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Palm Beach Social Diary Autumn on Palm Beach

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Palm Beach’s uneventful storm season has passed as the resort’s social-and-sport playlists get underway. The King Library’s annual benefit at the Four Arts attracted several hundred patrons. The Palm Beach […]... READ MORE
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Philadelphia in Palm Beach, Part I

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We are taking today off to continue to optimize the back end of the new site. In the meantime, please enjoy Part 1 of Augustus Mayhew’s series on Philadelphian Ellen Glendinning (first published on these pages in 2011), who kept an extensive diary where she recorded and photographed the life around her family and friends; a chronological scrapboo... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary $59 million Palm Beach estate sale to benefit Columbia University

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Although Columbia University will probably not confer an honorary doctorate to the real estate agent that sells its Palm Beach Midtown $59 million property, the fortunate broker might instead reap […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary Hearts, Flowers & True Love: A Palm Beach Wedding Diary

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Palm Beach divorces make for breathless headlines, their every detail etched into the public record by vigilant court stenographers. The town’s weddings don’t attract the same spotlight. By the time […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary

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Finally at long last the temperature in Palm Beach is seasonally warm, 70 degrees or more … and all I can say is whoopee! In fact it is just perfect down […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary

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The Campus on the Lake program at The Society of The Four Arts is celebrating Palm Beach’s Centennial and The Four Arts’ 75th Anniversary with a four-part lecture series, “The […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary The Great, the Grand & the Great-Grands

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With real estate sales of note appearing to be on a holiday hiatus, I wandered over to Bradley Park Saturday morning for the momentous kickoff of the Centennial Commission’s marathon […]... READ MORE
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Washington Social Diary – Katherine And David Bradley: A Cut Above

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When I look back over the archives of three years of writing the Washington Social Diary there are two names that stand out: Katherine Brittain Bradley and David G. Bradley. Not only […]... READ MORE
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Washington Social Diary’s countryside getaway – Blackberry Farm: Sleep Away Camp for Rich People

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Oh, to be a lottery winner, Goldman-Sachs executive or newly rich! I would peel off a wad of fresh green and jet back to the even greener hills of Tennessee […]... READ MORE
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Washington Social Diary: The White Out

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The Washington blizzard of last weekend was dense and intense, and even beautiful, but the white out of the last 24 hours was brutal and a challenge even for those […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Another Look at Lost Palm Beach

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“We were so young and gay then and we thought we had all the money in the world. It will be sad if the great houses vanish and the Mizner […]... READ MORE
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Washington Social Diary – GEORGETOWN’S HOLIDAY SPIRIT

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Georgetown is Washington’s most talked about neighborhood for many reasons. Its historic past, the beautiful 18th and 19th century homes, a buzz factor as the city’s social hub, and the […]... READ MORE

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