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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
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Remembering the day

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Remembering the Day in New York; a look back to this day 18 years ago today... READ MORE
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What a swellegant, elegant party this is!

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Last Saturday night I went to perhaps the most spectacular birthday party I’ll ever go to, Daisy Soros’ 90th at the Rainbow Room. Inimitable, beyond compare!... READ MORE
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The beginning of the Autumn fashion season

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A late summer day, the end of the season, the beginning of the Autumn fashion season launched by the annual Couture Council luncheon at Lincoln Center where they honored Christian Louboutin before a capacity crowd on the Promenade of the David H. Koch Theater... READ MORE
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New York Lives

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A touch of autumn in the evening breezes, surprise guests at Sette Mezzo; a history of the house on 9 East 71st Street; up in Newport, a fund-raiser for Newport Hospital at the Eisenhower House; in Bellport, a Historical Society conversation about Bill Cunningham; and the Castles go to Europe for a special tour... READ MORE
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Around the globe, and around the block

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The last days of the quiet Summer in the city are upon us; a lunch at Michael’s with Brooke Hayward; the YAGP’s annual Summer Soiree in Southampton, the 61st annual summer party benefiting the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital; plus the secrets of the goodie bag... READ MORE
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Changing subjects and changing times

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Warm and mainly sunny weekend; more news grinding out on Epstein; plus all the solicitation coming by email for politicians asking for donations; plus a Hollywood memory when campaigning began on Election Year... READ MORE
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Dog Day Afternoon

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Dog Day Good Afternoon out in Southampton where they’re getting the attention they need from animal lovers with big hearts... READ MORE
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Life in a Fishbowl

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Epstein’s still the topic for some but Prince Harry and the Royals are the topic for another; even the Queen and the late Queen Mother. ... READ MORE
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Wowing and wooing the crowd

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Beautiful weekend in New York; Jeffrey Epstein mystery continues, plus the Hamptons Dance Project wowed audiences at Guild Hall in East Hampton; the Budapest Festival Orchestra came to the David Geffen Hall; the Nantucket Summer Antiques Show held its preview party, and the Nantucket Historical Association held its Night at the Museum at the Whalin... READ MORE
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The End of It All; the Life of Jeffrey Epstein

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Considering the Life of Jeffrey Epstein on hearing the news of his demise early this morning in New York... READ MORE