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Aretha Franklin will wait another few months before heading to the Hudson Valley for her show at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.
In an email sent moments ago to Newsday Westchester, a publicist cited "storm-related conditions" and "many troubling issues still facing the community at large" as reasons for postponing the show, which was originally slated for...Read more »
By ravenous demand, the 6th annual Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back, and for the first time, in the fall (it’s also held in March). From Nov. 5 through 18 there are bargains to be had at dozens of area restaurants, ranging from local bistros to fancy white tablecloth venues. Each participating restaurant will serve fixed-price menus for $20.95 at lunch and $29.95 at dinner (drinks, tax and...Read more »
Fans of stand-up comedian George Lopez and jam-band icon Trey Anastasio will have to wait a little longer to see them at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, as their shows are the latest in the Hudson Valley to be postponed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
On Nov. 2, Lopez was slated to be the first stand-up comedian to headline at the The Cap, which had been exclusively a concert venue...Read more »
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Ingrid Michaelson postponed her Halloween show at Tarrytown Music Hall until Dec. 1.
The singer-songwriter — whose mother once worked at the Hudson Valley Children's Museum in Nyack — took to Twitter to announce the postponement moments ago.
"Because of mean Sandy, our show in Tarrytown is postponed until Dec 1st," she tweeted. "The...Read more »
While the Paramount Center for the Arts' operations remain suspended, local fans and business owners are wondering if and when the Peekskill theater will reopen — especially now that theater staff has been dismissed.
Jason Schoeller, a resident of Brookfield, Conn., contacted Newsday Westchester after reading about the halt in operations, saying he was unable to secure a refund for...Read more »
Taylor Swift now has the public endorsement of her Bedford boyfriend's grandmother, Ethel Kennedy.
The Kennedy matriarch was attending an event at the Hyannisport Golf Club on Friday when a videographer from the Cape Cod Times asked her about Swift, who's dating Kennedy's grandson, Conor Kennedy, and spending time in a Cape Cod house near her own.
"[Swift] is just spectacular,"...Read more »
When Hudson Valley celebrities have thoughts and feelings and post them to Twitter, they're in the running for the prestigious Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week.
This week, we learn about friends, family and a giant cake shaped like a race car. Tough to lump that last one in with the others, but so be it.
If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the...Read more »
This edition of Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week celebrates beginnings and endings for celebrities with regional connections. If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments, click here.
At No. 5, former North Salem resident and former "American Idol" contestant Kimberley Locke celebrates the debut of her new single, "Finally...Read more »