<![CDATA[NBC New York - The Scene]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcnewyork.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.com en-usSat, 20 Apr 2019 16:16:57 -0400Sat, 20 Apr 2019 16:16:57 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[McDonald's Drops Signature Crafted Burgers, Trims Late-Night Menu]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:18:21 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-660694970.png
The company said the decision was based on customer feedback.

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<![CDATA[Cardi B Rejects Plea Deal in NYC Strip Club Fight]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:36:41 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cardi+b+nyc+court.png
Cardi B rejected a plea deal in her New York City strip club fight case that would have essentially gotten her off scot-free as long as she stayed out of trouble.

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<![CDATA[Visit National Parks for Free Sat. During National Park Week]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:04:20 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/parkGettyImages-621278730.jpg
Get into any national park for free on Saturday and Thursday, April 25, during National Park Week. The National Park Service will be hosting their National Park Week from April 20 to 28, to celebrate America's...

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<![CDATA[See Famous Musicians' Beloved Instruments at The Met]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:21:19 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/musicccc.jpg
The Met’s latest exhibit, “Play It Loud,” opened April 8 and features instruments once played by rock’s most famous names, including Chuck Berry, Mick Jagger and Jimi Hendrix

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<![CDATA[Applications Now Open for NYC's 2019 Puerto Rican Day Parade]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:54:34 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PR+parade2.jpg
The 2019 National Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on New York City’s Fifth Avenue from East 43rd to East 79th streets on Sunday, June 9, starting at 11 a.m. -- and organizers are now accepting...

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<![CDATA['Not Cute:' Milk Bar Changes Name of Its Famous 'Crack Pie' ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:25:06 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/milkGettyImages-1052103720.jpg
In a letter published on the Milk Bar website Monday, pastry chef Christina Tosi announced that her company has changed the name of her famous Crack Pie to Milk Bar Pie.

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<![CDATA[NYC Hotel Offers 'Game of Thrones'-Themed 'Lannister’s Lair']]> Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:32:06 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lani.jpg
For those that want to watch Game of Thrones like Westeros royalty, the Refinery Hotel in Midtown has a suite for that.

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<![CDATA[America's Largest Outdoor Food Market Returns to NYC]]> Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:47:18 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1031242964+resized+1.jpg
Foodies brace yourself – the Smorgasburg Food Market will return to the Financial District this month.

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<![CDATA[Life-Size Dinosaurs Arrive at NYC Zoo in Trucks for Safari]]> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:35:37 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Julie+Larsen+Maher_5301_Dinosaur+Arrival_BZ_03+19+19.jpg
They may have been swathed in plastic, but the silhouette of the T-Rex -- one of most ferocious predators to stalk the earth -- was unmistakable as it arrived at Bronx Zoo over the last week.

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<![CDATA[Disney Parks Ban Smoking, Make Changes to Stroller Guidelines]]> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:58:09 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/disneyGettyImages-1032101122.jpg
Walt Disney World and Disneyland recently announced some changes that could impact guests on their next trip to the popular theme parks. Beginning May 1, designated smoking areas will no longer be found inside...

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<![CDATA[Top Travel Destinations in U.S., Globe Revealed in New Study]]> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:26:15 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nyc+skyline2.jpg
New York City is the No. 1 travel destination in America for the ninth straight year, according to TripAdvisor's just-dropped 2019 Travelers' Choice Awards.

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<![CDATA[Proposed NJ Megamansion Would Dwarf the White House]]> Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:47:25 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Proposed+Montclair+Megamansion.png
The owner of a New Jersey estate hopes to build a megamansion at the site that would be bigger than the White House.]]>
<![CDATA[Finland, Named World's Happiest Country, Offers Contest]]> Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:29:42 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/finlandGettyImages-1001696666.jpg
Finland, ranked for the second time the world's happiest country, is launching an unusual tourism campaign which it promises will share its secret. The country's tourism board is holding a contest in which...

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<![CDATA[Get Excited About Spring With Frozen Freebies]]> Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:24:23 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Rita%27s+Italian+ice+first+day+of+spring.jpg
As the first day of spring arrives, there are lots of opportunities for free frozen treats and other deals at Rita's, Dairy Queen and more.

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<![CDATA[NYC's Newest $16 Billion Neighborhood Is Officially Open]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2019 19:54:34 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_19074155064378.jpg
New York City’s newest neighborhood — a whopping 14-acre, $16 billion real estate project with 100 retail stores called Hudson Yards -- is officially open.

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<![CDATA[How to Watch St. Patrick's Day Parade Live Wherever You Are]]> Sat, 16 Mar 2019 15:06:00 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-933082906.jpg
NBC 4 New York is offering exclusive, live coverage of New York City’s 258th St. Patrick’s Day Parade starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16 and continuing through 2 p.m. An extra hour of the parade broadcast...

