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City Winery To Leave Flagship SoHo Location In 2020, With Disney Set To Demolish Block For New Complex

City Winery To Leave Flagship SoHo Location In 2020, With Disney Set To Demolish Block For New Complex

City Winery on Varick Street (Jen Chung / Gothamist) Earlier this week, it was announced that Disney would move out of its Upper West Side space and head downtown to the area that become known as...

The Story Of How Disney Brought 'Beauty & The Beast' To The NYFF In The '90s

The Story Of How Disney Brought 'Beauty & The Beast' To The NYFF In The '90svideo

(Disney) Keeping its tradition of anniversary screenings of beloved films, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will show Disney's 1991 critically acclaimed blockbuster Beauty and the Beast next month. To make the evening even more special,...

Kelly Ripa "Blindsided" And "Betrayed" By Michael Strahan's Departure From "Live"

Kelly Ripa

Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan in 2015, when Ripa was getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (Getty Images) Details are surfacing about the "Live" debacle involving beloved TV personality Kelly Ripa and the...

5 Ways To Get Off Your Couch Post-Thanksgivingvideo

5 Ways To Get Off Your Couch Post-Thanksgiving

Stop smiling, you lazy waste of space. (Peter Lang/Shutterstock) So you've made it to day two of our post-Thanksgiving world after a solid 24-hours spent becoming one with your couch. Dwindling daylight hours, a stuffed Netflix...

Disney's 'Small World' Ride Premiered At NYC's World's Fairgallery

Disney's 'Small World' Ride Premiered At NYC's World's Fair

In the 1980s, I was lucky enough to go to Disney World in Florida, where—as a small child—I stood in wonderment in the shadows of Cinderella's Castle and tall human versions of my favorite animated characters, like...

Marvel Superheroes Are Coming To NY For Netflix TV Series

Marvel Superheroes Are Coming To NY For Netflix TV Series

"Superheroes + Election Year = WIN." (Via @NYGovCuomo's Twitter) If you've thus far missed the giant Tara Reid-eating shark head wandering through Times Square this week, know that soon Midtown will be littered with lots and...

Are Rich Moms Using Disabled Tour Guides To Cut Lines At Disney World?

Are Rich Moms Using Disabled Tour Guides To Cut Lines At Disney World?

You don't want Arthur to be just another faceless sack of flesh, do you? (Shutterstock / Joy Fera) First there was chatter in the queue for the monkey bars, then rumors hit a fever pitch on...

Disney Game Teaches Young Women How To Social Climb In NYC

Disney Game Teaches Young Women How To Social Climb In NYC

Since Carrie Bradshaw & Co. have abandoned young women everywhere, today's wanna-be city slickeristas are left to navigate their own way through big, bad New York. But now a new Disney game promises to be a...

Video: Watch This Charming Oscar-Nominated Short Film About A NYC Romance

Video: Watch This Charming Oscar-Nominated Short Film About A NYC Romancevideo

Awwww. Have you got the hump day blues? Disney has a good Oscar-nominated pick-me-up waiting for you below. Ready to be charmed? What was that adorable mid-century New York meetcute you were just watching? That was...

Broadway Officially No Different Than Disneyland Now

Broadway Officially No Different Than Disneyland Now

Peter Parker, that is disgusting (Facebook). For years people have been publicly complaining that Times Square was turning into Disneyland, and now the transformation is complete. You know how you can get your picture taken as...

Video: Neil Patrick Harris, Jerry Seinfeld Christen Disney's New Cruise Ship In NYC

Video: Neil Patrick Harris, Jerry Seinfeld Christen Disney's New Cruise Ship In NYCvideo

[Update Below] Last night the new Disney cruise ship "Fantasy" made its New York City debut, so of course lots of Disney stars showed up. Bloomberg was there, naturally, Jerry Seinfeld did standup ("Oh my god,...

Atrocity Exhibition: Disney Discontinues Joy Division-Mickey Mouse T-Shirt

Atrocity Exhibition: Disney Discontinues Joy Division-Mickey Mouse T-Shirt

After exciting British post-punk fans who also love Mickey Mouse and may also be self-hating Jews, Disney has ruined everything by yanking their Mickey t-shirt based on Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures album art. A spokesperson said,...

Area Man Buys Disney's New Joy Division T-Shirt

Area Man Buys Disney's New Joy Division T-Shirt

Disney confused most of The Internet today when their new Joy Division/Mickey Mouse mash-up t-shirt made the rounds. According to the company, the shirt (just $24.95) is indeed "inspired by the iconic sleeve of Joy Division's...

Cops Back Off Ticketing Times Square's Cartoon Characters

Cops Back Off Ticketing Times Square's Cartoon Characters

Flickr user springhudson Times Squares' costumed entrepreneurs are officially free to ply their trade without fear of retribution. According to the Daily News, the NYPD has stopped the policy of ticketing the Elmos, Hello Kitties, Buzz...

