Trailer: 'Stay Awake,' Film Shot In Hudson Valley Opens Locally Trailer: 'Stay Awake,' Film Shot In Hudson Valley Opens Locally
Trailer: 'Stay Awake,' Film Shot In Hudson Valley Opens Locally A riveting film starring Chrissy Metz of "This Is Us" fame, which was shot throughout the mid-Hudson Valley will be screening locally beginning this weekend. “Stay Awake," which is directed and written by Jamie Sisley, will be screening in Ulster County at the Upstate Films Orpheum Theatre at 156 Main Street in Saugerties on: Saturday, June 10, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 7 p.m. (Live Zoom Q/A with writer/director Jamie Sisley) Saturday, June 17, 2:15 p.m. The film is an American drama that tells the very "today" story of a mother who is an addict and the lengths her two sons go to …
Comedian Matt Rife Set To Perform In New York As Part Of World Tour Comedian Matt Rife Set To Perform In New York As Part Of World Tour
Comedian Matt Rife Set To Perform In New York As Part Of World Tour Comedy star Matt Rife will swing through the Empire State as part of his first ever world tour. The 27-year-old comic, who has amassed nearly 18 million followers on TikTok and Instagram, is set to perform seven shows in New York as part of his upcoming “ProbleMATTic World Tour,” which was announced Monday, June 5. Fans can catch Rife at the following New York shows: Schenectady - Jan. 31, 2024 at Proctor’s Theatre New York City - Feb. 2, 2024 at Radio City Music Hall Waterloo - Feb. 28 and 29, 2024 at del Lago Resort & Casino Syracuse - March 30, 2024 at Landmark Theatre Rife announc…
Lucky Duck: $1,000,000 Lottery Prize Claimed By NY Man Lucky Duck: $1,000,000 Lottery Prize Claimed By NY Man
Lucky Duck: $1,000,000 Lottery Prize Claimed By NY Man A Long Island man has claimed a winning lottery prize worth $1 million. Vincent Franco, of Patchogue, hit it big on the Cash X20 scratch-off game, according to the New York Lottery. Franco received a lump sum payment of $494,760 after paying taxes. The lucky ticket was purchased in Holbrook, at the Akshar Card & Gift at 342 Union Avenue. As of Tuesday, June 6, there were two top prizes remaining on the Cash X20 ticket, lottery officials said. Players can check their tickets on the New York Lottery website. New York scratch-off games generated over $4.5 billion in total sales during …
Harrison Ford Forced To Make Quick Exit From Popular Farmers Market In New England Harrison Ford Forced To Make Quick Exit From Popular Farmers Market In New England
Harrison Ford Forced To Make Quick Exit From Popular Farmers Market In New England Harrison Ford left the wretched hive of scum and villainy that is Los Angeles for somewhere more quaint over the weekend when he visited Western Massachusetts for the Amherst Farmers Market.  The 80-year-old A-Lister was in town to see his youngest son Liam graduate from Amherst College.  While in Amherst, Ford stopped by the farmers market but didn't get a chance to buy anything because word quickly spread that Indiana Jones was about, said Joyce Douthwright, who runs Cold Spring Soapery with her husband. She snapped a photo of him just before he was mobbed by fans.  "…
Secret Beaches: Pair Of NY Locales Rank Among America’s Top 100 Secret Beaches: Pair Of NY Locales Rank Among America’s Top 100
Secret Beaches: Pair Of NY Locales Rank Among America’s Top 100 When it comes to finding the best “hidden” beaches in the country, the secret is out - and you won’t have to travel very far to reach a couple of them. Two beaches on Long Island made the list of America’s favorite 100 secret beaches, according to a ranking by the travel site Family Destinations Guide. The website surveyed 3,000 families across the United States to find out which hidden beaches they most wanted to visit this summer. Landing at No. 19 is Amsterdam Beach Preserve, a nearly 200-acre state park located in Montauk. Known as the Montauk Moorlands, the park features over 1,200 f…
Casting Call: Youngsters Needed For Netflix Movie Filming In Tristate Area Casting Call: Youngsters Needed For Netflix Movie Filming In Tristate Area
Casting Call: Youngsters Needed For Netflix Movie Filming In Tristate Area Netflix is looking for two young boys to star in their next feature film, which is shooting right here in the tristate area, according to a casting notice at Backstage. The first role is for Mookie, an 11-year-old. Mookie is described as being white, very overweight and on a strict diet who gets bullied, according to the casting notice.  "Privately his sense of humor can make you laugh, but his vulnerability will make you cry," the notice reads. Mookie is not athletic, but loves sports, and being a fan of baseball is a "plus," according to the notice.  The second role is fo…
Popular Hudson Valley Restaurant Opens Brand-New Location Popular Hudson Valley Restaurant Opens Brand-New Location
Popular Hudson Valley Restaurant Opens Brand-New Location A popular restaurant has brought its flavorful dishes to a new part of Northern Westchester County with its second location. Melike Turkish Cuisine, whose flagship eatery is in Ossining, has now opened up a Mount Kisco venue, located at 15 East Main Street. On an Instagram post announcing the new location, one person commented, “Great news! Can’t wait to eat clean and good Turkish food in Mt Kisco!” Owner Erdal Nehir learned traditional Turkish recipes from his father and grandmother, according to the eatery’s website.  After training as a chef in Dubai, Nehir traveled back to Ame…
