The annual Hamptons benefit for the Apollo Theater at Ronald Perelman’s estate, the Creeks, in East Hampton brought out a star-studded crowd that included Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, Justin Timberlake, Jamie Foxx, Jon Bon Jovi, Christie Brinkley, Pharrell Williams, Matt Lauer, Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky Stern, and many, many other notable names.
For the 13th Annual Authors Night fundraiser on Saturday, August 12, the East Hampton Library welcomed a particularly impressive group of participants, as well as over 2,000 guests who mingled with the featured authors and left with the personally inscribed books of their choice, at the Field at 4 Maidstone Lane. We caught up with several of the fêted literary stars.
Nearly 200 guests joined Veterinarians International (VI) at Dopo La Spiaggia in East Hampton for VI's third annual Trunks of Love gala. Katie Cleary of World Animal News, Zara Beard, and award-winning actor Dwayne Hill served as hosts of the benefit that was fittingly held the day before World Elephant Day.
The Black and White Summer Gala: Celebrating 'Avedon's America' kicked off with an exclusive preview of Richard Avedon's Avedon's America at Guild Hall in East Hampton, followed by a soiree hosted by April Gornik. Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin, Priyanka Chopra, Questlove, Zippora Seven and Terence Connors, Stewart F Lane and Bonnie Comley, and Florence Fabricant were among notable names that came out to support the benefit.
Hayground School in Bridgehampton hosted food trucks from Manhattan to Montauk when "Edible East End" presented the 6th Annual The Great Food Truck Derby.
Twenty-one years ago, naysayers told Julie Ratner the run she was founding to honor her late sister, Ellen Hermanson, would never take root. Today, it is so firmly rooted in our community that Ellen's name is synonymous with breast cancer care on the East End. The Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital gives state of the art care to all, regardless of ability to pay.
Molly Sims, Mama & Tata and goop, in partnership with Universal Brand Development, hosted a lemonade stand at goop MRKT in Amagansett to celebrate the goop x Despicable Me 3 capsule collection. Inspired by the return of the Minions to theaters this summer, the movie-inspired merchandise was curated by goop for the “Littles” shop at goop MRKT.
Attendees, including Don Lemon of CNN, gathered at the Sag Harbor residence of Lyn and E.T. Williams Jr. for a UNCF VIP Brunch. Artwork by renown artists Hale Woodruff and Claude Lawrence was featured, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting UNCF.
Bradford Rand’s Rand Luxury hosted a private soiree featuring the latest Ferrari and Maserati models, along with exclusive luxury brands, at a private estate in Southampton.
Hundreds gathered at Equuleus Polo Club in Water Mill for the sixth annual Hamptons Cup presented by Cartier. The match between Team NetJets and Team Solaia Capital, which featured international polo star Nacho Figueras, raised more than $650,000 for Robin Hood, New York’s largest poverty-fighting organization.