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Ditch the sofa and potato chips for a tent and fire-roasted marshmallows. Summer is in ideal time to go camping, and if you want to travel outside of your backyard and hit the great outdoors for a more authentic experience, here are four campsites in the Hudson Valley worth visiting.
Surrounded by the majestic Catskill Mountains, the Kenneth L. Wilson Campground in Ulster County offers something...Read more »
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are the proud parents of a new baby girl, reportedly named North West, and Hudson Valley comedians have been navigating the trending topic on Twitter throughout the week.
Future "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon, who grew up in Saugerties, was among the first comedians to congratuate Kanye West, with whom he's apparently closer than most people might...Read more »
"Boardwalk Empire" star Steve Buscemi and "Saturday Night Live" funnyman Bobby Moynihan are among the many celebrities to lend a voice to Pixar’s “Monsters Inc.” prequel, “Monsters University," which arrives in theaters tomorrow.
The prequel presents the origin story of charming monsters Mike Wazowski (played by Billy Crystal) and James P. "Sulley" Sullivan...Read more »
"The Sopranos" cast members — many of whom have strong Hudson Valley ties — are mourning the loss of three-time Emmy Award winner James Gandolfini, who played mob boss Tony Soprano on the HBO series and died suddenly Thursday in Rome.
Edie Falco, who attended Purchase College, won Emmys for her role as Carmela Sorpano, Tony's wife. "I am shocked and devastated by Jim's passing,"...Read more »
“The Colbert Report” host Stephen Colbert is known for portraying a snarky, know-it-all cable news host on his satirical Comedy Central program, but the real Colbert was on display during Thursday night’s episode, when the comedian paid tribute to his late mother, Larchmont native Lorna Tuck Colbert.
Lorna Colbert passed away June 12 at the age of 92, and Thursday marked Colbert’s return to...Read more »
As a singer in the Grammy-nominated B-52s, whose hits include "Love Shack," Rock Lobster" and "Roam," Woodstock resident Kate Pierson knows how to keep an audience's attention.
But she doesn't always need music to do so. Off the stage, she's a captivating storyteller who can't always be contained by a single Q&A.
Pierson and the rest of The B-52s, who once...Read more »
NBC News announced Tuesday that the network plans to air a documentary about Suffern native Valerie Harper's battle with terminal brain cancer.
"This first-person account captures Harper's raw, emotional and hopeful journey as she goes through experimental treatments and lives each day to the fullest with her husband Tony Cacciotti and their daughter Christina," NBC News said in...Read more »
The summer of James Badge Dale continues!
If you’re not familiar with the 35-year-old actor, Dale stars in three of the season’s biggest flicks: the global blockbuster “Iron Man 3,” the upcoming action-comedy, “Lone Ranger” with Johnny Depp, and the Brad Pitt zombie flick, “World War Z,” out in theaters June 21.
In “World War Z,” Brad Pitt plays Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator...Read more »
A Minneapolis native, Claire Jamison recently graduated from the BFA Acting Conservatory at Purchase College, where she earned the State University of New York’s Patricia Kerr Ross Award for artistic achievement. Now, Jamison is beginning her career as a professional actor, and will post regular updates to Newsday Westchester as she pursues roles in theater, film and television. Here's her first...Read more »
Talk of Jay-Z's new album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail," has taken over the Internet since a three-minute ad for it (and evidently a Samsung product) ran during Sunday night's broadcast of the NBA finals.
But what can we expect from the self-proclaimed "best rapper alive," who secured his marriage license in Scarsdale, on his 12th solo opus when it's released on July 4?
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