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Jason Bateman returned to his hometown Sunday to film scenes for the dark comedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” which co-stars Tina Fey.
The actor, a Rye native and father of two, spent his Father’s Day filming a driving scene on Route 1 in downtown Rye. Bateman was spotted sitting in the passenger seat of a black Porsche Carrera S, with another actor in the driver’s seat. During a break from...Read more »
Hudson Valley music fans are going to have plenty of opportunities to rock out this summer, with two major concert series that recently kicked off.
Some of the biggest acts in rock and country music will be stopping by the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts this season (200 Hurd Rd., Bethel; 866-781-2922; www.bethelwoodscenter.org). They include Heart (June 29), Dave Matthews Band (July 2),...Read more »
It was a busy week for celebrities with Hudson Valley connections, and some took a break from their hectic schedules to post their thoughts, photos and videos on Twitter.
Because the following embedded tweets, links, photos 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.
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If you have a serious case of cicada fever, the prescription might not be "more cowbell," but rather a trip to Cornwall to see "Bug Music," tonight's celebration and conversation about one of nature's noisiest critters.
With a full title of "Bug Music: Rhythms and Songs of the Seventeen Year Cicada," tonight's free educational program for all ages at the Black...Read more »
As America counts down the hours until the Friday release of the new Superman movie, "Man of Steel," Newsday Westchester reveals three Hudson Valley ties to the superhero, who happens to be celebrating his 75th birthday.
1. Two celebrities with local ties star in "Man of Steel." Sadly, "Man of Steel's" version of Superman/Clark Kent, Henry Cavill, isn't originally...Read more »
Dads throughout the U.S. will be celebrated on Father’s Day Sunday, including quite a few famous fathers who hail from the Hudson Valley. Check out these five celebrity fathers and their equally famous offspring:
Bill and Chelsea Clinton: Bill and wife Hillary are Chappaqua residents and daughter Chelsea, an NBC News special correspondent, married in Rhinebeck in 2010. Clinton was recently...Read more »
Heeere's Jimmy! When Saugerties High School grad and "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon takes over NBC's "The Tonight Show" in the spring of 2014, he'll be getting both a better time slot and star billing.
According to The Huffington Post, "The Tonight Show" will be retitled with the word "starring" instead of "with," echoing the days when the...Read more »
The teen thriller “Twisted” premieres tonight at 9 on ABC Family, and while Newsday TV critic Verne Gay didn't give it a glowing review, local viewers might be intrigued to tune in since the series features Nyack in a starring role.
“Twisted” -- think of it as “Dexter” for teens -- centers on 16-year-old Danny Desai (Avan Jogia), who returns home after killing his aunt five years earlier and...Read more »
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered her first tweet Monday afternoon, citing "inspiration" from two Twitter users whose "Texts From Hillary" meme went viral.
At 12:44 p.m., she introduced herself to Twitter with the following post:
Thanks for the inspiration @asmith83 & @sllambe - I'll take it from here... #tweetsfromhillary — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton)...Read more »
Eliminated by fiery chef Gordon Ramsay on this season of Fox's "Hell's Kitchen," Dan Ryan of Hartsdale and Amanda Giblin of Pine Bush will meet in Ryan's hometown today, along with two other former contestants and under far less stressful conditions.
Hey NY/NJ fans. Come meet ME @jessicahk11 @danhk11 @barrethk11 today @6:30 @chefcentral in Hartsdale! twitter.com/AmandaGHK11/st… —...Read more »