Home / Tag Archives: 2017

Tag Archives: 2017

Diwali 2017: Religious devotees celebrate the 'Festival of Lights'

Diwali 2017: Religious devotees celebrate the ‘Festival of Lights’ From Hindus to Sikhs, religious devotees around the world light candles and set off fireworks on Oct. 19, 2017 to mark the beginning of Diwali, or the ‘festival of lights.’ In ...

Read More »

Most popular Halloween costumes for 2017

Most popular Halloween costumes for 2017 Lyst and Pinterest observed user activity to predict the most popular Halloween costumes for this year based off searches, pins and saves across a combined pool of 180 million monthly users. From Wonder Woman ...

Read More »

Meet the 2017 New York MacArthur ‘geniuses’

New Yorkers stood tall as this year’s “genius grants” from the MacArthur Foundation were announced, with five of the 24 winners from the area. That group, now in an elite club of high achievers, include playwright Annie Baker, 36, journalist ...

Read More »

Mighty Quinn: October 8, 2017

Recent story you might’ve missed: NEWS ITEM — A couple born on the same day at the same Massachusetts hospital have exchanged vows more than two decades later. The Taunton Gazette reports that Jessica Gomes and Aaron Bairos got married ...

Read More »

'Star Wars: Thrawn' sequel announced at NYCC 2017

Grand Admiral Thrawn will find a new ally next summer: Darth Vader. At the “Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away” panel at New York Comic Con 2017, author Timothy Zahn revealed that Thrawn will make his return to “Star ...

Read More »

Yankees vs. Indians 2017 American League Division Series

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A look at action from the 2017 ALDS between the Indians and Yankees. Sports Rss

Read More »

New York Comic Con 2017

New York Daily News | Photos New York Comic Con 2017 Comic book lovers, superhero fans, anime enthusiasts, and the like arrived in style to the 2017 New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center of Oct. 5, 2017. ...

Read More »

Cosplayers create their costumes ahead of the 2017 New York Comic Con

Cosplayers create their costumes ahead of the 2017 New York Comic Con With New York Comic Con just around the corner, dedicated cosplayers are getting their video game, comic book, movie, and anime-inspired costumes ready for the world to see. ...

Read More »

In memoriam: Remembering the famous figures we lost in 2017

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The stars of Hollywood shined a little dimmer as the world bid farewell to some of some of the most notable famous figures in 2017. News Rss

Read More »

The Meadows 2017: The 7 best shows we saw at this year’s festival

Don’t call it a comeback. In its second year, The Meadows Music & Arts Festival upped the ante with a stacked lineup that came through with solid, memorable performances at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens. Top-tier hometown talent dominated this ...

Read More »