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Looking for a mid-week laugh? Empire City Casino in Yonkers is continuing a weekly Wednesday night comedy series, and has announced the featured comics set to take the stage through June.
“Empire City Casino’s weekly Wednesday Comedy Night is considered the best-kept comedy secret in the tri-state area,” said Taryn Duffy, the director of public affairs at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway....Read more »
Ron Howard will be among the broadcasting legends honored tonight by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a Los Angeles gala.
The Academy Award-winning director, who turned 59 March 1, kicked off his showbiz career in 1960, when he played young Opie Taylor on CBS' "The Andy Griffith Show." Although many child stars can struggle to find their way on and off the screen as...Read more »
Did you disapprove of how Ann Curry was ousted from the “Today” show last year? Then you might be surprised to learn that Matt Lauer agrees with you.
Lauer, who was raised in Chappaqua, Ardsley and Hartsdale, gave a revealing interview to The Daily Beast on Monday in which he opened up about his former co-worker’s messy departure from the formerly top-rated morning news show.
"I...Read more »
Daylight savings time ended yesterday, which explains why you had trouble waking up this morning -- you lost an hour of sleep. So it makes sense that today -- Monday, March 11 -- has been designated National Nap Day, a reminder to try to catch up on that lost hour of shut-eye.
Boston University Professor William Anthony, Ph.D., and his wife, Camille, began the observance in 1999 to showcase...Read more »
Looking for some sweet family fun? It’s maple-sugaring season, that once-a-year spell of mild days and icy nights that provides just the right conditions for the maple sap to flow in the Hudson Valley. At about 20 days long, the prime maple season is fleeting; so don’t miss your chance to experience it. These five local sweet spots invite families to learn about the process, celebrate the season...Read more »
This week's edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week features three TV stars who have called the Hudson Valley home.
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 the No. 3 spot is Suffern native Carole Radziwill,...Read more »
International Women’s Day, marked annually on March 8, is a time to recognize acts of courage, strength and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in their communities.
Here are five females with ties to the Hudson Valley that deserve to be honored today:
Hillary Clinton: The former secretary of state, New York state senator and first lady, who lives...Read more »
It looks like Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy really are never ever getting back together.
But this time the pop princess got more out of the breakup than just a hit single: She turned a hefty profit by flipping a house she bought near her ex's famous family.
The Realtor who sold the seven-bedroom Cape Code style house to Swift in August told E! News that the songstress bought the property...Read more »
The Tribeca Film Festival, founded by Robert De Niro in 2002, showcases new work from some of the brightest talents in dramatic and documentary film. The lineup for this year’s festival, taking place in New York City April 17-28, was announced this week and includes a number of films with ties to the Hudson Valley.
Matt Dillon, who was born in New Rochelle and raised in Mamaroneck, stars in...Read more »
The new Netflix original series, "Orange is the New Black," is slated to film tomorrow at a Rockland County bar called the Pearl River Hotel.
Developed by "Weeds" creator Jenji Kohan, "Orange" stars Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman, who's sentenced to a year in a federal penitentiary after she's connected to a drug-running operation. According to Netflix's press...Read more »