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The day before Thanksgiving Day

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Looking at tomorrow’s big day, we were reminded of an earlier Diary on this day ten years ago. We can take heart... READ MORE
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Pre-Thanksgiving Rush in Palm Beach

Palm Beach
Christine Schott reviews the pre-Thanksgiving activity in Palm Beach just before "The season" officially kicks off... READ MORE
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The eclectic, the innovative, and the real feel

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The French Institute Alliance Française held their “Petit Gala Outside the Box” by Zoom with specially commissioned performances; plus "Stars In The House" comes to the fundraising aid of the Humane Society of New York; and Denis Ferrara shares a bittersweet message about a friend... READ MORE
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Hudson — Two Hours and A World Away

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Barbara Hodes takes a weekend out of town to visit the historic town of Hudson, NY... READ MORE
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No Holds Barred: Luxe to the Max!

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Blair’s back about shopping as in “no shopping” and what that means and feels like BUT ... she has a surprise for all you girls, and it’s very interesting... READ MORE
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Jill Krementz Photo Journal: Before the Curtain Goes Up and After it Comes Down

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I’ve loved photographing our cultural world over the years — theater, ballet, opera, the symphony, readings and other performances... READ MORE
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Distracted by the beauty

Social Diary
An almost winter-cold day and night in New York, while at home distracted by the beauty in Larry Lederman’s new book of photography: “Garden Portraits; Experiences of Natural Beauty.”... READ MORE
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Free as a bird

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Christie’s upcoming sale, “American Muse: The Collection of Nina Griscom,” evoked a lot of memories and an earlier interview with Nina... READ MORE
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Change in the Weather, Change in the sea

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It’s the year of the “virtual” gala in New York, and this is the customary time of year for the charities to raise funds for their work. Today we’re highlighting the French Heritage Society’s annual Black & Red Ball, with an interesting cast and tour, this Thursday at 7 p.m. EST. ... READ MORE
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Artescape at Winter Park, Part II

Palm Beach
Augustus Mayhew’s art history tour continues at the Morse Museum of American Art beginning with Tiffany at Laurelton Hall, the country estate of Louis Comfort Tiffany... READ MORE
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Order and chaos

Social Diary
Stormy weather flying through last night; report on midtown quiet for restaurants right now; wise words of comfort from Kenneth Clark; and the New York Landmarks Conservancy's annual fundraiser virtually from the Plaza... READ MORE
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The Last Word on Liz

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Denis Ferrara is back to mark the third year anniversary of the passing of Liz Smith, his boss and friend (and friend to many)... READ MORE

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