Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Movie, TV filming expanding to Bronx, Staten Island

The outer boroughs are getting a piece of the city’s multi billion dollar film industry.

NY Comedy Festival brings laughs throughout boros

The annual laugh fest is changing things up this year.

Nintendo Switch, hybrid game console, revealed

The Japanese games giant is looking to switch things up for a new generation.

Brooklyn Alamo Drafthouse sets date for grand opening

The wait is over. The city’s first location of the famous movie chain is opening at the end of October.

Bob Dylan’s NYC: Defining spots for the Nobel Prize winner

The legendary folk singer’s roots are deep in New York City.

NYC’s Made in NY Writers Room to boost entertainment industry diversity

The city’s program aims to diversify writers’ rooms.

Brooklyn Pavilion Theater gets Hollywood makeover

The Brooklyn movie theater is getting the upgrade that people have been looking for.

‘Star Trek: Mission New York’ to celebrate show’s 50th anniversary

The sci-fi franchise has deep roots in the Big Apple.

‘New Brooklyn’ web comic series gives borough a starring role

A new comic book series explores the borough in a new light.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Schumer fight online ticket bot scams

The Hamilton creator wants to even the playing field for theater goers.

Captain America statue makes Prospect Park debut

The Marvel superhero drew in huge crowds in Brooklyn.

‘Pokémon Go’ app downloaded by millions; New Yorkers join craze

The viral game is taking New York by storm.

Captain America statue coming to Prospect Park

The First Avenger will have a place to shine in his native borough.

Coney Island amphitheater marks grand opening

Brooklyn’s newest concert spot is now open for business.

Robert De Niro, Alicia Keys among NYC entertainment ambassadors

The top names in NYC’s entertainment industry will be out promoting the city’s diverse film scene.

New York, Paris launch summer culture partnership

The City of Light and the Big Apple are teaming up for a cultural exchange.

Other Music in East Village to close in June

The popular music shop joined the long list of mom and pops that closed to rising costs.

Digital music leads sales for first time ever: Report

More people turn to the Internet for their music than ever, according to a report.

Alamo Drafthouse to open on Gold Street this summer

The famous Texas based movie chain is making its Big Apple debut.

Ta-Nehisi Coates leads “Black Panther” comic for new readers

The first black superhero in a major American comic book series is coming back with a story relevant for the times.