Meet Legendary Heavy Metal Guitarist In North Jersey Meet Legendary Heavy Metal Guitarist In North Jersey
Meet Legendary Heavy Metal Guitarist In North Jersey Mark Morton, the lead guitarist of legendary heavy metal band Lamb of God, is ready to tell his story. Morton is signing copies of his new book "Desolation: A Heavy Metal Memoir," at Books and Greetings in Northvale on Tuesday, June 25 at 6 p.m. In the book, Morton reflects on his career as the band's lead guitarist and lyricists while also talking about his battle with addiction and eventually going into recovery. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mark Morton (@mark.duane.morton) Morton, whose battles with addiction began after th…
Game Show Redemption: Bergen County Business Owner Wins Big On 'Price Is Right' Game Show Redemption: Bergen County Business Owner Wins Big On 'Price Is Right'
Game Show Redemption: Bergen County Business Owner Wins Big On 'Price Is Right' Alessandra Curcio said she suffered "game show blackout" when she was told to "Come On Dowwwwwwn" on a recent episode of "The Price is Right." The Elmwood Park resident appeared on the episode which aired Monday, June 3, winning $65,000 in prizes and cash, getting to play the Showcase Showdown, and winning Master Key.  CBS/Price Is Right (Provided by Alessandra Curcio) As part of her prizes, Curcio won a cruise to Margaritaville, a stay in the Bahamas and a trip to the Cook Islands near New Zealand. Curcio's trip out to Los Angeles involved a connection to another iconic game s…
Meet Joan Baez In North Jersey Meet Joan Baez In North Jersey
Meet Joan Baez In North Jersey Joan Baez, the legendary folk singer and activist, will be blowing into Bergen County. Baez is signing copies of her new poetry collection, "When You See My Mother, Ask Her to Dance: Poems," at Bookends in Ridgewood on Wednesday, June 12 at 6 p.m. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Joan Baez (@joancbaezofficial) The book features poems about contemporaries like Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, reflections from her childhood, personal thoughts and memories of her family, according to a synopsis. This is the first time Baez has shared her…
Meet Meghan Trainor In Bergen County Meet Meghan Trainor In Bergen County
Meet Meghan Trainor In Bergen County Usually Meghan Trainor is all about that bass. This week, she's going to be all about Bergen County. The singer is signing copies of her album "Timeless" at the Barnes and Noble in Paramus at 634 N State Route 17 on Friday, June 7 at 3 p.m. This is the sixth album for the "All About That Bass" singer. "Timeless" features the hit single, "Been Like This," a collaboration with the rapper T-Pain. Attendees can get either their CD or vinyl edition signed and a photo with Trainor. Trainor will not be personalizing records. For more information on the signing and to purchase tickets, click here…
Casting Call: Fitness Buffs From North Jersey Sought For Paid Commercial Casting Call: Fitness Buffs From North Jersey Sought For Paid Commercial
Casting Call: Fitness Buffs From North Jersey Sought For Paid Commercial Do you work out and want to show it off? This fitness commercial could be your big break. The commercial, which shoots in late June in either New York or New Jersey, is looking for men and women fitness models, ages 18 to 50, who will demonstrate a product and perform a few exercises with it, including leg workouts like lunges, squats and hip raises, according to a listing. The ad is seeking talent from Jersey City and Morristown and interested talent should be skilled in fitness modeling and weight lifting, according to the listing. The role pays between $300 and $800. For more informatio…
Kenny Chesney's Private Jet Lands At North Jersey Airport Ahead Of Upcoming Shows Kenny Chesney's Private Jet Lands At North Jersey Airport Ahead Of Upcoming Shows
Kenny Chesney's Private Jet Lands At North Jersey Airport Ahead Of Upcoming Shows Kenny Chesney has arrived. The country star's private jet touched down at Teterboro Airport at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, according to a popular Facebook page dedicating to tracking celebrity aircrafts. Earlier this month, Chesney was ranked No. 13 for celebrities with the highest private jet emissions, in a list put out by Thrillist citing data pulled from JetSpy. Chesney, currently on his "Sun Goes Down" tour, has shows booked in Syracuse, NY on May 30, Pittsburgh, PA on June 1, and Philadelphia on June 8. Ground Control, the site that tracked Chesney's Garden State tou…
MTV 'Jersey Shore' Star Vinny Guadagnino Has Three Words For Comedy Critics MTV 'Jersey Shore' Star Vinny Guadagnino Has Three Words For Comedy Critics