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<![CDATA[Disney World Raises Prices Over Summer, Holidays]]> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:11:23 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/disneyGettyImages-453983807.jpg
Walt Disney World is raising its prices again -- in some cases. Historically-busy periods like Christmas, summer and spring break will be more expensive going forward. The date-based pricing was announced...

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<![CDATA[MTA Announces Service Changes for St. Patrick's Day Parade]]> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:55:05 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+subway+picture.jpg
New York City's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is this Saturday, March 16, and the MTA wants to remind you alcohol is banned on Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains. But both railroads will offer extra...]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds Wait in Line for New Japanese Dollar Store Daiso]]> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:09:37 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/daiso.jpg
The popular Japanese dollar store Daiso opened its first East Coast location over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[BYO Jar: First 'Zero-Waste' Grocery Store Opens in NYC]]> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:05:22 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Precycle_1280x720_1457213507774.jpg
Imagine a grocery store where nothing is packaged in plastic and you can take the exact amount that you want of a product -- in your own takeaway jar.]]>
<![CDATA[You Can Soon Walk Among 40 Life-Size Dinosaurs at NYC Zoo]]> Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:23:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/199*120/Dinosaur+Rendering+courtesy+the+bronx+zoo+1.jpg
Visitors to the Bronx Zoo will be transported back in time thanks to an immersive, realistic dinosaur-centric experience.

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<![CDATA[Japanese Dollar Store Daiso Coming to NYC This Week]]> Wed, 06 Mar 2019 17:31:59 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/animal-art-asia-932261.jpg
The popular Japanese dollar store Daiso will open its first East Coast location this week.

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<![CDATA[The Interstellar Sips + Eats of Disneyland's Galaxy's Edge]]> Fri, 01 Mar 2019 13:43:16 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SWGE_Beverages_at_Ogas_Cantina_0214ZR_0346KP_jrod.jpg
Eye the cosmic cuisine and drinks of the upcoming "Star Wars"-themed land, which opens at the Anaheim theme park in summer 2019.

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<![CDATA[2019 'Best Frequent Flyer Programs' Revealed in New Study]]> Wed, 27 Feb 2019 13:26:36 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/aeroplane-aircraft-airplane-1363794.jpg
WalletHub “compared the 10 largest domestic airlines’ loyalty reward programs across 23 key metrics, ranging from the value of a rewards point or mile to blackout-date policies” to create its ranking, it said.

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<![CDATA[Queen Latifah to Build Affordable Housing in NJ, Report Says]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:39:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Queen+Latifah+AP+photo+.jpg
Actress and hip hop artist Queen Latifah is headed back to her New Jersey roots, according to a published report.

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<![CDATA[How to Register Your Organization for Clear the Shelters]]> Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:59:39 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kitty+on+top+of+Dog.jpg
The fifth annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative, will be held Aug. 17, 2019.

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<![CDATA[How to Participate in the Fund the Shelters Challenge]]> Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:47:53 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fund+the+Shelters.jpg
To celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Clear the Shelters, NBC and Telemundo stations are teaming up with the Michelson Found Animals Foundation, a leading animal welfare non-profit organization,...]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Designer Gives Update on Gucci 'Blackface' Sweater Saga]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:09:20 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_19038406538240-Gucci-Balaclava-Top-Blackface.jpg
An influential Harlem designer says he has had his meeting with Gucci's CEO on an $890 sweater that drew widespread backlash for its resemblance to blackface, declaring it's now time for the luxury brand to make...

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<![CDATA[Reports of Smollett Attack Being Hoax Are 'Inaccurate': Cops]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:44:52 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Smollett_Turns_Over_Phone_Records_to_CPD.jpg
The Chicago Police Department threw cold water on reports Thursday night that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged his own attack in response to his character being written off of the show.
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<![CDATA[Persons of Interest ID'd in Alleged 'Empire' Star Attack]]> Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:16:42 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-1066280148.jpg
Chicago police say they have identified two persons of interest in the alleged attack on "Empire" star Jussie Smollett.

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<![CDATA[Quentin Tarantino-Themed Bar Opens in Brooklyn]]> Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:17:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Quentin+Tarantino+Bar+Photo+resized+NBC+4+New+York.jpg
A recently-opened bar in Williamsburg just might be the new hangout for fans of Quentin Tarantino movies.

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<![CDATA[McDonald’s to Debut New Limited Time Breakfast Item]]> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:23:27 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/donutstick.jpg
From All Day Breakfast, to Triple Stack Breakfast, to the latest breakfast innovation McCafe Donut Sticks.]]>
<![CDATA[Find Literary Love in New York for Valentine’s Day]]> Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:05:09 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pexels-photo-1083633.jpg
In honor of Valentine’s Day, the New York Public Library has published a map of New York where all the best literary love scenes have taken place.

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