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This NJ town is the #1 party city in the US
People in New Jersey know how to party, or at least, they should, because we put two towns in the top 10 of a “Best Cities To Party In” list, including #1!. The rankings come courtesy of Bonus Finder, and they looked at music events, bars, night clubs, late-night food options, hotels, casinos, strip clubs, average price of a drink, average price of a hotel room, average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center, and last call time.
Beware: Massachusetts Folks Take Note, Deadly Dog Virus Going Around
Massachusetts dog owners who have recently been to New York, particularly New York City, Washington D.C., and Missouri should take note that there is a potentially fatal virus going around in dogs. If you have been to these areas recently with your dog or if someone from these areas with their dog has visited you, you may want to pay extra attention to how your dog is feeling and acting.
‘Don of dough’ NYC pizza legend Andrew Bellucci dead at 59 less than a year after resolving bitter business feud
One of New York City’s eminent pizza chefs has died, less than a year after he was forced to rename his eponymous Queens pizzeria to settle a bitter feud with a former business partner. Anthony Bellucci died overnight, his restaurant, Anthony Bellucci’s Pizzeria, announced on Instagram early Thursday. “Rest In Peace my friend. Thank you for all the lessons you taught us about your life’s passion PIZZA,” the emotional post read. The Astoria pie joint said it would be closed Thursday in the late owner’s honor. As a chef and a businessman, Bellucci, 59, was known for taking the adage of getting one’s hands...
Hunterdon County Restaurant Sold To Newark Owner After 6 Years
Chef Josh DeChellis’ Juniper Hill Restaurant & Bar on Beaver Avenue in Annandale has been sold to Tony Martinez, according to a Thursday, May 25 post on the eatery’s social media pages. Martinez is the owner of Mompou Tapas Bar & Lounge and Spanish Tavern, both in Newark.
Billy Joel Announces End to His World Record Residency at MSG
Long Island music legend Billy Joel is ending his world record-breaking run at Madison Square Garden next year, he announced during a press conference alongside New York City Mayor Eric Adams. Joel will end his record-breaking residency in July 2024 -- after 10 years. The first of Joel's final 10...
The cheapest Aerosmith tickets: Where to find best prices for ‘The Peace Out Tour’
For Aerosmith it is not a goodbye. It is just a peace out. The rock band is heading out on a 40-date final tour, called “The Peace Out Tour,” which will start Sept. 2 in Philadelphia and end Jan. 26 in Montreal, Quebec. While on their farewell tour,...
Alicia Keys Musical ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Set For Fall Opening At New York’s Public Theater
The new Alicia Keys musical Hell’s Kitchen will make its world premiere this fall as part of the 2023-24 season of New York’s Public Theater Off Broadway, the Public announced today.'Some Like It Hot', 'Leopoldstadt' Lead Outer Critics Circle Awards With music and lyrics by Keys and a book by Kristoffer Diaz, Hell’s Kitchen will begin previews at the Public on October 24, with an opening night of November 19. The engagement will run through December 10. The cast includes Shoshana Bean, Brandon Victor Dixon, Chad Carstarphen, Reid Clarke, Chloe Davis, Nico DeJesus, among others. Michael Greif directs, with choreography by Camille...
Student Written 'Centerstage' Play to Open at West Orange High School This Friday
WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The West Orange High School student production play, Centerstage, will open on Friday, June 2, at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., at the high school. Admission is $5 at the door. Centerstage is a show about a group of 10 high school students coming together to attempt to put on a show at their school where clubs are borderline non-existent. With 10 very contrasting personalities, and in-fighting, the students are faced with multiple obstacles along the way, but must learn to come together in rough times to prove to not only the school but...
Therapy Dogs Encourage NYC Elementary School Students To Read With An Adorable Programme
NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Students at an elementary school in Manhattan are discovering the joy of reading, along with some very special friends. Every Wednesday, therapy dogs and their owners visit P.S. 59 Beekman Hill International School to sit with students as they read.
Jersey Buzz: Erykah Badu to perform in NJ; Frankie Valli postpones show due to illness
Four-time Grammy-winning neo-soul singer Erykah Badu will join the 2023 summer concert circuit with her nationwide Unfollow Me tour that kicks off Sunday, June 11. The tour will stop at the Prudential Center in Newark on Tuesday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Special guest Mos Def will open the show.
Penn Badgley Lists Home in New York's Catskill Mountains for $1.7 Million — See Inside!
The 'You' star has listed his private 10.5-acre woodland property just two hours outside of New York City
Gladys Knights show in Newark, NJ Nov 12th, 2023 – presale code
The Gladys Knight presale code that we’ve been swamped with lots of requests for is here 🙂 Anyone with a presale information will have the opportunity to order great concert tickets before anyone else. You owe it to yourself, your friends who will be glad to go with...
‘Annoying’ Gen Z fame junkies are ruining this iconic NYC park
Gen Z and young millennial content creators have invaded Washington Square Park with microphones and camera crews, desperate to find the next viral moment around the iconic fountain. Chill habitues are Tik’d off at what’s become of the funky, 10-acre, cannabis-infused Greenwich Village mainstay. “Washington Square Park is known for being unhinged, and I love it. But now, it’s unhinged in an annoying way,” Julia Martin, 22, told The Post. “They’re here and causing a scene.” Rain or shine, the traffic-hungry TikTokers search for their next target for a shock jock-style ambush interview — a type of content creation on the popular...
James Gandolfini’s former West Village digs list for $16.49 million
A landmarked Greek Revival townhouse in the West Village that late actor James Gandolfini and “The O.C.” star Mischa Barton have both (separately) called home is now on the market for $16.49 million. Built in 1835 and once owned by Gilded Age tycoon Jay Gould, the 25-foot-wide residence, at 179 Sullivan St., is being sold by sculptor Leah Poller, who bought the building in 2005 and renovated its five units. (Gandolfini rented the second floor as his study while performing “God of Carnage” on Broadway in 2009.) Its five bedrooms and six full bathrooms are spread over 9,300 square feet, with 2,300 square feet of private outdoor space. The home’s architectural charms include an original curved staircase, arches, columns, cornices, a double-entry foyer and floor-to-ceiling windows, plus a 1,250-square-foot rooftop blank canvas. A floor-through commercial space on the ground floor is currently occupied by a medical office. Jessica Bryant, of Concrete Real Estate NYC, and Valerie Zingaro, of Ardent Property Group, have the co-listing.
The Record Archives: Best vintage photos of North Jersey summers through the years
This summer, take a trip down memory lane with us. When the weather warms, North Jersey residents will flock to pools, hiking trails, ice cream parlors and more as they enjoy the summer season. Just as they did in years past. To remember that, we'll be posting here each week...
Want a piece of The Fireplace, the beloved burger joint in Paramus? Buy its brick
Miss The Fireplace, the beloved burger joint in Paramus that two years ago closed after 65 years of serving classic American fare?. The shuttered restaurant on Route 17, which is slated to be replaced by Chick fil-A, is selling the bricks — $100 per brick — from its iconic squat building to raise money for two charities: Paramus Food Pantry and NJ SOS Stakeholders, which helps U.S. veterans in need. The bricks can serve as a donation as well as a memento.
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