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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 »
“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 »
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee announced Tuesday that he no longer plans to direct the pilot for the new FX drama "Tyrant."
According to Deadline, the former Larchmont resident released a statement explaining why he was no longer able to helm the TV pilot, which would have been his first project since winning the best director Oscar for “Life of Pi” earlier this year.
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Glitz and glamour are the hallmark of the annual Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off in the French Riviera Wednesday. While the event will attract movie stars and filmmakers from around the world, it will also feature two talents with Westchester ties, both of whom are Oscar winners but are attending the festival for very different reasons.
Bedford resident Michael Douglas will be in Cannes...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.
Among the first...Read more »
International Waffle Day, marked annually on March 25, is a time to indulge in the batter-based cake that can be eaten as a meal, snack or dessert. If you’re looking to eat some waffles locally, here are three spots in Westchester where you can get your fix.
City Limits Diner in White Plains
“At City Limits, our goal is to introduce guests to approachable fine dining and reimagined comfort...Read more »
“Skyfall” was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2012, and also the highest-grossing James Bond film of all time. So it comes as a surprise that “Skyfall” director Sam Mendes has opted out of helming the next 007 flick. According to an interview published in Empire magazine today, Mendes said that although directing the movie was “one of the best experiences of [his] professional life,” he needed...Read more »
Joan Rivers has never been shy when it comes to mocking celebrities, but her recent comments about Adele and Heidi Klum have caused the Larchmont native to get caught up in a maelstrom of controversy.
Rivers, who is scheduled to perform stand-up April 7 at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, first drew criticism for her remarks about Adele while a guest on “The Late Show with David...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.
Who...Read more »
The Voracious Reader, an independent children’s bookshop in Larchmont, will overflow with adoring fans when Dame Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, visit for a book signing of “The Very Fairy Princess Follows Her Heart” tonight.
“We sold out in less than 24 hours after I put it up on Facebook,” said Francine Lucidon, the shop’s owner. She anticipates a crowd of up to 500...Read more »