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Jersey City

  • Music

    November 14, 2013

    One More Day?

    Free Press Summer Fest is itching to expand.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Apparently Playing Organ 100 Years Ago Could Kill You

    My day gig is as a clerk in pretty much Houston's last full-service sheet music store, so if you ever want to come down and comment in person I'm there most days explaining to people the difference between a violin and a fiddle. The difference is no one gets mad when you spill beer on a fiddle. On ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    College Football: National Signing Day 2013, A Decade Of Cautionary Tales

    Beginning bright and early Wednesday morning, 18-year-old football players far and wide will finalize in writing their plans on where they will ply their trade for the next three to five years, causing high blood pressure in adults three times their age coast to coast and dragging the fax machine in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Kool & the Gang: "Houston Better Be Ready"

    With more than 70 million records sold, the men of Kool and the Gang stand as some of the most commercially successful funksters of all time. Born in Jersey City, N.J., the band was essentially just a group of friends with a jones for Miles Davis and James Brown. But they hit the big time in 1973 wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    The 95th Anniversary of the Tank: Nine Iconic Moments

    Ninety-five years ago today, the tank made its debut at World War I's Battle of the Somme. It played a role in bringing an end to that appallingly bloody and stupid battle, and tanks have since gone on to become vital symbols of military might. Here are nine iconic moments or personalities involvi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Mission Accomplished: Your Buzzword Is My Band Name, Part 2

    ​We're getting closer to a midterm election that, more and more, is coming to resemble two dachshunds we had as a kid who would lose their little doggy minds over a chew toy and attack each other in a weiner-dog whirlwind of until separated by a garden hose. The attack ads are a-flying, and e ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2007

    Get Lit: Noogie’s Time To Shine, by Jim Knipfel

    Ned “Noogie” Krapczak is a bit of a loser. First, there’s the nickname, “Noogie.” Then there’s the fact that his last name is announced Crap Sack. He’s a film lover in his 30s who lives in Jersey City at home with his Mom – who charges him $300 a month rent – and he’s bounced ... More >>

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Our Band to Admire

    Interpol gets darker but shines brighter with its stunning third album

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    The Allen Oldies Band

    Live and Delirious!

  • Film

    November 14, 1996
  • Calendar

    August 11, 1994
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