Month: June 2015

Dining at Castle Hill Inn

Nothing says America more than a good old traditional cookout to kick-start summer. Lucky for you, Castle Hill Inn, located in Newport, Rhode Island, puts on one of the best. This summer, they are offering numerous opportunities to treat yourself and your family to fine summer dining, including a clambake and barbeque outdoors. The Summer …

Mashomack Polo Challenge

Located on a 1,900-acre preserve in Pine Plains, New York, just 90 minutes from New York City, the Mashomack Polo Club is a full-service club for polo players of all levels that features five tournament-class fields, one practice field, stick-and-ball areas, and an outdoor polo arena. On Saturday, June 27, the Mashomack Polo Club will host …

It Seems Like Yesterday

We First met, Betsy von Furstenberg and I, in 1970 when I was doing a story for LIFE magazine on the playwright Neil Simon. It’s hard to believe that was forty-five years ago. Betsy was co-starring with Maureen Stapleton in Simon’s first serious play, The Gingerbread Lady, which was about to open at the Plymouth …

On Stage at the Met Gala

On a Sunday evening to remember, the Metropolitan Opera honored the elegant, talented, inimitable, and very philanthropic Jacqueline Desmarais with a dinner dance on the Met stage. Jackie’s admirers gathered from many corners, including Montreal, Palm Beach, New York, Tel Aviv, Toronto, and Philadelphia. At the cocktail reception overlooking a picture-perfect spring evening on the …