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  • Apple's new iPhones on sale

    Apple's new iPhones on sale

    Friday, September 19 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-09-19 12:38:49 GMT
    Ready for the iPhone? The highly anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale in Apple stores on Friday.  The line outside the flagship store on 5th Ave. in Manhattan was several blocks long.  Some of the die-hard fans, which numbered in the thousands in the hours before the smartphones went on sale, have been lined up for several weeks.  More than 4 million phones were pre-ordered.
    Ready for the iPhone? The highly anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale in Apple stores on Friday.  The line outside the flagship store on 5th Ave. in Manhattan was several blocks long.  Some of the die-hard fans, which numbered in the thousands in the hours before the smartphones went on sale, have been lined up for several weeks.  More than 4 million phones were pre-ordered.
  • 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.
  • Maine Lobster Deviled Eggs recipe

    Good Day Cafe: Blue Water Grill

    Good Day Cafe: Blue Water Grill

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:24:53 GMT
    President Barack Obama has dined at Blue Water Grill in Union Square. While the Commander in Chief opts for a larger lobster off the menu- more than two lbs., according to executive chef Luis Jaramillo-  Good Day NY stuck to smaller crustaceans for Tuesday's Good Day Cafe segment.
    President Barack Obama has dined at Blue Water Grill in Union Square. While the Commander in Chief opts for a larger lobster off the menu- more than two lbs., according to executive chef Luis Jaramillo-  Good Day NY stuck to smaller crustaceans for Tuesday's Good Day Cafe segment.
  • How to delete U2 album from iTunes

    How to delete U2 album from iTunes

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:05:33 GMT
    Apple's announcement of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus last week included a free download of U2's newest album to 500 million iCloud accounts. The free giveaway upset some customers who did not want the 11 songs from 'Songs of Innocence' synced to their devices without their permission.
    Apple's announcement of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus last week included a free download of U2's newest album to 500 million iCloud accounts. The free giveaway upset some customers who did not want the 11 songs from 'Songs of Innocence' synced to their devices without their permission.
  • Jenny McCarthy heads to satellite radio

    Jenny McCarthy heads to satellite radio

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:11:51 GMT
    Entertainer Jenny McCarthy has a non-stop schedule. From TV to radio, movies and the comedy circuit, the mother and newly re-married McCarthy opened up to Good Day New York about life nowadays. While she's called Los Angeles and Chicago home, it's New York City and New Jersey where she's now spending most of her free time (when she has it.)  McCarthy will host her own satellite radio show- Dirty, Sexy, Funny- on SiriusXM starting in October. 
    Entertainer Jenny McCarthy has a non-stop schedule. From TV to radio, movies and the comedy circuit, the mother and newly re-married McCarthy opened up to Good Day New York about life nowadays. While she's called Los Angeles and Chicago home, it's New York City and New Jersey where she's now spending most of her free time (when she has it.)  McCarthy will host her own satellite radio show- Dirty, Sexy, Funny- on SiriusXM starting in October. 
  • James Dolan, country singer

    James Dolan, country singer

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:05:42 GMT
    Billionaire CEO James Dolan- owner of Cablevision, Madison Square Garden and the NY Knicks, says he always wanted to be a singer. Ten years ago he got serious about music. Today, he's performing with his new band, JD & the Straight Shot. The band's name is a play on words having to do with sobriety.Their sound is country, folk and Bluegrass. 
    Billionaire CEO James Dolan- owner of Cablevision, Madison Square Garden and the NY Knicks, says he always wanted to be a singer. Ten years ago he got serious about music. Today, he's performing with his new band, JD & the Straight Shot. The band's name is a play on words having to do with sobriety.Their sound is country, folk and Bluegrass. 
  • Wendy Williams previews new season

    Wendy Williams previews new season

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:54:25 GMT
    Hot topics are back as Wendy Williams begins season six of her hit TV talk show.  Good Day NY's Rosanna Scotto caught up with Williams in her colorful office on set of The Wendy Williams Show. What's new for Williams' fans after the summer break? The radio DJ-turned-TV star says some old things will make a return along with some new items. "I insist, once a week, we'll probably have an all hot topics day."
    Hot topics are back as Wendy Williams begins season six of her hit TV talk show.  Good Day NY's Rosanna Scotto caught up with Williams in her colorful office on set of The Wendy Williams Show. What's new for Williams' fans after the summer break? The radio DJ-turned-TV star says some old things will make a return along with some new items. "I insist, once a week, we'll probably have an all hot topics day."
  • Gillibrand: I don't know who made 'porky' comment