MTV 'Jersey Shore' Star Vinny Guadagnino Has Three Words For Comedy Critics Vinny Guadagnino is taking a stand at The Stand. The "Jersey Shore" star has been breaking into comedy and got ahead of his critics in his caption of a clip of his set at an acclaimed New York City comedy venue. "Yo keyboard critiques who are about to comment , I have 3 words for u," the MTV reality star writes, "you.try.it." In a video shared to Instagram Memorial Day Weekend, the 36-year-old Staten Island native talks about dating as the "weird, anxious guy." View this post on Instagram A post shared by Vinny (@vinnyguadagnino) Certainly,…
These North Jersey Pools Offer Day Passes To Non-Residents These North Jersey Pools Offer Day Passes To Non-Residents
These North Jersey Pools Offer Day Passes To Non-Residents Summer weather has arrived and will be sticking around for the foreseeable future. Cool off at North Jersey pools, many of which are now open for the season. Here's which ones offer day-passes to non-residents: Bogota: Day passes offered to Bergen County residents only at $15 per person. Check the website for hours. Darlington State Park, Mahwah: Bergen County adults can enter for $10 on weekends and $8 on weekdays, children are $6. Highlands Natural Pool, Ringwood: Day passes are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for children. Check the website for hours. Palisades Park: Open we…
NJ OnlyFans Model Who Flashed New York-Dublin Portal Slams Internet Trolls NJ OnlyFans Model Who Flashed New York-Dublin Portal Slams Internet Trolls
NJ OnlyFans Model Who Flashed New York-Dublin Portal Slams Internet Trolls A New Jersey OnlyFans model who credits herself with getting the New York-Dublin portal shut down is being slammed for it, but she doesn't seem to mind. Ava Louise made international headlines earlier this month after flashing Dubliners at the Flatiron South Public Plaza portal. She later bragged on Instagram that she "got the portal from New York City to Dublin shut down." View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ava Louise (@avalouiise) "I thought the people of Dublin deserved to see my two, home-grown, New York potatoes," she said in t…
Popular 'Ice Cream Lady' Sees Support Of Maywood Popular 'Ice Cream Lady' Sees Support Of Maywood
Popular 'Ice Cream Lady' Sees Support Of Maywood Monica Pidhoreki, a.k.a. The Ice Cream Lady is one of the most popular people in Maywood Pidhoreki, whose ice cream truck is a fixture in town is a regular at Maywood Rochelle Park Girls Softball, sponsoring a team and banner in the league and is a regular at birthday parties and events in the community. Pidhoreki recently suffered a residential fire which left her displaced and her new ice cream truck destroyed. GoFundMe A fundraiser has been set up to assist her and get her back on her feet. As of Thursday, May 23, more than $2,800 has been raised. "We would like to now support her, l…
Cheez-It Diner Opens In Hudson Valley To Fill Your 'Cheezy' Needs Cheez-It Diner Opens In Hudson Valley To Fill Your 'Cheezy' Needs
Cheez-It Diner Opens In Hudson Valley To Fill Your 'Cheezy' Needs Hey Cheez-It lovers, now is your chance to chow down on fun and funky foods inspired by the cheezy, crunchy snack at the Cheez-It Diner, which has been open for just a week in the region. Located in Ulster County in Woodstock, the diner offers the ultimate experience for Cheez-It fans with such treats as a cheezy milkshake, burger, or mac-n-cheese. "We saw just how far our adventure-seeking Cheez-It fans would go when they Want It. Need It. Cheez-It. last year making the drive to our Joshua Tree Cheez-It Stop outpost," said Cara Tragseiler, senior brand director for Cheez-It. "So many fans …
Meet Steven Guttenberg In North Jersey Meet Steven Guttenberg In North Jersey
Meet Steven Guttenberg In North Jersey The Gutt is coming to Bergen County. Steven Guttenberg, a true 80s icon, will be signing copies of his new book "Time to Thank" at Books and Greetings in Northvale on Sunday, May 19 at noon.  In "Time to Thank," the star of "Diner" discusses how he became a caregiver to his father when he was diagnosed with kidney failure, according to a synopsis. Guttenberg discusses growing up in Queens and Long Island, his early career in Hollywood and what it was like to care for an ailing family member at the end of their life, taking people from glitzy Hollywood parties to a dialysis center in su…
Hollywood Actors Filming New Movie In New Jersey Hollywood Actors Filming New Movie In New Jersey
