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imageRUSSELL SIMMONS

Station
Chairman and CEO of Rush Communications; co-founder of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation

Favorite Hampton
East Hampton will always be close to me, I have spent a lot of summers watching my daughters Ming and Aoki grow up.

Favorite Restaurant
Nick & Toni’s
Can’t Miss Event
15th Annual Art For Life on July 26th. I still hold my biggest fundraiser in the Hamptons every summer at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, which benefits my Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation. This year we are honoring former NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Kimora Lee Simmons and Valentino D. Carlotti, my dear friend Soledad O’Brien is back to host and more.

This Summer You’ll Be
Relishing the success of ADD, my new Youtube multichannel network, All Def Digital comes down to being All Def everything—music, comedy, poetry and more.

 


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GEOFFREY ZAKARIAN

Station/Position
Chef and partner of The Lambs Club, culinary director of The Plaza and cookbook author of My Perfect Pantry

Favorite Hampton
How can you choose just one? It’s like being asked to choose a favorite child!

Favorite Restaurant
Sant Ambroeus in Southampton

Can’t Miss Event
Grill Hampton [July 11] which I’ll be hosting this year.

Hangs Out With
Marc Murphy and family

This Summer You’ll Be
There’s no extended break to be had. Margaret [my wife] and I are busy working on re-launching The Palm Court at The Plaza Hotel.

 


imageDONNA KARAN

Station/Position
Founder and chief designer, Donna Karan New York; founder, Urban Zen

Favorite Hampton
All of them – really! Especially East Hampton, where I live, and Sag Harbor, where my Urban Zen store is located.

Favorite Restaurant
Tutto Il Giorno, my daughter Gabby’s restaurants in Sag Harbor and Southampton.

Can’t Miss Event
Super Saturday

Hangs Out With
Family and friends. I also hang out at Urban Zen with the many artists and artisans we exhibit throughout the summer.

This Summer You’ll Be
Relaxing, practicing yoga, taking boat trips with my family and planning my next adventure.