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Hearts of Gold

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God’s Love was honored to welcome more than 700 guests to the 12th Annual Golden Heart Awards on October 16th at Spring Studios in Manhattan. The Golden Heart Awards are presented annually by God’s Love to honor the important contributions of individuals, corporations and foundations to the organization’s cause. Funds raised at the event help... READ MORE
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A working community

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Fountain House, the world’s leading model for mental health treatment for people living with serious mental illness, celebrated its 11th Annual Associates Fall Fête on October 17, 2018 with cocktails and dinner at the Racquet and Tennis Club. The event introduces an audience of young professionals to Fountain House’s unique “working communit... READ MORE
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Let’s Spritz and Shout

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Leading Young Friends of Save Venice into a new era of charitable giving is philanthropist and activist Lizzie da Trindade-Asher who chaired Let’s Spritz! at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery. Supporting one of the top charities in New York City, Lizzie Asher helped to relaunch the Young Friends of Save Venice Initiative, determined to unite a [&he... READ MORE
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The Frick Collection’s annual Autumn Dinner

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Last Thursday night, the Frick Collection held its annual Autumn Dinner at the Frick mansion on Fifth Avenue and East 70th Street. This Dinner is a highlight of The Frick Collection’s social and fundraising calendar and is always an early sell-out. The festive black-tie evening is the only sit-down dinner held in the museum’s picture galleries... READ MORE
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Effective Agendas

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On Thursday, October 11, The Pink Agenda, a nonprofit committed to raising money for breast cancer research and care, as well as awareness of the disease among young professionals, hosted The Pink Agenda’s Annual Gala at Tribeca Rooftop. The Pink Agenda shares a strategic partnership with its long-time beneficiary, the Breast Cancer Research Fou... READ MORE
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Fiesta Forever

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Last week at the Madison Avenue Valentino store, Carlos Souza was the guest of honor at a champagne reception celebrating both Casita Maria’s upcoming Fiesta 2018 Benefit and his Souza’s new book COMPORTA BLIST, published by Assouline. Guests included Martha Bograd, Jennifer Creel, Amy Fine Collins, Denise DeLuca, Jackie Weld Drake, Joa... READ MORE
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Spotlight on Good Works

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United Hospital Fund paid tribute at its October 1st Gala to Stanley Brezenoff, Debra G. Perelman, and the Afya Foundation—for outstanding contributions to improving health and health care. More than 500 guests attended the event at Cipriani 42nd Street, which raised almost $1.3 million for United Hospital Fund. “Our three honorees trul... READ MORE
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Festivals and affairs

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The Untermyer Gardens Conservancy presented its inaugural Samuel Untermyer Award to Christiane Amanpour on Sunday, September 16, during its annual celebration of Mehregan, the ancient Persian harvest festival. The event took place at Untermyer Gardens in Yonkers, which is home to the finest Persian garden in the Western Hemisphere. Traditional Pers... READ MORE
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An All-American festival at Jay Heritage Center

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On September 23rd, over 1300 people celebrated the Hudson River Valley Ramble on a gorgeous day in the park at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye. Some brought their dogs. Others spread out plaid picnic blankets and enjoyed a cappella singing from The Yale Spizzwinks. Activities included hand-scissored portraits from Sweet-Silhouette by Varin and a [&h... READ MORE
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New York, New York

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Last Thursday night at New York City’s Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic welcomed its new Music Director, Jaap van Zweden, at the Opening Gala: New York, Meet Jaap. The concert featured the World Premiere of Ashley Fure’s Filament, commissioned by the Philharmonic for the occasion; Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring; and Ravel... READ MORE
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Taking Center Stage

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On September 7, Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly (FODC) held an elegant gala dinner at the Great Stables of Chantilly, France, celebrating the site’s long-standing equestrian heritage. This exceptional evening was held under the high patronage of His Highness the Aga Khan and Xavier Darcos. It was presided by Prince Amyn Aga Khan, FODC [&h... READ MORE
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Neighborly deeds

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Jacqueline Weld Drake, the longtime chairman of the Casita Maria Center for Arts Education, hosted her annual Pachanga luncheon Monday at her Park Avenue residence. The annual event allows the Junior (“Pachanga”) Committee to plan for the upcoming Fiesta Gala at The Plaza Hotel Tuesday October 16th. This year’s Pachanga Chairs are Adriana... READ MORE