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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)
All About Film

Film reviews, festivals etc...(more)
Hosted the Annual Ferrari & Maserati of Long Island
Charity Brunch at Private Bridgehampton Estate
August 18th, 2018
Home of Maria & Kenneth Fishel and Family
Bridgehampton, NY

RAND Luxury, Inc. produced another successful private charity brunch in collaboration with Ferrari and Maserati of Long Island...(more
BELLA New York Hosts
6th Annual Hamptons White Party
With Cover Girl Lori Loughlin 
Saturday, August 4, 2018 Southampton Social Club |
256 Elm Street, Southampton, NY

Bella Magazine presented the 6th Annual Hamptons White Party at Southampton Social Club on Saturday, August 4th, 2018...(more)

Jack Lenor Larsen’s
Birthday Party
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Longhouse Reserve

Jack Lenor Larsen’s celebrated his birthday Saturday night at Longhouse Reserve...(more

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
The 14th Annual Hamptons Happening
the Philanthropic Contributions of Leading Industry Visionaries
July 14, 2018

The 14th Annual Hamptons Happening celebrated the achievements and charitable contributions benefitting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation...(more)
Jean Shafiroff Hosts Holiday Luncheon
In Honor ofThe New York Center for Children
December 19, 2017
Le Cirque

Jean Shafiroff, Prominent Philanthropist and Author of "Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give," hosted her fourth annual holiday luncheon...(more)
The Vienna Philharmonic Society
Orchestra’s 175th Anniversary
The Kosciuszko Foundation
December 4, 2017

Monday evening The Vienna Philharmonic Society toasted the Orchestra’s 175th anniversary and the launch of their new book with a celebration at The Kosciuszko Foundation...(more)
Publicolor Holiday Shopping Event
Hosted by Milily at
158 Mercer Street
November 30, 2017

On Thursday, November 30th, fashion designer Michelle Smith of MILLY, jewelry designer Dana Bronfman, and artist Sarah Meyohas hosted a holiday shopping event ... (more)

Longhouse Reserve
Members Holiday Gathering
November 25, 2017
Longhouse Reserve

LongHouse Reserve hosted their annual Members Holiday Gathering on Saturday, November 25th in East Hampton...
Prostate Cancer Foundation
13th Annual Charles Evans PCF
Pro-Am Tennis Tournament
Parish Art Museum
August 26, 2017

Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization which remains steadfast in its commitment to identify and fund groundbreaking prostate cancer research...(more)
Ellen Hermanson Foundation’s Magical Gala
Chaired by Philanthropist
Jean Shafiroff
Topping Rose House
August 20, 2017

The Hampton’s-based Ellen Hermanson Foundation held it’s annual gala which netted more than $100,000 for the South Hampton Hospital’s...(more)
The Michael Bolton Charities
“An Evening Under the Stars” 
August 19, 2017
Private Estate in Sagaponack, NY

Celebrity event planner Larry Scott produced The Michael Bolton Charities, “An Evening Under the Stars” fundraising dinner, private concert and auction...(more)

Guild Hll
Season Spectacular Benefit
John Drew Theater
July 1, 2017

Guild Hall launched this summer in East Hampton with their annual Season Spectacular benefit. Saturday evening Jay Leno performed for a sold-out audience at their John Drew Theater...(more)

Youth America Grand Prix's (YAGP) First Position Club
Home of Susan Cutfreund
July 21, 2017

Youth America Grand Prix's (YAGP) First Position Club celebrated Friday night with ballet dancers from around the world at Susan Gutfreund's Upper East Side residence...(more)

Rioult Dance NY's 2017
Opening Night
Joyce Theater
May 31, 2017

Opening night for RIOULT Dance NY's 2017 season at The Joyce Theater; the French-American choreographer, Pascal Rioult, began with a revival of his 1995 work Te Deum...(more)

The Cool Culture UnGala 2017
May 31, 2017

Yesterday evening at IAC HQ, The Cool Culture UnGala 2017 brought together more than 200 diverse supporters to celebrate and fundraise for Cool Culture and its programs...(more)

American Ballet Theater
Spring Gala
Lincoln Center
May 22, 2017

American Ballet Theatre celebrated its 2017 Spring Season with the annual Spring Gala...(more)
Stir, Splatter +Roll Gala
The Metropolitan Pavillion
May 22, 2017

Publicolor celebrated their Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala May 22 at the Metropolitan Pavilion raising nearly 1.3 million dollars...(more)
American Cancer Society Celebrated
12th Annual Taste of Hope
With Culinary Honoree
Aarón Sánchez
And Survivor Honoree Miri Torres
The Metropolitan Pavilion
May 9, 2017

The American Cancer Society hosted the 12th Annual Taste of Hope on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017...(more)

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education
Private Club in New York City
April 27, 2017

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, which has provided youth and their families high quality education, arts and social programming in East Harlem and the South Bronx for over 80 years...(more)

