Articles Tagged with New York

Bob Marley Musical Will Bring Icon To Life In 2015

A new musical about the life of Bob Marley will be arriving in 2015.

Jamaican reggae singer Bob Marley died in 1981 at 36 years old. Next year, Center Stage will be collaborating with the Public Theater in New York in order to bring a musical, based on the icon, to Baltimore. It will simply be called Marley. Kwame Kwei-Armah (Detroit ’67, Much Ado About Nothing) is set to… Read more »

Abducted: Missing Amish Girls, 12 and 6, Found Alive

Two Amish girls that were abducted on Wednesday have been found safe.

Two young sisters from an Amish community in upstate New York that were reported abducted on Wednesday evening have been found safe, the AP reports. Fannie Miller, 12, and Delila Miller, 6, were discovered about 36 miles from their home, cold and wet, but safe. The girls were taken from the family’s roadside stand at… Read more »

Great White Shark Washes Ashore In New York; Others Sighted

Though the shark that washed ashore was a juvenile, it was hardly the only great white in New York Waters

A shark found Tuesday evening on the beach at Amagansett in Long Island has been confirmed as a great white, according to scientists from Stony Brook University, though other sightings confirm that it is hardly the only one to be found in New York waters. The shark was found stranded on the beach earlier this… Read more »

Pit Bull That Suffered 30-Foot Fall Is Reunited With Owner

Wookie the pit bull was thrown off a 30-foot overpass.

Pit bulls have a bad reputation. Whether people believe the hype or not, there’s no denying that there’s a higher rate of violence toward the breed because of it. The story of Wookie is one that speaks toward that cruelty, but he’s only one of many pit bulls that became victims this week. On Tuesday,… Read more »

Adam Lambert And Queen ‘Kill’ In Front Of New York Fans

Adam Lambert and Queen

Adam Lambert and Queen continue their magical tour, and the latest stop was at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, where Lambert proved once again that he was born for this gig. According to The New York Daily News, the band’s show, the first at MSG since 1982, was warmly received by the New York… Read more »

Lady Gaga Shows Off Her Beard At The Louvre

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Lady Gaga has never been afraid of a little androgyny. In fact, when she exploded onto the scene, she pretty much shrugged off rumors that she was a hermaphrodite. In fact, in an interview with Barbara Walters, Gaga simply mentioned that the rumor was false and went on to say she was more upset about… Read more »

Mark Malkoff Performs Random Acts Of Kindness To New Yorkers [VIDEO]

Random Acts of Kindness

A random act of kindness can surely brighten someone’s day. It is probably the rarest form of sincerity shown to people that, when it does happen to people, they usually respond with doubt or don’t know how to respond at all. However, Mark Malkoff, a famous comedian and filmmaker, teamed up with Mashable and Asus… Read more »

Emergency Delaware Bridge Repair Gets Steel From NY

Bridge repairs.

The damaged I-495 bridge in Delaware is getting a delivery of $5 million in steel from Tappan Zee Constructors for emergency repairs. According to USA Today, the Tappan Zee team has sent on-hand steel rebar and rebar cages to reinforce the concrete supports installed to fix the crippled bridge that crosses the Christina River. The… Read more »

Federal Marijuana Laws Unconstitutional, New York Bill Claims

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The New York State Assembly approved legislation that initiated the process to allow medical marijuana in the state. The cannabis bill would “effectively nullify” federal pot prohibition laws, according to a Tenth Amendment Center report. Assembly Bill 6357 passed easily in New York earlier this week by a 94-36 margin. Despite the initial and overwhelming… Read more »

Gun Control Laws Are Stupid! This Is Better.

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Today I woke up and, like most people I know went straight to Facebook to see how everyone I know was doing. While I was yawning and skimming over the content, I saw a picture that I read, then verified via other online sources to be an undoctored and legitimate piece. Before I go on,… Read more »

Bob Dylan Is Displaying His Art For The First Time In The US

Bob Dylan is an artist ans musician

Bob Dylan doesn’t just sing and write music, he’s an artist too! For the first time ever a collection of the American singer-songwriter’s artwork is now being shown in the Ross Art Group gallery, New York. “Bob Dylan’s mind is a creative mind and that doesn’t stop just at music,” gallery owner Mickey Ross told… Read more »

Gary Crockett and Nickie Hunt Suicidal Bridge Jump Connected To Homicide

Hunt Crockett

41 year-old Gary Crockett and his girlfriend Nickie Hunt both plunged to their death off the George Washington Bridge on Wednesday, police officials reported, and it appears the reason for the double suicide traces back to a recent homicide. Facing economic hard times, Hunt and her boyfriend moved in with her uncle, William Valenti, 70,… Read more »