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Georgette Yacoub is is a freelancer who writes entertainment items for the Newsday Westchester site. She is a Westchester resident (and NYU graduate journalism student) always on the lookout for exciting things to do in the area.
Robin Givens joined fellow cast members filming the new ABC Family drama “Twisted” at two Nyack eateries today, the Runcible Spoon Bakery on North Broadway and the Johnny Cakes diner on Main Street.
“We love Nyack. It’s beautiful here. We filmed the pilot here and now we’re back,” said Nancea Ceo, costume designer for the show. “We also filmed yesterday in Dobbs Ferry at the high school and...Read more »
Spirits producers from the Hudson Valley will pour their handcrafted beverages at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic’s Fourth Annual Opening Night Gala on Friday, May 17. The event, which kicks off the five-day festival, is a chance for distillery reps to showcase their products while some of the city’s top bartenders mix drinks for attendees.
Hudson Valley producers at the event will include...Read more »
Now that the "Arrested Development" trailer has gone viral, it's the "Final Countdown" for the fourth and final season, whose 15 episodes will be released via Netflix on May 26.
Newsday Westchester breaks it down to offer three ways you can gear up for the release.
1. Celebrate your weird family. Like Rye native Jason Bateman's character, are you the one seemingly...Read more »
"Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere, in an interview in the May 20 issue of New York Magazine, discusses why she never utters the name Taylor Swift, her own singing and her connection to the city of Nashville.
Details from the interview with the former Palisades resident:
1. Panettiere texted Swift, who used to live in the same building, to tell her that she is not modeling...Read more »
With the 2012-13 TV season coming to a close, here's the breakdown of renewals and cancellations among new fall series with ties to Westchester and other parts of the Hudson Valley.
“Nashville”: If news of a renewal would be music to your ears, then you're in luck, as it was announced tonight that the soapy drama starring Palisades native Hayden Panettiere (pictured) has been...Read more »
For this edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, we salute local celebrities who have been celebrating Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day and "selfies."
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos 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 here.
In third...Read more »
Moms all over the world will be celebrated on Mother’s Day this Sunday, including quite a few famous mothers who hail from the Hudson Valley. Some of these moms raised kids who are notable in their own right, and also have local ties. Here’s a look at the four celebrity mother/daughter pairs.
Hillary and Chelsea Clinton: Hillary and her husband, Bill, are Chappaqua residents, and their 33-year-old...Read more »
Fox has granted a series order to "Sleepy Hollow," inspired by Washington Irving's spooky tale set in Westchester County.
Newsday Westchester picked up on the buzz last July, when two "Sleepy Hollow" pilots were in development -- one at Fox, another by the same name at The CW. In January, Fox gave the gave the green light for a pilot of its version, whose executive producers,...Read more »
Former Katonah resident Lucie Arnaz, the daughter of "I Love Lucy" stars Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, will perform a Latin-inspired concert in nearby Ridgefield, Conn.
A Broadway veteran, Emmy Award-winning documentarian and Golden Globe-nominated actress for her performance in 1980's "The Jazz Singer," Lucie Arnaz will sing selections from her album, "Latin Roots,"...Read more »
David Bowie has never been one to shy away from controversy (which is what earned him a spot on our list of the Hudson Valley’s 40 controversial celebrities), so it’s hardly a surprise that the 66-year-old rock star is making headlines for his most recent music video, which is apparently so scandalous that it was momentarily pulled from YouTube.
Bowie, who owns a home in Woodstock, released...Read more »