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Study Shows Learn with Homer Reading App Could Close Literacy GapStudy Shows Learn with Homer Reading App Could Close Literacy Gap
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Dr. Susan B. Neuman Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education and Professor of Early Childhood & Literacy Education at New York University announced today that in a recent randomized study, preschool-aged children increased early reading skills by 74% when using Learn with Homer, the iPad-based early literacy and phonics program. (more...)

Rainbow Room Opens Once Again For Dinner, Dancing, and BrunchRainbow Room Opens Once Again For Dinner, Dancing, and Brunch
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rainbow Room, New York City's historic landmark and iconic restaurant atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Rockefeller Center, will open to the public on October 5, 2014, serving its first Sunday brunch. Rainbow Room's first dinner service will take place on Monday, October 6, 2014. (more...)

Brian Aitken Presents New MemoirBrian Aitken Presents New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In 2010 Brian Aitken's life was turned violently upside down when he was sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing firearms he legally owned in the State of New Jersey. Four years later he has written a book about his experience as a pokerchip in Michael Bloomberg's multi-million dollar game to criminalize gun owners. (more...)

Amy Poehler, Sarah Silverman & More Team on New Film Series WE THE ECONOMYAmy Poehler, Sarah Silverman & More Team on New Film Series WE THE ECONOMY
by Movies News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Productions and Morgan Spurlock's Cinelan today announced the full cast of over 80 actors, artists and thought leaders who have joined world-renowned directors and leading economic advisors in the groundbreaking new series WE THE ECONOMY 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss. (more...)

Jos Verlooy Takes Home The Top Prize In The 5* Longines Grand Prix At The First-Ever Longines Los Angeles MastersJos Verlooy Takes Home The Top Prize In The 5* Longines Grand Prix At The First-Ever Longines Los Angeles Masters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The inaugural Longines Los Angeles Masters came to a close Sunday afternoon with eighteen-year-old Belgian rider, Jos Verlooy, taking the top prize in the Longines Grand Prix, the most prestigious class of the four-day competition. Verlooy emerged the winner with a timing of 38.11 seconds stating calmly, 'It's a great feeling.' 41 world-class riders participated in the Grand Prix with a prize of $475,000. (more...)

Trachtman Commits to Scribing Book about The Dirty Secrets of Succeeding Company FoundersTrachtman Commits to Scribing Book about The Dirty Secrets of Succeeding Company Founders
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Les Trachtman, most recently CEO of Crofton, Maryland-based Force 3, Inc. is writing his long awaited book on the dirty secrets of company founder succession. He recently launched a Kickstarter campaign in which he committed to a Fall 2015 delivery date for the book. The book is entitled: FOUNDed. (more...)

Tenor Anthony Kearns to Sing at the Annual Benefit Dinner for the National September 11 Memorial & MuseumTenor Anthony Kearns to Sing at the Annual Benefit Dinner for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

As summer draws to a close, we are soon uponthe 13th anniversary of 9/11/01, a day forever etched in our nation's memory. (more...)

Daniel L. Doctoroff kündigt Rücktritt von seiner Funktion als CEO von Bloomberg LP zum Jahresende 2014 anDaniel L. Doctoroff kündigt Rücktritt von seiner Funktion als CEO von Bloomberg LP zum Jahresende 2014 an
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Doctoroff, 56, kam im Januar 2008 als President zu Bloomberg LP und wurde im Juli 2011 zum CEO ernannt. Vor seiner Tätigkeit für Bloomberg LP war Doctoroff sechs Jahre lang Vize-Bürgermeister von New York City in der Bloomberg-Regierung mit Zuständigkeit für wirtschaftliche Entwicklung und Wiederaufbau. (more...)

FringeNYC Adds Performances of CHEMISTRY, THE FLOOD and MoreFringeNYC Adds Performances of CHEMISTRY, THE FLOOD and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

By popular demand (and venue availability), the 18th annual The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), the largest multi-arts festival in North America, announces additional performances for 5 of its sold out shows. (more...)

CBS News FACE THE NATION is First in Adults 25-54CBS News FACE THE NATION is First in Adults 25-54
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

CBS News' FACE THE NATION posted 2.49m viewers and 0.6/03 in adults 25-54 – the demographic most important to those who advertise in news (more...)

Former NYC Commissioner Of Small Business Services, Robert Walsh, Joins theCOMMSapp As Senior Advisor, Government And University RelationsFormer NYC Commissioner Of Small Business Services, Robert Walsh, Joins theCOMMSapp As Senior Advisor, Government And University Relations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ theCOMMSapp and its family of communications app building solutions today announced that Robert Walsh will join the company as a senior advisor. In this capacity, he will work with the theCOMMSapp as it expands into new product verticals including government and higher education. (more...)

Netflix Chief Content Officer to Be Honored at Gotham Independent Film AwardsNetflix Chief Content Officer to Be Honored at Gotham Independent Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent filmmakers, announced today that Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer, will be presented with the 24th annual Industry Tribute (more...)

Michael Cohl Reveals SPIDER-MAN Arena Tour in the Works for 2015-16Michael Cohl Reveals SPIDER-MAN Arena Tour in the Works for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark producer Michael Cohl revealed that the show will n fact not be opening in Las Vegas. Instead an arena tour is in the works for 'late 2015 or winter 2016.' He told WSJ: "I think Spider-man is a pop culture rock show that was meant to be in arenas." When asked about the recently cancelled Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour, another project with which he was affiliated, Cohl commented: "It was a disaster. Ticket sales were terrible." (more...)

Anthony Kearns Headlines Army Week Gala in New York TonightAnthony Kearns Headlines Army Week Gala in New York Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Renowned tenor Anthony Kearns will be the featured guest performer at the 239th United States Army Birthday Gala at the historic Union League Club tonight, Thursday, June 12, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the 2014 City Parks Foundation Gala - THE BEATLESPhoto Flash: Inside the 2014 City Parks Foundation Gala - THE BEATLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

On Tuesday, June 3, 2014 City Parks Foundation (CPF) held the City Parks Foundation Gala presented at SummerStage in Central Park, an annual fundraising event that supports CPF's free year-round arts, sports, education and community-building programs. The event took place at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, the main stage for CPF's famed free performing arts festival, SummerStage. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, June 1, 2014Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, June 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 30, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, June 1, 2014! (more...)

Douglas Lyons, Amber Iman and More Set for Queens Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala, 6/2Douglas Lyons, Amber Iman and More Set for Queens Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is celebrating its 25th Anniverary with a Gala on June 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368). The gala will honor Euripides Pelekanos who is the co-founder and CEO of Queens favorite burger spot, Bareburger. (more...)

New York Street Renamed in Honor of Jazz Great Miles DavisNew York Street Renamed in Honor of Jazz Great Miles Davis
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

A New York City street has been renamed in honor of jazz great Miles Davis (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2014

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special evening highlighting some of Broadway's most exciting shows. The special night featured performances by Fantasia Barrino, Adam Jacobs, James Monroe Iglehart, Kelli O'Hara, Nick Cordero, Brooks Ashmanskas, Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham, Lena Hall, Caissie Levy, Andy Karl and more. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night an you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

NYC Enacts New Requirements For Battery-Operated Smoke AlarmsNYC Enacts New Requirements For Battery-Operated Smoke Alarms
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

AURORA, Ill., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Older New York City residences are about to get a much-needed safety upgrade, as a new law outlining smoke alarm requirements takes effect throughout the city. (more...)

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