    Gillibrand: I don't know who made 'porky' comment

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:53:12 GMT
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, without naming any names, claims in a new book that male colleagues made off-color remarks about her appearance – with one even allegedly squeezing her stomach and telling her: “Don't lose too much weight now. I like my girls chubby.”  The 47-year-old Democratic New York senator discussed her new book, “Off the Sidelines,” in an interview with Good Day New York on Monday.
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, without naming any names, claims in a new book that male colleagues made off-color remarks about her appearance – with one even allegedly squeezing her stomach and telling her: “Don't lose too much weight now. I like my girls chubby.”  The 47-year-old Democratic New York senator discussed her new book, “Off the Sidelines,” in an interview with Good Day New York on Monday.
  • Estelle returns with 'uplifting' album

    Estelle returns with 'uplifting' album

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:49:24 GMT
    Grammy award winner Estelle is back on the scene after being immersed in her soon-to-drop new album. “True Romance' is where I've been for the past year,” said Estelle. The London native's fourth studio album is being described by music critics as ‘inspirational' and ‘uplifting.' It's due in stores on Nov. 4.
    Grammy award winner Estelle is back on the scene after being immersed in her soon-to-drop new album. “True Romance' is where I've been for the past year,” said Estelle. The London native's fourth studio album is being described by music critics as ‘inspirational' and ‘uplifting.' It's due in stores on Nov. 4.
  • Richard Lewis' 30 years of neurotic humor

    Richard Lewis' 30 years of neurotic humor

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:02:06 GMT
    Comedian Richard Lewis and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' creator Larry David go way back.  "We went to camp (as kids), hated him, never saw him again. I started at the Improv, no longer here, and he was a fan. I was drinking back then and I said 'I hate you.' We had a fistfight at a bar and we bonded. We love each other and yet we annoy each other," said Lewis. The pair was quite the comedic duo on the hit HBO show.
    Comedian Richard Lewis and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' creator Larry David go way back.  "We went to camp (as kids), hated him, never saw him again. I started at the Improv, no longer here, and he was a fan. I was drinking back then and I said 'I hate you.' We had a fistfight at a bar and we bonded. We love each other and yet we annoy each other," said Lewis. The pair was quite the comedic duo on the hit HBO show.

  • Nicky Hilton's '365 Style' method

    Nicky Hilton's '365 Style' method

    Monday, September 8 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:35:05 GMT
    Fashion designer Nicky Hilton has been immersed in the industry since childhood when she began creating jewelry and accessories.  The New Yorker and recently engaged socialite is sharing her strategy to building a wardrobe in the new book, '365 Style.' Hilton follows the 365 method which she invented.

    Fashion designer Nicky Hilton has been immersed in the industry since childhood when she began creating jewelry and accessories.  The New Yorker and recently engaged socialite is sharing her strategy to building a wardrobe in the new book, '365 Style.' Hilton follows the 365 method which she invented.

  • Candidate Zephyr Teachout

    Candidate Zephyr Teachout

    Monday, September 8 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-09-08 16:19:55 GMT
    The only female candidate taking on NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary on Tuesday is Zephyr Teachout. The 42-year-old associate law professor at Fordham University has never held elected office. She told Good Day New York that she is “ready for the lion's den” that is Albany.
    The only female candidate taking on NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary on Tuesday is Zephyr Teachout. The 42-year-old associate law professor at Fordham University has never held elected office. She told Good Day New York that she is “ready for the lion's den” that is Albany.
  • Candidate Tim Wu

    Candidate Tim Wu

    Monday, September 8 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-09-08 16:14:32 GMT
    It doesn't receive nearly the level of attention as other races, but this year there is a contested race for lieutenant governor of New York. Tim Wu and Kathy Hocul are in a fight for the seat  left by outgoing Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy. Wu, a Democart from Manhattan and Columbia University Law School professor, has been endorsed by the NY Times. 
    It doesn't receive nearly the level of attention as other races, but this year there is a contested race for lieutenant governor of New York. Tim Wu and Kathy Hocul are in a fight for the seat  left by outgoing Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy. Wu, a Democart from Manhattan and Columbia University Law School professor, has been endorsed by the NY Times. 
  • Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral

    Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral

    Sunday, September 7 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-09-07 20:40:06 GMT
    Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang "Smile" and bagpipers played "New York, New York" at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded send-off that - like late comedian herself - brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media.
    Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang "Smile" and bagpipers played "New York, New York" at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded send-off that - like late comedian herself - brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media.
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' winner Ricky Ubeda

    'So You Think You Can Dance' winner Ricky Ubeda

    Friday, September 5 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-09-05 16:59:05 GMT
    Ricky Ubeda, season 11 winner of 'So You Think You Can Dance,' is hitting the road in October. The Miami native is heading on tour with the show through February. More than 70 shows are on the schedule.
    Ricky Ubeda, season 11 winner of 'So You Think You Can Dance,' is hitting the road in October. The Miami native is heading on tour with the show through February. More than 70 shows are on the schedule.
  • 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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