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Georgette Yacoub is is a freelancer who writes entertainment items for the Newsday Westchester site. She is a Westchester resident (and NYU graduate journalism student) always on the lookout for exciting things to do in the area.
Comedians, singers and reality TV stars are among the Hudson Valley celebrities reacting on Twitter to Wednesday morning's Supreme Court rulings that have been deemed victories for gay marriage.
In a pair of 5-4 decisions, the court ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional and rejected an appeal by defenders of California's Proposition 8 gay-marriage ban — paving...Read more »
Middletown is balancing its past against its present and its future as it marks its 125th anniversary this week.
The celebration kicked off Saturday with a black-tie Summer Breeze Ball and the opening of the “Railroads of Middletown” exhibit, which will remain on display from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. through this Saturday at the former TD Bank building at 2 South St.
“We were an old railroad...Read more »
Oscar nominee Liam Neeson is reportedly closing a deal to earn a whopping $20 million for “Taken 3.”
One of Hollywood’s biggest action heroes following the success of the “Taken” franchise, with the first two movies earning over $600 million worldwide, the 61-year-old actor is on the verge of reprising his role as former CIA operative Bryan Mills for the third time, according to Deadline....Read more »
Former Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams makes an all-star appearance on a different stage Thursday, as the Westchester resident and Latin Grammy-nominated guitarist will be joined by his All-Star Band to play his signature sound of Latin jazz rhythms at Westchester's Ridge Hill in Yonkers. (For an interview with Williams about his upcoming show, click here.)
Williams is kicking off Ridge...Read more »
Almost exactly one year after The Capitol Theatre reopened with a blockbuster Bob Dylan concert, the Port Chester concert hall will celebrate that anniversary with a Sept. 2 concert featuring two more rock legends.
Canadian rocker Neil Young and Crazy Horse will headline the show in September, with punk poet Patti Smith and Her Band opening. Tickets for the 8 p.m. concert go on sale at noon...Read more »
New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ahmad Rashad were among the celebrities to attend star-studded Sunday-night and Monday-morning Westchester County fundraisers for White Plains Hospital.
The two-day event, known as the Ahmad Rashad Golf Classic, began last night with a reception at 42 The Restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton in White Plains, which also featured...Read more »
While it seems as unlikely as rolling triple snake eyes at backgammon, a consulting company run by one of the world’s most famous chefs has created a sleek new diner-like restaurant at the sprawling Empire City Casino in Yonkers. On June 19, Ducasse Studio, the consulting arm of Alain Ducasse Entreprise, opened pinch, a 245-seat space designed to lure gamblers of every type, temperament, bankroll,...Read more »
ABC will begin burning off the final episodes of the Vanessa Williams vehicle "666 Park Avenue" Saturday night at 9, while Lifetime's new drama "Devious Maids," featuring Susan Lucci, kicks off Sunday night at 10.
One of several new series with Hudson Valley ties to be canceled, "666 Park Avenue" was a supernatural prime-time soap with a cast that included Williams...Read more »
One of Westchester’s most beloved and celebrated restaurants, Buffet de la Gare in Hastings-on-Hudson, has announced that it will close July 21. A mainstay of traditional French cuisine in the region, the restaurant was started in 1980 by the Breton couple Gwenael Goulet and his wife, Annie. It started out as a modest neighborhood bistro, but over the years became increasingly refined and elegant....Read more »
Two music icons with Scarsdale connections join a Pound Ridge homeowner's pup on this week's countdown of top Twitter posts from celebrities with regional ties.
Because the following embedded tweets, links 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, click here.
At No. 3 is...Read more »