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Tales Of A Former Girl Rapper

BECAUSE I WAS A GIRL | Emma Gray | Posted 03.01.2017 | Women

By Elizabeth Acevedo, Edited by Melissa de la Cruz This essay is excerpted from the forthcoming BECAUSE I WAS A GIRL: TRUE STORIES FOR GIRLS OF ALL AG...

This Is What Happens When You Let Amateurs Ride A Mechanical Bull

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 01.04.2017 | Weird News

Ride ‘em cowboy! Journalists are known for slinging bull, not riding it. But for three years running, at Manhattan’s Johnny Utah’s, media types ...

Madison Square Garden Denies Rockettes Are Being Forced To Perform At Trump's Inauguration

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

Madison Square Garden is denying that the Rockettes are being forced to perform at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration after an entertainment w...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: 'Rudolph' is a Magical Time at Madison Square Garden

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.12.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Musical adaptations of classics often fail to resonate. It could be a reinterpretation of a film, an album, or a television special, and the results a...

Conor McGregor Nearly Resorts to Chair Toss at UFC 205 Press Conference

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.20.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

NEW YORK -- As if hurling water bottles and energy drinks wasn't enough, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor attempted to toss a folding chair a...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: A Very Red-Nosed in NYC - Talking 'Rudolph the Musical' with Sarah Errington

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.15.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It wouldn't be the holiday season without watching the classic specials by Bass and Rankin. It's a tradition as rich as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Pa...

Beyond the UFC 205 Title Fights: Sounds from the Undercard

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.15.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

NEW YORK -- With UFC 205 just days away, and open workouts at Madison Square Garden complete, the remaining athletes on the biggest fight card in MMA ...

Breaking Down UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.05.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Nineteen years after mixed martial arts was banned in New York, the UFC is finally set to make its long-anticipated debut in Manhattan. Arguably the ...

The Night Bob Dylan Made Sense

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 10.16.2016 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Twenty-four years ago, a concert predicted Dylan's future as a Nobel Laureate. Bob Dylan is officially the songwriter with the most bling. He's got p...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Jump They Say?

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

A good friend of mine sent me an inspiring video by Steve Harvey (above) telling his audience after an episode of Family Feud to take a leap. To expan...

What I Learned From The Greatest: Personal Reflections On Muhammad Ali

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

It was the mid-1970s and Muhammad Ali was my new hero. To me, a grade-schooler, he was larger than life and yet so down-to-earth. My parents were in his inner circle, which gave me magical memories and personal insights on greatness.

Biking Into History With Hillary and Bill

Gabriel Rotello | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Gabriel Rotello

I was at LA's Greek Theater Monday night watching Hillary Clinton speak after the AP announced she had clinched the nomination. It was an electric, historic turning point that reminded me of another time I saw Hillary on another electric, historic turning point years ago.

Why Pearl Jam 2016 Is Better (and More Important) Than Pearl Jam 1991

David Fagin | Posted 05.04.2016 | Entertainment
David Fagin

I have to admit, I was never a big Pearl Jam fan. In fact, up until yesterday afternoon, when my girlfriend told me her company had a box next to the stage, I still thought they were a bunch of over-hyped, mediocre, whiny, grunge rockers who'd long since past their prime.

Nothing Compares 2 U: Reflecting on Prince One Week Later

Karen J. Francis | Posted 04.28.2016 | Black Voices
Karen J. Francis

People use the phrase "larger than life" idiomatically -- but with Prince, it was a factual data point. If you saw him live, you sensed it. If you watched his incredible Super Bowl performance, you felt it.

9 Mind-Blowing Moments From The Yeezy Fashion Show

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.11.2016 | Style

The first day of New York Fashion Week started off with bang thanks to Kanye West's highly anticipated Yeezy Season 3 show held at Madison Square Gard...

My Hero, Just for One (More) Day

Terry Lyons | Posted 01.11.2017 | Entertainment
Terry Lyons

Bowie's second selection that night is probably more memorable to many. He played the very fitting "Heroes" from his 12th studio album, recorded in 1977, my senior year in high school. He performed with Paul Schaffer and his orchestra, which included Fab Faux fave.

A Primer On Emerging NBA Legend (At Worst) Kristaps Porzingis

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.20.2015 | Sports

A groundswell of obsession has emerged from the depths of New York City. Breaking through a Latvian-engineered tunnel underneath Madison Square Garden...

Has the World Finally Caught Up With Madonna?

David Toussaint | Posted 11.17.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

It's not always easy being a Madonna fan. Her occasional slip-ups notwithstanding -- even I cringe at the opening lines to Rebel Heart's "S.E.X." -- the real challenge is listening to and reading the criticism that's been riding the Queen of Pop's coattails for 30 years.

Jennifer Lopez Rocks A Glamorous Bodysuit For NYC Concert

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez took the stage at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night and looked oh-so-glamorous in a shimmery bodysuit. Lopez added a studded belt,...

Madonna -- I Have Questions for You About Your Rebel Heart Tour

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.08.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Have you ever been so excited that the top of the "excitement" meter blows off and you're super calm? And then you start to worry because something ALWAYS goes wrong...? That's exactly how I felt when I found out I was actually going to MAKE IT to see Madonna in concert 25 years after I saw her live at her Blond Ambition tour.

Life Lessons From the Ladies Who Make Us Laugh

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

I found myself looking for modern day philosophers whose style and teachings I could adapt and apply more easily in my own life. And by being the right place at the right time, these great minds appeared -- Amy Schumer and Maya Rudolph.

What Happens After You See Pope Francis?

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.26.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis is nearing the end of his six-day, three-city tour of the United States -- and everywhere he goes, his events are the hottest tickets in ...

Pope Francis' Mass At Madison Square Garden (Full Transcript)

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.25.2015 | Religion

As released by the Vatican. We are in Madison Square Garden, a place synonymous with this city. This is the site of important athletic, artistic and m...

Pope's Madison Square Garden Address Challenges New Yorkers To See Jesus 'At The Edges'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.25.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis celebrated Mass before a massive audience of 19,000 at New York's Madison Square Garden on Friday and delivered an emotional appeal to re...

Frank Salvaterra, Sting, Herman Sandler, 9/11 and Me

Neil J. Kirk | Posted 09.11.2016 | New York
Neil J. Kirk

I miss Herman Sandler, David Rice, Frank Salvaterra, Bruce Simmons, Howard Gelling, Tom Clark, Tom Collins, Doug Irgang, Stacey McGowan, Kristi Irvine, Mike Edwards and all the other Sandler O'Neill colleagues who senselessly died on that horrible day.