Raleigh, NC247Sports

Amedeo's announces NIL deals with 7 NC State student-athletes

RALEIGH, N.C. -- When it comes to the NC State market, it's hard to find a more established restaurant than Amedeo's close to the campus. So of course the Raleigh staple is working with student-athletes and continuing to show its support to the Wolfpack after the passing of the name, image and likeness legislation across college sports on July 1.
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Jackson, OHIndependent

Summer Concert series draw crowds at Jackson Amphitheater

Celebrate those final summer nights with good music under starry skies. Jackson Township launched a new Summer Concert Series this year, featuring live shows from some of the country’s most popular tribute bands. The 3,500-square-foot amphitheater, inside Jackson’s North Park at 7454 Community Parkway NW, opened to the public earlier...
Estes Park, COEstes Park Trail Gazette

Enjoy these August events in Estes Park

You can’t hike the entire time you’re in town, although no one here will blame you for trying. Instead, fill out your trip with local events that will give you a taste of the sights, sounds and flavors of this vibrant little mountain town. Events range from live music (local and nationally acclaimed bands occupy stages here) to arts and craft beverage festivals, outdoor markets and game nights.
Kenosha, WIKenosha News.com

Local music: Columnist Paddy Fineran reports on upcoming live shows

Not everyone is fortunate enough to witness some of the world’s great bands in person. That’s where Tribute Island comes to the rescue, July 30 through Aug. 1. The Tribute Band festival is being moved over to the Wyndham Garden Hotel site, 5125 Sixth Ave., with organizers referring to this year’s model as Tribute Island Dockside. Plans call for the hotel’s entire waterfront property to be turned into a festival venue, with multiple outdoor stages (instead of hotel guest parking).
Milwaukee, WIOn Milwaukee

Get ready to chug down Milwaukee Brewfest this weekend

When you live in a city nicknamed Brew City, you don't need an excuse to grab a drink – but you've got a tremendous one this weekend anyway with the return of Milwaukee Brewfest. The beer bonanza will open its taps back up on Saturday, July 31 at McKinley Park...
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CBS New York

Hip Hop Legends Will Headline Concerts In The Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn And Queens For NYC Homecoming Week

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – We now know who will be performing at the concerts in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens as part of New York’s “Homecoming Week.” Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that the concerts taking place in the boroughs will be hip hop focused. The lineups are nothing short of legendary. (credit: NYC Mayor’s Office) August 16 — Orchard Beach in the Bronx – KRS-One, Slick Rick, Remy Ma, Busy Bee, CL Smooth, DJ Hollywood, DJ Jazzy Joyce, DJ Kevie Kev, Fantastic Five, Furious 5 featuring Grandmaster Melle Mel and Scorpio, Grand Wizard Theodore, Joeski Love, Kid Capri, Nice &...
Sarasota, FLHerald Tribune

Looking for fun events? Top 5 things to do this weekend in Sarasota-Manatee: July 30-Aug.1

1. World Championships of Cornhole at Bradenton Area Convention Center. Perhaps, like us, you thought cornhole was just something you did while outside the local bar or in your backyard between sips of beer. Not true. There's a whole organization devoted to it called the American Cornhole Organization and they're hosting a World Championship this week. Billed as the “biggest cornhole party of the year” the free-admission event is for players, spectators, and the whole family with fun game challenges, vendors, player meet and greets and more, with the $50,000 prize purse sponsored by Sarasota's Gold Coast Eagle Distributing and Bud Light. Today-Saturday; Bradenton Area Convention Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto; free admission; americancornhole.com.
Boats & Watercraftscruiseradio.net

Former Carnival Cruise Ship Now Sails With Chinese Line

The former Carnival Fascination is getting new life as the first oceangoing ship for Chinese river cruise specialist Century Cruises. Now known as Century Harmony, the former Fascination was floated out at a Finnish shipyard in 1994 as the fourth of eight vessels making up Carnival Cruise Line’s Fantasy-class. The 70,637-gross registered ton ship has a capacity of 2,634 passengers and carries 920 crew.
Southampton, NYdanspapers.com

Hamptons Event Highlights This Week: July 30, 2021

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. The good times never stop during summer in the Hamptons! See what’s happening in your favorite South Fork hamlets and villages this week, starting July 30, with live shows, art exhibitions, outdoor activities and even virtual events for those who are staying home.
TravelPosted by
The Points Guy

The golden age of travel isn’t over — it’s evolving

Some might say the golden age of air travel ended when Pan Am went out of business and airlines stopped serving free-flowing cocktails and cigars. Or maybe it was when the pandemic struck and forced airlines to retire their superjumbo jets and make major cuts to their premium-cabin offerings. However,...

Lovers & Friends Announces 2022 Lineup f/ Usher, Lauryn Hill, TLC, Brandy, Monica, and More

Lovers & Friends have announced its 2022 lineup, which features Usher, Lauryn Hill, TLC, Brandy, Monica, and many more. Next year will be the festival’s actual inaugural year, with it taking place on May 14 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. The 2022 lineup is rounded out by appearances from Ciara, Nelly, Ludacris, Lil Jon, Ashanti, Trey Songz, and more. Lovers & Friends is presented by Live Nation, Snoop Dog, and Bobby Dee.
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Fox News

Vietnam vet with stage 4 cancer gets VIP seats at Minnesota Twins game

A Vietnam veteran's daughter surprised him with VIP tickets to a Minnesota Twins game a day before his next round of chemotherapy, according to local reports. Ashlee Mueller posted a request on LinkedIn about two weeks ago asking if anyone could set her up with a suite at a July 19 Twins game for her father, Larry Thostenson, who has stage four cancer; the post received more than 200,000 views, according to FOX 9 Minneapolis.
Alabama Statealreporter.com

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks to Alabama Republican women

Outspoken GOP freshman Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene spoke to the Alabama Federation of Republican Women at the Civic Center in Dothan on Friday. Congressman Mo Brooks, R-Alabama, said that Green, “Has been an excellent and consistent vote” for the cause of liberty since she joined the House in January. Congressman...

Where NBA Mock Drafts project Joe Wieskamp, Luka Garza to land in 2021 NBA Draft

It's a big night for Iowa basketball. Two former Iowa basketball players will have a real shot of hearing their name called in the 2021 NBA Draft. The last time Iowa had two players selected in the same NBA Draft was 1998 when Ricky Davis was selected in the first round and Ryan Bowen in the second round. Davis is the last first-round pick for the Hawkeyes.
College Sports247Sports

Nik Bonitto finds balance as a leader

As Oklahoma heads into a pivotal season, it will undoubtedly look to its leaders to get through an expectation-filled season. One of those who's emerged over the course of his career is edge rusher Nik Bonitto. Not known in the past as someone who commanded to locker room, he discussed with ESPN how he's approached an expanded role and greater responsibility.