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Celebrities Out and About in
New York City

You see them all the time, celebrities out and about in New York City. Well, you no longer need to shoot grainy cell phone photos. New York Cool, with the help of PR Photos, will be posting celebrity photos on this page daily...(more)
David K Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
April 16, 2015

The stars were out the night of April 16, 2015 when the Youth America Grand Prix presented its annual "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala..(more)
New York Center for Children
20th Anniversary
Spring Cocktail Reception
Bar at Clement
Peninsula Hotel | New York City
April 15, 2015

The New York Center for Children (NYCC) hosted its 20th Anniversary Spring Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Bar at Clement at the Peninsula Hotel in New York City...(more)

Publicolor Honors Paula Cooper
Annual Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala
Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
Thursday, April 9, 2015

On Thursday, April 9th, 2015, Publicolor honored the visionary contemporary gallerist Paula Cooper at their annual Stir, Splatter + Roll gala...(more)

Cocktail Party
El Museo's Gala
April 7, 2015
Private Home Eastside of Manhattan

Maria Eugenia Maury and Williams Haseltine hosted a cocktail party in their stunning new Eastside condominium on Tuesday, April 7th...(more)
B Michael
Sunday March 22, 2015
Macys Herald Square

MACY'S Flower Show!! Couture and Ready to Wear designer B Michael celebrated his latest Spring ready to wear line of elegant timeless fashions available at MACYS nationwide...(more)
Jean Shafiroff Hosted A
Celebration of
Rose Hartman's
"Incomparable Couples"
March 10, 2015

Jean Shafiroff hosted a celebration of photographer Rose Hartman’s new book, “Incomparable Couples”, at Upper East Side bistro, Swifty’s...(more)
The School of American Ballet's
Lincoln Center
March 9, 2015

The School of American Ballet's 2015 Winter Ball took place at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 9, 2015 and raised more than $1.39 ...(more)
UN Women for Peace
United Nations Headquarters
New York City
March 6, 2015

The UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) gave their annual awards this year to Actor/Director Paul Bettany, Chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group Robert Kraft, and Bond No. 9....(more)
"The Making of a Costume"
New York City Center
February 9, 2015

On a cold New York night, Monday February 9, 2015, Principal dancer Chase Finlay and Youth America Grand Prix alumna and soloist Lauren Lovette, both of New York City Ballet...(more)
Theatre Communications Group
Annual Gala
583 Park Avenue
November 10, 2014

On Monday, November 10, 2014, Theatre Communications Group (TCG) celebrated its annual gala. This year the organization honored Jules Fisher, Lynn Nottage, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation...(more)
Lorin Maazel Tribute
October 31, 2014
Society of Ethical Culture

The family of Lorin Maazel paid tribute to his life and career on Friday afternoon in an event that was open to the public at the New York Society for Ethical Culture...(more)

Halle Berry Launches
Scandale Paris Lingerie Line
For Target
Laduree Soho
October 27, 2014

Target hosted a launch party to introduce Halle Berry's collaboration with the iconic French lingerie house Scandale Paris, to create a line for...(more)

Simply Stylist NY Event
Park Central Hotel NY
Saturday, October 25th

Simply Stylist NY— a tri-city Fashion and Beauty Conference teamed up with Marie Claire to put together a conference with the best tastemakers, celebrities and industry experts in New York city...(more)

Kate Young's
"Dressing for the Dark"
Book Launch
October 23, 2014
Sidney Garber Boutique
998 Madison Avenue

Brooke Garber Neidich hosted a reception to launch Kate Young’s new book, "Dressing For The Dark" on Thursday October 23rd at the new Sidney Garber Boutique...(more)

Consulate General of France
Reception Honoring
Madame Ségolène Royal
September 22, 2014

H.E. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France & Friends of Hermione - Lafayette in America hosted a Moet & Chandon Imperial champagne reception on Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Consulate General of France...(more)

Youth American Grand Prix
Dance and Fashion Event
Museum at
The Fashion Institute
of Technology
September 22, 2014

On September 22, 2014 Youth America Grand Prix hosted a tour of “Dance and Fashion” at the Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology...(more)
Jacueline Weld Drake Hosts
A Luncheon For the
Casita Maria Pachanga Jr. Committee
September 19, 2014

