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With the Kentucky Derby kicking off the first leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday, fans across the Hudson Valley will be donning fancy hats, sipping mint juleps and settling in to watch the race and cheer for their favorite horse. Here are several area places to get in the spirit.
Come early for the Fancy Derby Hat Contest: Fans 18 and older are asked to don their finest...Read more »
Although "House of Cards" star Kate Mara isn't in "Iron Man 3," she revealed to Newsday Westches ter the source of her "Iron Man 2" inside joke about her Westchester upbringing.
Just after the 10-minute mark of 2010's "Iron Man 2," Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey Jr.) leaves his own Stark Expo with assistant Happy Hogan (director Jon Favreau) to...Read more »
When NBA player Jason Collins became the first openly gay active athlete in a major American team sport, celebrities with Hudson Valley ties took to Twitter to express their opinions.
Among the first of the region's celebrities to weigh in was former Yankees catcher John Flaherty. Raised in West Nyack, the YES Network announcer and part owner of the Rockland Boulders minor-league team in Pomona...Read more »
It's a particularly visual edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, which, as usual, focuses on the best of Twitter from celebrities with connections to the Hudson Valley.
Because the following embedded tweets, links, pictures and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week,...Read more »
Hudson Valley homeowners Susan Sarandon and Robert De Niro are among the actors inviting you to “The Big Wedding,” in theaters Friday.
The movie is about a long-divorced couple, played by De Niro and Diane Keaton, who pretend they're still married to appease an important visitor. Adding to the hijinks: Sarandon’s and De Niro’s characters are dating. If the script's any good, hilarity ensues.
“The...Read more »
Oh, say, you can see former "American Idol" contestant Melinda Ademi sing the national anthem at tonight's State of the County address in White Plains.
A Yonkers High School grad who advanced to the top-40 round this season, Ademi will be a guest of honor at the event in the central jury room of the Westchester County Courthouse (111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., White Plains,...Read more »
Iconic designer Oscar de la Renta's fashions have graced runways around the world, but this Thursday, he and his works will strut their stuff at a Rye Brook fundraiser for White Plains Hospital.
The April 25 event comprises the runway show, cocktails, live auction and dessert buffet at the 54-acre corporate campus of 800 Westchester Ave., in Rye Brook, whose 532,680 square feet of postmodern...Read more »
"Oblivion," the latest big-budget sci-fi epic to hit theaters, stars Tom Cruise as Jack, who's harvesting resources on a post-apocolypic Earth when he starts to question his assignment and identity.
The movie, which also stars Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko and Melissa Leo, opens in theaters today, and Newsday Westchester's got three fun facts about the movie.
1. "Oblivion"...Read more »
Al Roker, Matisyahu and Joshua Malina were among the Hudson Valley celebrities and millions of Twitter users who were trying to process a particularly brutal week in national news.
Because the following embedded tweets and links involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, click here.
Malina,...Read more »
Uniqlo, a Japanese clothing chain known for stocking quality staples at reasonable prices is opening a new location at Westchester’s Ridge Hill shopping complex on Friday.
Featuring brightly colored skinny jeans and leggings, cashmere crewneck sweaters and patterned broadcloth shirts, the chain, which features women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories, is expanding to New York...Read more »