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Stars Everywhere!

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Stars everywhere. An upcoming gala benefit recalls the genius as well as the fame and popularity of Lee Strasberg, teacher of “The Method” to the stars... READ MORE
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The anatomy of a luncheon

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Looking at the very important business of the enjoyable luncheon for community philanthropy in New York, this time at the Morgan Library... READ MORE
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The Awe of the Season

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The rainy days and the Autumn chill moving in made the town seem quieter although the activity abounds: the Pink Agenda’s sold-out Annual Gala; the YAGP’s reception hosted by Laura Lobdell at her TriBeCa duplex; plus the HSS’s 3rd annual golf outing in Jersey City ... with more to come... READ MORE
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A fond farewell to my books

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Autumn weather moving in and books books books, to empty shelves to make more room and new books to discover old truths for the first time... READ MORE
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The luck of the draw

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Autumn in New York, weather bringing out the songs in memory; plus a marvelous party bringing out a lot of old friends and new; plus considering the luck of the draw... READ MORE
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From the Darkness into the Light; Anne Morgan in the Modern Age.

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From the Darkness into the Light; Anne Morgan in the Modern Age and how it changed things for her, and us... READ MORE
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Fashion is the passion

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Fashion Week has come and gone but the fields of Manhattan are still rife with its treasures: A book party for GQ fashion stylist at the Polo Mansion; a visit with Susan Gutfreund as her great apartment has been sold and many treasures are being dispersed; and a walk up Madison viewing ensembles inspired by New York's iconic art deco architecture... READ MORE
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Chasing the Moon

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Capping the week (although there’s still more to come), JH attends a private gathering for Lang Lang and his work; plus an evening featuring Lang Lang hosted by Chris Burch out East; And a reception hosted by Jackie Weld to announce the honorees for this year’s Casita Maria Gala... READ MORE
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The Autumn Equinox is on its way

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The Season has begun, out and about, day-in and night-out. New York with a best foot forward... READ MORE
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Calling all New Yorkers

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A very busy Sunday in New York including a bicycle event that points out how times have changed — or so it seems... READ MORE
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The city is beginning to heat up …

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The city is beginning to warm up to the activities of the Autumn season, including an art exhibition of William Rayner watercolors at the NY Public Library; the opening of the restored Belvedere Castle in Central Park; Mike Milken’s annual Hamptons event for his search for a cure for Prostate Cancer, and Jill Lynne's visit to Mass MOCA... READ MORE
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From one’s purview

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Remembering David Koch whom I never really knew but saw fairly frequently over the years; and this past weekend’s Guinness Book of World Records met New York ballet stars en pointe... READ MORE