Writer+Photographer at Bloomberg. Founder, Scene Last Night. NY Sun, Forward, Glamour, Knopf alum. agordon01 at bloomberg dot net

Hamptons Scene: Paulson, Fuhrman at Watermill Where Artists Bark

bloomberg.com — John Paulson wore his shirt untucked. Scott Bommer and Joe DiMenna sported blue button-downs and blazers, Bommer's with gold buttons. So the least preppy, most fashionable money manager at the Watermill Center Saturday night was Glenn Fuhrman in a black-and-white checked Etro suit.

Hamptons Scene: The Peace and Bedlam of the Artist-Thrown Party

bloomberg.com — Hosting more than a thousand guests in the Hamptons can be a headache, a joy, a task to delegate, or a meticulously planned artistic endeavor. The Watermill Center benefit on Saturday falls into the latter category. For the event, avant-garde theater artist Robert Wilson turns several acres in Water Mill, comprising his East End home and year-round artistic compound, into a stage.

Scene Last Night: Einhorn, Hellmuth, Sabat, Cornwell, Weinstein

bloomberg.com — Card sharking got a little political Wednesday night when 14-time World Series of Poker champion Phil Hellmuth came to the Take 'Em to School Poker Tournament at Gotham Hall in New York. Hellmuth said he'll attend an event for 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in September -- not that he's choosing sides.

Hamptons Scene: Move Your Pawn or the Teen Will Corner Your King

bloomberg.com — The things people will do to get to the Hamptons. And we're not talking helicopters and seaplanes. A few months ago, the staff of Chess in the Schools decided "it would be a great idea to come out in the summer and introduce ourselves to new people," said Marley Kaplan, the nonprofit's president and chief executive officer.

All-Nighter of Puzzling Adventures Awaits Wall Street's Wizards

bloomberg.com — The bottle labeled "Charisma" sits on Ray Iwanowski's desk at Secor Asset Management, a souvenir from an all-night scavenger hunt in New York City and a reminder to bring back something better at this year's version of the event. On Aug.
Jul 17, 2015

All-Nighter of Puzzling Adventures Awaits Wall Street's Wizards bloom.bg/1gEExJI via @business

Jul 17, 2015

All-Nighter of Puzzling Adventures Awaits Wall Street's Wizards bloom.bg/1gEExJI via @business

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Top Moments of Midnight Madness From a Cemetery to 'Ode to Joy'

bloomberg.com — Midnight Madness, the all-night puzzle adventure and scavenger hunt, will next take place on Aug. 8 in New York. It's hard to explain the multifaceted event, even if you've played. So Bloomberg asked game architect Mat Laibowitz, founder of the Los Angeles-based design and research firm Futuruption LLC, to share some of his favorite moments from years past.

Hamptons Scene: Avoiding Pond Scum at Parrish as Clammers Party

bloomberg.com — Peter J. Solomon left two headaches behind when he ventured to the Parrish Art Museum Midsummer Party on Saturday night. One was the sight of protesters outside his neighbor Dan Loeb's home, who were chanting something about the 1 percent.
Jul 13, 2015

In the Hamptons this weekend, I reported on Stony Brook Marine Sciences, Parrish Art Museum, SoFo Nat'l Hist Museum: bloom.bg/1HYpDrY

Robin Hood Foundation Looks to Its Donors to Fill Nonprofit Jobs

bloomberg.com — Robin Hood Foundation is good at emptying financiers' pockets to fight poverty in New York. Now it wants to help them part with their jobs too. In September, the foundation will start training finance professionals with at least 10 years of experience for full-time senior positions at nonprofit organizations.
Jul 08, 2015

Robin Hood Foundation Looks to Its Donors to Fill Nonprofit Jobs bloom.bg/1J42Abv via @business

Jul 08, 2015

"Some portfolio managers would be very well suited, some not at all,” to nonprofit jobs in finance bloom.bg/1J42Abv

The Banker and the Ballerina: How Goldman Partner Waltzed Misty

bloomberg.com — By Amanda Gordon (Bloomberg) -- The champagne is chilling under the Chagalls at the Metropolitan Opera House as Valentino Carlotti awaits his brightest star, Misty Copeland. Backstage, Copeland is preparing for her New York debut in the double role of Odette/Odile in "Swan Lake," a performance that would end with thunderous bravos for a phenom many hope will become the first African-American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre.
Jun 30, 2015

RT @luxury: The banker and the ballerina: How a Goldman partner helped the rise of Misty Copeland. bloom.bg/1NuJ8Iu pic.twitter.com/rd1kzMo5NV

Jun 30, 2015

RT @luxury: The banker and the ballerina: How a Goldman partner helped the rise of Misty Copeland. bloom.bg/1NuJ8Iu pic.twitter.com/rd1kzMo5NV

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Scene Last Night: Polka-Dancing Herro Joins Royal Ballet’s Stars

bloomberg.com — David Herro had the most royal company at his dinner table Tuesday night: Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Titania, his Queen, or rather, Steven McRae and Sarah Lamb, the Royal Ballet dancers who'd just performed those roles in Frederick Ashton's "The Dream," the company classic based on Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream."
Jun 25, 2015

“It’s wonderful to wake up and have to be head over heels in love with a donkey,” Lamb said. bloom.bg/1fBeceX

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"He’s always on the hunt for plants that will help him create the strawberry of the future" bloom.bg/1IrxheL by amazing Dune Lawrence

Jul 27, 2015

Karen Brooks Hopkins to share her artsmarts with other nonprofits thru Mellon fellowship nyti.ms/1VHmvqn

Jul 24, 2015

RT @luxury: Hamptons Scene: The peace and bedlam of the artist-thrown gala for the Watermill Center. bloom.bg/1CUAJy2 pic.twitter.com/Ga7bbLHdEb

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