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Back in gritty, ‘ole Gotham

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Debbie Bancroft, “back in gritty, ole Gotham,” happily takes in the Manhattan and much of the Southampton scene last week with lots of parties... READ MORE
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Artful Style, Stylish Art on Madison Avenue

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Designers have long been inspired by art. Some brands are bound to visual arts and artists more closely than others. And I love the brands where artistic inspiration is in the brand DNA; and as we know, everyone’s DNA is different. Herein are two boutiques that blend art and commerce, each with a completely different […]... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York in ’70 — Streisand, Pollack, Bouguereau, Miller, and more

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Bob Schulenberg opens his sketchbook once again treating us to his illustrations of daily life in New York City 50 years ago; featuring Streisand, Pollack, Bouguereau, Miller, and more... READ MORE
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Showing some love for L.A.

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Debbie (Bancroft, that is) does LA, namely West Hollywood (WeHo). Ho ho ho. Sunshine and good times had by all, at least for a visitor... READ MORE
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A glamorous avoidance of color at Hillwood’s annual gala

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Every June, guests and supporters of Hillwood gather at its annual gala to take home a little of Marjorie Merriweather Post’s magic. But this year the gala had a black out of sorts in honor of Hillwood’s latest exhibition on the photography of the late, great Alfred Eisenstaedt... READ MORE
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I Love “Godzilla,” Rita Hayworth, and Good Girls Doing Bad Things. I HATE tattoos.

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Denis Ferrara's got mad love for "Godzilla," for the Love Goddess herself, Rita Hayworth, and Good Girls Doing Bad Things. Tattoos — not so much... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: American Society in ’69

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Schulenberg’s Page. American society in ’69; split over the Vietnam War with anti’s on the left and supporters on the right. Meanwhile the city was booming and the scene was changing forever... READ MORE
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The Custom of the City: Shoe Boutiques You Need to Know Now

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Are you addicted to shoes, or simply a shoe lover? Perhaps you dream of bags? Do you want to downplay how many pairs of shoes and how many bags you already own, or do you take selfies in your closets? Accessories have never been more relevant nor more sought after. I want to share a few […]... READ MORE
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What to Wear to the NYBG Conservatory Ball

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What to Wear gurus Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick dress for an evening in the garden at the New York Botanical Garden's Conservancy Ball, capturing the spirit of the modernist master Robert Burle Marx upon the opening of a new exhibit, based on his work... READ MORE
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On “Borrowed Time,” Mary Wilson & Lady Gaga, “Suddenly, Last Summer”, Jonas Brothers, “GOT” and Linda Yellen

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Denis Ferrara on Tracy Clark's great new thriller, "Borrowed Time." Also: Mary Wilson ... Lady Gaga ... "Suddenly, Last Summer"... Jonas Brothers ... "GOT" and Barnard honors filmmaker Linda Yellen. ... READ MORE
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Schulenberg’s Page: New York in the late spring of ’72

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Schulenberg’s Page, New York in the late Spring, 47 years ago yesterday; Elaine’s, P.J. Clarke’s, Daley’s Dandelion and all around the town... READ MORE
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Smelling the roses at the 27th annual Tudor Place Garden Party

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Georgetowners gave spring one last hurrah at the 27th annual Tudor Place Garden Party and the following day at the PEN/Faulkner Founding Friends Luncheon celebrating Jane Stanton Hitchcock and her new novel "Bluff." Stephanie Green reports... READ MORE