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Scene Last Night: Och Challenge, Asness, Fey, Cantor, Lutnick

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow It's hard to imagine the UJA-Federation of New York's Wall Street Dinner without Alan "Ace" Greenberg on the dais. To help fill the void, the Dec. 8 event will include a tribute to the former head of Bear Stearns, who died in July, and the Young Leadership award will be named after him.

Scene Last Night: Clinton, Schwarzman, Corzine, Neidich, Diamond

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Steve Schwarzman had a granddaughter yesterday morning. Last night he sat one table away from new grandmother Hillary Clinton. On the joys of grandparenting, they can agree. "You almost only get the good times," said Schwarzman, the chairman and chief executive of Blackstone Group LP, who supported Mitt Romney for president in 2012.

Scene Last Night: Loeb, Fixel, Lauder Back Michael J. Fox

bloomberg.com — Michael J. Fox said during a benefit last night that people in finance and business are an important part of his fight against Parkinson's. "It's not just their financial generosity, it's their entrepreneurial take on it and the fact that they hate to lose," Fox said at the Waldorf Astoria during "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson's."

Scene Last Night: Staley, Tina Fey, Bok, Che, Bruno Mars

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow We're so used to having the stars of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" entertain us that it was neat to see them entertained. Dancing in front of the stage for Bruno Mars last night were Kenan Thompson, "Weekend Update" co-anchors Michael Che and Colin Jost, "resident young person" Pete Davidson, and Vanessa Bayer and Sasheer Zamata.

Scene Last Night: Graffiti at Trippy Whitney Farewell

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow A record $4.3 million was the haul last night at the Whitney Museum of American Art's annual gala, a $1.6 million increase over last year.

Scene Last Night: Gala Science Experiment, Wachenheim, Sandbulte

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Green champagne and pretty wine went down easily last night. The green champagne came with ham (Cipriani 42nd Street prosciutto) at the New York Hall of Science 50th anniversary gala. Red and blue champagne were also on hand. Dr. Seuss was nowhere in sight.

Scene Last Night: Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad, Norman Lear

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow The radio wasn't on unless you counted talk-show hosts Brian Lehrer and Leonard Lopate chatting in opposite corners of the room and music guy John Schaefer mingling in the crowded middle, where waiters passed little balls of mozzarella on skewers.

Scene Last Night: Seinfeld Disses Fancy Socks for Men

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Jerry Seinfeld shared some thoughts on fashion at a benefit for Lincoln Center last night. "I think men who wear interesting socks aren't working hard enough," the comedian said, potentially ruining Christmas sales for men's stocking makers (polka-dots, anyone?).

Scene Last Night: Ogunlesi, Cohn, Langone, Ron Darling

bloomberg.com — Gary Cohn ended yesterday, the day Goldman Sachs named a new class of partners, standing in a hall of dinosaurs. At the American Museum of Natural History, the president of Goldman Sachs said he felt a great sense of relief the selection process was over -- and he has 22 months until he begins again.

Robin Hood Scene: Sternlicht, Einhorn, Tepper, Robbins

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow Barry Sternlicht, the head of Starwood Capital Group, reminded guests at the Robin Hood Foundation's Heroes Breakfast this morning that his two-year term as the organization's chairman is almost up. "I have the honor and privilege of serving as chairman for about the same time as the Democrats will keep control of the Senate," Sternlicht said on the stage at Cipriani 42nd Street.
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Nov 26, 2014

RT @BloombergLuxury: Scene With @AmandaGordon previews the UJA, sees model trains with Tina Fey, checks in on the IRC and CPJ...and more! bloom.bg/1vlShNi

Nov 25, 2014

"There will be a playpen in the Oval Office because Hillary knows what’s important.”@ChildMindDotOrg Gala bloom.bg/1rcfimc

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