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Writing Class

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A rejection 40 years ago that contributed to my personal development and growth as a (now) writer... READ MORE
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Summer Daze, Dunne, and Didion

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Memories of meeting Joan Didion as dinner companion in the Bistro in Beverly Hills on my first trip to L.A... READ MORE
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Society Dreams: Eva Marie Saint

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Today’s subject of Lauren Lawrence’s “Society Dreams” is actress Eva Marie Saint (ever hear of 'On the Waterfront'?) whose career on stage, screen and television has spanned eight decades!... READ MORE
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Joe and Mary, Mary and Joe

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Lunch with Joe Armstrong and dinner with Mary Hilliard. Perfect company and a reprieve from the heat... READ MORE
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Slim Aarons’ Newport Days

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Sam Bolton sits down with curator Shawn Waldron to chat about the just-opened 'Slim Aarons: Newport Days' exhibition at the Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island. As you will see ... there is much beauty here, and some surprises, too... READ MORE
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Society Dreams: Kathy Hilton

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So let’s get back to other times and other places with Lauren Lawrence and her dreams analyses. Kathy Hilton is today's subject... READ MORE
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The Importance of Being

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Wrestling with Mother Nature plus a cocktail party overlooking Fifth Avenue for Tripp Evans’ new book 'The Importance of Being Furnished'; A kick-off party out East in honor of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation’s 4th Annual Hamptons Garden Gala; and over in Paris for a Dinner on Stage gala at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées... READ MORE
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Friendship, Charity, and Camp!

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Central Park Conservancy held its Greensward Circle’s annual summer benefit, 'Evening at the Water'; The New England Society of New York hosted its annual Founder’s Day Celebration; and Cameron Silver hosted a book party for the fashionable set on the Upper East Side. New Yorkers just can’t resist getting out even in this heat to see and be ... READ MORE
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New York Botanical Garden’s Conservatory Ball ushers in the summer season

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Once the milestone ending the official social season in New York, NYBG's annual Conservatory Ball is always a great benefit. And as you will see, everyone turned out in their best and brightest. You might even learn something (important) about the Garden, too... READ MORE
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Going, going, gone

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For all you chic bargain hunters out there, jewelry designer Christopher Walling is moving. However, he will be open through this coming Thursday, with some good prices and great values on the move... READ MORE
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SOCIETY DREAMS: Jasper Johns

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On the heels of July 4th, we offer up dream analyst Lauren Lawrence's interpretation of Jasper Johns' dream about painting the American flag... READ MORE
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A Letter for the Books

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Another look back to the mid-'90s when the world was changing with the times and where I met two of the biggest selling authors of my lifetime... READ MORE

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