[UPDATE] NY Post Accuses Jonas Brothers Of Running Illegal Midtown

[UPDATE] NY Post Accuses Jonas Brothers Of Running Illegal Midtown "Work Farm"

[UPDATE BELOW] We interrupt this message on why soda makes you fat to bring you an important news update: The Jonas Brothers were forcing their Korean protegés The Wonder Girls to craft delicate pop songs in...

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Joe "Danger" Jonas Smokes MARIJUANA At Soho Club

A computer model of what Joe Jonas will look like in 6 months, if indeed he is smoking cannabis. Back in June, triple threat Joe Jonas (musician/thespian/HOTTIEPANTS) was given a chilly reception sharing a bill with,...

Are The Costumed Grifters Of Times Square Diluting Disney's Brand?

Are The Costumed Grifters Of Times Square Diluting Disney's Brand?

Flickr user springhudson As Archbishop Dolan once eloquently said: "Last time I consulted an atlas, it is clear we are living in New York, in the United States of America—not in China, or North Korea." This...

Times Square Disney Store Wants to Slip You a Mickey

Times Square Disney Store Wants to Slip You a Mickeygallery

When we walked around the new Times Square Disney Store, which opens today, we were taken by an overwhelming feeling of "meh." Perhaps our expectations were just too high, but when the Disney Store finally arrives to...

Game Over: ESPN Zone Shutting Down?

Game Over: ESPN Zone Shutting Down?

Way over on the West Coast the Los Angeles Times is reporting that Times Square's ESPN Zone (which they refer to as an "upscale eatery") is calling it quits. Allegedly Disney is shutting it down, along...

Disney Secretary, Boyfriend Busted For Goofy Insider Trading

Disney Secretary, Boyfriend Busted For Goofy Insider Trading

Hoxie & Sebbag A failed coffee shop owner and his Disney secretary girlfriend have been hit with conspiracy and wire fraud charges after their dopey attempt at insider trading blew up in their faces. Up until...

WABC 7 Back On Cablevision

WABC 7 Back On Cablevision

After a heated dispute over fees, Disney and Cablevision are making enough headway during negotiations for Disney to put the WABC 7 signal back on Cablevision. This happened within the first half hour of the Oscars...

UPDATE: WABC 7 Still Off Cablevision During Dispute

UPDATE: WABC 7 Still Off Cablevision During Dispute

After failing to come to an agreement over fees, Disney took WABC 7 off of Cablevision last night, leaving 3.1 million customers without ABC programming—including tonight's big Oscars telecast. WABC 7 and Cablevision posted angry messages blaming each other on the channel.

ABC 7, Cablevision Talks Deadline At Midnight

ABC 7, Cablevision Talks Deadline At Midnight

Disney and Cablevision still haven't come to an agreement about the fate of WABC 7. The two have been publicly sparring about fees: Disney, which owns WABC 7, wants $40 million to carry the local network from...

Coming Soon For Bridezilla: A Disney Engagement Ring!

Coming Soon For Bridezilla: A Disney Engagement Ring!

Move over Tiffany! After Disney swooped in with precious princess bridal dresses a few years ago, now the house that Mickey built is offering diamond engagement rings inspired by the "Disney princesses," like Cinderella, Snow White,...

Oscar Night 2008: Liveblogging the Academy Awards

Oscar Night 2008: Liveblogging the Academy Awards

Photograph of Queens native Amy Ryan, nominated for best supporting actress for her role in Gone, Baby Gone At 8:30PM (following a half-hour red carpet special), the 80th Annual Academy Awards ceremony will begin, finally putting...

Three Thug Mice in the Cartoon Jungle

Three Thug Mice in the Cartoon Jungle

Cartoons just got a little more real with The Three Thug Mice, an online series set in New York City. The 35 animated shorts follow the tales (and tails!) of three rodent crooks named Vic, Tik...

Pattern is Movement, Band

Pattern is Movement, Band

Listening to Philadelphia duo Pattern is Movement for the first time can perhaps best be described as taking a ride through Disney's "It's a Small World After All", with each country representing a different period of music....

Tentative Deal Struck, Writers to Stop Striking?

Tentative Deal Struck, Writers to Stop Striking?

As we mentioned yesterday, the writers' strike may be coming to an end. Michael Eisner leaked that we'd be hearing news of it this weekend, and the former Disney CEO was right. Today Variety reports that "the...

Video of the Day: NYC Tourism Gets Funny

Video of the Day: NYC Tourism Gets Funny

Last year Bloomberg announced the "first-ever global multimedia communications campaign to promote New York City," with efforts to bring in more tourism through television, outdoor advertising, internet and everything in between. The mayor is now getting some...

Michael Eisner Says WGA Strike is

Michael Eisner Says WGA Strike is "Over"

CNBC reported last night that the WGA strike may be over! Their source is former Disney CEO Michael Eisner, who now hosts a show on the network. When asked on the show Fast Money where the WGA...

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