Philanthropy

August 31, 2017

On Time: Paul Newman’s Rare Rolex Has Auction Watchers Buzzing

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS Maybe you missed out on Jimi Hendrix’s “Woodstock” Stratocaster, which sold for a reported $1.3 million in 1993. Perhaps you were […]
June 24, 2017

Young Socialites Conjure the Ghost of Leonard Bernstein at the Dakota

It was a spring Saturday in March, but winter lingered in Manhattan, glowering and unwelcome, like a lookout at a street corner. The Dakota on Central […]
May 10, 2017

Party Coverage: Scene City: Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio and Naomi Campbell at Haiti Charity

Party Coverage: Scene City By JACOB BERNSTEIN How many red carpet interviews did Sean Penn give for his Haiti charity, J/P HRO (short for Jenkins-Penn Haitian […]
March 25, 2017

Postscript: When David Rockefeller Met Brooke Astor: The Ultimate New York Power Couple

At the Museum of Modern Art’s annual spring benefit last June, Helen Mirren could be spotted near one of the artists being honored that night, Brice […]
March 16, 2017

Party Coverage: Scene City: Galas for the Arts and Human Rights

Party Coverage: Scene City By DENNY LEE The Art Production Fund raised $500,000 at its March 13 gala at the former Four Seasons restaurant, now called […]
December 7, 2016

A New Foundation, Backed by Richemont, Focuses on Craftsmanship

LONDON — “Our society today honors all the wrong people. Those who do good now live on the last pages of the newspaper. Then there are […]
November 27, 2016

Going Beyond Time

Every year has its new watches and novelties that wow with good looks and mechanical wizardry. But among those timepieces are a few that give a […]
July 30, 2016

The Disrupters: Making New York’s Cultural Boards More Diverse

One morning last September, the billionaires Ronald Perelman and Jerry Speyer strolled into Carnegie Hall, but not to hear Yo-Yo Ma play Bach or Deborah Voigt […]