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A storied past and a bright future

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Busy days and nights again: A fascinating lunch (at a great restaurant) in the New-York Historical Society; and the Versailles/Giverny Foundation’s annual black tie fund-raising dinner with their royal guests, the Duke and Duchess of Anjou... READ MORE
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The town’s around

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A beautiful sunny day in New York and the town’s around — the New York City Ballet, the Spring Cafe Aspen comes to New York; the ADDF annual dinner at Sotheby’s; and the opening of the 2022 season of LongHouse Reserve in EH... READ MORE
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A Family Story

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Spent a good part of my weekend reading a book I had no intention of reading: Tina Brown’s “The Palace Papers” — a family story. WOW!... READ MORE
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The 40th Annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon

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Yesterday was the annual Hat Luncheon in Central Park, the 40th annual, with several hundred guests, $4 million raised, and those hats to amuse, to tweak your imagination, and also enjoy the good news... READ MORE
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Living for the city

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City Harvest, the city’s first and largest food rescue organization, held their annual Spring gala raising enough to provide 11 million meals for New Yorkers in need... READ MORE
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Making it our business

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Busy busy New York yesterday with the Met Gala filling the streets; a dinner for artist Nan Swid; a serious interview to enlighten from NYSPCC luncheon... READ MORE
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Birds of a feather …

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The International Best Dressed List for 2022 is out and it’s reflecting the times and the fashions of now... READ MORE
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To our rich diversity and collective power

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With the days warming up, and the city’s energy warming too, there’s more going on with people getting out and thinking about “charity” for all... READ MORE
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Dark thoughts brought to light

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The Maria Droste Counseling service held a public event on the topic of Suicide and the ideation, and its effect on children’s lives... READ MORE
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Letting the memory live again

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Thinking about the greatness of Barbra Streisand on her birthday (April 24), and featuring a memory of her at the very beginning... READ MORE
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Entertaining in (Astor and Churchill) Style

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A book party for “Entertaining in Style: Nancy Astor and Nancy Lancaster” — a fascinating history of a time, a place, a people and the influence of a new American world... READ MORE
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The Art of Easter Sunday

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The New York Easter Sunday Parade continues in its new and altered state keeping up with our changing times... READ MORE

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