City Harvest, whose mission is to end hunger in communities throughout New York City, held its 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. Hosted by Clinton Kelly, the evening, which brought out Ted Allen, Donatella Arpaia, Ron Ben-Israel, Jonathan Cheban, Katie Couric and Jack Mulner, Richard Gere, Ryan Serhant, Ja Rule, John Legend, Marc Murphy, Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich, Eric Ripert, Geoffrey Zakarian, and more, honored Chrissy Teigen, José Andrés, Wendy and Bill Mills and Robin Hood, the poverty fighting organization.
A New York City premiere for Netflix's "The Week Of" - which drops on April 27 - at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 brought out the film's stars Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Allison Strong, Roland Buck III, and Steve Buscemi, as well as David Spade, Rob Schneider and more.
Co-chaired by Christine Curiale-Steinmuller, Maryanne Horwath, and Laura Wynne, this year's "Spring Fling" brought out over 400 guests - including Ramona Singer, Rosanna Scotto, and Janice Dickinson - who enjoyed live music by NOIZ, a photo booth and open bar/hors d’oeuvres catered by Elegant Affairs, and the latest Parrish exhibitions. This year's soiree raised over $130,000 in support of the Water Mill-based Museum's year-round educational programs for children and adults.
Victoria's Secret Angel and co-founder of Wander Beauty, Lindsay Ellingson hosted Beautiful Brassieres, a fundraising event for A World of Pink, which supports women on Long Island who have had breast cancer. The event, held at The Watermill in Smithtown, featured “bra art” created by survivors, their loved ones, advocates, doctors, and sponsors, entertainment, a live auction, and more.
The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) made news on Tuesday, April 17, when Olympic Gold Medalist McKayla Maroney spoke publicly for the first time since revealing former U.S. Women's Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar abused her. She spoke at length with NYSPCC Executive Director, at The NYSPCC's annual Spring Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel.
Suri Kasirer and Bruce Teitlebaum hosted a party at their Southampton home to celebrate the launch of "The Initiation," the debut novel of Southampton resident Chris Babu. It follows the story of a teen math geek in dystopian New York City who enters a test in which he and his comrades must solve puzzles or face death. The young adult book debuted on February 27th from Permuted Press, whose publisher, and East Hampton resident, Anthony Ziccardi and his wife Katherine were in attendance as well.
"Variety" hosted its fifth annual Power of Women New York luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Hosted by Samantha Bee and presented by Lifetime, this year's event celebrated Emily Blunt, Tarana Burke, Margaret Atwood, Alicia Keys, Tina Fey, Padma Lakshmi and Tamron Hall.
American Friends of The Open University of Israel (AFOUI) held a Luncheon and Fashion Presentation showcasing CH Caroline Herrera's Spring Summer Collection. Ingeborg Rennert hosted the celebratory affair.
"The Real Housewives of New York City" stars Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Dorinda Medley, Carole Radziwill, and Tinsley Mortimer gathered at The Seville in New York City to celebrate the premiere of the hit Bravo show's 10th season. The cast was joined by "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" host and "RHONY" executive producer Andy Cohen, "Summer House" stars Lauren Wirkus and Lindsay Hubbard, Dina Lohan and more.
Jean and Martin Shafiroff hosted a party at their Park Avenue home to raise awareness for the Surgeons of Hope Gala on May 3. The nonprofit sends pediatric heart surgeons to under-resourced regions to perform life-saving surgeries to babies born with heart defects.