Courtesy of founder/organizer/smirkmerchant Mark McGrath, the shamelessly '90s-talgic "Under the Sun 2013" tour*--featuring Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Gin Blossoms, Fastball and Vertical Horizon--touches down at the Paramount in Huntington tonight [8 p.m./$71.25-$106.75], aiming to take you back to tha ... More >>
Better Than: Practicing your '90's nostalgia with Mark McGrath's cruise-replacing tour. Garbage had never played Terminal 5 before. "This feels like how a venue is supposed to feel," proclaimed lead singer Shirley Manson before a sold-out show at the Hell's Kitchen venue Friday night. With the way ... More >>
Over the course of the week we read a lot of music stories. Here are a few we love, love, loved.
Summerland Tour: Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Lit, Marcy Playground Roseland Ballroom Wednesday, July 18 Better than: Watching Empire Records on basic cable. We make the "remember the '90s" joke around these parts a fair amount, but this week the alt-rock strain of that decade has been stu ... More >>
via ESPNESPN released Barack Obama's March Madness bracket today, along with a video of the president making his picks. Depending on your political leanings, you think this is either a lighthearted exercise showing the president is a normal guy, or a potentially catastrophic waste of time whi ... More >>
Donald Trump, real estate mogul and Celebrity Apprentice boss, went on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon yesterday and played coy, as usual, about a 2012 presidential run. He then ran through the cast of the new Apprentice season which features Mark McGrath, Lil' John, Latoya Jackson and Star Jones. Bu ... More >>
Consider this column still "in beta" or whatever, but we're gonna start rounding up some of our local gossip for you. We don't have a better title for it right now, and if you have one, we'd love to hear your ideas. In the meantime, we've got Oprah's big "get," Cindy Adams and Her War at Home ... More >>
After-work drink spot on the Upper East SideThat doesn't suck