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  • New breeds at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

    New breeds at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-09-30 15:51:17 GMT
    The American Kennel Club has announced that two recently recognized dog breeds are eligible to compete in next year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Those breeds--- the Coton de Tulear of Madagascar and the Wirehaired Vizsla of Hungary-- are not new breeds, but will, for the first time, compete on the biggest dog stage in the world at Madison Square Garden for top dog honors.
    The American Kennel Club has announced that two recently recognized dog breeds are eligible to compete in next year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Those breeds--- the Coton de Tulear of Madagascar and the Wirehaired Vizsla of Hungary-- are not new breeds, but will, for the first time, compete on the biggest dog stage in the world at Madison Square Garden for top dog honors.
  • Autumn corn and clam chowder

    Autumn corn and clam chowder

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-09-30 14:05:15 GMT
    The Clam restaurant at 420 Hudson Street in Manhattan got its name from the chef and owner's favorite ingredient. Chef Mike Price prepares autumn corn and clam chowder in the Good Day Cafe.Clam Chowder (serves 6)For the chowder base:4 oz diced bacon3 cloves garlic1 tbsp chopped thyme½ medium onion, medium diced2 stalks celery, medium diced1 cup sweet corn kernels2 qts clam stock2 cups heavy cream1 cup new potatoes, peeled rough choppedIn a medium sauce pot render diced bacon until crispy and...
    The Clam restaurant at 420 Hudson Street in Manhattan got its name from the chef and owner's favorite ingredient. Chef Mike Price prepares autumn corn and clam chowder in the Good Day Cafe.Clam Chowder (serves 6)For the chowder base:4 oz diced bacon3 cloves garlic1 tbsp chopped thyme½ medium onion, medium diced2 stalks celery, medium diced1 cup sweet corn kernels2 qts clam stock2 cups heavy cream1 cup new potatoes, peeled rough choppedIn a medium sauce pot render diced bacon until crispy and...
  • Dr. Oz and Dikembe Mutombo team up

    Dr. Oz and Dikembe Mutombo team up

    Monday, September 29 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-09-29 17:57:55 GMT
    NBA great Dikembe Mutombo is lending a big hand to school children in New York City through a partnership with Dr. Mehmet Oz. The pair have teamed up to provide health education to youth. The initiative is part of the NBA All-Star Game taking place at the Barclay's center in February.  The program provides health tips and physical activity instruction with the organization HealthCorps.  “His uniqueness is his resilience," said Dr. Oz about Mutumbo. 
    NBA great Dikembe Mutombo is lending a big hand to school children in New York City through a partnership with Dr. Mehmet Oz. The pair have teamed up to provide health education to youth. The initiative is part of the NBA All-Star Game taking place at the Barclay's center in February.  The program provides health tips and physical activity instruction with the organization HealthCorps.  “His uniqueness is his resilience," said Dr. Oz about Mutumbo. 
  • Bethenny Frankel's new children's book

    Bethenny Frankel's new children's book

    Monday, September 29 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-09-29 17:28:52 GMT
    Work might as well be Bethenny Frankel's middle name because the mother and reality TV star-turned-entrepreneur-turned-TV host is now a children's book author, too.  Frankel would be the first to say that being mom has been her most important job. The woman who created the "mommy juice" also known as the wildly successful Skinny Girl line of alcoholic beverages has written 'Cookie Meets Peanut.' "I love it so much. They're like the modern Snoopy and Woodstock," said Frankel.
    Work might as well be Bethenny Frankel's middle name because the mother and reality TV star-turned-entrepreneur-turned-TV host is now a children's book author, too.  Frankel would be the first to say that being mom has been her most important job. The woman who created the "mommy juice" also known as the wildly successful Skinny Girl line of alcoholic beverages has written 'Cookie Meets Peanut.' "I love it so much. They're like the modern Snoopy and Woodstock," said Frankel.
  • Enterovirus 68 probed in paralysis cases of 9 children

    Enterovirus 68 probed in paralysis cases of 9 children

    Monday, September 29 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-09-29 16:57:49 GMT
    Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday sent doctors an alert about the polio-like cases and said the germ — enterovirus 68 — was detected in four out of eight of the sick children who had a certain medical test.
    Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday sent doctors an alert about the polio-like cases and said the germ — enterovirus 68 — was detected in four out of eight of the sick children who had a certain medical test.
  • Nick Lachey back on TV, dropping new album

