The youngest daughter of J. Pierpont Morgan overcame her childhood shyness to live a life of uncommon independence, cofounding the Colony Club, New York City’s first social club for women, and hosting a prominent Gilded Age salon.
A very pregnant Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, takes uptown by storm when she arrives for a baby shower with some of her closest American friends.
From the grandes dames of the Gilded Age to today’s upwardly mobile, “Society” continues to change with the generations.
Our editor in chief remembers the inimitable Anne Slater, a fixture on the New York social scene in her signature cobalt blue glasses.
On Saturday evening, December 2, in West Palm Beach, Beth Rudin DeWoody, the internationally recognized American art collector, opened her Midcentury-modern art space called The Bunker, which is located at 444 Bunker Road, in West Palm Beach’s craft and design district.
Jeannette Watson Sanger and her husband, Alex, were neighbors of mine for the first couple of decades I lived here. They moved to a new apartment in Madison Square just a few years ago. They had lived around the corner on Gracie Square in an apartment overlooking Carl Schurz Park. We’d see one another on …
Back in the early days of the new country, after the grid was put in place in New York, in the second decade of the 19th century, Park Avenue was called Fourth Avenue. Fourth was the avenue that carried the tracks of Cornelius Vanderbilt’s New York and Harlem Railroad. The railroad had entered daily life …