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Stage Door

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Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew recounts the seven years he worked for Zev Buffman Entertainment in Palm Beach, Miami and New York with stars and stars and Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and the show must go on, no matter what or WHO!... READ MORE
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Private Moments: Photographs from Another Era by Bob Colacello

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Bob Colacello, the quintessential New Yorker, author, man-of-the-world, is having an exhibition of his in-the-moment photos of the world at the Newport Museum of Art: Sam Bolton and Norah Diedrich interview the man about his life... READ MORE
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If she could see us all now

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Looking back on the Diary at this time last year, we came upon a “can’t-resist” piece by Denis Ferrara on the legendary Marilyn Monroe, and the memories her life and death evoke. ... 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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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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Memories of New York

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With the world on edge, we look back to quieter (?) times 25 years ago on the New York Social Diary, cast of characters... 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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Patience and Fortitude

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Beautiful late Spring weather as New York begins to re-open. Meanwhile we take a tour down memory lane of the New York Public Library’s gala fundraisers from 1987 to 2009 as photographed by Mary Hilliard... 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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Palm Beach Social Diary: FORE! Golf Greats @ Seminole for COVID-19 Benefit

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In case you missed it: Today, the Seminole Golf Club is hosting a competitive charity golf event to benefit COVID-19 relief workers. Augustus Mayhew gives us the history of this great golf course with photos from the Ellen Glendinning Ordway Collection... READ MORE
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Oil Swells: The Standard Oil Crowd in Palm Beach

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Augustus Mayhew’s now classic history “Oil Swells: The Standard Oil Crowd in Palm Beach” around the turn of the 19th century to the 20th, when the new industry was comparable to the tech industry around the turn of the 20th to the 21st. La plus ca change ..... 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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