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In the Hamptons, Few Party-Goers Will Admit to Playing Pokemon

bloomberg.com — Do you play Pokemon Go? "Excuse me? No," Nico Muhly, the composer of contemporary classical music, said Saturday night. "What an absurd question. What on earth is wrong with you?" Muhly, 34, had just performed at the annual benefit for LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, his concert hall a lawn, after a day of practicing and dodging sprinklers to keep cool in the heat.

Blankfein, Goldman Partners Hit Hamptons for Stem Cell Event

bloomberg.com — As Lloyd Blankfein huddled with David Solomon and Stephen Scherr at Scherr's home in Sagaponack, it seemed there was a Goldman Sachs dress code in effect. Both Blankfein and Solomon wore white polos (Blankfein's even had Goldman Sachs lettering on the sleeve) and navy pants.

Hamptonites Dodge Trump Fundraiser, Roadblocks in Quest to Relax

bloomberg.com — Alex Navab of KKR was invited to the Donald Trump fundraiser in Southampton on Saturday, and did not attend. "I had no interest," he said Saturday night at the Parrish Art Museum's Midsummer Party, as he and actress Emily Mortimer dined on corn on the cob and gazpacho.

Bowie Tribute and 28 Other Hamptons Benefits to Hit This Summer

bloomberg.com — The beautiful, lazy beach life doesn't last long in the Hamptons. Those lobster rolls and pies must be burned off by (fill in your resort sport here). Sandy toes will be scrubbed. And plans for nights in, grilling and playing board games are going to be disrupted by a benefit or two.

Bon Jovi in Central Park Brings Public Enemy to Brownsville

bloomberg.com — Muffie Potter Aston knew all the words and sang along as Jon Bon Jovi crooned "Who Says You Can't Go Home." And just about everybody -- including Barry Rosenstein, Alan and Susan Patricof, Mort and Linda Janklow and Peter and Rebecca Shapiro -- joined Peter Yarrow on "Blowin' in the Wind."

Judith Rodin to Step Down as President of Rockefeller Foundation

bloomberg.com — Judith Rodin will step down as president of the Rockefeller Foundation after more than 11 years running the $4 billion-endowed organization. She will depart once a successor has begun the job, the foundation said Thursday in a statement.

Dauman Pleads for Tolerance at Harlem Gala After Orlando Tragedy

bloomberg.com — Absorbing the shooting in Florida was the preoccupation of many who had come to Harlem's Apollo Theater on Monday night, even as they made a game attempt to party on. "We need to ride the love train down to Orlando," the O'Jays said at the historic theater's Spring Gala.

'Can Trump be president?' US executives grilled overseas

m.smh.com.au — Stephanie Baker and Amanda Gordon -Jun 11, 2016 Executives say many colleagues and customers overseas are transfixed by this election season, and particularly by the Trump phenomenon. Photo: AP Steve Schwarzman, chief executive of Blackstone Group, who recently returned from South Korea, offers a polite answer to the question everyone keeps asking: "It's very colourful."

'Can Trump be president?' US executives grilled overseas

smh.com.au — Executives say many colleagues and customers overseas are transfixed by this election season, and particularly by the Trump phenomenon. Photo: AP Steve Schwarzman, chief executive of Blackstone Group, who recently returned from South Korea, offers a polite answer to the question everyone keeps asking: "It's very colourful."

The Hedge Funder’s Music Producer Brings Good Vibes to Brooklyn

bloomberg.com — Ray Dalio and Paul Tudor Jones are just two of the finance types that go to shows at Peter Shapiro's Capitol Theatre, just over the state line from their Connecticut homes, where the lobby bar is named after Jerry Garcia.
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Jul 27, 2016

The one party he got into: Distilled Spirits Council/WSJ. Nostalgic 4 me as I covered DNC+RNC parties in 2004.  https://twitter.com/RonanFarrow/status/758273341358608384 

Jul 22, 2016

RT @josheidelson: Nussbaum:"We’re knocking on the doors of strangers[4] conversation some people won't have with their best friend..."  https://twitter.com/josheidelson/status/756499823277277184 

Jul 22, 2016

RT @josheidelson: Spent a couple days in PA following AFL-CIO's group for non-union workers as it tries to sway Trump-curious whites:  http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-07-22/labor-clinton-rust-belt 

Jul 21, 2016

There are 314 homes on the market for $10 million or more in the Hamptons  http://bloom.bg/29NaGzS 


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