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This edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week features time-oriented tweets from three celebrities with strong connections to the Hudson Valley.
Because the following embedded tweets, links, photos 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.
At No. 3 is...Read more »
Good news for the Sarah Lawrence College class of 2013: They will be addressed by one of their own. Fashion designer and college alumnus Vera Wang has been tapped to give the commencement speech at this year’s graduation ceremony, taking place Friday morning on the college campus in Bronxville/Yonkers.
Wang, who graduated in 1971, originally enrolled at Sarah Lawrence as a pre-med student,...Read more »
Uh-oh, the Kardashians are in another “kontroversy,” and the latest family dust-up has Westchester ties. Khloe Kardashian, and her two older sisters, Kim and Kourtney, had a pleasant Hudson Valley experience when they visited the Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers last fall. But now Mount Kisco resident Gov. Andrew Cuomo is up in arms over Kardashian's sartorial choices, after she...Read more »
"Star Trek Into Darkness" makes its wide theatrical release Thursday, but I attended an advance screening of the highly anticipated sequel, and I have a lot to say about it.
No spoilers, I promise. But here are a few things to consider before you see the movie, directed by Sarah Lawrence College alumnus J.J. Abrams.
1. There are some pretty sweet nods to classic "Star...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 »
"Star Trek Into Darkness" fanatics won't have to wait quite as long as they'd thought to see the J.J. Abrams-directed movie, whose wide release date of May 16 is now a day earlier than previously announced.
IMAX screenings will also be bumped up a day, with screenings starting as early as May 15. Those showings will include about a half-hour of footage filmed with high-res IMAX cameras.
The...Read more »
With the Kentucky Derby kicking off the first leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday, fans across the Hudson Valley will be donning fancy hats, sipping mint juleps and settling in to watch the race and cheer for their favorite horse. Here are several area places to get in the spirit.
Come early for the Fancy Derby Hat Contest: Fans 18 and older are asked to don their finest...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 »
Oh, say, you can see former "American Idol" contestant Melinda Ademi sing the national anthem at tonight's State of the County address in White Plains.
A Yonkers High School grad who advanced to the top-40 round this season, Ademi will be a guest of honor at the event in the central jury room of the Westchester County Courthouse (111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., White Plains,...Read more »
Yonkers has been the setting for quite a few high-profile film and television shoots in recent months, featuring movie stars such as Will Smith and Katie Holmes. So it’s only fitting that the city host the inaugural Yonkers Film Festival (dubbed YoFi Fest) this year, with the event taking place Oct. 11-13.
“We are thrilled to host our first, of hopefully many, film festivals here in Yonkers,”...Read more »