Philadelphia

The Last of the Christmas Parties: Fumo, James and Mark Segal’s

Happy week after Christmas. OMG so depressed this week George Michael , Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher gone. Two icons done in by drugs. How many superstars this year died of drugs or the results of long time drug use – Prince, Carrie and George Michael, icons dead too soon.   I never photographed GM, but had seen him in concert. About 3 years ago I photographed Carrie Fisher at a Minding Your Minds event, which is a youth suicide awareness event. Did I mention that Drew Bergman, Associate Director of Development at Minding Your Mind will be honored at AFSP Save a Life Gala is January 7th at the Curtis Center. Also Today and for the rest of the week I will be working on the BEST OF columns for best dressed, best photos, best celeb stories and BEST PARTY OF THE YEAR. Before I headed out to Charlotte for the most magnificent time with the family for Christmas Weekend, I hit a few parties I didn’t write about yet. Let’s enjoy the pictorial.

 

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Debbie Pastrana and former sen Vince Fumo, at their Christmas Party

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Moi, Carol Tamburino and Mike Toub

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Larry and Cindy Wanerman who finally moved into their dream apartment in Center City

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Ann from Ten Pennies decorated the Fumo tree and interior of the house, for as long as anyone can remember.

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Hacina it’s always great to see ya

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Tonya Whitmore Stack and Lt Gov Mike Stack

 

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Peter Nero

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Brandon Mandia, Alissa Frick, Justin Pizzi, CJ Honigman and Christie Mandia, Honigman Group and PR for James.
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William Arrison, and Danielle DeSandis from The Philly Voice

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The Donatucci’s. They endured an incredible loss of their son and brother, Michael, earlier this year. But created The Michael P. Donatucci Foundation
raising over a hundred thousand dollars to Raising Awareness of Mental Health. Bravo!!

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Ben Haney, co-owner of James (l) and Jamie McFadden fresh off of their wedding vows in St. Thomas over Thanksgiving Day weekend. In January they’ll be hosting a reception for friends and family at THE ARMORY. I can’t wait to see how spectacular it’ll be.  In the meantime James is open for New Year’s Eve. Stop by for a bite.

12-28-2016-1-14-48-pm 1835 Arch Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  (267) 324-5005 -We still have a few available tables for New Year’s Eve! Seatings at 5, 7, and 9pm.

 

Then there was Mark Segal and Jason Villmez‘s annual holiday soiree, which I ran in Liberty City Press this week

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Jarrod Williams‘ best dressed at any holiday party this year….

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