On opening the invitation to the American Cancer Society’s Mothers of the Year luncheon, an interesting detail caught our eye: “Cocktails: 11:45 am.”
As anyone who’s ever raised children knows, a little tipple at the Plaza had been earned many times over by these ladies.
How did they do it? we wanted to know.
“I Read More
It was a busy lunch hour at East Side Social Club on Thursday, March 11: One banquet-size table was booked by actress Fran Drescher, there with her Cancer Schmancer foundation; another seated socialites Gigi Mortimer and Courtney Moss, celebrating the recent launch of Glamourpuss NYC, their new line of stretchy, fur neck warmers.
Alas, Read More
At the Wildlife Conservation Society on June 3 at the Central Park Zoo, we found a creature with a steely gaze and a hefty, 235-pound-ish build: Al Gore.
The Transom imagined that the former vice president was thinking the following: What am I doing here again? Oh, yeah, my daughter Karenna Read More
Under trolling clouds, some 1,200 ladies sashayed through Vanderbilt Gate on Wed., May 2 to the 25th annual “Hat Luncheon.” Hosted by the Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy, the list of upper-class attendees included Grace Hightower DeNiro, Malaak Compton-Rock, Amy Fine Collins, Blaine Trump, Muffie Potter Aston, and Harper’s Bazaar editor Glenda Bailey. Read More
You know the drill: The Prospect Park Audubon Center offers the kids some “interactive exhibits” (let’s hope that doesn’t include that baboon family) with music, crafts and general whoop-de-do.
Back on the island, the Central Park Conservancy opens the Peter Jay Sharp Children’s Glade, a new area at Read More
On Christmas Eve, when many of the bland restaurants cluttering Third Avenue from 75th to 85th streets had closed their barren dining rooms, Calliope was brimming with lockjawed cheer. From the outside, the seven-month-old restaurant on 81st Street and Third Avenue looked as nondescript as its neighbors. But inside, basking in the glow of the Read More