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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 »
A-listers with Hudson Valley ties including Beyoncé, Anne Hathaway, Rooney Mara and Blake Lively rocked the red carpet at Monday night’s Met Gala with wild outfits in the spirit of the museum's latest exhibit: “PUNK: Chaos to Couture.” Here’s a rundown of their red carpet looks.
This girl was on 'fire': Beyoncé in Givenchy
The Met Gala’s honorary chairwoman...Read more »
In this special edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, local celebrities ranging from Howard Stern to Joan Rivers were among those to take to Twitter to honor heralded film critic Roger Ebert, who died Thursday at age 70.
The following tweets are presented in chronological order. Because they involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser.
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Ricki Lake is taping the last episode of her eponymous talk show today. She made the bittersweet announcement on Twitter.
Last day of taping @rickilakeshow!Happy and so very grateful.:) xoxo — Ricki Lake (@RickiLake) March 21, 2013
Lake, a Hastings-on-Hudson native, launched "The Ricki Lake Show" last fall. She told Newsday Westchester that the show differed from her...Read more »
There's a lot to look for at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony tonight, from red-carpet analysis to handing out of hardware in the most coveted categories.
ABC's coverage from the red carpet begins at 7 p.m., and the ceremony starts at 8:30. But before then, Newsday Westchester is offering five incentives to watch the broadcast in its entirety, keeping a focus on Hudson Valley connections.
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“The Ricki Lake Show,” hosted by former Hastings resident Ricki Lake, is set to welcome a guest who also has strong Hudson Valley ties: Rosie O’Donnell. The Nyack resident will appear on Lake’s talk show Thursday for an episode about gay parenting.
According to the show’s website, the mother of five will be on hand as a gay parenting advocate and will discuss the joys and unique challenges...Read more »
In the week leading up to the 2013 Academy Awards, Newsday Westchester's Chris Serico and Kirthana Ramisetti will be sharing their predictions on which stars will win major prizes at this year's show, with special attention paid to local nominees.
First up, the best original screenplay and best adapted screenplay categories. Does Hastings' Benh Zeitlin have a shot of scoring an Oscar for co-writing...Read more »
“Deception,” an NBC drama starring Meagan Good and Victor Garber, will air an episode tonight that features a cameo by the Westchester County village of Hastings-on-Hudson.
A midseason series that premiered in January, "Deception" follows NYPD Det. Joanna Locasto (Good) as she investigates the murder of her friend by going undercover at the home of her friend's wealthy family.
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“Beasts of the Southern Wild” and the film's Hastings-on-Hudson-raised director, 30-year-old Benh Zeitlin, scored four Oscar nominations last week, including nods for best picture and best director.
On Sunday, his proud mom and dad shared behind-the-scenes tidbits with friends and neighbors following an afternoon screening of "Beasts" at the Andrus Senior Residence auditorium in...Read more »
Anne Hathaway and Daniel Craig were among the celebrities with Hudson Valley connections to claim trophies at Thursday night’s 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Hathaway, who briefly attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, won the Best Supporting Actress award for her performance as Fantine in “Les Misérables.” Earlier Thursday, she was nominated in that category for an Academy Award. Craig,...Read more »