The other day, Hadley Nagel walked down the long corridor at the New York Historical Society wearing a Rebecca Taylor dress, a Badgley Mischka bag, small pearl earrings and a confident expression. There was a cocktail party celebrating new construction at the society, and Hadley, a recent graduate of the Nightingale-Bamford school and star of Read More
By Caitlin Keating 7/20/09 3:38pm
A white Rolls Royce was meandering down the long dirty road to the Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge on Saturday, July 18, ruining whatever wash it had most likely just received.
It was the inaugural game of the event, which will be held for seven weeks on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Bridgehampton. Read More
By Caitlin Keating 7/16/09 3:56pm
Girls in high heels teetered down the aisle of the theater at Cinema 2 on Third Avenue, searching for their names on the red cushioned seats, getting reading to watch the New York City premiere of the documentary The Cove, a heart-wrenching film about the 23,000 dolphins that are killed in one little cove in Read More
By Caitlin Keating 7/13/09 2:40pm
There were place cards at a dinner celebrating socialite designer Minnie Mortimer‘s latest preppy, casual collection at the Surf Lodge on Saturday, July 11—but the party was so packed, some guests had to stand.
“We invited so many people and they just said they all could come!” said Ms. Mortimer, the Gisele Bundchen–resembling sister-in-law Read More
By Caitlin Keating 7/08/09 1:24pm
In one year, Mark Millhone’s younger son almost died from birth complications; his father was diagnosed with prostate cancer; his mother died from a heart attack; his dog bit his older son’s face, leaving a scar; and his marriage to his wife, Rose, was slowly falling apart.
He bought a 1994 BMW on eBay: an Read More
By Caitlin Keating 7/07/09 10:29pm
To visit the Hamptons over Fourth of July weekend in 2009 was to enter a state of denial about any “global financial crisis.”
On Friday, July 3, business was booming at Savanna’s restaurant in Southampton—a favorite of effusive Real Housewife Ramona Singer. “The people that are running it are from T-Bar in the city, Read More
By Caitlin Keating 7/01/09 5:49pm
On Tuesday, June 30, members of the Marines, New York Police Department, Air Force and other guests gathered at the New York Athletic Club for Mess Night, the annual re-creation of an event held on Saturday, March 20, 1920, by the 9th ( Scottish) Division at Oddenino’s Imperial Restaurant on London’s Regent Street Read More
By Caitlin Keating 6/30/09 8:10pm
Last night, jet-setting guests stood in the southwest corner of Bryant Park to celebrate the launch of the South West Porch, a new spot for hanging around and drinking and snacking, sponsored by South West airlines. Manhattans and ginger margaritas were served against a backdop of pedestrians and park-goers, waiting for Gold Digger, the Monday Read More
By Caitlin Keating 6/25/09 5:44pm
There were plenty of sniffles at the premiere of My Sister’s Keeper, a movie about a family affected by their only daughter dying of leukemia, at the AMC Lincoln Square on Wednesday, June 24.
Cameron Diaz plays the mother; Sofia Vassilieva the daughter.
“I know what it is to love very deeply,” Ms. Read More
By Caitlin Keating 6/24/09 4:10pm
The fitness guru High Voltage celebrated her 60th (!) birthday on Tuesday, June 24, at the eco-conscious Greenhouse nightclub on Varick Street. Ms. Voltage, born Kathie Dolgin, has run a program encouraging American girls to be active and healthy for eight years.
Children from the program performed a dance, then filed out as fresh fruit Read More