AVENUE November 2014


TITANOSAUR REX An exclusive interview with Manhattan’s wealthiest man, David Koch, about his life and his philanthropic ventures By Andrea Doyle, Photographs by Keith Major THE PROGRESSIVE PLUTOCRACY AVENUE raises the curtain on the New Yorkers who raise money for left-leaning candidates and causes. By Holly Peterson, Illustration by Matt Colins THE POWER 212 AVENUE’s annual look at the city’s social movers and shakers. Plus, our new Power Hall of Fame, for the permanent power pantheon TRUE STAR POWER A never-published interview with actress and New York legend, Lauren Bacall By Gregory Speck HOUSE OF THE HOLY We peek into the places of worship where New York’s power people commune with the highest power of all By Haley Friedlich CHRONICLES Looking ahead to a busy season on Broadway and beyond. By Debbie Bancroft OBJECTS OF DESIRE Men’s gear and gadgets for fall By Haley Friedlich TRENDSCAPE Musts and do’s to make your appearance powerful By Mi Mi Chloe Park UNREAL ESTATE Seeking the source of an obsession with the provenance of real estate By Michael Gross COCKTAIL ON THE AVENUE Sharing a drink and some caviar with Scott Pelley of CBS By Daisy Prince POSTCARDS FROM . . . Yaz Hernandez takes us to her favorite places in hot San Juan, Puerto Rico Introduction by Haley Friedlich SOCIAL SAFARI Looking back with longing at the last parties of the Hamptons season By R. Couri Hay WORLD ACCORDING TO . . . The “Money Honey,” Maria Bartiromo and her new gig on Fox Introduction by Mi Mi Chloe Park ON THE AVENUE Social life is back in full swing By Mi Mi Chloe Park FASHION FRONT ROW The best of NYFW parties, shows and presentations By Mi Mi Chloe Park ARTS CALENDAR Feast your senses on auctions, exhibitions and performances By Mi Mi Chloe Park