Taylor Swift MetLife Stadium Tickets Are Still Available — At This Price, Or More Taylor Swift MetLife Stadium Tickets Are Still Available — At This Price, Or More
Taylor Swift MetLife Stadium Tickets Are Still Available — At This Price, Or More Seeing Taylor Swift on her leg of the Eras Tour comes with a price. As of Tuesday, May 16, there were about 470 tickets left for her Friday, May 26, and Saturday, May 27 shows at MetLife stadium in northern New Jersey's Meadowlands, and 650 remaining for the May 28 show, according to Stubhub.  That is, if you're willing to fork over $1,700 — at least. That's around the starting price for tickets in the upper zone, but if you want an unrestricted view, you'll have to spend between $2,000 and $5,000.  The first row of section 11 is also available, just one seat for $10,200. The t…
$50,000 Powerball Ticket Sold In Orange County $50,000 Powerball Ticket Sold In Orange County
$50,000 Powerball Ticket Sold In Orange County A lucky Powerball player in the Hudson Valley is $50,000 richer today after winning the third prize in the Monday, May 15 drawing. The winning ticket, purchased in Orange County at the Goshen Exxon is worth $50,000 and has four matching numbers and the Powerball, New York Lottery officials said.  The winning numbers for the Powerball drawing on May 15 are: 1-26-28-55-58 and the Powerball is 25. The winning numbers for the Powerball game are drawn from a field of one to 69. The Powerball number is drawn from a separate field of one to 26.  The Powerball drawing is televised every…
Cover Girl: Hudson Valley's Own Martha Stewart Makes Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue History Cover Girl: Hudson Valley's Own Martha Stewart Makes Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue History
Cover Girl: Hudson Valley's Own Martha Stewart Makes Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue History Despite already becoming a household name through her cookbooks, magazines, and television shows, Northern Westchester resident Martha Stewart is making history yet again by becoming the oldest model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue.  The 81-year-old globally-known businesswoman, television personality, and now model was revealed to be on the issues' cover on Monday, May 15 by the iconic magazine.  She is the oldest-ever Swimsuit Issue cover model, according to the magazine.  Martha Stewart is the oldest woman to grace the cover in Sports Illustr…
This Hudson Valley Eatery Ranks Among NY's Top 11 Pizzerias, Report Says This Hudson Valley Eatery Ranks Among NY's Top 11 Pizzerias, Report Says
This Hudson Valley Eatery Ranks Among NY's Top 11 Pizzerias, Report Says It's no secret that most think of New York City when it comes to the best eateries to find delicious pizza in the Empire State. But new rankings of 11 of the best pizza places in New York State include plenty of places beyond the five boroughs, including the Hudson Valley, Long Island, and Capital Region. Yes, the first pizzeria listed in the story posted on the "I Love NY" blog is in NYC: the original Paulie Gee's, located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, which was cited for its "chewy, charred crust, tangy sauce, and high-quality cheese." Checking in at No. 2 in the rankings is nestled in N…
$1,000,000 Winner: Hudson Valley Man Claims Powerball Prize $1,000,000 Winner: Hudson Valley Man Claims Powerball Prize
$1,000,000 Winner: Hudson Valley Man Claims Powerball Prize A lucky Westchester County resident has claimed a $1,000,000 second-place Powerball Prize. The New York Lottery announced on Friday, May 5 that Everald Anderson matched the first five Powerball numbers drawn on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. The winning numbers were 06-14-16-34-66 with the Powerball number of  25. Anderson received a single lump sum payment of $651,004 after the required withholdings, the NY Lottery said. The winning ticket was purchased at Lucky Trading 486 at 486 Main St. in New Rochelle. (Shown in the image above.) New York’s Powerball game generated $358,376,004 i…
Time To Get Footloose: Bacon Brothers Bringing Musical Act To Hudson Valley Time To Get Footloose: Bacon Brothers Bringing Musical Act To Hudson Valley
Time To Get Footloose: Bacon Brothers Bringing Musical Act To Hudson Valley Move over, Jonas Brothers; the Bacon Brothers are coming to town. The band, which consists of actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael, is set to perform at four different venues across New York as part of their annual summer tour. “Bound by blood and a mutual love of American roots music, The Bacon Brothers have spent the past quarter-century in a creative whirl, funneling their shared DNA into a genre-bending sound,” reads their website. Since their founding in 1995, the duo has taken that sound - described as a blend of folk, rock, soul, and country influences - around the globe, inclu…