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Palm Beach Social Diary: FORE! Golf Greats @ Seminole for COVID-19 Benefit

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In case you missed it: Today, the Seminole Golf Club is hosting a competitive charity golf event to benefit COVID-19 relief workers. Augustus Mayhew gives us the history of this great golf course with photos from the Ellen Glendinning Ordway Collection... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Preservation Matters

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Augustus Mayhew’s history and photographs of the 1960s Modernist house, Quail High, now an architectural landmark in Palm Beach County... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Modern: Pitbull + Geoffrey Bradfield + Winslow Homer + Snowbirds

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Augustus Mayhew takes in the seasonal flocks of snowbirds sweeping through the skies of Palm Beach... READ MORE
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San Francisco Ballet’s 2020 Opening Night Gala

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Jeanne Lawrence attends and covers the San Francisco Ballet’s 2020 Opening Night Gala, always a very glamorous affair, San Francisco style... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: #New Norton: 45th Gala + 1st Pre-Gala ArtBeat

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Augustus Mayhew to the Norton Art Museum’s 2020 Gala — the 45th — with an exhibition “Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern” and 750 supporters attending... READ MORE
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San Francisco Social Diary: Seventh Annual FOG Design + Art Fair Kickoff

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Jeanne Lawrence, stationed out west, recently attended the seventh annual FOG Design+Art Fair, kicking off the city’s unofficial art week. ... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: PBSD @ The Breakers + @ The Gardens

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A quick lookback of the Breakers’ private pier of yesteryear, often a quick seaplane jump to Havana, back then; plus the Palm Beach Gardens Conservancy’s 2000 Ann Norton Award honoring the Mary Alice Fortin Foundation. Augustus Mayhew reports... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Palm Beach Now & Then

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Augustus Mayhew covers the holidays in PB with a benefit dinner for the Gentlemen of the Garden at Casa Phippsberger under a full moon; plus a trip through the Looking Glass at the once, now lost El Mirasol and its relationship to Santa Barbara... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Art + RR @ PB + Orty’s Party + Spellbound

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Beth Rudin DeWoody and Firooz Zahedi hosted an exhibition at The Bunker, an invitational highlight of the Palm Beach New Wave Art Wknd, part of Miami’s Art Basel, plus a little history of Rolls Royce in PB; a birthday celebration for Orator “Orty” Woodward, plus some PB architectural history... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Past Pleasures at Palm Beach

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew reports the activities going on down there under the sheltering palms like last month’s 3rd annual Sculpture in Motion Exhibitions. "Vroom" was his appropriate word for it. And then there was “Alternative Reality: Venice & Palm Beach" photo show at the Jennifer Garrigues gallery on Peruvian... READ MORE
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SAN FRANCISCO OPERA’S 97TH OPENING GALA

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Los Angeles has the Oscar’s Red Carpet, New York has the Met Ball, and San Francisco has its Opera opening galas that are their equal in glamour and excitement. For many, it is a tradition to attend the prestigious Opera Gala that opens the San Francisco fall social season and is one of the West […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Estee Lauder’s PB era

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Forever Young: Estee Lauder’s Palm Beach era Helen Boehm invited Estee out to Wellington for an afternoon at the polo matches when Helen said she told Estee: “You should sponsor a polo team; it would be good for business.” According to Helen, Estee replied, “But what if my team didn’t win.” “MAD MEN” is back... READ MORE

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