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Known primarily for go-kart racing, Grand Prix New York has expanded its arcade section, packing more video games into the 120,000-square-foot Mount Kisco facility (333 N. Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco; 914-241-3131; www.gpny.com).
Opened in February 2008, Grand Prix has multiple go-kart race tracks, a bowling facility and a full-scale restaurant. Now, with the addition of a few more machines,...Read more »
Although "America's Got Talent" semifinalist Tom Cotter won’t be seen on the hit reality show until the end of August, you can catch the Stony Point stand-up comedian right here in the Hudson Valley this weekend.
As if he needed a little more competition in his life, Cotter is scheduled to perform at the "Battle of the Sexes" comedy night this Friday at the Westchester...Read more »
Got a kid who loves history? This week, three local historic sites invite you to travel back in time and explore American history. Find the details here.
Thursday: Explore Washington Irving’s Sunnyside
A scavenger hunt, stories, games and crafts will bring the 19th century home of Washington Irving to life for kids. Follow a guide in period dress on an exploration around the estate and...Read more »
Indie darlings Sleigh Bells and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Blondie are new additions to list of acts slated to perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester.
With plenty of "Treats" in store, Sleigh Bells will headline the venue on Oct. 5. The duo of Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss has been a critical favorite since the release of Sleigh Bells' self-titled debut EP. Sleigh...Read more »
Break out your love beads and bell-bottoms: Today is the 43rd anniversary of Woodstock, the historic music festival that defined a decade and a generation. More than 400,000 people were said to have attended the series of outdoor concerts held in August 1969, and the Museum at Bethel Woods is commemorating the occasion with events, exhibitions and a special screening that begins today and will last...Read more »
Back-to-back performances by REO Speedwagon and Smash Mouth appear to be the last shows for the inaugural Provident Bank Park Concert Series, hosted at the Rockland Boulders' stadium in Pomona.
If you "Can't Fight This Feeling" anymore, REO Speedwagon takes the stage Thursday night with Tramps Like Us — a Bruce Springsteen tribute band — establishing the classic-rock vibe at 7:30...Read more »
The hits just keep on coming. Following a week in which The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester announced the bulk of its fall and winter concert schedule, and followed it up by revealing the opening act (Bob Dylan), the venue has added Phish frontman Trey Anastasio to its lineup.
Finding a home in Palisades, the Rockland County rocker will bring his vocals and serious guitar skills over the Tappan...Read more »
Jermaine Paul won “The Voice” this season, and now he wants to share the gift of music with others. The Harriman native is partnering with Viktor Prizgintas, director of the Allegro Youth Orchestra, to form a music school based in Monroe.
In a video press release, Paul lauded the Orange County-based orchestra. “I think it’s extremely important for kids in this day and age to kind of venture...Read more »
Could a mansion in Bedford be far behind? Reports are swirling that Taylor Swift just bought a Cape Cod home that's conveniently close to the family of her new boyfriend, Conor Kennedy.
The two have been spotted on dates in Hyannis Port, Mass., where, according to multiple reports, the country star reportedly purchased a house, right across the street from Conor's grandmother, Ethel, for just...Read more »
Feel the burn! Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds reportedly hit the gym Sunday in Bedford, where the couple have been living since April.
It's the latest local sighting for the "Gossip Girl" and "Green Lantern" stars, who have been making themselves at home in the affluent Westchester County suburb.
Since moving in together earlier this year, they've dined at the Bedford...Read more »