You know what’s a cool way to say thank you? A diplomatic medal.
Susan Lehrman got two in the past week — one from France, one from Russia, presented by their ambassadors at the D.C. embassies. The real estate investor (she made a fortune in NYC, and husband Sam is a developer and Giant supermarket heir) was honored for contributions to international relations, i.e., big bucks to arts programs dear to the ambassadors.
Moving trucks on embassy row: Two of D.C.’s A-list embassies are welcoming new ambassadors. Britain’s Nigel Sheinwald ended his four-year run in Washington Friday — and his 35-year diplomatic career. Sheinwald will be replaced by Si... Read Post
The heavy and handsome gold medal was presented at a ceremony at the New Zealand Embassy by a terrific man, Ambassador Mike Moore. I am grateful, and pleased I got through the ceremony without crying, passing out, or tripping. Read Post
Real estate investor/philanthropist/socialite Susan Lehrman has new digs. Lehrman recently bought a $6 million condo at 3303 Water St. in Georgetown, according to public records. The luxury condo building boasts a faux-industrial lo... Read Post