Tang Dynasty Ball
The Asia Society
April 27, 2017

The Tang Dynasty Ball, co-chaired by Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, coincided with The Asia Society’s opening of the groundbreaking exhibition “Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia”...(more)

Mercado Global
Cocktail Party
Private Home
April 24, 2017

Mercado Global's Board Member Yaz Hernandez, former fashion industry executive and philanthropist...(more)

Youth America Grand Prix's
“Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow' Gala”
Lincoln Center
April 13, 2017

Amy Astley was the honorary chairman and Marcella Guarino Hymowitz as chairman of last Thursday night’s Youth America Grand Prix's “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow' Gala”...(more)

Youth America Grand Prix's
“Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow' Gala”
Lincoln Center
April 13, 2017

Amy Astley was the honorary chairman and Marcella Guarino Hymowitz as chairman of last night’s Youth America Grand Prix's “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow' Gala”...(more)

LOOT: MAD About Jewelry
Opening Benefit
Musuem of Art and Design
April 3, 2017

On Monday, April 3rd, world-renowned English fashion designer (and LOOT 2017’s Honorary Chair) Dame Zandra Rhodes was joined by friends John Waters, Daphne Guinness, Anna Sui, Iris Apfel, and Patricia Cleveland...(more)

New York Premiere and Celebration of Documentary Film "Henry T. Segerstrom:
Imagining The Future"
Carnegie Hall
March 20, 2017

Henry Segerstrom, philanthropist and visionary developer of California’s South Coast Plaza was celebrated at Carnegie Hall by a VIP gathering of philanthropists...
The Wooster Group’s 2017 Benefit
The Performing Garage
33 Wooster Street
March 14, 2017

The Wooster Group’s 2017 Benefit was held on Tuesday, March 14th at at The Performing Garage, 33 Wooster Street , New York City...(more)
Barbara Tober and Michele Cohen Hosted a Party in Honor Of
Joan Juliet Buck
Museum of Arts and Design
March 2017

Barbara Tober (chairman emeritus) and Michele Cohen (chairman) at the Museum of Arts and Design hosted a glamorous evening in honor of Joan Juliet Buck...(more)

Winter Gala
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
March 1, 2017

RIOULT Dance NY held their Winter Gala at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. The evening festivities were punctuated by pop up performances by their dancers...(more)

New York’s Decoration &
Design Building
Great British Design
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Decoration & Design Building

979 3rd Ave

New York’s iconic Decoration & Design Building (DDB) celebrated British creativity, craftsmanship and heritage on Tuesday, February 28, 2017...(more)
Youth America Grand Prix's (YAGP) First Position Club Backstage
New York City Center

February 8, 2017

New York City Ballet's principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht performed a rousing new work set to Benny Goodman’s Sing-Sing-Sing for Youth America Grand Prix's (YAGP) First Position Club backstage at New York City Center...(more)
Primer Painting Party
Urban Assembly School for the
Performing Arts
December 3, 2016

Earlier this month, on December 3, Publicolor hosted the organization's annual Primer Painting Party...(more)

Youth America Grand Prix
First Position Club
Sneak Peak & Reception
November 28, 2016

New York City Ballet's principal dancer Ashley Bouder gave Youth America Grand Prix's (YAGP) First Position Club members a peak of her new choreography for an upcoming collaboration with The New York Jazzharmonic...(more)

Jerusalem Capital Studios (JCS) International and
UN Women for Peace Association

Host Opening Cocktail Party
International Emmy World Television Festival
November 18, 2016

On Friday, November 18 Jerusalem Capital Studios (JCS) International, the media company owned by philanthropist and Jewish leader,the Honorable Ronald S. Lauder...(more)

Michele Gerber Klein
Hosts Benefit Dinner for
"Rules of the Game"
November 10, 2016

Rules Of The Game, a collaboration between grammy-winning musician Pharrell Williams, top choreographer Jonah Bokaer, and renowned visual artist Daniel Arsham...(more)

27th Rallye Aicha Des Gazelles Du Maroc Hosted a US Launch Party
Featuring Guest of Honor
Mrs. Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Rotisserie Georgette
Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres
November 3, 2016

Pioneering all-women rallye Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc - faithful to its founding values...(more)
Angelo David Salon Honors
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Angelo David Salon
420 Madison Ave, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Ocober 20th, 2016

Angelo David Salon, New York City’s leading luxury hair salon for Couture Hair Extensions, Wigs & Additions, partnered up with New York radio station 95.5 PLJ for Blow Out Breast Cancer in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month...(more)
Fiesta! 2016
October 18, 2016
The Plaza Hotel

The Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education's “Fiesta 2016” presented their Gold Medal of Honor to Marcelo Claure...(more)
Jacqueline Weld Drake Hosts
Cocktail Party in Honor of
Casita Maria's Upcoming
Fiesta! 2016
September 27, 2016

Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted a celebration for Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education’s upcoming gala, Fiesta! 2016, at her Upper East Side residence last night...(more)
Last Chance for Animals (LCA)
Annual NYC Fundraiser
Rosina's Restaurant
September 18, 2016

