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In the moment

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Going with the Dogs and Cats, reading Elena Mannes “Soul Dog” and meeting up with St. Francis of Assisi and Albert Einstein among other wise men. Plus, as a special gift: Last Thursday night’s Bideawee Ball at the Ziegfeld Ballroom... READ MORE
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Frolicking at the Frick Collection’s annual Spring Garden Party

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Looking back to Wednesday when the Frick Collection held its annual Spring Garden Party (with rain in the forecast) with a huge turnout and a celebration of the opening of “Elective Affinities: Edmund de Waal at the Frick Collection.” A gorgeous evening all around... READ MORE
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The Brothers’ Voyage

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The 13th annual Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundations dinner at Sotheby’s delivers real hope and special promise both capable, and optimistic... READ MORE
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Traveling down memory lane

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Working on our files JH came upon some pictures he took in 2003 — a glam black-tie affair at the Frick and a star-studded annual gala at the Waldorf honoring Carol Burnett and Julie Andrews. Traveling down memory lane... READ MORE
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Real life in the city

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A beautiful holiday in the city where Monday felt like a Sunday, and the quiet was everywhere... READ MORE
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In Memoriam

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A beautiful, warm and sunny (with some showers) Memorial Day Weekend in New York; and thinking about the day, the time, and the memory of it all in our lives... READ MORE
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The Social Go-Around

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A sunny, summery day in New York. A book party for Michael Shnayerson’s new book “BOOM,” and Tuesday night’s annual PEN America dinner at the Museum of Natural History honoring Bob Woodward and Anita Hill among others... READ MORE
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Paying tribute to beauty

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A midsummer’s day in May yesterday, working on a piece on very rich women; plus last night’s American Ballet Theatre’s Spring Gala at Lincoln Center; and the Museum of Arts and Design hosted an event to premiere its 6th seasonal edition of RE:FINE... READ MORE
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Through the kitchen to the big stage

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Last night at the Grill and the Pool Room in the Seagram’s building, the Cancer Research Institute held is 37th annual “Through the Kitchen” Sunday night dinner where they raised more than $1.2 million; While over in Paris, the Paris Opera celebrated its 350th(!) Anniversary with a major gala evening... READ MORE
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The Nature of Art

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The annual luncheon at the American Museum of Natural History; a brief preview of the annual Whitney Biennial 2019 which opens today; the Herb Alpert Foundation Awards at the Caldwell Factory; Peter Heywood’s show of new paintings; And Karen Roberts is back with a Trunk Show... READ MORE
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Friends and neighbors

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Rainy May days, this past Monday night I went down to Council of Canadian American Relations black tie dinner at the Metropolitan Club for what turned out to be a fascinating evening... READ MORE
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Living Royally

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Thinking back on the Versailles Foundation dinner where an Austrian Archduke recalls some his famous ancestors, lives of kings, emperors and even Napoleon... READ MORE