Arts & Entertainment

Riders briefly stuck in amusement park outage

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A power outage at a New Jersey amusement park left some patrons briefly stuck on rides, but no injuries were reported. But it's not yet known what caused Sunday's outage at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson ...

New Miss America: Red cup talent was from movie

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The new Miss America won her crown after singing a Pharrell Williams song while playing with a red plastic cup, a performance she says was inspired by a similar scene in a move. Miss America Kira Kazantsev said Sunday ...

Miss America contestants showcase shoes in parade

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Contestants vying for the Miss America title showed off some fancy footwear along a New Jersey boardwalk. The traditional "Show Us Your Shoes" parade on Saturday featured 53 Miss America hopefuls riding down Atlantic ...

Exhibition Explores the People Behind Portraits

The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster kicks off the national tour of You're U.S., a multimedia look at the American identity.

Inked Out Expo and Miss America in NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Sept. 12-18.

Kathy Ireland burps on demand at Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Add a new talent to supermodel Kathy Ireland's portfolio: burping. A celebrity judge at this year's Miss America pageant, Ireland was challenged Wednesday night by pageant host Dena Blizzard to reveal an interesting fact ...

Oklahoma, Kentucky win 2nd Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Contestants from Oklahoma and Kentucky won the second night of preliminary competition in the Miss America pageant. Miss Oklahoma Alex Eppler won the swimsuit competition Wednesday, while Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter ...

‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ house for sale

MONTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A member of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast is putting her house on the market. Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) and her husband, Joe, are seeking nearly $4 million for the six-bedroom home in Montville. The two are facing ...

Legal Sports Betting Coming to NJ Casinos, Racetracks

The state AG's directive tells law enforcement and prosecutors to stand down on arresting, charging or prosecuting anyone for legal sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks.

Playin’ Around South Orange Brings Pianos to the Public

The SOPAC public art project Playin' Around South Orange lets residents and visitors play six pianos placed outdoors around the village.