Hollywood Actors Filming New Movie In New Jersey Union County has become a true cavalcade of stars. Julianne Moore and John Turturro were the latest Hollywood stars spotted in Westfield on Wednesday, May 8, filming the new movie "The Room Next Door."  For the shoot, Westfield transformed into Lake Hill, New York, with patrol cars, police uniforms, a department seal and a New York State flag flying over the city.  Town of Westfield "The crew noted that, after scouting many locations in New Jersey, they chose Westfield for this scene not only for the front of our police department, but also for the beauty of Mindowaskin Park," …
Bergen County Mom Roasts Daughter On 'Saturday Night Live' Bergen County Mom Roasts Daughter On 'Saturday Night Live'
Bergen County Mom Roasts Daughter On 'Saturday Night Live' Now we know where Chloe Troast, a Bergen County native, gets her comedy chops from. In honor of Mother's Day, Troast, a featured player on "Saturday Night Live," and a native of Ho-Ho Kus, was joined by her mom, Joanie in the cold opening, which featured the moms of the show's cast poking fun at their children. Joanie Troast Facebook View this post on Instagram A post shared by chloe troast (@chloe_troast) "I love watching you on the show honey, it's the best part of my Sunday," Joanie said. "Wait, you watch the show on Sunday?" Chloe aske…
Love At First Bloom: Mom's Alzheimer's Gives Life New Meaning For Clifton Flower Truck Owner Love At First Bloom: Mom's Alzheimer's Gives Life New Meaning For Clifton Flower Truck Owner
Love At First Bloom: Mom's Alzheimer's Gives Life New Meaning For Clifton Flower Truck Owner Vanessa Vargas says the point of having flowers is to enjoy them while they are still alive. It's a lesson that the Clifton business owner learned from her own mother, Rosie Vargas, 66, a longtime gardener living with the final stage of Alzheimer's Disease. It's a lesson she's applied to her own life. "Flowers are about embracing the beauty of the moment," Vanessa Vargas said. "When my mom was okay, I took it for granted. I never thought she'd have Alzheimer's. I should've lived in the moment, and the same goes for flowers." Vargas is the owner of Love at First Bloom, a mobile flower busi…
Tiffany Haddish Wows Fans In North Jersey Tiffany Haddish Wows Fans In North Jersey
Tiffany Haddish Wows Fans In North Jersey More than a hundred people in Bergen County lined up to meet Tiffany Haddish on Thursday, May 9. And she did not disappoint. The actress and comedian appeared at Books and Greetings in Northvale. to sign copies of her new book "I Curse With You Joy." While meeting fans who waited in a line that stretched out the door, Haddish offered hugs, advice and added a parental advisory sticker to each copy of the book, warning someone who told her their kids loved her in "Secret Life of Pets," that they should not read the book. Sam Barron As she took photos with fans, Haddish uttered her mant…
International Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting NJ Women On Brand-New TV Dating Show International Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting NJ Women On Brand-New TV Dating Show
International Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting NJ Women On Brand-New TV Dating Show Three New Jersey women will be dating massive, international soccer stars on a brand-new Peacock dating show. The twist? She has no idea how famous they are back home. "Love Undercover" will follow five male athletes who must leave their lavish lives behind to take on secret identities in dating single women in America, all completely unsuspecting of their fame overseas. Among them: Jacklyn Romano of Sea Isle City, Kai Hilbert of Orange, and Gabrielle Findley of Newark. The Garden State singles will be dating Premier League stars Jamie O’Hara, 36 of the United Kingdom; …
NJ Stars Shine At 'Garden Of Time' Themed Met Gala 2024 NJ Stars Shine At 'Garden Of Time' Themed Met Gala 2024
NJ Stars Shine At 'Garden Of Time' Themed Met Gala 2024 New Jersey was well-represented at the Met Gala 2024. The theme of the event held Monday, May 6 was "The Garden of Time." Cardi B, 31, who built a massive mansion in Tenafly, topped off her custom-made feathered black gown with a tall, black turban. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cardi B (@iamcardib) "Glee star Lea Michele, a 37-year-old Tenafly native, showed off her baby bump in a baby blue, Rodarte gown ordained with tulle and a cross-body, floral strap. View this post on Instagram …
Wild Past Of CNN Anchor, Jersey Shore Native Detailed In New Book Wild Past Of CNN Anchor, Jersey Shore Native Detailed In New Book
Wild Past Of CNN Anchor, Jersey Shore Native Detailed In New Book CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota was growing up on the Jersey Shore when she started following her a local punk rock band, spending her nights at iconic clubs like CBGB and Max's Kansas City. Camerota, who grew up in Shrewsbury, is out with a new book "Combat Love," which explores her tumultuous teenage years and her then-strained relationship with her mother. She will be hosting a book signing at Books and Greetings in Northvale on Sunday, May 5 and has upcoming events in Collingswood and in her hometown. View this post on Instagram A post sha…
