A father settles into bed, his children already snug and asleep, dreaming of dancing sugar plums. Just as he and his wife get under the covers, he hears a noise, runs to the window, and opens the shutters. Startle turns to delight when he spots a miniature sleigh led by eight reindeer, its driver a lively, little old man. Surely, he wonders aloud, now convinced he knows the whistling charioteer, “he must be St. Nick.”
Month: November 2018
The new metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center relocated from the original at Broadway and 39th Street and opened on Friday, September 18, 1966. The excitement was visible as the glamorous audience took their seats for Anthony & Cleopatra, a dazzling production with Leontyne Price and Justino Díaz in the leads.
Socialite, equestrian, and designer of a luxury heritage brand Ariana Rockefeller hosted her third annual holiday party Thursday, November 15. Family, friends, and notables of the fashion industry gathered around the Christmas tree draped in carefully curated flowers provided by Winston Flowers to commence the holiday season.
Next month, on December 10, the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Robert I. Ballinger Award with an award presentation and luncheon at The Breakers. In addition to honoring this year’s Ballinger recipient, the event will toast the publication of the Preservation Foundation’s new book, Palm Beach: An Architectural Heritage, published by Rizzoli.
Founded in 1930, The Surf Club was an unlikely addition to the Miami Beaches. After all, the then southernmost city was a place for the limelight as much as the sunlight. Still, there’s always that coterie of like-minded folks who prefer to socialize behind closed doors, which was precisely the appeal.
The sunshine state is picking up more speed of late—in the form of Brightline, the intercity higher-speed rail system that began operations earlier this year between Miami and West Palm Beach, with a single intermediate stop at Fort Lauderdale. Orlando is the next scheduled destination for 2021 as the service expands in the coming years with a West Palm Beach–Orlando segment, via Cocoa.
November nights are cooling down, but the social season is heating up, which means you’ll need a new dress or two for evenings on the town. Don’t forget to add some sparkle to your look with earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and—yes—even your shoes. This month, we’re making fall getaways and Thanksgiving prep easy with our selects for both him and her.