Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project (NYRP)

Celebrates 15th Birthday At Annual Hulaween
Benefit Gala At Waldorf-Astoria

Photos And Story By: Ann Watt/Society Photos


The Legend Bette Midler

Nancy Armstrong With Marlo Thomas, Bette Midler And Gloria Steinem

Elaine May

Marlo Thomas With Phil Donahue

Bette Midler And Daughter Sophie Frederica Von Haselberg

Michael Kors With Lance Le Pere

Ellen Levine With Liz Smith And Dick Levine

Judy Gold With Elysa Halpern

Bette Midler With Tommy Matola

Joy Behar

John McEnroe With Patty Smyth And Bette Midler

US Senator John Kerry

Bette Midler With Gilles Marini

New York City Stars and local luminaries donned costumes on Halloween night for Bette Midler's 15th Annual Hulaween Gala at the Waldorf Astoria, a benefit that raises millions for the New York Restoration Project. U.S. Senator John Kerry Honored, Michael Kors Judges Costume Contest; Judy Gold Mc-ed, and Paul Simon performed.