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A hopeful lesson in human activity, irony and all

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A rainy, foggy night in Manhattan last month when the World Monuments Fund held its annual Hadrian Gala at the Rainbow Room, black tie, a beautiful setting for a hopeful lesson in human activity, irony and all... READ MORE
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In the Right Light

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With the holiday season about to begin what could be better than a Diary on jewels (at auction) and art and beauty in Venice and Palm Beach as seen through the eyes of our PB editor Augustus Mayhew... READ MORE
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Exceptions to the rule

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The annual Alzheimers Drug Discovery Foundation’s symposium and luncheon at the Pierre provided more hope; and the Carter Burden Network’s Silver and White Night gala dinner at the Mandarin Oriental honored Fern Mallis... READ MORE
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A Landmark Night

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Catching up with a crowded calendar; Last Wednesday night’s Living Landmarks Gala at the Plaza where DPC made his public singing debut; and a book party at Paige Peterson’s for Hawk Koch’s new Hollywood memoir “Magic Time: My Life in Hollywood."... READ MORE
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In the den with the Library Lions

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DPC takes in the Library Lions annual gala at the New York Public Library where they honored Elizabeth Alexander, Jamaica Kincaid, Jill Lepore and Frederick Wiseman... READ MORE
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A Marathon weekend

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Daylight Savings ends over the weekend topped off by Halloween all over town and the 49th annual New York City Marathon on Sunday took place throughout the five boroughs... READ MORE
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California on my mind

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This will be a rainy Halloween, but our thoughts right now are about the horrific fires plaguing California north and south, with videos from the SF Fire Department... READ MORE
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What social life in New York looks like now

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A lovely day, a sax in the Park, a calendar of party pictures of social life for luncheons, dinners, book signings, God’s Love, and a champagne reception and dinner at an 18th century French chateau... READ MORE
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Hope Rising

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Last Wednesday night’s Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration's “Hope Rising” benefit dinner at the Pierre; alarming but sobering... READ MORE
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Back at the lunch table

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Memorable days in personal history leave a good message; plus a Michael’s lunch with two interesting women, old friends, new views... READ MORE
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The Week That Is

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Last night’s Park Avenue Armory Gala, “Armory Iridescent,” and Monday night’s Frick Collection Autumn Dinner, honoring Stephen Schwarzman who had a great Frick story to tell... READ MORE
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Cooling down; heating up

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Starting the week that was: multiple events populating the social calendar, day in and day out, it’s the season come to life... READ MORE