Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

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.

‘Batman/Superman’: NYC’s soul reflected in heroes’ mythos

The DC heroes may have their differences, but they share New York as home.

Xbox to allow multiplayer across platforms

Gamers will have one less barrier when squaring off online.

NYC’s gaming industry soars

The Big apple’s mark on the gaming industry is surging.

Chris Carter chats ‘X-Files’ reboot

The creator of the cult sci-fi show talks about the fun and difficulty of bringing his most popular creation back.

Ziegfeld Theater to close in next few weeks, reopen as ballroom

The iconic Midtown theater will have its final curtain call.

Al Sharpton calls for Oscar boycott over dearth of diversity

The activist has joined the growing list of opposition to the Academy Awards.

David Bowie’s New York City legacy

New Yorkers big and small remember the iconic rock star’s influence on the Big Apple.

amNY reporter learns the ways of the Force

Ivan Pereira takes his first steps into a larger world in anticipation for the new Star Wars movie.

New Yorkers strong with the force

The fever pitch for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hits new heights in the Big Apple.

New York Comic Con helps spur interest in arts, experts say

The swag and celebrity sightings aren’t the biggest takeaway from Comic Con, according to art experts who say they’ve seen a boost of interest in the field.

New York Comic Con kicks off at the Javits center Thursday

The city’s annual geek fest continues to get bigger and better.

Colbert’s Late Show will keep NYC spirit alive

Media experts say the comedian’s reboot will include the Big Apple.