Leesa Rowland and Dara Sowell co-chaired the Last Chance for Animals (LCA) Annual NYC Fundraiser at Rosina's restaurant (1690 York Ave, New York, NY 10128) on Sunday, September 18...(more)

Edgar Degas's
"Little Dancer"
Exhibit Opening amd
Book Launch
The French Alliance Française
September 14, 2016

An exhibition devoted to Edgar Degas' Little Dancer opened last night at The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)...(more)


Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization which remains steadfast in its commitment to identify and fund groundbreaking cancer research programs...(more)
Julian Niccolini and Four Seasons
Pop-up Restaurant
Oreya at the Capri Hotel
August 11, 2016

Oreya in Southampton paid tribute to Julian Niccolini and The Four Seasons restaurant with a one night only pop-up restaurant...(more)

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)
Joyce Theater
August 10, 2016

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) hosted reception for First Position Club members with Iain Webb (Director of The Sarasota Ballet) and David Vaughan...(more)

Luciano Benetton's
Contemporary Art Exhibit
Imago Mund
May 23, 2016
Pratt Brooklyn

Luciano Benetton's latest contemporary art exhibit, Imago Mundi, launched last night at Pratt in Brooklyn...(more)
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
Collaborating for a Cure
May 18, 2016
Residence of Andrea Stark

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its third annual Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon at the private Upper East Side residence of Andrea Stark...(more)
Publicolor 20th Anniversary
Stir, Splatter + Roll 2016 Gala
May 16, 2016
Metropolitan Pavilion

Publicolor celebrated its 20th Anniversary at their annual Stir, Splatter + Roll 2016 Gala on May 16, 2016 at the Metropolitan Pavilion...(more)
"Carnaval" 2016 Gala
Monday, May 16, 2016
The Plaza Hotel

Ballet Hispánico raised more than $1 million in support of the company's artistic and educational work in New York City and around the country at their 2016 Galaon Monday, May 16, 2016...(more)

U.S. Flagship Opening
May 4, 2016
Moynat Boutique
937 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021

Last night, Moynat celebrated its U.S. store opening with a cocktail reception and revealed its capsule collection with artist Daniel Arsham...(more)

3rd Annual Benefit: One Way or Another
Raised More Than $100,000
Dance to Unite Performed Live with Debbie Harry
Avenues: The World School, 259 10th Ave, NYC
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6pm

Dance to Unite raised more than $100,000 in support of the company's expanding free after-school dance and education programs at their 3rd Annual Benefit: One Way or Another ...(more)
American Cancer Society 11th Annual Taste of Hope Kickoff Party
April 28, 2016
Designer Romona Keveža’s Penthouse Flagship
One Rockefeller Plaza

International Fashion designer Romona Keveža hosted an Exclusive VIP Champagne Reception in honor of the American Cancer Society...(small)
Youth America Grand Prix's Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala
BAM Howard Gilman Opera
April 28, 2016

Angel Corella and Irina Dvorovenko hosted Youth America Grand Prix's Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow gala on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
The Museum of Arts and Design
LOOT 2016 Opening Benefit
Shopping, Cocktails
and Benefit Dinner
Monday, April 11, 2016

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) hosted 300 guests at the LOOT 2016 Opening Benefit on Monday, April 11, 2016...(more)

FJK Dance Opening Night Gala
April 6, 2016
New York Live Arts

Amy Fine Collins and Joanna Fisher took to the stage at the opening of FJK Dance’s 2016 Season at New York Live Arts...(more)

FJK Dance Open Studio
Preview of 2016 Season
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
DANY studios, 305 West 38th Street, New York City

Ballet lovers Amy Fine Collins, Cathy Hardwick, Michele Gerber Klein and dancer Ethan Stiefel trudged over to the DANY rehearsal studio...(more)

The School of American Ballet 2016 Winter Ball
Monday March 14th, 2016. 7PM.
David H. Koch Theater

The School of American Ballet's 2016 Winter Ball took place at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 14, 2016 and raised nearly $1.2 million...(more)

Cocktail Reception In Honor Of
Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY
March 14, 2015
Private Home

On Monday, March 14 Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted 70 for a cocktail reception to kick-off the Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY...(more)

UN Women for Peace Association’s Annual Awards Luncheon and March in March in celebrations of International Women’s Day and Ending Violence Against Women
March March 4, 2016
Luncheon, March 5, 2016

United Nations Headquarters &
Dag Hammarskjöld Plaz

The UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) Annual Awards Luncheon, was held in celebration of ... (more)
Party to Celebrate
G. A. Mudge's
"Alice in Central Park"

Home of Barbara and
Donald Tober
March 3, 2016

Barbara and Donald Tober held an intimate soiree for G.A. Mudge, author and photographer of the books,  Alice in Central Park - Statues in Wonderland and Two Alice Statues in Central Park, at The Lotos Club...(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)

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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