    Nick Lachey back on TV, dropping new album

    Friday, September 26 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-09-26 18:01:38 GMT
    Will the new season of the VH1 show, 'Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey,' find the former boy-band member now married father of one with another on the way, climbing up a stripper pole?  Maybe. "It's always spontaneous and it's always fun," said Lachey. The new season will air in a new time slot, 9 a.m., and return to Times Square. The show features a celebrity guest and a daily musical performance.
    Will the new season of the VH1 show, 'Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey,' find the former boy-band member now married father of one with another on the way, climbing up a stripper pole?  Maybe. "It's always spontaneous and it's always fun," said Lachey. The new season will air in a new time slot, 9 a.m., and return to Times Square. The show features a celebrity guest and a daily musical performance.
  • Terry Crews: "I could have been Ray Rice"

    Terry Crews: "I could have been Ray Rice"

    Friday, September 26 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-09-26 15:38:16 GMT
    Actor, TV host, author and former NFL player Terry Crews experienced domestic violence first hand as a child growing up with an abusive father."I watched my mother be domestically abused by my father. He hit my mother all the time," said Crews.  He felt shame and anger because of his home life, something that stayed with him throughout his NFL career.  It was that same violent tendency that could have put Crews in a similar situation as that of the Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice.
    Actor, TV host, author and former NFL player Terry Crews experienced domestic violence first hand as a child growing up with an abusive father."I watched my mother be domestically abused by my father. He hit my mother all the time," said Crews.  He felt shame and anger because of his home life, something that stayed with him throughout his NFL career.  It was that same violent tendency that could have put Crews in a similar situation as that of the Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice.
  • Museum Day Live!

    Museum Day Live!

    Friday, September 26 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-09-26 13:53:08 GMT
    Dozens of museums in the Tristate region are opening their doors for free on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 for Museum Day Live! Some of the museums participating in the area are the Long Island Museum, The New York City Fire Museum, The Jewish Museum and The Children's Museum of Manhattan. For a complete list of participating museums, visit SMITHSONIANMAG.COM
    Dozens of museums in the Tristate region are opening their doors for free on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 for Museum Day Live! Some of the museums participating in the area are The Long Island Museum, The New York City Fire Museum, The Jewish Museum and The Children's Museum of Manhattan. For a complete list of participating museums, visit SMITHSONIANMAG.COM
  • How to wear a chunky sweater

    How to wear a chunky sweater

    Thursday, September 25 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-09-25 17:44:18 GMT
    Tips on how to wear chunky sweaters from PureWow, a women's lifestyle website.
    Tips on how to wear chunky sweaters from PureWow, a women's lifestyle website.
  • Good Day Cafe: Applebee's

    Good Day Cafe: Applebee's

    Thursday, September 25 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-09-25 15:56:09 GMT
    Chef Matthew Czachor of Applebee's in Patchogue, Long Island shared the recipe for the Mushroom Swiss All-In Burger in the Good Day Cafe.
    Chef Matthew Czachor of Applebee's in Patchogue, Long Island shared the recipe for the Mushroom Swiss All-In Burger in the Good Day Cafe.
  • Joe Torre, prostate cancer survivor

    Joe Torre, prostate cancer survivor

    Wednesday, September 24 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-09-24 16:39:59 GMT
    Former NY Yankees manager and Hall of Famer Joe Torre is a prostate cancer survivor. Diagnosed in 1999 with an aggressive form of the illness, Torre chose to have surgery. However, he wants other men to know an operation is not the only option for fighting the cancer. Torre is featured in a new public service announcement about the disease: 'Your Prostate, Your Decision.'
    Former NY Yankees manager and Hall of Famer Joe Torre is a prostate cancer survivor. Diagnosed in 1999 with an aggressive form of the illness, Torre chose to have surgery. However, he wants other men to know an operation is not the only option for fighting the cancer. Torre is featured in a new public service announcement about the disease: 'Your Prostate, Your Decision.'
  • Judge Faith brings 'contemporary feel' to new court show

    Judge Faith brings 'contemporary feel' to new court show

    Wednesday, September 24 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-09-24 16:17:46 GMT
    Judge Faith Jenkins is the new judge on the block and she's bringing a fresh and 'contemporary feel' to TV.  "We do the bread and butter court cases that people love, but I wanted the show to have a more contemporary feel. We have a lot of cases that have some type of social media. I have had couples who met on Instagram and started dating .... or a lawsuit that stems from something that started on Twitter," said Judge Faith.
    Judge Faith Jenkins is the new judge on the block and she's bringing a fresh and 'contemporary feel' to TV.  "We do the bread and butter court cases that people love, but I wanted the show to have a more contemporary feel. We have a lot of cases that have some type of social media. I have had couples who met on Instagram and started dating .... or a lawsuit that stems from something that started on Twitter," said Judge Faith.
  • Honey glazed smoked brisket

