New York Social Diary

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New York Social Diary
Web address
Slogan Society news and party pictures of the rich and powerful.
Available in English
Created by David Patrick Columbia (founder)
Launched 1993; 22 years ago (1993) (print)
2000; 15 years ago (2000) (website)
Current status Active

New York Social Diary is a website that publishes photographs of "the rich and powerful" socialites and a social calendar of events that they might attend. It is maintained by David Patrick Columbia,[1] who founded it in 2000.[2]


The Diary originated in 1993 as a monthly column in Quest magazine. The column had a similar focus to the present website.[2][3]


Chase Coleman III of old money and notoriously publicity-shy, has refused to be photographed for any publication since his 2005 wedding photographed by the New York Social Diary.[4][5]

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  1. ^ Kendall, Diana Elizabeth (2011). Framing Class: Media Representations of Wealth and Poverty in America. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield (via Google Books). p. 28. ISBN 978-1-4422-0223-8. Retrieved June 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Dworin, Caroline H. (October 3, 2008). "Boswell to the Bluebloods". The New York Times. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ Feur, Alan (April 21, 2012). "The Secret Life of a Society Maven". The New York Times. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ Effinger, Anthony; Burton, Katherine (January 9, 2015). "Why Photos of Some Hedge-Fund Managers Are So Hard to Find". Bloomberg Business. Retrieved September 26, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Hot & Cold". Newyorksocialdiary. January 25, 2005. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 

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