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Palm Beach Social Diary: Lost Landscapes at Palm Beach

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Augustus Mayhew takes us on a tour beginning when it was a jungle island in the late 1870s when the shipwreck of the Providencia sailing from Cuba with 20,000 cocoanuts aboard piled up on the beach, and the settlers planted them on the grounds of their homesteads, and ultimately gave the island its name... READ MORE
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Wellness is the New Luxury

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Christine Schott covers the territory for what Palm Beachers are doing to avoid Covid-19... READ MORE
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Palm Beach: Black & White

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Augustus Mayhew provides a history of the creation of Palm Beach and the black community that occupied an important place in the original island community of hotels, a popular area called The Styx... READ MORE
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Summer’s over, but the buying frenzy has just begun

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As my grandmother always said, “After July 4th, summer’s over!” September will be here before you know it, but will we be going back to work and to school? Nobody knows for sure, but one thing we’re all hearing is that we will see a second wave of Covid hitting New York this fall and […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Addison Mizner — The Afterlife

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Augustus Mayhew provides the fascinating details of the work of Addison Mizner, the man who “created” Palm Beach that stands classic today... READ MORE
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July 4th Weekend Wondering in Palm Beach

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Christine Schott explains why so many have remained after the season; plus what she heard about the Maxwell story... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Pride

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Christine Schott in Palm Beach. A family photo from long ago reminded Christine of Slim Aarons, a neighbor and family friend of her husband George Ledes from childhood, and the ultimate photographer of Palm Beach life and ladies; plus other moments around the town... READ MORE
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San Francisco Social Diary: A Century Of Good Taste — The Life of Culinary Icon Cecilia Chiang

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Jeanne Lawrence writes about the 100th birthday celebration of Cecilia Chiang, hailed as the Julia Child of Chinese food.” ... READ MORE
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Palm Beach in the Wake of Covid and George Floyd

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NYSD welcomes Christine Schott to our Palm Beach Social Diary where she will be covering social activities thereabouts. Welcome Christine!... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Billionaires Row: Part IV

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Augustus Mayhew continues along Billionaire’s Row to Widener’s Curve to Sloan’s Curve, the history, architectural and otherwise, Part IV... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary — Billionaires Row, Part III: Historic Widener’s Curve to Sloan’s Curve

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Augustus Mayhew takes on a detailed historical tour of the architecture of the rich that gave Palm Beach its international lure in the 20th century up to today. Part III of IV... READ MORE
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Robin Leacock Releases New PBS Film, Stella & Co.: A Romantic Musical Comedy Documentary About Aging

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This past March, Missy Hargraves, Katie Carpenter and Christine Schott co-hosted a screening to celebrate the tenth anniversary of documentary filmmaker Robin Leacock's PBS Film, A Passion for Giving... READ MORE

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