    Honey glazed smoked brisket

    Wednesday, September 24 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-09-24 14:05:13 GMT
    Executive chef Mark Hennessey of Bistro Le Marais prepared honey glazed smoked brisket in the Good Day Cafe.
    Executive chef Mark Hennessey of Bistro Le Marais prepared honey glazed smoked brisket in the Good Day Cafe.
  • Haley Joel Osment previews role in 'Entourage' movie

    Haley Joel Osment previews role in 'Entourage' movie

    Tuesday, September 23 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-09-23 17:48:18 GMT
    Fans of the hit HBO series 'Entourage' have been waiting patiently for the movie adaptation which is expected to hit theaters June 2015. There will be some new faces in the big screen version including Academy award nominee Haley Joel Osment who stars as the son of Billy Bob Thorton's character. "It's going to be fantastic. I play a character- me and Billy Bob Thorton -and we are these sort of outside forces who give Ari (Gold) a hard time. It was a really great time," said Osment.
    Fans of the hit HBO series 'Entourage' have been waiting patiently for the movie adaptation which is expected to hit theaters June 2015. There will be some new faces in the big screen version including Academy award nominee Haley Joel Osment who stars as the son of Billy Bob Thorton's character. "It's going to be fantastic. I play a character- me and Billy Bob Thorton -and we are these sort of outside forces who give Ari (Gold) a hard time. It was a really great time," said Osment.
  • Good Day Cafe: Seoul Chicken

    Good Day Cafe: Seoul Chicken

    Tuesday, September 23 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-09-23 16:00:30 GMT
    Seoul Chicken on Clinton Street in Lower Manhattan serves up east Asian and classic American fare.  Owner Chaz Brown prepares his signature Seoul Chicken with special sauces in the Good Day Cafe.
    Seoul Chicken on Clinton Street in Lower Manhattan serves up east Asian and classic American fare.  Owner Chaz Brown prepares his signature Seoul Chicken with special sauces in the Good Day Cafe.
  • Dukan Diet creator says Paleo is a 'copy'

    Dukan Diet creator says Paleo is a 'copy'

    Tuesday, September 23 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-09-23 09:40:51 GMT
    Dr. Pierre Dukan, creator of the popular Dukan Diet, says the Paleo Diet is merely a copy of his weight loss strategy.  Paleo, sometimes referred to as the caveman diet for its requirement that only foods cave men and women would who have access to is allowed, took its inspiration from Dukan's first book. "It is a copy of mine because of the first name of my diet was The Diet of the Hunter and the Gatherer. It's exactly the same," said Dukan.
    Dr. Pierre Dukan, creator of the popular Dukan Diet, says the Paleo Diet is merely a copy of his weight loss strategy.  Paleo, sometimes referred to as the caveman diet for its requirement that only foods cave men and women would who have access to is allowed, took its inspiration from Dukan's first book. "It is a copy of mine because of the first name of my diet was The Diet of the Hunter and the Gatherer. It's exactly the same," said Dukan.
  • Brooklynettes dancers and Crunch LIVE

    Brooklynettes dancers and Crunch LIVE

    Monday, September 22 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-09-22 16:19:20 GMT
    The Brooklyn Nets dancers also known as the Brooklynettes have teamed up with Crunch Live to bring their workout for free to anyone wanting to give it a try at home for one week.  Use the promo code: GOODDAY at  CrunchLive.com  Offer expires Sept. 30, 2014.
    The Brooklyn Nets dancers also known as the Brooklynettes have teamed up with Crunch Live to bring their workout for free to anyone wanting to give it a try at home for one week.  Use the promo code: GOODDAY at  CrunchLive.com  Offer expires Sept. 30, 2014.
  • Marlon Wayans and Orlando Jones on Good Day New York

