Sally Morris

Guide to Holiday pop-up shops

Dylan’s Candy Bar The store promises to impress with a life-size gingerbread house, the world’s largest candy Christmas tree and a daily assortments of handcrafted cupcakes.Through Jan. 11095 Avenue of the Americas, 866-939-5267MoMA design store at Grand Central TerminalMoMA ‘s first pop-up shop at...

Thursday, December 1, 2011, 2:50 AM

Restaurant news and notes

The Orchard HouseThe Lower East Side welcomes a new restaurant to the block, The Orchard House. The new spot serves contemporary American cuisine, featuring laid-back weekday dining, handcrafted cocktails and local DJ entertainment on weekends.146 Orchard St.212-777-8600Four-course dinner at...

Thursday, December 1, 2011, 1:52 AM

Cookie Monster: Cookie for your thoughts on Occupy Wall Street?

Even as we get older Sesame Street still manages to find a way to explain to us all the fundamentals. For months, a gimmick poster on the Onion A.V. Club's message boards has been posing as Cookie Monster, giving his take on the issues of the day in Cookie Monster's own unique syntax. His latest...

Friday, November 18, 2011, 8:59 PM

'Breaking Dawn Part 1': The best burns from critics

For die-hard Twi-hards, we're sure this weekend's premier of the penultimate installment in the Twilight saga, "Breaking Dawn -- Part 1" will be everything they were hoping for and more. For the rest of us though it'sjust another occasion to make fun of the insanity that seems to emanate from...

Friday, November 18, 2011, 6:30 PM

The New York Yankees of meatballs

When you think of meatballs, you might think of warm comfort food like mama used to make. But for Michael Chernow, co-owner of the popular Meatball Shop restaurants, baseball comes to mind.“Meatballs have been around forever, and the Yankees have been around forever,” Chernow says. “The Yankees...

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 11:59 PM

NYC honors soldiers in Veterans Day parade

The streets of Fifth Avenue in Midtown were lined with people thismorning as marchers honored America's war heroes in the 92nd annualVeterans Day Parade. Over 20,000 participants, both young and old, marchedside by side to remember and recognize the efforts of those who have served.First Lieutenant...

Friday, November 11, 2011, 8:38 PM

Miss Piggy is having her fashion moment

The one and only Miss Piggy is back! After appearing at the oh-so-cool Opening Ceremony Fashion’s Night Out party in September, the glamorous icon is making waves in the fashion world again. This time, she’s joining forces with MAC for a limited-edition, online-exclusive collection launching Nov....

Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 10:52 PM

Conan O'Brien officiates a same-sex marriage on TV

Have a wedding coming up and need a celebrant? Well Conan O'Brien is your man. The popular talk show host apparently now does same-sex marriages on TV. Conan's long time costume designer Scott Cronick and his partner David Gorshein tied the knot last night live on the show, in a short but extremely...

Friday, November 4, 2011, 9:30 PM

Lindsy Lohan will have to reshoot her Playboy pictures

Lindsay Lohan can tell her therapist they can forget about her daddy issues for a while: She's got a new humilation to deal with. The actress is stuck in that awkward moment when you have to take your nude photos a second time, because the first ones weren't very good.Yes, that's right: Lohan has...

Friday, November 4, 2011, 7:10 PM

Occupy Wall Street to Mayor Bloomberg: Get your facts straight

Occupy Wall Street protesters are lashing out at Mayor Michael Bloomberg, saying he needs to get his facts straight about how protesters really handle crime in Zuccotti Park.Andrew Smith, an OWS overnight community watch member, said in written statement, “Bloomberg lied yesterday when he claimed...

Friday, November 4, 2011, 4:46 PM

5 ways to use your leftover Halloween loot!

Wondering what to do with all your left over Halloween candy? (if you have any). Well the clever people at The Daily Meal are here to help us put our treats into something even tastier! Find all the recipes for the decadent desserts below, on The Daily Meal website. Fudge brownie sundae with the...

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 7:11 PM

Royals change Act of Succession: Boys no longer come first in line

Today a 300-year royal mold has been broken: Thanks to the reformed Act of Succession, the fruits of the British Royal family loin will now follow a first-come, first-serve-as-head-of-state system. The first child born to Royal parents (which we are guessing could right around the corner, given the...

Friday, October 28, 2011, 6:20 PM

Top five viral videos for the week of October 24

Happy Friday everyone (and happy Halloween for Monday!) Another Fridayhas come and gone, so to farewell the week that was here are the topfive viral videos from this week. Enjoy!The '80s have given us so much amusement over the years and this 1989 McDonald's ad is no exception. With lines such as "...

Friday, October 28, 2011, 5:19 PM

Create a house of horrors

Want to turn your humble abode into a haunted house? Lifestyle expert Kelly Moore offers easy tips for eerie entertaining this Halloween.Mummify your chairs “Using tea bags and warm water, stain several rolls of white gauze to make it look like they’ve been buried underground for years. Simply wrap...

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 12:53 AM

Spine-tingling Halloween fun for kids

The Haunted Pumpkin GardenThrough Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, $20 for adults, $8 for kids, under 2 are free, 718-817-8700www.nybg.orgSpine-tingling scarecrows, spooky spiders and petrifying pumpkin sculptures are all on show at the New York...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 10:45 PM

Spooky chic: Turn your home into a haunted house

Want to turn your humble abode into a haunted house? Lifestyle expert Kelly Moore offers easy tips for eerie entertaining this Halloween. Mummify your chairs “Using tea bags and warm water, stain several rolls of white gauze to make it look like they’ve been buried underground for years. Simply...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 12:28 AM

Toasting Ralph Lauren

Lincoln Center was abuzz Monday night as a star-studded guest list including Anna Wintour, Martha Stewart and Uma Thurman turned up for “An Evening with Ralph Lauren,” hosted by none other than Oprah Winfrey. Winfrey chatted with the iconic designer about his 45-plus years in the industry in a...

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 11:01 PM

Top five viral videos for the week of October 21

You know it's Friday afternoon when you are trawling YouTube for funny videos. Well look no further, as Metro has you covered with the top five YouTube video's of the week.Morning TV, you've got to love it! Clearly not everyone at Fox 17 is a morning person -- especially one of the camera men, who...

Friday, October 21, 2011, 7:56 PM

Stay classy, New York Post: Muammar Gaddafi killed by a Yankee fan?

The latest installment in a series we like to call, "Stay classy, New York Post."Who sees a picture of a dead dictator and thinks, "This is the perfect opportunity to make a joke about the Yankees?" The New York Post, that's who!Once again the classic New York rag has managed to create another...

Friday, October 21, 2011, 5:36 PM

Restuarant news and notes for October 20

Here are some restaurants and specials to keep an eye out for this weekend:The Joy of Sake Tonight from 6 to 9 p.m., enjoy the world’s finest sakes and Asian cuisine pairings at The Joy of Sake event. There will be over 326 sakes available to taste and appetizers by some of the city’s best chefs....

Thursday, October 20, 2011, 11:10 PM