On Thursday September 19, 2014, Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted Casita Maria’s Pachanga Jr. Committee at her Upper East Side home...(more)

Couture Council of
The Museum at FIT
Annual Artistry in Fashion
Award Luncheon
September 3, 2014

Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week was launched at Lincoln Center's David Koch Theater when the Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology hosted its annual benefit luncheon to present ...(more)

Yuko Ito
O Cantador

New York chanteuse (by way of Japan) has just released her latest Brazilian jazz album of Brazilian jazz, O Cantador...(more)

Meridian Global Leadership Awards Honoring
Sean O'Keefe and Shafik Gabr
Four Seasons Hotel
Washington, DC
June 10, 2014

The Meridian Global Leadership Awards honors global leaders "who exemplify the positive impact individuals can have in their communities and in the world...(more)
The School of American Ballet’s
2014 Workshop
Performance Benefit
Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The School of American Ballet’s Workshop Performance Benefit 2014 on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 celebrated 50 years of these annual performances and raised nearly $860,000 for scholarships and school programs...(more)
FIT Foundation’s 2014 Gala
Kick Off Luncheon
Bergdorf Goodman
April 30, 2014

On April 30, Bergdorf Goodman hosted an intimately luncheon at Goodman’s Café to celebrate FIT Foundation’s 2014 Gala honorees; which includes Bergdorf Goodman’s ‘style setter’ Linda Fargo...(more)
Council for Canadian American Relations
40th Anniversary Gala
April 30, 2014

On a very rainy April 30, 2014, Jacqueline Desmarais, patron of the musical arts and benefactor of young musicians, and Frank Gehry, iconoclastic architect and design visionary, were honored by the Council for Canadian American Relations (CCAR) at its 40th anniversary Gala dinner...(more)

Wooster Group Spring
Benefit Dinner
632 On Hudson
April 29, 2014

The Wooster Group celebrated their spring benefit dinner on Tuesday, April 29th at 632 on Hudson (632 Hudson Street), New York City. The benefit’s hosts were Steve Buscemi, Buck Henry, Frances McDormand, Mike Nichols, Lorne Michaels, and Maura Tierney...(more)

Carolina Herrera Hosts a Luncheon To Honor Board of Directors and Friends of The Couture Council of
The Museum at Fit
Carolina Herrera Store
954 Madison Avenue
April 28, 2014

Carolina Herrera hosted a small luncheon and preview of the Fall 2014 Collection at the Carolina Herrera store, located at 954 Madison Avenue on Monday, April 28 for the Board of Directors and friends...(more)

New York Philharmonic
Spring Gala
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Lincoln Center

A bloody good time was had last night at the New York Philharmonic...(more)

Couture Council
Evening of Cocktails
Monday, February 24, 2014
Reed Krakoff Store

On Monday, February 24, 2014 Couture Council Board Member, Celia Hegyi, hosted an evening of cocktails at the Reed Krakoff store on Madison Avenue in New York City for Couture Council members...(more)

Fashion Designer Reem Acra
Hosts Party to Benefit
The Smithsonian’s
Freer| Sackler Galleries
February 20, 2014

Fashion designer Reem Acra hosted an exclusive afternoon of champagne and beautiful dresses at her Fifth Avenue boutique to benefit The Smithsonian’s Freer| Sackler Galleries...(more)

Don Bosco Centers

New York Cool photographer Katherin Wermke spent the month of August, 2013 in India teaching a photography workshop...(more)

A Passage to India

New York Cool photographer, Katherin Wermke, traveled to India in August of 2013...(more)

Un Women for Peace Event
December 10, 2013

On a cold New York evening, December 10, 2013, UN Women for Peace hosted a discussion on the global need to end violence against women at a private club on the Upper East Side...(more)

Photography and Fashion Auction
Benefiting Ninos del Sol Inc. Foundation
November 12, 2013
Industria Studios

On November 12, 2013, Eugenia Silva hosted the 5th bi-annual silent photography and fashion auction for Ninos del Sol Inc. Foundation at Industria Studios. Original signed pieces by world-renowned artists were auctioned off to benefit the Costa Verde International School in Sayulita, Mexico...(more)

Reception to Honor
Virginia Postel, Author
The Power of Glamour
Private Residence
November 5, 2013

