The Power of Song

Even though Peter Yarrow enjoyed considerable success as a member of the seminal ’60s folksinging trio Peter, Paul and Mary, he never acted like a pop star. No, the erudite songsmith always identified with the disenfranchised, the so-called little people.

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Posted Oct. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

They Called Him ‘Little Georgie’

Atlantic City, this down-on-her-heels dowager of a tourist spot and convention town, still had a strong nightlife pulse at “KY and The Curb,” which is what hipsters of the day called the intersection of Kentucky and Arctic avenues.

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Posted Oct. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

Bob Tales

Bob Saget grew up in suburban Philadelphia — Abington, to be precise — and recalls in detail what it was like summering in Atlantic City as a child of the ’70s. “My parents had a house there, and it was the greatest,” the comedian tells Atlantic City Weekly by phone from L.A.

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Posted Oct. 22, 2014 | Comments: 0

Motown Down Under

Human Nature, a vocal quartet whose popularity down under rivaled that of the Beatles, wanted to see if their newest show would play as well in the United States as it did in their homeland — especially since they were now embracing a very uniquely American form of music.

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Posted Aug. 14, 2014 | Comments: 0

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Hump Day Report: Red, White & Blueberry Festival
By Lori Hoffman

When I went out to buy lunch at 12:45pm, my car temperature said it reached 100 degrees in Northfield. Normally I would be bitching about it getting so hot so fast (no doubt high temperature records were set today in Atlantic County) but after that wretched winter I say bring on the heat.

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ACA Concert Series Starts June 18 with Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Stars
By Ray Schweibert

ATLANTIC CITY — A slight juggling of the 2014 Atlantic City Alliance Concert Series schedule will have Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Stars performing at Kennedy Plaza on the A.C. Boardwalk on Wednesday night, June 18, from 8-11pm, as part of the group’s 40th Anniversary Overnight Success Tour. The show, and all future shows, are free […]

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Local Girl Cierra Kaler-Jones is Crowned Miss New Jersey 2014 in Ocean City
By Ray Schweibert

Galloway Township resident Cierra Kaler-Jones was crowned Miss New Jersey on Saturday night, June 14, in Ocean City. The 21-year-old Rutgers University senior and Absegami High graduate won the judges over with her platform of “Empowering Today’s Youth Through Arts Education” and her dance to a Beyonce song in the talent portion. Kaler-Jones was third-runner-up in last year’s competition. […]