Last Night's Parties: Liv Tyler Checks Out The Dream Downtown, Matchbox 20 Performs For Mercedes

by Mara Siegler · June 22, 2011

Liv Tyler went to PH-D at the new Dream Downtown; Florence Welch enjoyed a private dinner by Chef Sam Talbot; Jessica Stam hung out at The Lot for Off Duty; Christian Siriano helped out theater kids;  Matchbox 20 performed for Mercedes Benz and more. Last night's parties' clock on the wall has been stuck at 3am for days!

THE CINEMA SOCIETY & GREY GOOSE host the screening & after party for "THE LEDGE"

Where: Landmark Sunshine Cinema, Penthouse (PH-D) at Dream Downtown

Who Was There: Liv Tyler, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Chapman, David Schwimmer, Paul Haggis, Kellan Lutz, Rupert Friend, Jack McCollough, Lazaro Hernandez, Sebastian Stan, Bebe Buell, Stephen Baldwin,  Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place!!!), Duncan Sheik, Olivia Palermo, Daniel Benedict, Stella Schnabel, Olivier Sarkozy, Debbie Bancroft, Nicole Miller, Imogen Lloyd-Webber, Genevieve Jones, Ann Dexter-Jones, Andrew Saffir

Other Details: The Ledge is being called Brokeback Mountain for Atheists and stars Patrick Wilson as a Christian fundamentalist who discovers his wife, played by Liv Tyler, is having an affair with a non-believer. Told in thriller form, it is actually much better than it sounds. After the screening, guests head over to the new Penthouse at The Dream Hotel where they enjoyed the Grey Goose cocktails and the view. Liv looked genuinely excited that her friends came (as if they would miss it) and mingled the room giving soft spoken thank yous to those who attended. A ridiculously sexy Rupert Friend hung out with some bro pals drinking at a banquette and super-religious Steven Baldwin managed to make it to the party, meaning he did not implode upon watching what could be deemed an atheist propaganda flick. [Via]

NYLON Magazine and Habitual June/July Music Issue Party [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: The Penthouse At Mondrian SoHo, Mister H

Who Was There: Florence Welch, Leigh Lezark, Geordon Nicol, Shenae Grimes, Marvin Scott Jarrett, Teal Ahn, Bobby Ahn, Kellan Lutz, Josh Madden

Other Details: The hip set and Kellan Lutz (who I finally Googled after seeing him at a bunch of events and somehow, after doing so, have managed to care even less than my original complete lack of any interest-someone please explain his appeal to me!) came out to celebrate Florence Welch's  Nylon cover and listen to the music of DJ Josh Madden.  Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE!

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2011 Summer With Off Duty Party [Take a look at photos HERE!]

Where: The Lot at The High Line

Who Was There: Robert Thomson, Michael Rooney, Tory Burch, Paul Sevigny, Lucy Sykes, Lela Rose, Celerie Kemble, Kate Lanphear, Jessica Stam, Yigal Azrouel, Chris Benz

Other Details: The editors of the Wall Street Journal's Off Duty section got together for a celebration at The Lot, the new beer garden under the High Line. Paul Sevigny played DJ as guests tried out the brews.  Apparently the food was fantastic.Tweeted:  "Lobster roll by red hook lobster pound at the off duty party Be sure to take a look at more photos HERE.

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THE GALA OPENING OF THE NEW MERCEDES-BENZ MANHATTAN [Take a look at photos HERE!]

Where: Mercedes Benz Dealership

Who Was There:Nick Cannon, Alexa Ray Joel, Reverend Run, Al Roker, Beth Stern, Fern Mallis, Alison Brod

Other Details: Mercedes-Benz opened its new 330,000 square foot state-of-the-art flagship dealership in Manhattan with a cocktail event that included a champagne tailgate in the park that faces the dealership. Matchbox 20 took to the stage as the surprise musical guest. Be sure to take a look at more photos HERE.  [Via]

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SPIN & Lacoste Live

Where: SPIN HQ

Other Details: SPIN mag and Lacoste kicked off their summer rooftop music series with Cults. [Photocredit: Ben Rowland]

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NEW YORK CELEBRITY CHEFS SERVE A TASTE AT CITY HARVEST'S 10TH ANNUAL SUMMER IN THE CITY RESTAURANT TASTING AND COCKTAIL PARTY

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion

Who Was There: Ron Ben-Israel, Sarah Gore, Lisa Hurwick, Jilly Stephens, Maureen Ginnaone, Beth Gerstenbluth, Lemeya Al-Jinabi, Sarah Gore, Linda Vongkhamchanh, Armando Cantalapiedra

Other Details: Generation Harvest's 10th annual Summer in the City restaurant tasting and cocktail party allowed guests to sample some of the city’s newest culinary stars.

Rosie's Theatre Kids [Take a look at photos HERE!]

Where: The Vault At Plaff's

Who Was There: Christian Siriano, Leslie Ziff, Nyasha Zimucha, Paul Arnhold, Shadan Azali, Kerry Bannigan, Greg Buhay, Beth Butler, Shannon Currie, Michelle Dyer, Kenneth Ferrone, Elizabeth Forest, Mervyn Han, Cheryl Joyner, Gwendolyn Kahn, Janna Levine, Joey Lico, Matthew Naclerio, Jamie Rogers, Kate Shearer, Rori Wolfe, Maggie Zhang

Other Details:Christian Siriano, Leslie Ziff, and  Nyasha Zimucha hosted last night's event for Rosie's Theater Kids.  Guests enjoyed food and drink while raising money for the organization which gives support to over 1800 disadvantaged kids in NYC each year. Be sure to take a look at more photos HERE.

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A Birthday Celebration for JESSICA WHITE

Where: 244 West 14th st

Who Was There: Shontelle, Russell Simmons, Jessica White, Angela Martini,  Richie Akiva, Lisalla Montenegro

Other Details: Jessica White threw a star-studded birthday party on the West side! [Via]

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