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Howard Stern, Justin Long and Joshua Malina deliver this week's top Twitter contributions among celebrities with Hudson Valley ties.
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At No. 3 is former Briarcliff Manor disc...Read more »
Yonkers native William Dickerson took a bit of a scenic route to success, but today, he celebrates the release of his new survival thriller, "Detour."
The movie follows Jackson Alder, who finds a rare situation he can't talk his way out of: being trapped inside his car by a mudslide. Ruling out rescue efforts, Alder tries to stay alive despite the odds.
The main man...Read more »
Sean "Diddy" Combs has been named the wealthiest hip-hop artist of 2013 by Forbes magazine, marking his third straight year atop the list.
The magazine reports that the rap mogul, who was raised in Mount Vernon, has an estimated net worth of $580 million. Most of Diddy’s wealth is attributed to his deal with Ciroc vodka, which Forbes said ensures him annual payouts in the eight figures.
Following...Read more »
Kate Mara has landed her first major role since the debut of her Netflix series, “House of Cards,” earlier this year. The Bedford native has signed on to star in “Transcendence,” the directorial debut of Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister.
Mara tweeted the news about her latest project on Wednesday.
#Excited “@theplaylist: Kate Mara Joins Wally Pfister's 'Transcendence' dlvr.it/386s4G”...Read more »
You can eat well while supporting a good cause tonight as 42 The Restaurant in White Plains hosts a "Feast for the Beast," a fundraiser for South Salem's Wolf Conservation Center's Atka Ambassador Program. Atka is the oldest wolf ambassador at the center, which hosts programs for children and adults and travels with Atka to outside events.
Chef Anthony Goncalves, who crafted the...Read more »
Tarrytown Music Hall will screen "The Princess Bride" tonight in advance of Mandy Patinkin's March 30 appearance there (Patinkin played Inigo Montoya in "Bride"). When we spoke to the "Homeland" actor last week, he told us about the Inigo Montoya quote that most resonates with him to this day — and it's not the one you might think.
What's the one you might think?...Read more »
For his first major tour in three years, John Mayer will headline an Aug. 20 concert at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (200 Hurd Road, Bethel; 866-781-2922; www.bethelwoodscenter.org).
After recovering from vocal chord surgery, the singer-songwriter will finally tour in support of his studio album "Born and Raised," which topped the charts in six countries — including the United...Read more »
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing cases about same-sex marriage, and in June it will make a ruling that could impact the legality of same-sex marriages nationwide. Celebrities with Hudson Valley ties have taken to Twitter to voice their reactions to what could be the court's most significant ruling on civil rights in decades.
Audra McDonald, a Croton resident, directly addresed...Read more »
Hudson Valley, come on down! “The Price is Right” live tour will make a stop at the Westchester County Center on May 29 (198 Central Ave., White Plains; 914-995-4050; wmconcerts.com). If you want to have the game show experience without traveling to Hollywood, tickets for the event go on sale next week.
“The Price is Right” is crisscrossing the country to commemorate the iconic game show’s...Read more »
With Saugerties High School grad Jimmy Fallon reportedly in line to take over for New Rochelle native Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," the entertainment world is buzzing about who would fill Fallon's "Late Night" chair at NBC.
Newsday Westchester is no exception. Here are a few candidates who might be a good fit.
-- Howard Stern, who kicked off his DJ career in Briarcliff...Read more »