February 29, 2012 at 4:00 am

In addition to a career in medicine, Dr. Neal Baer has been an executive producer of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and now “A Gifted Man,” both television shows set in New York City. A major challenge of his job is finding shoot locations in the city that fit the script. Here are a few things he’s learned during his career overseeing large-scale television productions in and around New York.

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February 16, 2012 at 9:57 am

Between “Portlandia” and his tenth season as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” Fred Armisen doesn’t have a lot of spare time. When he does get out to see a live music show, there’s one Brooklyn-based act that he’s likely to follow anywhere.

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