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'Goodfellas' Tribeca panel closes the Film Festival

amny.com — Secrets of 'Goodfellas' on its 25th anniversary The Tribeca Film Festival got a star-studded send-off Saturday night at the Beacon Theater with a 25th Anniversary screening of Martin Scorsese's mob classic "Goodfellas." The evening, hosted by the film fest's founders Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro, ended with a 30-minute panel discussion of the film, hosted by Jon Stewart.

Mysterious flaky white material falls on midtown Manhattan: What is it?

amny.com — Anyone have a guess what this mysterious flaky material that fell from the sky in midtown Friday is? For hours on Friday, these snow-like "things" drifted around and collected in piles around 35th Street and Eighth Avenue, even getting on people's clothes. One amNewYork staffer reported seeing it even in New Jersey.

'Goodfellas' 25th anniversary at Tribeca Film Festival: 10 secrets

amny.com — Entertainment The Tribeca Film Festival is ending with a bang - several actually - in the form of a 25th anniversary screening of Martin Scorsese's groundbreaking mafia classic "Goodfellas." Not only did the film renew an interest in mafia-related movies and television shows (it's safe to say, there would have been no "Sopranos" without it), it's a quintessential New York City movie.

Steven Lopez arrested after cops find dozens of bags of dope in his double-parked car, police say

amny.com — It's never a good idea to double park in New York City - especially if you allegedly have a car full of drugs. A 23-year-old Staten Island man was arrested Wednesday after cops found dozens of bags filled with dope, as well as a loaded .45 gun, in his car after he sped away from cops who were about to give him a ticket for double parking, police said.

Christmas albums: The strangest additions to the canon

amny.com — There are some interesting additions to the canon of Christmas music every year. By interesting we mean, "Really? They released that? OK..." This year's notable release is John Schneider and Tom Wopat of "Dukes of Hazzard" fame releasing "Home for Christmas."

'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown': Strange things you may not have noticed

amny.com — Who doesn't love "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown?" (If you don't, you should be ashamed!) It's a timeless classic that spans generations with scenes that are ingrained in our memories, from Lucy pulling that football away from Charlie Brown, to poor Chuck getting denied candy while trick or treating.

Man holed up in west side building after fleeing cops

amny.com — Police have closed off 35th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues after a suspect wanted for an unidentified crime ran into an office building and is still inside, according to police and witnesses. A construction worker on the block, C.J Henry, said the "there was this guy running from the hotel trying to make a great escape and then he went into" the building at 225 W.

Saturday Night Live: 40 best cast members over 40 seasons

Hillary Clinton book signing in Union Square draws hundreds

amny.com — Photos of the Clinton family through the years Hundreds lined up outside the Union Square Barnes & Noble Tuesday morning, waiting for Hillary Clinton to sign their copies of her new book, "Hard Choices." "I want her to run for president," said Marilyn Moorecroft, 71, of the West Village.

Hillary Clinton book singing in Union Square draws hundreds

amny.com — Photos of the Clinton family through the years Hundreds lined up outside the Union Square Barnes & Noble Tuesday morning, waiting for Hillary Clinton to sign their copies of her new book, "Hard Choices." "I want her to run for president," said Marilyn Moorecroft, 71, of the West Village.
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Apr 27, 2015

Baltimore violence: @BaltimorePolice is live tweeting response to the riots

Apr 27, 2015

@cultureoflosing really? i didnt know that. And you never thanked me?!?!

Apr 27, 2015

Man, this used to 'my' place: Dive Bar Bull's Head Tavern Closed After Nearly 20 Years in Business via @Dnainfo dnain.fo/1zeVUsR

Apr 27, 2015

RT @danrivoli: NYC transit chief says staff will have plan in May to attack problems from overcrowding/delays

Apr 26, 2015

Eovaldi has a vague resemblance to Carl Pavano. Let's hope the similarities end there #Yankees

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