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Your Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. Memorial Day is Monday, and gay Pride season isn't far behind. June brings long days and LGBT events across the land.

The Oscars and the Night That Jack Nicholson Came to Harlem to Eat Macaronis With Detective Sonny Grosso

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Grosso says Jack's visit sent Rao's influential clientele into a tizzy but what was so heart-warming was that Nicholson himself had presented the Best Picture Oscar to The French Connection's producer Phil D'Antoni back at the 44th Academy Awards.

Linked by Tragedy of Disaster-Revived by Music

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel
Susan Sacirbey

The Louisiana Gulf Coast and New Jersey Shore stand out as two American regions most traumatized by hurricanes in the last few years. Yet, while the losses for many will be lasting, the mood of tragedy is being gradually lifted by a refreshing storm of culture, particularly in music.

LOOK: Sun, Surf And Skin Hits The Jersey Shore

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.23.2013 | Gay Voices

One of the East Coast's largest gay parties took the Jersey Shore by storm this past weekend. Launched in 2001 in an effort to attract more LGBT v...

Best Gay Beaches in the Northeast

Jim Werner | Posted 09.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Request a couple Fridays and Mondays off, splurge on that new bathing suit and get beaching. Here's the Fagabond guide to the gay-friendliest (read: gayest) sand-and-sun locales in the Northeast, where we truly savor this warm-weather season.

The Jersey Shore Is About to Get...GAY

David Duran | Posted 09.07.2013 | Gay Voices
David Duran

The Jersey Shore is opening its arms and calling all gays to come and check it out. Ok, it's not the entire shore, but it's a pretty sweet piece of it called Asbury Park.

VIDEO: How Homeowners Saved An Iconic Seaside Destination From Ruin

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

When I was in college, Asbury Park, New Jersey, was a place you simply did not go to after dark. The homes were broken-down, the restaurants were ...

Not Your Typical Father's Day Story

Al DeLuise | Posted 08.16.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

"See this," I pointed to the ground, "this is the exact spot where I was arrested!" They must have wondered why I was smiling.

Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.: Seven Months of Hurricane Sandy Heroes

Martha Flumenbaum | Posted 07.28.2013 | New York
Martha Flumenbaum

My sneakers, socks, jeans, jacket, and baseball cap were all drenched but it was a beautiful day and the perfect way to kick off the summer season at the Jersey shore.

New Jersey Leaders Wants 'Adults To Get Along'

Josh Solomon | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
Josh Solomon

WASHINGTON - While federal funding is crucial to repair the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, it is local government and private sector leaders who sh...

Use For Emergencies Only

Posted 01.24.2013 | Comedy

This box, found by a Redditor in Asbury Park, should be a requirement in all localities, in case of emergency drabness. You listening, Bloomberg? ...

Arthur Delaney

Hurricane Sandy's Jersey Shore Survivors Left Cold And In The Dark

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Before the storm, Kimberly Brooks went to the store and bought some extra food. Now her fridge stinks. “I wasn’t thinking ...

Local Network Takes on Community Investing

Geri Stengel | Posted 06.11.2013 | Impact
Geri Stengel

So what can we expect from these local, community-investing gatherings and these innovative efforts to harness private-sector financing for important public initiatives?

'Fact Or Faked': Spirit Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.?

Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

On "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Syfy) Tuesday night, the team examined video footage of what appeared to be a spirit haunting...

Fighting for the Future of Asbury Park's Kids

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

If we want to stop the violence, we have to work together. We have to give kids safe passage from street life and homelessness, from bullets and bullies, from the pistols and posses that cloud too many young lives, especially in cities like Asbury Park.

Fourth of July Asbury Park: Southside Johnny Takes on Little Steven's Classic Debut Album Men Without Women

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Perhaps not since Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes' storied Memorial Day Weekend shows back in 1976 has a Stone Pony show been so hotly anticipat...

WATCH: Titus Andronicus Make Video Tribute To New Jersey

Posted 08.06.2011 | New York

Titus Andronicus is tired of people trashing New Jersey. So the group put together a music video for "No Future Part Three: Escape From No Future" pay...

Lisa Lowell's Beautiful Behavior

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Most of us know Lisa Lowell from her backing vocals with various artists, perhaps most famously as a member of Bruce Springsteen's Sessions Band in 20...

Never Nude: Asbury Park Beach Decides Not To Go Topless

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — The Jersey shore city best known for Bruce Springsteen says it doesn't need any additional exposure: Asbury Park shot down a...

Best Nude Or Topless Beaches Around NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With all the buzz over Asbury Park's potential conversion to "beach top-optional" status, it's easy to forget about New York's pre-existing nude beach...

Is Asbury Park New Jersey's Next Topless Beach? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Asbury Park, the famed beach destination made famous in part by New Jersey's own Bruce Springsteen, is mulling over a proposition to make its beach to...

Friday Talking Points [129] -- Incrementalism Wins Big

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're going to begin today with the news that a popular New Jersey beach is considering allowing women to sunbathe topless. And then move right on to...

The Republican Who Might Bring Gay Marriage to Jersey

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Contrary to popular belief, New Jersey's same sex marriage equality legislation isn't dead yet. There are five Democratic Senators voting no. That means at least three Republicans are needed to pass.

Bruce Springsteen Symposium: Hundreds Of Academics Meet In New Jersey To Talk

AP | KILEY ARMSTRONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. — Hold still, Bruce – this won't hurt a bit! Scholars from around the world are dissecting the Springsteen legend ...