    Marlon Wayans and Orlando Jones on Good Day New York

    Friday, September 19 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-09-19 17:25:36 GMT
    Comedian Marlon Wayans was in the middle of an interview during Good Day New York on Friday when friend and fellow entertainer Orlando Jones walked into the studio.  The rest was a back-and-forth of laughs and jabs as the funny men even made plans to hit the town on live television. "I had no idea. I was so happy. I wasn't just happy to see another black guy," said Wayans. 
    Comedian Marlon Wayans was in the middle of an interview during Good Day New York on Friday when friend and fellow entertainer Orlando Jones walked into the studio.  The rest was a back-and-forth of laughs and jabs as the funny men even made plans to hit the town on live television. "I had no idea. I was so happy. I wasn't just happy to see another black guy," said Wayans. 
  • Battle between good and evil returns to 'Sleepy Hollow'

    Battle between good and evil returns to 'Sleepy Hollow'

    Friday, September 19 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-09-19 16:12:30 GMT
    Capt. Frank Irving will have his hands full when 'Sleepy Hollow' returns to FOX on Monday. The character is played by actor and comedian Orlando Jones.  Fans of the hit show dubbed 'Sleepy Heads' can expect more edge-of-your-seat excitement. "You can't fall asleep watching 'Sleepy Hollow.' You will be scared to death then you'll laugh," said Jones.
    Capt. Frank Irving will have his hands full when 'Sleepy Hollow' returns to FOX on Monday. The character is played by actor and comedian Orlando Jones.  Fans of the hit show dubbed 'Sleepy Heads' can expect more edge-of-your-seat excitement. "You can't fall asleep watching 'Sleepy Hollow.' You will be scared to death then you'll laugh," said Jones.
  • Good Day Cafe: potato pancakes, kraut cakes

    Good Day Cafe: potato pancakes, kraut cakes

    Friday, September 19 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-09-19 14:48:37 GMT
    Chef and owner Wolfgang Ban of Paulaner previewed Oktoberfest and shared recipes for kraut cakes and potato pancakes.
    Chef and owner Wolfgang Ban of Paulaner previewed Oktoberfest and shared recipes for kraut cakes and potato pancakes.
  • Pinkett Smith felt 'real joy' creating new character

    Pinkett Smith felt 'real joy' creating new character

    Thursday, September 18 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-09-18 15:54:53 GMT
    Batman comicbook fans will be introduced to a new character when the prequel TV series 'Gotham' debuts on FOX next week. Hollywood heavy-hitter Jada Pinkett Smith plays 'Fish Mooney.' "The character is part of the mobster family of Gotham. All the mob families are in control of Gotham at this particular time. It has been a real joy creating this 'Fish Mooney' character nobody has seen yet,” said Pinkett Smith.
    Batman comicbook fans will be introduced to a new character when the prequel TV series 'Gotham' debuts on FOX next week. Hollywood heavy-hitter Jada Pinkett Smith plays 'Fish Mooney.' "The character is part of the mobster family of Gotham. All the mob families are in control of Gotham at this particular time. It has been a real joy creating this 'Fish Mooney' character nobody has seen yet,” said Pinkett Smith.
  • Central Park ultra-marathon

    Central Park ultra-marathon

    Thursday, September 18 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-09-18 13:29:46 GMT
    The New York City Marathon is weeks away, but a 200-mile race inside Central Park is taking place this weekend. Ultra-marathoner Eric Gelber is running to raise awareness and money for research to find a cure for multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cell. More than 24,000 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2014. The race, dubbed '200 Miles Towards A Cure,' starts on Friday at 8 a.m. and will continue (non-stop for 50+ hours) through Sunday, Sept. 21.
    The New York City Marathon is weeks away, but a 200-mile race inside Central Park is taking place this weekend. Ultra-marathoner Eric Gelber is running to raise awareness and money for research to find a cure for multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cell. More than 24,000 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2014. The race, dubbed '200 Miles Towards A Cure,' starts on Friday at 8 a.m. and will continue (non-stop for 50+ hours) through Sunday, Sept. 21.
  • Astoria Restaurant Week

    Astoria Restaurant Week

    Thursday, September 18 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-09-18 13:02:02 GMT
    Bustling Astoria, Queens is celebrating the many diverse cuisines found throughout the neighborhood with Astoria Restaurant Week.  The event runs from Sept. 19- Sept. 28. Participating restaurants include: MP Taverna, MexiBBQ, Marketa, Pachanga Patterson, Vesta Vino and many more. Prices vary by restaurant Many are offering special prix fixe menus for $25, $35 or $45.
    Bustling Astoria, Queens is celebrating the many diverse cuisines found throughout the neighborhood with Astoria Restaurant Week.  The event runs from Sept. 19- Sept. 28. Participating restaurants include: MP Taverna, MexiBBQ, Marketa, Pachanga Patterson, Vesta Vino and many more. Prices vary by restaurant Many are offering special prix fixe menus for $25, $35 or $45.
  • Octavia Spencer credits Oscar for 'Red Band Society' role

