Centro Trattoria & Bar in Hampton Bays welcomed residents from the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center, Eastern Long Island’s only wildlife hospital during "Getting Wild." Presented by Daniel Gale, the benefit brought out Beth Stern and many more.
Sag Harbor's "Big Tent: Party for the Cinema" was an evening to remember. The number of community members that came to show their appreciation for the Sag Harbor Cinema that burned down in 2016 was astonishing.
Peter and Jane Marino invited Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc. (ARF) supporters, including Martha Stewart, into their lush garden for an extraordinarily special evening that supported the homeless cats and dogs rescued by ARF.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor hosted its 26th Annual Summer Gala on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. Attendees including "Intimate Apparel" stars Shayna Small and actress Kelly McCreary enjoyed dining, dancing, and mingling with Broadway starts, including Obie award-winning Lois Smith, Tony award-winning Betty Buckley.
When it was announced philanthropist Agnes Gund had sold a Lichtenstein and earmarked $100 million of the proceeds to promote criminal justice reform, we thought of all the Parrish Art Museum Midsummer Parties at which we had seen Gund and Roy Lichtenstein's widow, Dorothy. Had the painting been bought from one friend to the other? We fantasized. "Agnes Gund is obviously a very close friend of Dorothy Lichtenstein," Parrish Chairman of the Board and evening Co-chair Fred Seegal told us at this weekend's Parrish bash, honoring Gund and artist Clifford Ross. "One of the things that's great is people like Dorothy, who've been with the museum forever, are still with us," he said.
Soledad O'Brien returned to host the 18th annual Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) benefit, which raised over $1.1 million for RPAF, and brought out Star Jones, Darrelle Revis, Ming Lee and Aoki Lee Simmons, Joseph "Jojo" Simmons, Lyor Cohen and Xin Li, Sherry Bronfman, Andre Harrell, Kevin Liles, Stretch Armstrong, D-Nice, DJ M.O.S., DJ Cassidy, Fab Five Freddy, Chloe Flower, Clark Kent, Rich Medina, Elle Varner, Bevy Smith, Tony Touch, Simone & Dorian Missick, Clarissa and Edgar Bronfman, and Harvey Spevak.
La Nuit en Rosé took over Oreya at the Capri Hotel in Southampton over the weekend. The festivities launched with a Friday evening five-course dinner with a rosé cuvée pairings, and Saturday included a Rosé Pool Party, with over 50 rosé wines.
Hundreds, including "CNN Tonight" host Don Lemon and radio host and sports broadcaster Ann Liguori, joined hosts Sue and Dave Birdsell at their Water Mill home for the third annual "St. Jude Hope In The Hamptons" in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Michael Loeb and SALIDO partnered to present the inaugural "Ribs For Kids," a Celebrity Chef Rib-Off and Barbeque, in support of Pop.Earth, the non-profit offering complimentary and low-cost holistic health and wellness programs for those with autism and developmental disorders. The event was held at Loeb's sprawling Hamptons mansion, where Showtime's "Billions" is filmed.
Publishing powerhouse couple, Pilar Guzmán and Chris Mitchell hosted an intimate, Mexican inspired dinner with Moet Hennessy's Volcan De Mi Tierra at the Amagansett home of MSNBC host JJ Ramberg and architect husband Scott Glass. Attendees included DJ Brendan Fallis, model Rianne ten Haken, actress and model Kate Nauta, Master Chef judge and Milk Bar owner Christina Tosi, EMP Summer House owner Will Guidara, and Trent Fraser, President/CEO Volcan De Mi Tierra.