Street theater: Taking a hands-up approach to boost ailing tourism in New York City, around 550 Broadway performers—including (from left) Bebe Neuwirth, Susan Lucci, Michele Lee, Valerie Harper and Bernadette Peters—lit up the Great White Way as they belted "New York, New York" for a TV commercial filmed in Times Square.
Heeeeere's Johnny! In a rare sighting The Tonight Show's former host Johnny Carson took a break from his retirement duties (please write if you know what they are) to monitor the action near his home in Malibu. Carson, who retired in 1992, turns 76 on Oct. 23.
At the centennial celebration of a steam engine train in Grünau, Austria (where such events are celebrated), 2-year-old Alexandra hopped a ride on her mom—Monaco's Princess Caroline. She also kept track of her dad, Prince Ernst August of Hanover, with a carefully placed handout.
Newly single Nicole Kidman goofed around with her kids, Isabella, 8, and Connor, 6, while heading to a Santa Monica restaurant with a friend in tow. Kidman next stars in Birthday Girl, a comedy due in February.
In San Francisco some of Scientology's most famous followers—including (from left) Tom Cruise, Kelly Preston, John Travolta and Kirstie Alley—cheered the ribbon-cutting at a new church mission established by Jenna Elfman.
While on shore leave from Friends, Courteney Cox Arquette Arquette made two new ones (of the man's-best variety) in Malibu along with husband David Arquette. The couple celebrated their second wedding anniversary in June.
Looking smart, Chelsea Clinton trod the quad at England's Oxford University, which dad Bill Clinton attended as a Rhodes scholar from '68 to 70. Chelsea, who graduated from Stanford in June, will earn a master's degree in international relations in two years.
Robin Williams and classical singer Charlotte Church created a racket backstage during Andre Agassi's Grand Slam for Children benefit concert in Las Vegas. Celebs helped raise more than $4 million for underprivileged youths.
A dog in hand is worth...more than Andy Garcia would pay. Although the actor bid $1,000 at the Spirit of Hope Awards dinner in L.A., the Lab fetched $1,500.