    Octavia Spencer credits Oscar for 'Red Band Society' role

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-09-17 15:14:55 GMT
    The moment actress Octavia Spencer was awarded an Oscar for her role in 'The Help' her life would be changed forever. She credits that win for helping her land the role of lead pediatric unit nurse in the new FOX dramedy series, 'Red Band Society.' "Because of Oscar I am here promoting one of the best shows I've ever been a part of or anyone has ever written," said Spencer. The series which follows a group of unlikely friends inside a hospital set in Los Angeles premieres at 9 p.m. on Wednesday.
    The moment actress Octavia Spencer was awarded an Oscar for her role in 'The Help' her life would be changed forever. She credits that win for helping her land the role of lead pediatric unit nurse in the new FOX dramedy series, 'Red Band Society.' "Because of Oscar I am here promoting one of the best shows I've ever been a part of or anyone has ever written," said Spencer. The series which follows a group of unlikely friends inside a hospital set in Los Angeles premieres at 9 p.m. on Wednesday.
  • 1933-2014

    Joan Rivers dies

    Joan Rivers dies

    Friday, September 5 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-09-05 13:23:32 GMT

    Joan Rivers is being remembered as a comedic legend and trailblazer. The New York native died on Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers was undergoing an outpatient throat procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side on August 28 when she went into cardiac arrest and was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital. She had been moved from the ICU to a private room on Wednesday.

    Joan Rivers is being remembered as a comedic legend and trailblazer. The New York native died on Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers was undergoing an outpatient throat procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side on August 28 when she went into cardiac arrest and was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital. She had been moved from the ICU to a private room on Wednesday.

  • Glamsquad app

    Hair and makeup house call

    Hair and makeup house call

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:27:35 GMT
    A new app is bringing the star treatment to the masses. Glamsquad delivers a hair and makeup artist to your doorstep.I invited them over to my place. Kelly did my makeup and Erin styled my mane. They helped me select a look from examples on the app and they encouraged me to tweak the looks to fit my style.
    A new app is bringing the star treatment to the masses. Glamsquad delivers a hair and makeup artist to your doorstep.I invited them over to my place. Kelly did my makeup and Erin styled my mane. They helped me select a look from examples on the app and they encouraged me to tweak the looks to fit my style.
  • Flame of Hope makes stop in Times Square

    Flame of Hope makes stop in Times Square

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-06-11 16:32:23 GMT
    The countdown clock is ticking towards the start of the Special Olympics USA Games this weekend in New Jersey. Excitement for the big event hit a high on Wednesday when the Law Enforcement Torch Run made its way through Times Square. The Flame of Hope has been carried by Special Olympics athletes and more than 100 law enforcement volunteers from across the country in a five-day run with the final destination the Prudential Center in Newark on Sunday for the opening ceremony.
    The countdown clock is ticking towards the start of the Special Olympics USA Games this weekend in New Jersey. Excitement for the big event hit a high on Wednesday when the Law Enforcement Torch Run made its way through Times Square. The Flame of Hope has been carried by Special Olympics athletes and more than 100 law enforcement volunteers from across the country in a five-day run with the final destination the Prudential Center in Newark on Sunday for the opening ceremony.
  • Andie MacDowell, daughter team up to talk 'strength'

    Andie MacDowell, daughter team up to talk 'strength'

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:09:04 GMT
    Stunning at 56, actress Andie MacDowell is in demand, but it didn't come easy. "To be able to rise above it is a feat; it’s probably my greatest achievement ever," said MacDowell about a blow early in her career. The voice of the South Carolina native was dubbed with that of acting legend Glenn Close in "The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes." "No one has ever explained it to me. I moved on and became so successful. Wonderful things happen when you have to evolve and be strong."
    Stunning at 56, actress Andie MacDowell is in demand, but it didn't come easy. "To be able to rise above it is a feat; it’s probably my greatest achievement ever," said MacDowell about a blow early in her career. The voice of the South Carolina native was dubbed with that of acting legend Glenn Close in "The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes." "No one has ever explained it to me. I moved on and became so successful. Wonderful things happen when you have to evolve and be strong."
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