Arts & Entertainment

Blake Shelton to play free concert on AC beach

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Country music superstar Blake Shelton will play a free concert on the Atlantic City, N.J. beachfront this summer. Shelton, who is also a judge on the hit TV series "The Voice," will play on the sand near Caesars Atlantic ...

Radio towers demolished for American Dream project

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The demolition of three 500-foot-tall cellular radio towers will help clear the way for the long-delayed American Dream project at the Meadowlands Sports Complex. The tower site will become the location of a ...

Rutgers Dance Marathon Benefits Kids Cancer Foundation

More than 1,200 Rutgers University students participated in a 30-hour dance marathon and raised more than $620,000 for Embrace Kids Foundation, which helps better the lives of children with cancer.

Former ‘Melrose’ actress seeks public defender

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — It's up to a judge in New Jersey to decide whether a former "Melrose Place" actress can use a public defender to appeal her conviction of killing a woman while driving drunk in 2010. Amy Locane-Bovenizer is serving a ...

New Jersey court hears rap lyrics case arguments

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Supreme Court has heard arguments in the case of a man whose attempted murder conviction was overturned because the trial judge allowed the jury to hear violent rap lyrics he wrote. Vonte (vonn-TAY') Skinner was ...

Giant Marilyn Monroe arrives at temporary new home

HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A larger-than-life sculpture of Marilyn Monroe has arrived safely in New Jersey after a cross-country trip by flatbed. The 26-foot-tall "Forever Marilyn" by sculptor Seward Johnson was shipped in pieces from Palm Springs, ...

Selfies Take Their Place as Art in Portrait Exhibition

The Zimmerli Art Museum to feature the Striking Resemblance:The Changing Art of Portraiture exhibit featuring selfies.

Communtiy Events in NJ

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 April 4 to 10.

Essex County Prepares for 38th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Essex County prepares for its annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Branch Brook Park, set to begin on April 5.

Easter 2014 Events in NJ

Easter is April 20 this year and many events are scheduled throughout the state to celebrate the holiday.