Central Park

Inside a $21M Billionaires’ Row spread where jazz greats recorded

Charlie Parker and Miles Davis recorded jazz classics here, along with other music superstars like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Elvis Costello. Barbra Streisand had her first-ever recording here in 1955 when she was just 13 years old.

A Few Last Words From Meat Loaf: In an Unpublished Interview, the Singer Reveals Secrets of ‘Bat Out of Hell’

In 2016, I went into a conference room in Beverly Hills to spend a couple hours talking with Meat Loaf, who had just finished recording what would be…

‘Supernatural’ Re-Watch Podcast Gets Launch Date; ‘Central Park’ Season 2 Trailer (TV News Roundup)

A re-watch podcast for popular fantasy-drama series “Supernatural,” titled “Supernatural Then and Now,” is set to launch Jan. 24. Hosted by Richard Speight, Jr. and Rob Benedict (who…

‘City on Fire’ Series at Apple Casts Chase Sui Wonders (EXCLUSIVE)

Chase Sui Wonders has joined the upcoming “City on Fire” series at Apple, Variety has learned exclusively. The series is based on the book of the same name by…

The Weeknd’s zodiac sign reveals he’s an iconic apex Aquarius

The 31-year-old musician swaggers with an iconic aesthetic. As he drops the new album “Dawn FM,” let’s take a look at his birth chart to see what rules his stars.

Joan Rivers’ ‘Versailles’ penthouse is back on the market for $38M

The palatial penthouse triplex once home to the late legendary comedian and American icon Joan Rivers is back on the market for $38 million.  The opulent apartment is currently styled like the palace of Versailles — exactly as Rivers had it. “But there has been a recent refresh, which has given the apartment a whole new…

Debut ARCA Arts Film Fest Captures the Glory, Tragedy of Extraordinary Art and Great Artists

The rich, varied and enticing lineup of Uruguay’s inaugural ARCA Intl. Film Festival underscores one fact from the festival’s get-go: In commercial terms, art-themed movies are not necessarily…

Insiders: Madonna’s daughter Lourdes is ‘defiant, all day, every day’

No one puts the sex into sexagenarian like Madonna.  A few weeks ago, the 63-year-old singer Photoshopped herself — legs spread and bosom bulging, clad in a fetish-style corset and leather gloves — into an image of her bikini-clad daughter Lourdes Leon, 25, from a magazine shoot. Madonna then shared it with her 17.2 million Instagram followers…

‘Reopening Night’ Documentary Chronicles Shakespeare in the Park During COVID: ‘We Opened in Chaos’

Like mariners shipwrecked in “The Tempest,” tormented by a conspiring God, or Macbeth at Dunsinane, the cast and crew of Shakespeare in the Park’s “Merry Wives” faced promethean…

Fleeced Navidad: Bonkers Christmas displays cost more than ever

Ho, ho … oh: Inflation and supply chain problems mean that it’s more expensive than ever for festive New Yorkers to deck their halls.

Was Banksy selling artwork for $60 each at an NYC subway station?

Talk about the art of the deal. “I just can’t stop shaking at the chance that this may be real,” said Colleen Alexander in a viral TikTok video.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: Big Bird, The Smurfs and Superman Takes Flight! Check Out These 13 Retro Photos

For millions of viewers, NBC’s telecast of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is as much part of the holiday tradition as roast turkey, pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce. The…