Your long-awaited three-day weekend is finally here! When you're not booking it out of the city to go perfect your summer tan, check out these poppin' parties that have some hip-hop/dance flavor this weekend. See also: The Ultimate List of Free Summer Concerts in NYC, 2013
Little Seizures are a one-yearish-old band populated by roughly 80%, uh, wizened local punk veterans. Their howling and chutzpah heave out like a bunch of brats, though, and it's especially evident on their brand-new 7" "Pizza Punk," which bounces around with Johnny Thunders-like riffs, Angry Samoan ... More >>
This weekend, Metallica will perform 1984's Ride the Lightning and 1991's Metallica during their Orion Music More Festival in Atlantic City. In the spirit of reviving those albums, frontman James Hetfield and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett talked about select tracks from each album. Today, they look ... More >>
It's been 35 years years since the leisure suits and swiveling pelvises of Saturday Night Fever seized the world, and producer Vito Bruno is honoring that with his Disco Ball on Saturday, June 23 at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. The event will celebrate the anniversary, and while Travolta must b ... More >>
Take First Avenue to Hanoi
Beyoncé w/Luke James Ovation At Revel Saturday, May 26 Better than: Slacking off. This weekend's four Beyoncé shows at the Revel Resort in Atlantic Citya multibillion-dollar casino that's trying to bring the high-roller feel of New Vegas to the Jersey Shore's most famous boardwalk ... More >>
Update: President Obama has indeed come out of the closet, telling ABC news that he does, in fact, support the right for same-sex couples to get married. Read our report, with reactions from New Yorkers, here. It's been a rough few days for President Obama on the gay marriage question, although he ... More >>
New Yorkers told pollsters: "I Heart Barack Obama" in a Quinnipiac University survey released this morning. They gave him a 50-46 percent job-approval rating, unchanged from his 50-45 percent in December. And 50-45 percent want Obama to stick around and think he deserves to be re-elected to ... More >>
Michael Mustica, a 22-year-old from New Jersey, alleges in a new lawsuit that drinking 2-and-a-half cans of Four Loko on a trip to Atlantic City last year gave him permanent heart damage, a "heart arrhythmia," to be specific, though the seaside slots have been known to get hearts racing too. ... More >>
ioffer.com1. Divan Parisien Restaurant, 33 East 48th Street - Even to its frequenters, the meaning of "Divan" was somewhat unclear. Some said it was French for "meeting place," others claimed it was Turkish and referred to the furniture of the Sultan's palace. Others took it to mean, as "div ... More >>
via New York Post/CBSSister Marie Thornton, a nun charged with embezzling $1.2 million from Iona College, pleaded not guilty this week and has been released without bail. Thornton, the University's former vice president of finance, allegedly paid credit card bills and personal expenses withou ... More >>
Sal making his home state proud. Pics by Chris, more below.Salvatore Principato/Safety Scissors Coco 68 Saturday, September 25 OK, pop quiz, hotshots. Salvatore Principato is: a) DJ and lead vocalist of post-disco titans Liquid Liquid, b) a local vegetarian chef, c) also known as UniverSAL ... More >>
via Us Weekly.In a strong bid for best photo-op of the summer, Steven Slater has met Barry Manilow. Slater, whom US Weekly describes as "famously disgruntled," went to see Manilow perform in Atlantic City. This picture ensued.
Guess who's overdue for a hurricane? Yep, we're lookin' at you, New York. So what if we didn't make the rich and single list? We're number 2 out of the Weather Channel's "Top 5 Hurricane Vulnerable & Overdue Cities"! Hurricane expert Dr. Rick Knabb says, "It is a matter of when, not if, these ... More >>
But that doesn't mean it's good
Pressofatlanticcity.comFlorida resident Samantha Lynn Frazier, 35, was visiting Atlantic City with family and walked into a bar for a drink. And then she got shot. According to reports, Frazier was headed into local bar Herman's House with her cousin Kimberly Moore around 1:30 a.m. on Satu ... More >>
Gaga for Gaga! And that Steve Buscemi—what a character!
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Woman. Photo by Carsten FleckBrooklyn feedback abusers Woman have a sound as bleak as the day is long--the muddy pigfuck lurch of their friends and YIMBY alumni Pop. 1280 mixed with the baroque cham ... More >>
Palin the 'big backstabber,' he says. Plus: Don't ask, do tell.
The crude boosterism of local tabs has certainly helped jack up interest in the World Series. Some people, of course, needed no help. A woman has been arrested for offering sexual favors for Series tickets. It pains us to reveal the 43-year old woman, Susan Finkelstein (pictured), is a Philli ... More >>
New Jersey indie-pop bros celebrate their pretty (and shitty) hometown
In the space of the past year or so, Michael 'Bao' Huynh has more resembled a whirling dervish than a chef, opening Bar Bao, Pho Sure, and a host of Baoguettes. Currently, he's readying his latest project, Bia Garden, for its opening, working on O Bao Noodles & Grill in Midtown, construct ... More >>
Chattin' with Loretta Lynn and John Leguizamo; Carol Burnett in action; adventures of Nick Adams
Idol's Carrie channels Christ in Atlantic City. In do-me heels. Get real (like David Hyde Pierce).
The triple sweet pleasures of DLR at 51
Drunken holiday shopping with Clarence the angel
With bad manners just a 'send' button away, we need some rules. Call it technetiquette.
'Did Rich tell you about the headstone of the little girl who died?'
The 9-11 Commission will face towering questions in visit to the city
Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll From Here
Gatti-Ward Will Be Nothing but a Smash Hit
At 6-7 and 720 pounds, sumo wrestler Manny Yarbrough is living large. Very, very large.
Forsaking film for the freedom of the home office, porn stars learn to program