Results for Lorraine Duffy Merkl (132 found)
On the New York Roller Coaster
“One day I was a grungy East Village NYU grad, and the next, a neo-geisha glam girl.”
Like each of the four main characters...20 Feb 2020 | 04:35
Newbies of New York
277 people move out of New York’s metro area every day, according to Bloomberg News.
"Katy Keene," a new series on The CW,...13 Feb 2020 | 02:18
Giving Up Flowers for V-Day
I no longer measure love in rose petals.
My husband Neil and I have been together almost forty years. In that time, our Valentine’s...06 Feb 2020 | 10:21
Rom, but Not So Com Anymore
"Working Girl" doesn’t work as a lighthearted rom-com anymore.
In 1988, the Oscar and Golden Globe winner was an inspiration...23 Jan 2020 | 11:58
Getting Into Private
So, you’re thinking about applying to Manhattan independent schools, known for academic excellence, college prep and small...17 Jan 2020 | 03:00
Worshipping at the Altar of YouTube
“Be a leader not a follower.”
That was my mother’s directive when I was growing up in the Bronx. I took her advice for decades,...09 Jan 2020 | 09:31
A Vision for 2020
I had, not quite a dream, but a vivid image of how the new year — actually new decade — could shape up for the better in...03 Jan 2020 | 11:10
6 Ways to Handle the Red & Green Blues
Christmas comes but once a year, and for some it’s a time too many. I’m not one of them.
I watch Hallmark movies unironically....12 Dec 2019 | 02:27
The Temptation of Old Navy
“I wouldn’t shop at Old Navy if they gave me the stuff for free.”
That has been my credo for the past two decades. Then, a...29 Nov 2019 | 11:28
A Season of Giving
The tree at Rockefeller Center. Ice-skating at the various venues around New York City. Taking in the department store windows....14 Nov 2019 | 10:32
Mess and Message on 'The Morning Show'
“Watching a beloved woman’s breakdown is timeless American entertainment.”
The woman in question is Jennifer Aniston’s “Alex...01 Nov 2019 | 05:00
Feeling High on Manhattan
Top of the world, ma.
That’s indeed how it feels from the Empire State Building’s newly renovated and just opened 102nd Floor...14 Oct 2019 | 03:07
A Family Search and Destroy Mission
Here’s your little league hat, what’s your hurry?
When my 24-year-old son Luke returned recently to NYC for a visit, I welcomed...01 Oct 2019 | 09:52
Feeling Unfriendly About 'Friends'
I won’t be there for them.
"Friends" (the non-Facebook kind) is celebrating its 25th anniversary and I shall be sitting out...17 Sep 2019 | 04:40
NYFW in Your Own Home
New York Fashion Week is in full swing.
Not many of us get to go to the shows, let alone check out the runways from the front...09 Sep 2019 | 09:57