Yesterday morning, at a City Harvest benefit at the Metropolitan Club, Silda Wall Spitzer led a panel of students in discussing the importance of service. Before benefit ladies like Muffie Potter Aston, Topsy Taylor, Susan Fales-Hill, and Gillian Miniter took their seats to hear Ms. Spitzer speak, the Daily Transom took a moment to ask Read More
One of the featured speakers at Michael Bloomberg’s volunteer-themed event this afternoon in Washington Heights was Silda Wall, the wife of former governor Eliot Spitzer.
Afterward, she told me and another reporter that boosting volunteerism is “one of the most powerful things we can do to prepare our next generation and to Read More
In response to Barack Obama’s push for more public service among Americans, Michael Bloomberg is unveiling the city’s effort to boost volunteerism .
"If you grow up in New York City, you will learn how to serve, and you will be expected to serve," Bloomberg told a crowd gathered at an indoor Read More
Last we heard of Silda Wall Spitzer, she was back to lunching at Michael’s with her old friends, gracefully leaving that messy little scandal involving a hooker and her husband behind. We thought it was a good sign and predicted that her public outing meant that she was done hiding and would reclaim Read More
Yesterday at lunch, eight uptown ladies gathered at Michael’s to celebrate the 39th birthday of Kathy Lacey Hoge, whom New York Social Diary once described as a "prominent communications consultant" in New York.
Seated at a round table not far from Jane Fonda, columnist Liz Smith, and Hearst editorial director Read More
Blake Lively is reportedly jealous of Penn Badgley’s new love interest on Gossip Girl and is making everyone uncomfortable with some territorial PDA. [P6]
Shia Leboeuf, was arrested early Sunday and charged with a DUI after his Ford truck hit another car, flipped and landed on its roof in West Hollywood. No Read More
According to her Facebook profile, Lydia Hearst is engaged! After just one week of dating Matt Rains, Trevor Rains’ brother, the twinkly-eyed socialite posted the update: "Lydia Marie Hearst Shaw went from being ‘it’s complicated’ to ‘engaged.’ [Daily Intel]
While giving a commencement speech at the Jesuit-run Loyola College, Lesley Stahl Read More
Finally someone is honoring Silda Wall Spitzer’s mortifying role in her husband’s debacle rather than criticizing her for it. Harper’s Bazaar has done a photo shoot titled "Stand By Your Man" inspired by the Spitzer sex scandal that appears in the magazine’s June issue. The images conceived by photographer Peter Lindbergh portray a narrative of Read More
After an icy two-minute-and-45-second speech that mixed his trademark indignation and what seemed like strained remorse, Governor Eliot Spitzer walked out of public life this afternoon.
His lantern jaw clenched, Spitzer stood at the podium in a blue suit, white shirt and blue-green tie next to his wife Silda Wall Spitzer, whose eyes looked drained Read More
Assemblyman Michael Benjamin of the Bronx, a Democrat who has criticized Spitzer on occasions, emails: "I’m dazed by today’s news regarding Gov Spitzer’s involvement with a prostitution ring. My wife, Kennedy, and I offer our prayers for Silda Wall Spitzer and her two daughters. We pray that Gov Spitzer makes the right decision for his Read More