Margo Manhattan Celebrates Warrior Collection In East Hampton

Nicole Miller, Margo Manhattan Photo Credit: Patrick McMullan

Nicole Miller, Margo Manhattan
Photo Credit: Patrick McMullan

Avenue on the Beach Magazine helped internationally renowned jewelry designer Margo Manhattan celebrate the arrival of her “Warrior” collection in stores and online with champagne, fashion and more on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Raul Carrasco in East Hampton. The event benefited Dream Extreme, which helps charity organization STEPS to end domestic and family violence. [Read more…]

This Is It Gala Raises $1.5M For Prostate Cancer Research

Brian Reynolds, Pat Reynolds, Richard Merkin, Jennifer Myles, Glenn Myles Photo Credit: Patrick McMullan

Brian Reynolds, Pat Reynolds, Richard Merkin, Jennifer Myles, Glenn Myles
Photo Credit: Patrick McMullan

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the world’s most promising cancer research, hosted a special evening – the “This Is It” Gala – on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 6.30pm at the stunning Parrish Art Museum at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY. Nearly 250 guests were in attendance of the event in support of the 10th Annual Charles Evans PCF Pro-Am Tennis Tournament held from August 22 – 24, 201, raising $1.5 million in support of prostate cancer research. [Read more…]

Masquerade Party At Coe Hall A Smashing Success

ChampagneCoe_082214AIf you missed the 6th annual champagne party at Coe Hall in Planting Fields, put it on your calendar for next year, because this is the party of the summer. A total of 175 guests attended, and many of them were in costume, a new addition to the popular champagne party. The always ebullient Henry Joyce, executive director of Planting Fields Foundation, greeted his guests with his date Daphne, a 3-month-old long haired Dachshund, who is a companion for his Great Dane, Lucy. [Read more…]

Panera Teams Up With Lemonade Charity


Panera Bread has announced that in celebration of National Lemonade Day on August 20, the café will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from its Lemonade sales to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating childhood cancer. Read more…

Local Bra Artists Honor NBC’s Pat Battle


Woodbury’s Dale Flashner, director of the graphic design program at Adelphi University’s Department of Art & Art History, and Eliz Alahverdian, the director of exhibitions at Adelphi, have paid homage to NBC’s Pat Battle with the creation of an art bra entitled “The Glittering Garden of Hope (Part 2).” Read more…

An East End Party For Good


There was a point when I really loved the East End but wound up cutting down on my trips out there due to all the excessive traffic. But I recently made an exception to attend a fundraiser for EAC (Empowerment, Assistance, Caring), a not-for-profit human service agency whose mission statement includes the protection of at-risk children. In fact, I am a member of the board. Read more…

Jill Zarin’s Luxury Ladies Luncheon

Simon Van Kemp, Roble Ali, Jill Zarin, Cynthia Bailey, Alex McCord, Noelle Roboinson, Dr. Ronald Blatt Photo Credit: Johnny Nunez

Simon Van Kemp, Roble Ali, Jill Zarin, Cynthia Bailey, Alex McCord, Noelle Robinson, Dr. Ronald Blatt Photo Credit: Johnny Nunez

Bravo’s Real Housewife of New York Jill Zarin hosted her Second Annual Luxury Ladies Luncheon, among the most anticipated events in Southampton this summer, at her private estate in Southampton.  Guests enjoyed a day of beauty, pampering, drinking, dining and shopping for a charitable cause. With food and décor provided by Carlyle Catering, the event hosted complimentary spa services including manicures, massages, makeup touch-ups, trunk shows, branded engagement, amazing gift bags and luxe facials from MedSpa44; New York City’s hottest new medical spa. A donation from the proceeds and the Zarin Family Trust will be made to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. [Read more…]

MCF Awards Grants At Greentree

DSCN1537The Manhasset Community Fund held its Awards Ceremony at the Greentree estate on June 9 where an official grant presentation was made to local organizations that provide programs and services for Manhasset residents.

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Ina Garten Hosts Garden Party For EAC

Photo: Ben Fink

Photo: Ben Fink

Celebrity chef, Food Network host, entrepreneur and cookbook author Ina Garten, known to all as The Barefoot Contessa, will host an exclusive summer Garden Party on Friday, July 25, 2014 between 4:00 and 6:00 pm. to benefit the Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) at the Pat & Mary Bagnato Place for Kids, a program of EAC Network. [Read more…]

Silver Anniversary For Museum Of Art

On a balmy Saturday evening women in floral evening gowns and men in tuxedos strolled the gardens of the Nassau County Museum of Art sipping champagne and enjoying hors d’oeuvres while wearing decorative masks to celebrate a milestone birthday, the museum’s 25th anniversary. Read More…Ball_062114I [Read more…]