Long Island Bulldog Rescue hosted Bash for the Bulldog - its annual charity dinner and auction at The London NYC Hotel in Manhattan. The event, which supports the skyrocketing number of high-needs English Bulldogs at the height of the holiday abandonment season, brought out Beth Stern, Jill Rappaport, Real Housewives of New Jersey star Dolores Catania, Tom Murro, and many more.
The 13th annual Polar Bear Plunge at Coopers Beach in Southampton was an overwhelming success. Despite the frigid temperature, hundreds of brave attendees took the plunge into the Atlantic Ocean in support of the Human Resources of the Hamptons.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke eloquently about the state of our country as he received the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award on Tuesday night from Ethel Kennedy. Master of Ceremonies Kevin Nealon, Alan Alda, Alec Baldwin (who brought out his Trump impersonation for the occasion while helming the auction), Joy Behar, Harry Belafonte, Michael Bolton (who performed), Lorraine Bracco, Tim Daly, Danny Devito, Trevor Donovan, Giancarlo Esposito, Danny Glover, Tony Lo Bianco, Kate Mulgrew and Rosie Perez were among the bold faces who contributed to the evening.
Montauk's The Surf Lodge made the move to Miami to host a pop-up at The W South Beach during Art Basel. Rosario Dawson, Young Paris and A$AP Mob were among those who stopped by The Surf Lodge's South Beach Bungalow.
East End fire departments spread holiday cheer as they marched through Southampton Village during the Parade of Lights.
Prior to highlighting some of the Hamptons' most exquisite historical and modern abodes, East Hampton Historical Society hosted a Cocktail Party at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton in celebration of its 2016 House & Garden Tour.
Martin and Jean Shafiroff welcomed guests to a festive holiday season gathering that supported New York City Mission Society.
North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, hosted its annual Celebrity Gala at The Mandarin Oriental in New York City. Guests included Beth Stern and Howard Stern, Matt Lauer and Annette Lauer, Katie Lee, Adam Kenworthy and Carole Radziwill, Peter Rini, Mara Wilson, Lisa Lampanelli, Janice Huff, Chris Cimino, and Lauren Scala.
Over 400 Citymeals on Wheels supporters gathered at The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan for the organization's 30th annual “Power Lunch for Women." The by-invitation-only benefit, which brought out Sunny Anderson, Donatella Arpaia, Bobbi Brown, Florence Fabricant, Elizabeth Falkner, Daphne Oz and many other notable names, raised $1 million to provide meals for New York’s homebound elderly.
Recently the legacy of beloved Hamptonite Muriel F. "Mickie" Siebert was honored at the New York Stock Exchange with the dedication of Siebert Hall. She became the first woman to both own a seat on the NYSE and head one of its member firms, Muriel Siebert & Co., Inc., on December 28, 1967.