Lady Antebellum, Hailee Steinfeld to Appear on NBC 4th of July


Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Hailee Steinfeld will perform on NBC’s annual “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.” Akbar Gbajabiamila, Matt Iseman and Kristine Leahy from NBC’s Emmy-nominated “American Ninja Warrior” join as hosts of the broadcast airing Tuesday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an hour-long encore presentation at 10 p.m. The 41st annual …

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Circle Line Cruises Adds 2 New Ships

Special guest Brooke Shields christened Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises' new vessels at a June 13th ceremony, which featured Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo (PRNewsfoto/Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises)

NEW YORK — New York Cruise Lines, parent company of Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, is adding two new ships to their fleet with the addition of the Empire Class of sightseeing vessels from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises is operating the new fleet from Manhattan’s Pier 83 at West 42nd Street. The …

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Empire State Building Offers 4th of July Party


NEW YORK – On Tuesday, July 4, the Empire State Building (ESB) will host the Ultimate 4th of July celebration from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. offering a fabulous view of the fireworks. This exclusive annual event offers breathtaking views of the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular from the world-famous 86th floor open-air Observatory …

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Anne Hathaway Speaks at International Women’s Day

Actress Anne Hathaway speaks at the UN.

NEW YORK — In her first major speech at the United Nations, American actress and UN Women’s Global Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway called for a more equal distribution of unpaid care work in moving the agenda on gender equality in her keynote address at the International Women’s Day commemoration in New York. A long-standing supporter of …

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Samsung to Hold Galaxy Event in NYC March 29

Samsung is holding its yearly Galaxy Event in New York at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on March 29. The Korean technology giant is expected to unveil the new Galaxy S8 smartphone. It remains to be seen if a new Note smartphone will be released following last year’s debacle with the Note 7 that suffered …

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114th Annual North American Toy Fair Begins Today

More than 30,000 professionals are expected to visit the Toy Fair at Javits Center this weekend.

NEW YORK — The 114th North American International Toy Fair opened its doors this morning to a sea of 30,000 global play professionals and guests eager to see hundreds of thousands of innovative new toys and games before they hit store shelves. Open through Tuesday, February 21, the four-day trade event has transformed New York City’s …

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Bryant Park Tree Lighting to be Held Friday

NEW YORK — Bryant Park in midtown will hold its 2016 tree lighting event on Friday, December 2 at 6 p.m. Dancing With the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba will join Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir for the ceremony at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. The event will also feature reigning world champion Javier Fernández, …

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NYSE to Celebrate Christmas Tree Lighting Thursday


The New York Stock Exchange will celebrate its 93rd annual lighting of the NYSE Christmas Tree to celebrate the holiday season outside its headquarters in lower Manhattan this Thursday, December 1. National radio personality, Trey Morgan, will emcee this year’s tree lighting ceremony which will feature several musical performances, including a performance by the Rockettes, …

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NBC to Broadcast 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade


NEW YORK – NBC will broadcast the 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual holiday extravaganza will be hosted by Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker of NBC’s Today Show. The parade will broadcast live on Thursday, Nov. 24 from 9 a.m.-noon in all time zones. Broadway shows will head to the streets of New York for special performances …

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US Postal Service Dedicates World Stamp Show

NEW YORK — The U.S. Postal Service has dedicated a Forever Stamp Folio celebrating World Stamp Show-NY 2016, which last week at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City and continues through June 4. The United States plays host to the sanctioned international stamp show only once every 10 years, the first since …

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MSG to Help Build Las Vegas Concert Venue

NEW YORK – The Madison Square Garden Company is partnering with Las Vegas Sands Corp. to bring a large-scale venue to Las Vegas that will re-define the live music and entertainment experience. The two companies plan to work with Azoff MSG Entertainment (Azoff MSG), Live Nation Entertainment and Oak View Group, to create a premier …

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