Arts & Entertainment

Kites flying. Photo courtesy of Mike Dallmer.

Belmar Business Partnership Sponsors Belmar Kite Festival

The Belmar Business Partnership is sponsoring the Belmar Kite Festival with South Jersey Kite Flyers on Sept. 7 in honor of the Belmar Public Library and Belmar Woman's Club 100th anniversaries.

Deal averts sale of NJ shore town’s carousel

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — The Seaside Heights Carousel that survived Superstorm Sandy and a boardwalk fire will not be going up for sale. A deal has been reached to keep the merry-go-round in the New Jersey shore town. The Asbury Park Press ...

Miss America contestants arrive in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The 53 contestants vying to become the next Miss America have met the public on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Entrants from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands appeared at the ...

South Plainfield Hosts The State’s Oldest and Largest Labor Day Parade

South Plainfield held it's annual Labor Day parade where U.S. Senator Cory Booker and U.S. Senate Candidate Jeff Bell were present.

Author Says Atlantic City Has Always Served As A Resort

Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and the Corruption of Atlantic City author Nelson Johnson says that Atlantic City has had a purpose and that it has always served as a resort.

Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An attorney for Tracy Morgan says the former "Saturday Night Live" actor is having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left a fellow comedian dead. Attorney Benedict Morelli tells The ...

Mass Audition Means Massive Opportunities for NJ Actors

New Jersey Theater Alliance lets actors audition for casting representatives from several Garden State theaters at once.

Labor Day Fireworks, Car and Truck Show 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 Aug. 29 to Sept. 4.

Six Flags Great Adventure plans new roller coaster

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure plans to build a new roller coaster for 2015. The theme park announced on Thursday Looping Dragon will join the park's other thrill rides. The park says 24 riders sitting in face-off ...

Northvale Foley Artists Add Effects to Give TV and Film That Extra Punch

Foley artists working at C5 Inc. in Northvale add sound effects to accompany TV shows and movies, adding to the viewer experience.