Meet Whoopi Goldberg In North Jersey Meet Whoopi Goldberg In North Jersey
Meet Whoopi Goldberg In North Jersey An EGOT winner is coming to Bergen County. The legendary actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg, who has won an Emmy, Oscar, Tony and Grammy, will be signing copies of her new book, "Bits and Pieces: My Mother, My Brother and Me," at Bookends in Ridgewood on Thursday May 9, at 5:30 p.m. Goldberg, a longtime West Orange resident, wrote the book as a tribute to her mother, Emma, and her brother, Clyde, who died in 2010 and 2015, respectively. Goldberg tells stories about trips to Coney Island, seeing the Ice Capades and having magical Christmases with her family, despite the struggles her famil…
718-Pound Bluefin Reeled In By NJ Fishermen Feeds Families For Free 718-Pound Bluefin Reeled In By NJ Fishermen Feeds Families For Free
718-Pound Bluefin Reeled In By NJ Fishermen Feeds Families For Free Each fish Kevin Goldberg catches is just as exciting as the last. The 51-year-old Hillsborough attorney has caught thousands of fish of a wide array of species, having been angling since he was just a kid with his dad. And each time feels like the first. "It’s a good feeling, it’s the best feeling," he said, "and it doesn’t go away no matter how many fish you catch." But the bluefin tuna that Goldberg reeled in with his mate Mike Resetar on Saturday, April 20 was unlike anything he's experienced on the water before. We're talking 718 pounds, 112 inches, and the first trophy tuna…
Country Star Zach Bryan Snaps Selfies At Jersey Shore Restaurant Country Star Zach Bryan Snaps Selfies At Jersey Shore Restaurant
Country Star Zach Bryan Snaps Selfies At Jersey Shore Restaurant A popular country singer was spotted snapping selfies at a New Jersey restaurant. Zach Bryan, 28, stopped by On The Deck in Atlantic Highlands on Tuesday, April 23, the Simon Lake Drive restaurant shared on social media. "Hey Zach Bryan, thanks for stopping in tonight !!!" the restaurant captioned the post. The "Something in the Orange" singer took photos with staff members and fans. It wasn't immediately clear why Bryan was in the area, however, photos shared to social media show he was hanging out on a boat in the area with Stefan Max, his manager. Stefan Max shared photos from the…
Venezuelan Immigrant Builds Dream Life Photographing Dream Homes In Bergen County Venezuelan Immigrant Builds Dream Life Photographing Dream Homes In Bergen County
Venezuelan Immigrant Builds Dream Life Photographing Dream Homes In Bergen County Finding a better life in the U.S. was not a guarantee for Edwing Hernandez when he immigrated with his wife from Venezuela in 2012. But it was a possibility. He had $3,000 in his pocket, and a simple dream. "For me at that moment, [my dream] was to be in a safe country with freedom of speech and be able to live and have my basic needs covered," said Hernandez, 34, of Union City. For years, Hernandez worked physically-demanding jobs and long hours, sometimes 14 a day, commuting two hours to and from work, for only $8 an hour. Life would get a whole lot harder before it would get easier fo…
Emma Roberts Has Piece Of Montclair In Her Grown-Up Los Angeles Dollhouse Emma Roberts Has Piece Of Montclair In Her Grown-Up Los Angeles Dollhouse
Emma Roberts Has Piece Of Montclair In Her Grown-Up Los Angeles Dollhouse Emma Roberts' Los Angeles home is all things vintage. And not without a little piece from her favorite vintage store in Montclair. The 33-year-old actress gave Grayford's on Bloomfield Avenue a shoutout in her home tour with "Architectural Digest." The "American Horror Story" star explains she got the framed, red, "Hopalong Cassidy" button down from Grayford's and knew from the moment she saw it that it would one day hang in her son Rhodes' room. Grayford's has been around since 1931 and is owned by history buffs with a penchant for curating vintage apparel, antiques, and more, its w…
'Not Pretty, Can't Act:' Sydney Sweeney Slams NJ Producer Who Publicly Insulted Her 'Not Pretty, Can't Act:' Sydney Sweeney Slams NJ Producer Who Publicly Insulted Her
'Not Pretty, Can't Act:' Sydney Sweeney Slams NJ Producer Who Publicly Insulted Her A film producer from New Jersey is under fire after saying Sydney Sweeney can't act and isn't pretty. Carol Baum, who graduated Columbia High School in Maplewood, disparaged the "Euphoria" star during a Q-n-A at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, NY, on Thursday, April, 11.  Baum, who has produced movies like "Father of the Bride" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," was on hand to discuss her experiences producing the 1988 David Cronenberg film "Dead Calm," which came out nine years before Sweeney was born. "I don't get Sydney Sweeney," Baum reportedly said. "I was watching on …
