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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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Shamir Shah

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We wanted to describe architect and designer Shamir Shah’s work as ‘precise’ but it’s a difficult word because it so easily denotes chilly calculation and that would be a disservice to such […]... READ MORE
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James Andrew

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We confess that we thought James Andrew, interior designer and dandified blogger of the “What is James wearing?” site, was going to be insufferably self-promoting but we couldn’t have been more wrong […]... READ MORE
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The Pinafore Sails Down East

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Prelude: Pinafore makes the Dilettante long for Cosi I should like Gilbert and Sullivan better than I do. But I don’t. I’m fairly well rounded musically, but I need only […]... READ MORE
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Florence de Dampierre

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We arrived before Ms. de Dampierre and when she whirled in from Litchfield County where her ‘serious’ house is, she was loaded with orchids, sugar cookies and carrying a large fur purse […]... 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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Pauline C. Metcalf

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Pauline C. Metcalf, historian and author of a recently published book on Syrie Maugham (Syrie Maugham, Acanthus Press 2010) lives in a Carnegie Hill building where she has an office just a […]... READ MORE
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Jennifer Post

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Like all interesting people, designer Jennifer Post is full of contradiction: she lives what she calls an “elegantly minimalist” life with a ferociously efficient intensity and yet there’s also something, dare we […]... READ MORE
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Bielecky Brothers

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Bielecky Brothers Inc. produces handcrafted custom, wicker, rattan and cane furniture in a huge family-owned factory in Woodside, Queens. The firm has been in business since the late 19th century when Andrew and […]... 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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Arthur Dunnam

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Arthur Dunnam is the design director of Jed Johnson Associates, the design firm founded by the late Jed Johnson who famously started his interior design business in the fourth floor bedroom […]... READ MORE
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Campion Platt

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At first the architect and designer, Campion Platt seemed to want to hide behind long, brainy answers to our questions (we cut quite a lot of them) but he loosened […]... READ MORE

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