Day: May 15, 2013

Babalu Latin Restaurant is Luis Guzman’s Go-To for Latin Cuisine

Babalu Latin Restaurant is Luis Guzman’s Go-To for Latin Cuisine

Actor Luis Guzman sat down with DNAinfo.com to talk about his favorite places in New York City, including Babalu Latin Restaurant, located in the Throgs Neck section of the Bronx. Guzman—whose credits include “Boogie Nights,” “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” and HBO’s “How to Make it in America”—has been seen dining at Babalu several times […]

Alleged Mantle Corked Bat Hits Auction Block

Alleged Mantle Corked Bat Hits Auction Block

Grey Flannel Auctions recently announced that a rare, authentic Mickey Mantle bat would go up for auction at the end of May. There’s just one problem—the bat in question is corked. A statement from professional bat authenticator John Taube explained it like this: “During our examination of the bat, we noticed a circular area .75 […]

Lays Names “Do Us a Flavor” Contest Winner

Lays Names “Do Us a Flavor” Contest Winner

After a year of voting, Lays Potato Chip fans have officially named Cheesy Garlic Bread as the winner of the “Do Us a Flavor” promotion, in which real Lays customers submitted their very best flavor ideas. According to ABC News, nearly 3.8 million fan flavor ideas were submitted, generating over a million votes on Facebook […]

The Avengers May Not All Be Back for Round 2

The Avengers May Not All Be Back for Round 2

Three different actors have played The Incredible Hulk in recent memory. Could a fourth be in the cards? That’s the rumor that was sparked by Deadline, who ran an article speculating that cost-cutting could lead to some recasting for Avengers 2 and that one of the most vulnerable actors could be Hulk/Bruce Banner actor Mark […]

Beyonce Cancels Belgium Gig; Sparks Pregnancy Rumors

Beyonce Cancels Belgium Gig; Sparks Pregnancy Rumors

Belgian Beyonce fans were left disappointed as the “Single Ladies” superstar canceled her May 14th concert at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp. The Associated Press reported that Beyonce’s doctors diagnosed her with dehydration and exhaustion and told her to rest instead of taking the stage in support of her Mrs. Carter world tour. Since that announcement […]

Angelina Jolie Admits to Preventative Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie Admits to Preventative Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie shocked the world with an op-ed piece in the New York Times where she admitted to having a double mastectomy to lessen her risk of breast cancer. The Oscar-winning actress got tested for the BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene mutations that can cause cancer and doctors found she had an 87 percent […]

Paris Hilton Turns Heads in 60s-Inspired Ensemble

Paris Hilton Turns Heads in 60s-Inspired Ensemble

Socialite Paris Hilton appeared all grown up as she cut a demure figure on a recent Beverly Hills shopping trip. The 32 year old wore a silk jersey Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress in a pretty purple and white print. The dress had long sleeves, an A-line skirt and a self-tie belt. Her accessories were […]

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