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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 »
The Tony Award nominations, celebrating the best and brightest on Broadway, will be announced Tuesday morning, and Newsday Westchester is taking a look at which local celebrities and other creative talent could receive nods.
One musical receiving a lot of buzz is “Matilda,” an adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic that opened earlier this month and features Westchester’s 9-year-old Sophia Gennusa...Read more »
Calling all movie buffs: The summer movie season is finally here! Kicking off May 3 with the premiere of "Iron Man 3," the next four months will see the release of everything from superhero flicks to ribald comedies to family-friendly fare.
In the video above, Newsday Westchester's Chris Serico and Kirthana Ramisetti take a look at the highly anticipated films that feature celebrities...Read more »
The custom motorcycle shop behind "American Chopper" will host a charity run this weekend, after the county accommodates the annual Beacon Barks dog parade and Pine Bush UFO Fair and Parade.
First up is Saturday's third annual UFO Fair, which kicks off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with a 5K run-walk starting on Center Street, followed by a street fair with live performances, games, vendors...Read more »
The Peekskill Brewery, Newburgh Brewing Co. and Captain Lawrence Brewing of Elmsford are among the 85 New York State craft beers that will be featured at the 16th annual TAP New York Craft Beer & Fine Food Festival this weekend.
The event will take place at Hunter Mountain ski resort in the Catskills, and nearly 6,500 beer lovers are expected to attend the two-day event. It will feature...Read more »
It's a particularly visual edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, which, as usual, focuses on the best of Twitter from celebrities with connections to the Hudson Valley.
Because the following embedded tweets, links, pictures 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,...Read more »
Whoa, here he comes: Rock star and "Live from Daryl's House" host Daryl Hall will be renovating someone else's home next year on the DIY Network.
The cable network announced this week that it has approved "The Daryl Hall Project," a reality TV show that would allow the rocker to explore his love for house restoration in front of TV cameras. Hall, who made it big in music...Read more »
This year's White House Correspondents' Dinner will be served up with a heavy sprinkle of Hudson Valley star power: Hayden Panettiere, Michael Douglas and Kate Mara will be among the celebs upping the glam factor.
Dubbed the "Nerd Prom" in recent years, the Saturday dinner will be headlined by talk show host Conan O’Brien, returning to host for the first time since his original stint...Read more »
Hudson Valley homeowners Susan Sarandon and Robert De Niro are among the actors inviting you to “The Big Wedding,” in theaters Friday.
The movie is about a long-divorced couple, played by De Niro and Diane Keaton, who pretend they're still married to appease an important visitor. Adding to the hijinks: Sarandon’s and De Niro’s characters are dating. If the script's any good, hilarity ensues.
“The...Read more »
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new musical, "Bright Star," will take the stage this summer at Vassar College, whose Powerhouse Theater staff today announced this year's lineup.
One of two Powerhouse musical workshops scheduled for this summer, "Bright Star" is set in 1945 and 1922 and focuses on a young man who returns from war and uncovers dark secrets about his past....Read more »