New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd will be coming in from D.C. and lots of Kellys and other Irish gather for dinner and music St. Patrick's evening at Michael's restaurant on West 55th in Manhattan to remember Iraq war casualty Michael Kelly of The Atlantic (it would have been his 47th birthday) and raise some dough for the schooling of his young sons Tom and Jack. John Fox Sullivan, Atlantic prez, police commish Ray Kelly, Ed Kelly of AmEx Publishing, Jim Kelly, M.E. of Time, Michael K. of Entertainment Weekly, Keith K. of the Post, and novelist Tom K. are all involved. Call Tom at 212-581-3813 for info and tix ($100 a head).
Cottage Living in Birmingham, Ala., named Susan Sutton marketing director. Starting as an intern in 1991, she worked her way up, most recently as promo director.
I finally got to see "Pearl Harbor" and no wonder it got waxed by critics. The second sequence at Mitchell Field on Long Island has towering mountains as a backdrop.
The redesigned Runner's World (Rodale) under new Editor David Willey and Art Director Robert Festino, hits the stands today. It was up in ad pages 12.5% last year; the rate base jumped to 575,000 in January.
Fashion Institute of Technology on Fifth Ave. in Manhattan named Eric Hertz director of exec studies. He was early on a reporter for Women's Wear Daily.
Family Circle Publisher Peg Farrell tells me they'll shrink the rate base in April from 4.6 million to 4.2 million "to enhance its publishing formula." Their ad pages closed up last year and they've been increasing the cover price since 2001.
Editor Susan Ungaro reports Family Circle mag and CBS News' "The Early Show" cut a deal for a monthly segment conducted by Hannah Storm.
More Publisher Carol Campbell is looking for a running partner for the half-marathon she's going to run March 21 in Central Park. Call Tracy Lingo at More, 212-455-1273.
Editor Ariel Foxman and Publisher Alan Katz hosted a "first look at" their new Conde Nast mag for men, Cargo, at Splashlight Studios in Manhattan March 3.
John Mack Carter scored a coup, getting "Uncle Walter" Cronkite to talk about news at last week's New York Media Roundtable lunch.