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Celebrities are often called upon to parade down the red carpet in haute couture fashions, but the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala takes it to a whole new level. Dubbed the “Oscars of fashion,” the annual event, which is tied to the opening of the museum’s sartorial exhibit, is a showcase for top designers’ most audacious creations, worn by a bevy of A-listers.
The 2013...Read more »
Justin Timberlake's next "20/20" album is slated for a September release, piquing the interest of audiophiles wondering how the follow-up will compare.
The first single from the first "20/20" album, "Suit & Tie," paired J.T. with Jay-Z, who claimed his marriage license in Scarsdale and is joining the pop star on tour this summer. Because too much of a good...Read more »
A Brooklyn Heights playground was renamed Adam Yauch Park after the late Beastie Boys member in a ceremony Friday, a day before the first anniversary of his death.
Family, friends and fans gathered at the playground on Friday morning to honor the Brooklyn native, also known as "MCA", who died at 47 after a years-long battle with throat cancer.
The park -- previously named Palmetto...Read more »
Martha Stewart, Rosie O'Donnell and Susan Sarandon are this week's winners for the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, honoring Twitter greatness from stars with connections to the region.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and photos 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...Read more »
With the Kentucky Derby kicking off the first leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday, fans across the Hudson Valley will be donning fancy hats, sipping mint juleps and settling in to watch the race and cheer for their favorite horse. Here are several area places to get in the spirit.
Come early for the Fancy Derby Hat Contest: Fans 18 and older are asked to don their finest...Read more »
Got plans to push back an endless stream of Coronas to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? There are seemingly endless smartphone apps available to enhance the beer drinking experience. Here are the four best apps to both get the party going and keep you safe. All of them are compatible with iPhones and Android phones.
1. Beer Counter
Touch the screen while using this extremely simple app and...Read more »
Although "House of Cards" star Kate Mara isn't in "Iron Man 3," she revealed to Newsday Westches ter the source of her "Iron Man 2" inside joke about her Westchester upbringing.
Just after the 10-minute mark of 2010's "Iron Man 2," Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey Jr.) leaves his own Stark Expo with assistant Happy Hogan (director Jon Favreau) to...Read more »
“American Choppers” rode off into the sunset last year after 10 seasons on the air, but “Choppers” star Paul Teutul Sr. and his Newburgh-based custom-motorcycle shop, Orange County Choppers, is returning to television -- and they’re looking for a new person to join the show.
According to a casting notice posted by Pilgrim Studios, the producers of “American Chopper,” Teutul is seeking a “new...Read more »
Forget painted paws and dyed fur: The hippest hounds in New York City dog parks these days are sporting ink. Will the posh pups of Westchester County be next to pounce on this fetch-ing trend?
New York-based celebrity dog groomer Jorge Bendersky has Upper East Side dog owners lining up to tattoo their trend-setting tail waggers, DNAinfo reported.
"In the summer, they cut the dogs'...Read more »
When NBA player Jason Collins became the first openly gay active athlete in a major American team sport, celebrities with Hudson Valley ties took to Twitter to express their opinions.
Among the first of the region's celebrities to weigh in was former Yankees catcher John Flaherty. Raised in West Nyack, the YES Network announcer and part owner of the Rockland Boulders minor-league team in Pomona...Read more »