Jean Shafiroff and The Couture Council Board of Director of The Museum at FIT hosted a private champagne reception on November 5, 2013...(more)

Youth American Grand Prix
Cocktail Reception
Private Residence
November 4, 2013

Youth America Grand Prix’s (YAGP) 2014 Gala Chairs Stephanie Foster, Heather Georges, and Kamie Lightburn held a cocktail reception and conversation on November 4, 2013 to announce their plans for the Youth America Grand Prix 2014 Gala...(more)

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education Gala (The Fiesta)
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
New York City

New York's "partiers for a very good cause" gathered on October 22, 2013 at New York City's glamorous Mandarin Oriental Hotel to celebrate the work of the Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education...(more)

Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Annual Gala
"Some Enlightened Evening"
October 17, 2013
Washington, DC

The Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery hosted an evening of exceptional art and divine music Thursday, Oct. 17, for its annual gala...(more)
Folk Couture Benefit Gala
Wednesday October 16, 2013
Tribeca Rooftop

On Wednesday October 16, 2013, The American Folk Art Museum honored the marriage of folk art and fashion at their annual gala which celebrated the upcoming Museum exhibit "Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art"...(more)

Publicolor Day
October 5, 2013

2013 Publicolor Day, an annual event designated by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and sponsored by YP (aka Yellow Pages) and CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd, was held on October 5, 2013...(more)

Casita Maria's Pachanga Jr. Committee Luncheon in Celebration of
Casita Maria's 2013 Fiesta Gala
September 25, 2013

On Wednesday September 25, 2013, Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted Casita Maria’s Pachanga Jr. Committee at her Upper East Side home for an intimate lunch in celebration of Casita Maria’s 2013 Fiesta Gala...(more)

The Couture Council of
The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Artistry of Fashion
Award Luncheon
September 4, 2013

The Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology rang in Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Week when they hosted their annual luncheon to honor this year's recipient of the 2013 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion, designer Michael Kors...(more)

MAO PR 15th
Anniversary Party
Cherry |Dream Downtown
Meat Packing District
355 West 16th Street
September 9, 2013

The invitation read: "Patrick McMullan and Pat Cleveland cordially invite you to join Mauricio Padilha and Roger Padilha in celebrating the 15th Anniversary of MAO PR."...(more)

Sunglass Hut Times Square
Grand Opening
September 10, 2013

The Sunglass Hut celebrated the grand opening of the Times Square location with a star studded event during New York Fashion Week...(more)

The Wonders of Dubai
Where Heat Married Money

Oh the lure of Dubai: A monument to gold and imagination!

In the 1960's, vast oilfields were discovered under the sands of the United Arab Emirates. And in the spirit of Molly-Brown-meets-Vegas, it was time to spend...(more)

Amouage Perfume Factory

The romance of the Far East emobided in perfume! The Threee King's gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh!. Alladin and his oil filled lamp! It's all the spirit of Amouage!...(more)

  New York Cool Productions

The Big Apple Posse: Escape From New York
New York Cool Productions Publishing

It was bright and beautiful that October day; the sky was clear, the air was brisk but cold for a late October day in New York City. Later, when people spoke about what happened, they always began by saying what a beautiful day it was...(more)

The Big Apple Posse: Escape From New Orleans
New York Cool Productions Publishing

Amanda kicked the soccer ball toward the goal and saw him. He looked just like the others—the tall, blond men who terrorized New York City six months ago.
They had been found...(more)
The Big Apple Posse: Escape From Los Angeles
New York Cool Productions Publishing

Amanda squirmed in the backseat of the Escalade, unable to find a comfortable position without waking her brother Peter who was asleep, his head on a pillow in her lap. Amanda also had a pillow; she had a blanket too, for which she was grateful. It was nice to feel warm again after swimming from a yacht to shore in fifty degree weather wearing a cocktail dress, high heels, and what was now a soggy, smelly down jacket...(more)
Solange's Song: Sequel to The Big Apple Posse Trilogy
New York Cool Productions Publishing

"Take your bows," Solange blew kisses to the room full of six-year-old dancers.

The class bowed, then swarmed Solange, some hugging her and others a bit shyer, staying back hoping Solange would notice them...(more)


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