Posts Tagged ‘Lorraine Duffy Merkl’

Matchmaker Falls Short

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Host tries and fails to match millionaires with New Yorkers By Lorraine Duffy Merkl Matchmaker, matchmaker, go back to L.A. Bravo’s reality series Millionaire Matchmaker is filming this season in Manhattan instead of Los Angeles. The show’s star, Patti Stanger, will fit in quite nicely with those competitive New Yorkers who often don’t live up [&hellip
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New York Is a Carnival Ride

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The biggest freak show in the world is on exhibit daily By Lorraine Duffy Merkl “Step right up, folks! We’ve got arcade games and prizes, stilt-walkers and circus performers, magicians, jugglers and a 50-foot Ferris Wheel!” On Columbus Day, I took my daughter and her friend to the Park Avenue Armory, whose 55,000-square-foot hall was [&hellip
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The Skinny on Fat Chick

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Peer into any chick-lit lover’s bookshelf and you might spot the obligatory Bridget Jones’ Diary, The Devil Wears Prada and the terrifyingly titled Skinny Bitch. Page after soppy page details the travails of heroines who stumble and bumble through their diets, makeovers and professional lives—only to emerge skinny, chic, successful and finally with that job [&hellip
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