Famed NJ Anti-Hero Meets Taylor Swift At Coachella Famed NJ Anti-Hero Meets Taylor Swift At Coachella
Famed NJ Anti-Hero Meets Taylor Swift At Coachella Taylor Swift got to meet New Jersey royalty while attending the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Teresa Guidice, a Montville mom and former star of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," posed for a photo with renowned pop star last weekend at the annual music festival held in California. "Two absolute queens," Guidice's husband Luis Ruelas captioned the photo on Instagram. Social media users were quick to snark about putting "The Era's Tour" headliner on the same level as Giudice, convicted felon who spent nearly a year in federal prison. "One queen and on…
Here's 'The Situation': Signing Books In North Jersey Here's 'The Situation': Signing Books In North Jersey
Here's 'The Situation': Signing Books In North Jersey Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is ready to tell his story. The "Jersey Shore" star will be signing copies of his new book "Reality Check: Making the Best of the Situation" at Books and Greetings in Northvale on Sunday, April 21 at noon. In the memoir, Sorrentino discusses his rise and fall and gives fans a glimpse behind the scenes of the hit MTV show, according to a synopsis. He also discusses his intoxicated run-ins with Hollywood heavyweights like The Rock, Robert Downey Jr., Jason Statham and Leonardo DiCaprio, according to a synopsis. Sorrentino also goes into detail about his drug a…
Who Are New Jersey's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says Who Are New Jersey's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says
Who Are New Jersey's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says Ring the alarm! Firefighters may make the calendars and policemen are pretty, but a newly released survey found that New Jersey's sexiest civil servants are neither of the two. According to DatingNews, the hottest civil servants in the Garden State are customs and border protections officers. DatingNews released the new tally after interviewing 3,000 singles to uncover which uniformed pros, though they omitted out the usual suspects, including firefighters, police officers, and members of the military. "In the urban landscape, there's an undeniable physical magnetism that surrounds those …
'SNL' Takes Morbid Crack At 'Golden Bachelor' Divorce 'SNL' Takes Morbid Crack At 'Golden Bachelor' Divorce
'SNL' Takes Morbid Crack At 'Golden Bachelor' Divorce The "Golden Bachelor" divorce is no laughing matter. But to Michael Che it was. Che, whose job it is to turn any headline into a joke, did just that on "Weekend Update" Saturday, April 13. Theresa Nist, a 70-year-old grandmother from Shrewsbury, and her reality star hubby of three months Gerry Turner, announced on Friday, April 12 that they were headed to splitsville. "But like they say, there's still plenty of fish in the sea — metery," Che said on the segment. "Sea-metery, Colin," Che repeated to co-host Colin Jost. "Really good," Jost said, sarcastically. But Che got his, when …
Golden Divorce: NJ Grandmother Announces Split From Reality Show Husband Golden Divorce: NJ Grandmother Announces Split From Reality Show Husband
Golden Divorce: NJ Grandmother Announces Split From Reality Show Husband After less than three months of marriage, a New Jersey grandmother and her reality show husband are getting a divorce. Shrewsbury's Theresa Nist, 70, and Gerry Turner, 72, met on ABC's first-ever season of the "Golden Bachelor" last year. They announced the split Friday, April 12 on "Good Morning America." "We have received so much love and support from so many people who watch the GB and I don’t think we can tell you how many people told us it gave them so much hope. We want none of that to change for anybody. EXCLUSIVE: "The Golden Bachelor" couple Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist&…
Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K
Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K Netflix is seeking to fill two roles for an upcoming documentary. The popular streaming service is looking for a 20-something-year-old man who is more than 6 feet tall with brown hair, and a suburban New England-type woman in her 50s with dirty blonde or light brown hair. The documentary will shoot four days in New York City and one day in Cape Cod. The gig pays an estimated $3,300 for six days of work, according to the casting call. Click here to apply.