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Channel Your Inner Don Draper on a New 'Mad Men' Tour of NYC

May 22, 2014 at 10:01 AM | by | Comments (0)

Sidewalk Food Tours is recently launched a Mad Men Tour that brings fans to New York's advertising landmarks as well as some of SC&P's favorite bars.

Mad Men is filmed in L.A. but many of the bars, hotels, and offices referenced on the show were, and in most cases still are, NYC landmarks.

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How To Get Last Minute Tickets To 'Stand Up For Heroes'

November 5, 2013 at 2:34 PM | by | Comments (0)

One of this week's most coveted tickets is for Stand Up For Heroes, a rock concert/stand up comedy show to benefit the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

Stand Up aims to bring together leaders from business, entertainment, government, and philanthropy to raise funds to help injured service members and their families. The night's line-up includes Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters. But, the real stars of the event will be the service members who will be in attendance.

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Celebrate the Beginning of the End of 'Breaking Bad' in New York City

July 26, 2013 at 1:34 PM | by | Comments (0)

With the premiere of Breaking Bad's final eight episodes right around the corner, the show's cast and crew will be in New York City next week to celebrate and say goodbye.

On Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m., the show's cast, including Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, R.J. Mitte and Bob Odenkirk, along with the show’s creator, Vince Gilligan, will talk with New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff for NYT's TimesTalks. Though tickets to the event sold out in a matter of minutes, fans can still try for stand-by tickets before the talk, or watch it online.

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How To Get Tickets To The New York City Wine & Food Festival

May 21, 2013 at 3:13 PM | by | Comments (0)

The schedule for the 2013 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival, scheduled to take place October 17- 20, has been announced and will include appearances by celebrity chefs Anne Burrell, Paula Deen, Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, and Emeril Lagasse.

The festival, presented by Food & Wine, will benefit Food Bank For New York City and Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. This year, several festival events will take place at the Hudson Hotel, including wine and pairing seminars, while Pier 94 will be the new home of the festival’s signature Southern Wine & Spirits of New York Trade Tasting, and Pier 92 will host the fest’s Blue Moon Burger Bash hosted by Rachael Ray and the Tacos & Tequila hosted by Bobby Flay.

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It's Not Too Late To Volunteer at Next Month's Tribeca Film Festival

March 27, 2013 at 2:50 PM | by | Comments (0)

The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off in less than a month but it's still not to late to sign up as a volunteer.

The fest will take place April 17 - 28, 2013 at various venues around NYC, and they always need plenty of volunteers, or crew members as they call them, to keep things running smoothly.

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How To Get Tickets To The 2013 Governors Ball Music Festival

March 12, 2013 at 2:50 PM | by | Comments (0)

With headliners like Kanye West, Kings Of Leon, and Guns & Roses, the 2013 Governors Ball Music Festival really does have something for everyone.

The three day music festival will be held over a three days this summer, June 7-9, 2013, on Randall's Island in New York City.

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Where to Watch 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Film Around New York City

February 25, 2013 at 3:43 PM | by | Comments (0)

Spider-Man might be a fixture in New York City, the city Peter Parker calls home but, surprisingly, not one Spider-Man movie was entirely shot in New York...until now.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is the first in the history of the franchise to be filmed entirely in New York City and New York State.

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'Pan Am' Still Filming Even Though ABC Shelved the Series Until January

December 12, 2011 at 1:42 PM | by | Comments (0)

Even though ABC has grounded new episodes of Pan Am until January 8, 2012, the show's stars are still busy shooting fresh scenes in New York City.

On Wednesday, December 7, Christina Ricci was spotted filming in a little black retro dress on the Upper East Side. Ricci, who plays Pan Am flight attendant Maggie Ryan in the series, also did some multitasking as she walked, smoked, and enjoyed a diet coke on the way to her trailer to change.

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Watch the New Muppets Movie, Then Get Inside the Mind of Jim Henson in NYC

November 23, 2011 at 12:22 PM | by | Comments (0)

Some of us will overdose on nostalgia, along with turkey, this week as a new Muppets movie opens in theaters. In The Muppets, which hits theaters today, Kermit and his furry friends must reunite to stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and save The Muppet Theater from an oil tycoon who plans to demolish the building.

Muppet enthusiasts can also get a look inside the mind of legendary Muppets' creator Jim Henson at the Museum Of The Moving Image in New York City through January 16, 2012. Jim Henson's Fantastic World celebrates Henson's creative genius through his original drawings, storyboards, and props, including rare Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog puppets.

The museum, located at 36-01 35 Avenue in Astoria, NY, is open Tuesday - Sunday (though they will be closed on Thanksgiving). Adult admission is $12. For more information about the Jim Henson exhibit, visit MovingImage.us.

[Photo: IMDb]

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Time's Running Out to Enter the SNL Ticket Lottery for the 2011-2012 Season

August 26, 2011 at 1:13 PM | by | Comment (1)

Tickets to Saturday Night Live have always been hard to get. Yes, you can take your chances in the stand-by line at 30 Rock, but the best way to get tickets is via SNL's ticket lottery.

To enter the lottery for the upcoming season all you need to do is send an email with all of your contact information to snltickets@nbcuni.com by August 31 (the lottery is only open during the month of August). If you are selected, you'll receive two tickets to a random show date. You can only enter once and must be at least 16 years old.

SNL returns for it's 37th season this fall with Alec Baldwin hosting the season the season premiere, which will also mark his 16th appearance on the show.

[Photo: SNL]

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Apple Teams Up with the Tribeca Film Fest to 'Meet The Filmmakers'

April 26, 2011 at 12:02 PM | by | Comments (0)

The Apple Store, SoHo, and the Apple Store, West 14th Street in New York City, have teamed up with the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival to honor those behind the fest's most buzzed-about films. Both stores will be offering exclusive "Meet the Filmmakers" sessions through April 30, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Check out a few of week's highlights below:

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AmEx Is Offering Cardholders First Dibs At Tribeca Film Festival Packages

March 10, 2011 at 3:26 PM | by | Comments (0)

Once again, the Tribeca Film Festival has teamed up with American Express to offer Cardmembers the opportunity to purchase advance ticket packages to the fest which takes place April 20- May 1.

This week, American Express Cardmembers can purchase Tribeca's Hudson Pass, Harrison Ticket Package, Franklin Ticket Package, Programmers Picks and advanced single tickets before they go on sale to the public. Packages start at $250 and can be purchased at http://www.tribecafilm.com/festival/tickets/.

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