October 2013

INSIDE THE OCTOBER ISSUE…

EXIT INTERVIEW As her time as New York’s unofficial first lady comes to a close, we take a walk with Diana Taylor. By Christopher Lawrence, Photographs by Keith Major A-LIST Our annual compilation of the most influential people in New York.  SWEET CHARITY Guiding New York’s cultural institutions is a job for the who’s who of Manhattan. By Haley Friedlich POWER FARE Geoffrey Zakarian, the man behind spots like The Lambs Club, talks power dining with us. By Haley Friedlich CHRONICLES We asked around to see what our AVENUE friends are most looking forward to this season. By Debbie Bancroft OBJECTS OF DESIRE ’40s inspired objects hone in on this season’s well-tailored trend. By Casey Brooks HOT SPOTS AVENUE maps out the city’s go-to destinations for fall. By Charlotte Ross COCKTAIL ON THE AVENUE A drink with New York Times journalist Sarah Lyall. By Daisy Prince UNREAL ESTATE The Marquand mansion on 68th Street will, once again, be reimagined, this time for a new generation of wealthy owners. By Michael Gross JEWELRY BOX  Shining selections from artful jeweler Gilbert Albert POSTCARD FROM . . .  DChef Daniel Boulud writes home from Rio de Janeiro. Introduction by Haley Friedlich SOCIAL SAFARI This month takes us to the races, the ballet, Guild Hall and beyond. By R. Couri Hay WORLD ACCORDING TO . . . We picked the whimsical, colorful mind of Chris Burch. Introduction by Charlotte Ross ON THE AVENUE The best parties of the month and a fashion week round-up. ARTS CALENDAR What’s on view at museums, galleries and auction houses.