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Candace Bushnell Cover Celebration VIP Dinner

Hamptons magazine hosted a private dinner at the sprawling East Hampton estate of Shahab and Libby Karmely with cover star and noted author Candace Bushnell celebrating East Hampton Library Authors Night. The evening, presented by Neiman Marcus, featured a rose wine pairing from Chateau D’Esclans featuring their Whispering Angel, Rock Angel, and Les Clans varietals. Guests gathered under the stars at a spectacularly laid table by Mark Masone to a gourmet meal by Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs. VIPs in attendance included hosts Shahab & Libby Karmely, Salman Rushdie, Jihae Kim, Rebecca Knox, Nancy Chilton, Samantha Angelo, and Maria & Larry Baum. Source:...

Celebrities Spotted Out and About – Week of August 9th

Zedd (pictured above) at the launch of Columbia Sportswear’s SH/FT Collection in Brooklyn, New York. Rapper T-Pain was seen in high spirits celebrating his up-and-coming new single Girlfriend ft. G-Eazy at Avenue Los Angeles. This past weekend, lead singer of the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, joined two female friends at The Roof Opens a New Window. at Le Méridien Central Park Opens a New Window. . While in town for some recent concerts, Jagger had one Pilsner at the rooftop hotspot, relaxed a bit then headed out for the night. Brody Jenner took over the DJ booth at TAO Beach with Devin Lucien on Saturday. Later that night, Jenner and a group of guys dined at TAO for a dinner of dim sum and sushi. Last Sunday, Sailor Brinkley Cook and Jack Brinkley Cook ​led more than 750 Participants at the fourth annual Race of Hope to Defeat Depression, helping to raise more than $275,000 for advanced depression research. Angelina Jolie and kids, Shiloh, Vivian, and Sahara, were spotted at popular plant-based eatery, by CHLOE., Opens a New Window. in Silverlake over the weekend. They enjoyed smoothies as well as the new Bacon Cheezeburger (beet-lentil-walnut patty topped with Cheddar “cheese”, shiitake “bacon”, pickles, lettuce, onion, tomato), the brand new Carrot Dog (grilled and smoked carrot “hot dog” topped with sauerkraut and Sir Kensington’s Mustard), Original Air Baked Fries, a Pina Colada sorbet push pop, and two lemonades. MeekMill with Brooklyn Chop House owner Robert “Don Pooh” Cummins at his NYC restaurant on Saturday, feasting on Porterhouse steaks and Salt & Pepper Lobsters. DJ Logan’s Run and Bravo’s Tabasum Mir celebrating The Hollywood Medium Tyler Henry’s cover of Bella Magazine...

This s’mores pie recipe may be the ultimate way to celebrate National S’mores Day

The simple campfire classic needs almost no improvement, but this twist on the s’more will definitely leave you wanting some more. For National S’mores Day on Saturday, we found a few inventive recipes that take graham cracker, chocolate and marshmallow to the next level, no open flame required! Check out a few of our favorites below. S’mores Blondie Pie Hersey S’mores blondie pie is a fun twist on the classic campfire treat. Ingredients: 6 Hershey’s milk chocolate bars, divided 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick), softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 1 teaspoon baking powder 1-1/2 cups marshmallow creme 1/4 teaspoon shortening (do not use margarine, butter, spread or oil) Ice cream (optional) Directions: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9-inch pie plate. Unwrap chocolate bars; break into pieces. Beat butter and sugar until blended in medium bowl. Add egg; beat until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, graham cracker crumbs and baking powder; beat until well blended. Press half of dough onto bottom and up sides of pie plate. Spread marshmallow creme over bottom of crust. Set aside 1 tablespoon chocolate bar pieces; sprinkle the remaining pieces evenly over marshmallow creme. Form remaining dough into ball; place on sheet of waxed paper. With fingers, flatten and shape into 9-inch circle. Pick up waxed paper, supporting dough with hands. Flip dough onto pie surface; peel off waxed paper. Pinch edges of dough together and form crust edge. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Melt remaining chocolate bar pieces with...

9 Things Every Host Needs at Home to Get the Party Started This Summer

9 Things Every Host Needs at Home to Get the Party Started This Summer fStop Images – Andreas Stamm/Getty Images Longer days mean stretched-out evenings filled with backyard barbecues, block parties, and family reunions. And to pull off these parties, you’ve got to bring your A-game. So why not go all out? Colorful tableware, creative service items, and upgraded decor can set the scene and add to the fun. But here’s the thing: Throwing a bash doesn’t have to clean you out. Dollar stores are an excellent source for summer entertaining and decor swaps—and you can even repurpose a few items from around the house for the cause. To help you get started, we’ve polled the pros for their best ideas for budget entertaining. 1. Melamine plates “I’ve been inspired by the Amalfi coast this season, including Italian melamine and references to nature, especially citrus,” he says. Lightweight and virtually indestructible, melamine, a white crystalline compound, is a budget-friendly pick for outdoor entertaining. “World Market has a great selection of outdoor plates in cheerful, versatile designs, and savvy shoppers will hunt for melamine products during or right after Labor Day for the best end-of-summer pricing,” notes Kristin McGrath, editor and shopping expert at Offers.com. 2. Paper goods Photo by Surrina Plemons Interiors Floating paper lanterns strung over your deck or backyard are both inexpensive and easy to arrange. Continue the paper theme with butcher paper on your table instead of a cloth (no laundry after!). “These rolls cost very little and offer a rustic look,” says Jeanine Boiko, a home blogger with Okio B Designs and a real estate...

3rd Annual Star-Studded ‘Polo Hamptons Match & Event’ Hosted by Christie Brinkley

Social Life Magazine Presents Third Annual Star-Studded ‘Polo Hamptons Match & Event’ Hosted by Christie Brinkley Christie Brinkley, photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com Christie Brinkley hosted the third annual Polo Hamptons Match & Event where she celebrated her July 4th cover at The Maria & Kenneth Fishel Estate in Bridgehampton. Christie Brinkley hosted the third annual Polo Hamptons Match & Event where she celebrated her July 4th cover at The Maria & Kenneth Fishel Estate in Bridgehampton. Maria Fishel, photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com The cover star arrived with her two of her children, Alexa Ray Joel, and Sailor Brinkley Cook, and posed for pictures with Social Life Publisher Justin Mitchell, Maria and Kenneth Fishel and celebrity caterer Andrea Correale. More than 600 guests enjoyed delectable hors d’oeuvres and specialized cocktails from New York and Hamptons caterer Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs as they watched the thrilling Polo match between Michael Borrico’s Certified team, and 101 Polo Team, with Certified taking home the trophy. Attendees included Former Florida First Lady Carole Crist, Douglas Elliman CEO Dottie Herman, Jonathan Cheban, Jean Shafiroff, Andy Sabin, Janel Tanna, Cassandra Seidenfeld, Tatum Peacock, Abraham Merchant, Kelly Fischer, Roni Willett, Dr. Shawn Sadri, Janna Bullock, Jason Binn, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Rachel Heller, Zach Erdem, Christine Montanti, Dr. Andrew Jacono, and Sharon Bush Christie Brinkley and daughter Alexa Ray Joel, photo by Rob Rich A second Polo Hamptons Match & Event will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 900 Lumber Lane between 4pm – 7pm. For information and tickets please visit, www.polohamptons.com. Christine Montanti and friends; photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com Event was sponsored by Private...



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