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Nabes and Neighbors

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Sunny, warm early summer day with a storm of hail and thunder in the late afternoon, while considering the life and times of the once-upon-a-time the world’s richest heiress, Doris Duke... READ MORE
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Pride and joy

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Beautiful weekend weather-wise in Manhattan while many New Yorkers are beginning to vacate for summer place; restaurants open on the sidewalk; dinner at Sette, and more talk about Pamela Harriman... READ MORE
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One step forward, two steps back

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The second installment of a lookback of the Diary 25 years ago when the subject was personality and social power... 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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Making it in the big city

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Beautiful, very warm summer day in New York, bookstores opened; went looking to buy a copy of Andre Leon Talley’s book. No such luck, but ..... READ MORE
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The first day of summer in the city

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The first day of Summer was a beauty in New York, still a quiet town especially on weekends even more interesting at times because you can see the life here... READ MORE
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The “opening” up

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An almost summer day, in New York with the town coming together again but also still on the quiet side. Hoping that the restaurants will soon open, reminds of other years at this time... READ MORE
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The Birds and the Bees

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Springtime in Manhattan, with something for the birds, and someone for the flowers, and wow what a garden she grows... 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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Getting ready for the judgment day

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Yesterday was a hot one, almost Summer. Thinking of a couple of birth anniversaries — Judy and Marilyn — plus life in a song considering the drums that have beating around our heads in these times... READ MORE
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Delivering the message

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A very warm Summer-like day in New York, with another gathering of protesters up by the Mayor’s house, orderly and leaving before curfew into the quiet night. Arousing memories of another dramatic incident of mob behavior many years ago converted into peace by a modest man of great distinction... READ MORE
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The Writing on the Wall

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A diary that came together outside my window in early evening, reminding me of our history... READ MORE

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