Fifth Avenue and 90th Street. The monument honors John Purroy Mitchel, New York City's youngest mayor. He presided over the opening of the first water tunnel in 1917...Read the Full Story

Friday, September 2, 2016

Kent Presents

The Kent School campus was the setting for "Kent Presents." Friday, September 2, 2016. Labor Day Weekend, end of Summer. Yesterday in New York we had some light showers intermittanly throughout the...Read the Full Story

Monday, August 29, 2016

Quiet in the Last of Summer week

Park Avenue. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, August 29, 2016. A warm, sunny weekend in New York with some humidity but not enough to spoil the weekend. This will be what is probably the quietest week of...Read the Full Story