NEW YORK: Forbes Special Interest Publications held a party last month to launch new publication British Living & Style. Offering the startup best wishes were (from l.): Timothy Forbes, chief operating officer, Forbes; Tamara Schneider, group art director, Forbes Special Interest Publications; author Hope Cooke; and Catherine Sabino, editor in chief, Forbes Special Interest Publications.
NEWPORT COAST, CALIF.: Diners Club sponsored the fifth annual Diners Club Matches at Pelican Hill Golf Club, teaming advertisers with golf pros. Here (from l.): Ken Thomas, sales promotions manager, Toyota Motor Sales USA's Lexus Division; Jack Nicklaus; William H. Frisell, chairman, Diners Club International; Sharon Reed, co-director, Team One Advertising; and Tom Watson.
NEW YORK: Playboy hosted a party on the monthly's rooftop lounge to celebrate the January issue. Among the celebrants: Playboy Chairman-CEO Christie Hefner and New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza.
KANSAS CITY, MO.: Friends and well-wishers gathered to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Bernstein-Rein recently, including (from l.): Dick Resch, former Bernstein-Rein associate; Rich Becker, Republican Kansas state senator; Bob Lewellen, chairman, Kansas City Parks & Recreation; Robert A. Bernstein, president-CEO, Bernstein-Rein; and Herb Kohn, a partner in law firm Bryan Cave.