The Daily Shortlist October 29
You may not know the name Holly Woodlawn, but among the Warhol crowd back in the 60s she was a star. Born Haroldo Santiago Franceschi Rodriguez Danhakl, he became the famous she that Lou Reed sang about in “Walk on the Wild Side.” Celebrate Holly’s birthday with an audience Q&A and surprise appearances by her musician friends. Helping take new American cuisine to the next level, Cookshop’s chef Marc Meyers offers your palette seasonal and local flavors like Vermont Suckling Pig in porcetta, with polenta, swiss chard, and cider sauce ($28). A great bar in this neighborhood, The Half King provides an excellent selection of beers and one of the better burgers in Chelsea. As addictive as crack but way better tasting, Pinkberry has been taking NYC by storm with their non-fat yogurt and healthy toppings.