Health Advocates’ 2021 Honorees Jean Shafiroff, Evan A. Davis, and Rebecca Myers Thomas (photo credits Michael Paniccia; Cleary Gottlieb; HAFOP)

Event to Honor Jean Shafiroff, Evan A. Davis, and Rebecca Myers Thomas

Health Advocates for Older People’s New York Treasures Gala will take place on Wednesday, October 6th, 2021, at The Union Club in Manhattan.

The festive event will be a momentous affair with guests enjoying cocktails and dinner. Co-chairs Leonard Van Lowe and Richard S. Johnson along with Executive Director, Nancy Houghton, will help host the benefit that will honor the three Health Advocates’ 2021 New York Treasures that include Jean Shafiroff, Evan A. Davis, and Rebecca Myers Thomas. …


Ann Liguori ©Neil Tandy

Sports Broadcasting trailblazer and award-winning Talk Show Host Ann Liguori will be hosting her 23rd Annual Ann Liguori Foundation (ALF) Charity Golf Classic on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton, N.Y. The annual charity outing benefits not-for-profits that work in the field of cancer research and care including the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and East End Hospice.

Michael Bosso, Senior Vice President, Operations, U.S. …


Amy Bluestone, Lauren Vernon, Catherine Kassenoff ©Gabe Collazo Photography

The New York Center for Children (NYCC) held their first NYC-area in-person fundraiser in 18 months with their Flamenco Nights celebration at Ventanas at the Modern in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Hosted by Catherine Kassenoff, Lauren Vernon and Amy Bluestone, the event celebrated our caregivers after a tumultuous year. Guests enjoyed tropical cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music and dancing under the stars, in Flamenco inspired style.

Ventanas, the American-Asian-Cuban restaurant by Restaurateur Alexander Duran of Son Cubano and culinary titan Chef David Burke, was the perfect setting for the magical evening, with its outdoor patio overlooking the iconic George Washington Bridge…


Tournament Final to take place Sunday, September 12th, 2021

Greenwich Polo Club ©Greenwich Polo Club

The Greenwich Polo Club, one of the premier polo clubs in the world, will host the prestigious East Coast Open (ECO) tournament on Sunday, August 29, and September 5, 2021, with the final taking place on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Established in 1981, the Greenwich Polo club is considered as one of the top high-goal venues in the world. Greenwich Polo Club runs 10 matches almost every Sunday through September. …


Gallery Opening Hosted the Hamptons Launch of HiWave

A is for Art Opening ©Rob Rich Society Allure

Southampton is now home to A is for Art. Modern American artist and designer, Walter Sternlieb, has opened the Hampton’s hottest new gallery, and it is part of the village’s strong legacy with backing of curated collaborations in the community. Walter celebrated the opening at 60 Jobs Lane in Southampton, NY with cocktails amongst friends and art enthusiasts. The opening coincided with the launch of Philip Greenwald’s HiWave, the in-Person Networking phone sticker.

Some notable attendees included: A is for Art Gallery owner Walter Sternlieb, creator & CEO of HiWave Philip Greenwald…


Tethys Art ©Chloe Gifkins

Group Exhibitions in Southampton Score Rave Reviews and Future Collaborations

Tethys Art (71 Hill Street in Southampton, NY) has become one of the premiere art galleries in the Hamptons in just a few months’ time. The east end’s latest art house is creating a buzz throughout the coast for their ambitious curatorial vision. Showcasing an impressive display of notable quality and dazzling experimentation, their exhibitions reflect Tethys’ core values with artworks that challenge the status quo, create new dialogues, and synergies.

“We aim to have a strong impact on the art world of tomorrow,” states Tethys Art Co-Founder, Elena Ulansky.


Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, photo credit Michael Paniccia; Kobi Halperin, photo credit kobihalperin.com

Luncheon will honor Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, and feature a live fashion show from Designer Kobi Halperin

In its eighth year, the Collaborating for a Cure Ladies Luncheon, an annual event benefitting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF), will take place on Friday, August 20th, 2021, at the T-Bar restaurant in Southampton, NY.

The luncheon will honor philanthropist Jean Shafiroff for her continual support of SWCRF and a live fashion show by renowned designer Kobi Halperin, who will showcase his Fall 2021 fashions and introduce his newest blouse collection.

“For the past seven years the Ladies Luncheon was held in…


Dr. Christopher Johnson ©Tony Valadez Photography

The Advocate Doctor’s Message for Equality Alongside Medical Advice Carried Out on National Media Platforms

Dr. Christopher Johnson is the go-to plastic and reconstructive surgeon for some of the biggest celebrities and high-profile individuals on the planet. His vast success in the field is equally matched by his incredible bedside manner and compassionate approach to medical work.

Known as a leading advocate who often voices ​the​ needs for underserved communities, his passion for thoughtfulness carries​ a​ powerful message on​ how to bring about peace and understanding within all classes and races.

Notably quoted in Huffington Post on his inspirational journey…


Skylar Pinchal, Mercedes de Guardiola, Casey Kohlberg, Silvia Mella, Clare Ngai, Lizzie Asher ©BFA

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Save Venice, the leading American nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the artistic heritage of Venice, longtime supporters are celebrating the organization’s milestone by organizing commemorative events worldwide to support important restorations of masterworks of Venetian art and architecture. In place of the annual Un Ballo in Maschera held in New York each year, Save Venice’s global initiative, 50 Celebrations for 50 Years (50x50), aims to raise critical funds for Save Venice’s mission during its anniversary year at a time when large-scale events are only beginning to return during the pandemic.

The iconic yacht…


Versante Hotel Exterior & Pool Deck ©Versante Hotel

Years in the making and hugely anticipated, Versante Hotel — Greater Vancouver’s first new luxury boutique hotel in years, and the first hotel of its kind in the city of Richmond — finally opens to the public on Thursday, July 29.

Every detail at Versante, from leading-edge technology to vibrantly colourful interior design, has been carefully considered to offer the most unique and captivating hotel experience in the region.

“Having spent almost 20 years managing boutique hotels in Canada and the US, I can’t overstate how special a property Versante is,” says General Manager, David Curell. “In a region crowded…

Lillian Langtry

Lillian Langtry is a freelance writer covering the latest events, hot spots, charities, influencers, beauty trends and more, from NYC to the Hamptons.

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