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I wrote a short story: “On Goldman Pond.” It could easily be non-fiction.

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As so many are preparing for the weekend “out there” we are re-running Jesse Kornbluth’s “now updated” short story about what “out there” was/is like... READ MORE
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The Spirit of Achievement and a Mother’s Touch

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A special, now-historic annual “Spirit of Achievement" luncheon benefitting the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Plus, a good quick look at Princess Anne and achievement... READ MORE
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Anniversaries to celebrate and Festivals to redress

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Doubles celebrated its 46th Anniversary with a black-tie dinner; A reception to toast Opera Lafayette and their upcoming New York Baroque Musique Festival... READ MORE
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Sarasota Social Diary: “Because the Night”

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Geraldine Fabrikant covers Sarasota’s Marie Selby Botanical Garden's opening of the exhibition, “Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith: Flowers, Poetry and Light”; Also, the John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art held an opening to showcase works from the Murray Bring and Kay Delaney Bring collection; Plus a luncheon hosted by the Friends of the... READ MORE
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JILL KREMENTZ PHOTO JOURNAL: The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner Celebrating the Arts and Social Justice

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The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards dinner celebrated the arts and social justice with 500 guests, including CNN’s Anderson Cooper and renowned artist Mark Bradford... READ MORE
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The Venetian Art of Discovery, Part II

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Barbara Hodes completes her most thorough tour of this remarkable city; ancient yet modern... READ MORE
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There’s No Business Like Show Business

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The town’s around with memories galore; a birthday party celebrating Martin Scorsese’s wife at Sette Mezzo evokes an old memory of a friend of the director’s first film... READ MORE
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No Holds Barred: Butts, Boobs, and Billions

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Blair is looking at the nose diving, roller coastering and sky rocketing all around, and revives the pleasure of seeing Marilyn in that gown that Kim Kardashian “wore” to the Met Gala... READ MORE
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Peace and Harmony

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UN Women For Peace Association's Annual Awards Luncheon to end violence against women; The Harmony Program's annual gala; The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's ninth annual Winter Lunch... READ MORE
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A fabric rich in color and diversity

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The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) kicked off its 60th Anniversary celebrations with a Gala at Tao downtown; The Ellis Island Honors Society (EIHS) hosted the 35th Annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor... READ MORE
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The Venetian Art of Discovery, Part I

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Barbara Hodes takes in the Biennale in Venice, a city she loves intensely, a first trip in five years and a thorough tour for us. Part I of II... READ MORE
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The matter of good neighbors

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A beautiful sunny weekend and a first, the Japan Parade on Central Park West on Saturday, a beauty from beginning to end; a New York gift!... READ MORE

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