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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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French Heritage Society Honors Ronald Lee Fleming at Club Colette

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French Heritage Society hosted their annual Palm Beach Gala Dinner on the evening of February 12th. Ronald Lee Fleming was honored for his achievements in preservation advocacy and urban planning and design. His philanthropic work to support initiatives to beautify and improve communities led Newport, RI to declare “Ron Fleming Day”, noting, ... 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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Timeless Palm Beach: Spanish Revival at El Bravo Park

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew takes us on an historical tour of a famous Palm Beach mansion in Bravo Park, built in 1930 and completely restored by its present owners... READ MORE
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Best Friends: Jewish Society in Old Palm Beach

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Augustus Mayhew reminds us of the social heritage of Palm Beach in its creation, many of the prominent Jewish leaders of New York who winter there and who were the original backers of the clubs — all of them... 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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A Debutante’s Diary, Part I: 1919-1920

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Returning to Ellen Glendinning Frazer Ordway, whose photo memoir began with her 1919-1920 coverage “A Debutante’s Diary, Part I” of young of Society making their debuts... 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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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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Quid Pro Status Quo Vadis at Palm Beach

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According to Augustus Mayhew, the Palm Beach season has begun its annual philanthropic and social convergence amid streets cluttered with even more than ever concrete trucks and bulldozers... READ MORE

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