LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Two popular Jersey Shore towns are going to court to try to block so-called “pop-up parties” at which thousands of people gather on the beach.
They acted after previous events resulted in public drinking, drug use, fights and vandalism.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Airbnb said Wednesday it will impose special restrictions over the Memorial Day and July 4 holidays to prevent parties at rented houses, bringing back measures that the company claims worked last summer.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The pandemic may have disrupted Carnival plans in Rio de Janeiro for a second straight year, but revelers who have flocked to the Brazilian city for sun, sea and samba still found ways to party on Saturday.
What started with a simple invitation to a few homeless people to watch the Super Bowl together in New York City has turned into quite a party.
And it just keeps growing.
Super Soul Party, a nonprofit started by filmmaker and social media influencer Meir Kay, will have Super Bowl parties in 35 cities when the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams meet Feb.
Hugs with friends. Birthday parties indoors. Pillow fights. Schoolchildren who got their first COVID-19 shots Wednesday said these are the pleasures they look forward to as the U.S. enters a major new phase in fighting the pandemic.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States called on Sudan Tuesday to build an inclusive and representative government that ensures peace, supports people on the margins and helps “those who have suffered achieve justice...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — So much for the mayor's order requiring masks at Super Bowl parties. Videos went viral on social media, showing throngs of mostly maskless fans and packed sports bars as the clock inside Raymond James Stadium ticked down on a hometown Super Bowl win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Kansas City Chiefs superfan Ty Rowton hugged strangers in the streets of Miami last year after watching his team win the Super Bowl and then joined hundreds of thousands of fans back home at a victory parade, thinking little of a mysterious virus that his buddies were beginning to talk about...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans thinking about holding Super Bowl parties should think again — even through the state's coronavirus numbers are improving, state health officials advised Thursday.
“This is probably not the year to have a Super Bowl party," said Kris Ehresmann, infectious disease director at the Minnesota Department of Health.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It was a scene that just a few months ago would have been unthinkable...
NEW YORK (AP) — An online murder mystery. Law-themed opera arias. A snowman-building competition.
With dancing, drinking and fancy dinners a no-go because of virus concerns, companies are getting creative about their holiday office parties this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — All those warnings from public health officials begging Americans to limit gatherings this holiday season amid a surge in coronavirus cases aren't stopping the White House from planning a host of festivities and holiday parties in the midst of a pandemic...
NEW YORK (AP) — For Steve McQueen, bringing back the London of his childhood began with remembering the scents of his youth...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — News of President-elect Joe Biden's victory on Saturday set off celebrations and protests as jubilant supporters and frustrated opponents of the former vice president took to the streets in California's major cities...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The top health official in one of Florida's most populous counties is discouraging parents from hosting birthday parties for their children, no matter the size, in an effort to prevent outbreaks of the new coronavirus...
NEW YORK (AP) — Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes.
The family holiday so many look forward to each year is going to look different in the pandemic as parents and the people who provide Halloween fun navigate a myriad of restrictions and safety concerns.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials on Saturday reported 409 new coronavirus cases.
The Oregon Health Authority said the high number is partially due to a new reporting system that prevented processing some positive cases on Thursday...
Chuck E. Cheese - where kids could be kids while parents nursed headaches - is filing for bankruptcy protection.
The 43-year-old chain, which drew kids with pizza, video games and a singing mouse mascot, was struggling even before the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a dinner party hosted by Questlove, be aware that nothing has been left to chance...
MILAN (AP) — Euroskeptic populist parties formed a new and expanded right-wing alliance on Monday that aims to become the strongest faction in the European Parliament and seeks to radically transform European Union policies on migration, security, family and environment.
As people prepare to ring in the New Year, many will visit with friends and families for New Year's Eve parties, and many will choose to drink. In addition to reminding people of the dangers of driving under the influence this New Year's Eve, AAA East Central also reminds partygoers of the dangers of driving with a hangover.
NEW DELHI (AP) — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all...
For crafty Harry Potter fans, throwing a party themed to the stories can be the ultimate DIY labor of love.
They came carrying pinot grigio, popcorn and a few ideas about who Becca should pick for a fianc.
I think its real with her and Garrett, said Lauren Omernik, pouring herself a glass.
The new Building Blocks Party Trailer by RNeighbors hopes to become Rochester’s summer resource for neighborhood block parties.
The trailer, made available through partnership by RNeighbors, the Rochester Chamber’s Leadership Greater Rochester class of 2017 and Rochester Parks and Recreation, contains everything needed for a successful neighborhood bash.
OK, so we need to talk about the birthday parties. What is going on? Or more to the point, what was going on nine months ago several years back? Apparently, every child we know was born round about now.
Four — count them — four weeks until spring!
I'm really in the mood for green grass and flowering trees. Although, a few weeks ago, I did get a little taste of what's coming.
Fellow gardener and my buddy Mary Thomson, of Kankakee, and I attended the Porter County Master Gardeners Show in Valparaiso.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Once a party of luxury and glamour, Brazil's most famous Carnival is increasingly being dominated by thrifty tourists more interested in free street parties than the pricy samba school parades...
There were lessons to be learned from the recent holiday parties and events I attended, keeping in mind it would be soon be my turn to host after my daughter convinced me to have a little get-together during her school break.
The holiday season is filled with family, fun and food. It is a time for overindulgence in all things and often leads to a few extra pounds when it is all over. So how can you enjoy those holiday parties without taking some of it with you in the form of weight gain?
“(Harvey) Weinstein combined a keen eye for promising scripts, directors, and actors with a bullying, even threatening, style of doing business, inspiring both fear and gratitude. ... Many said that they had seen Weinstein’s associates confront and intimidate those who crossed him, and feared that they would be similarly targeted.
NEW YORK (AP) — 'Tis the season to keep that office holiday party from adding to the list of workplace sexual misconduct scandals...
DeKALB – Gina Ostenburg of DeKalb urged the school board during its Tuesday meeting to allow holiday parties to happen with the understanding that compromise could be included.
She said if you get down it, these themed celebrations might be one of the only social opportunities for kids to interact with peers.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "The Crown" star Claire Foy nibbled on a scone with jam and cream while "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor eyed the finger sandwiches, including English cucumber and egg and watercress...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse.
The sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos on Aug...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with politicians over a sprawling corruption scandal...
One nice thing about Super Bowl parties is they don’t require you to bring your A game.
If you don’t really feel like mingling, there’s a perfectly acceptable backup plan. You can plop yourself down and watch TV.
Lady Gaga is headlining the Super Bowl halftime show Feb. 5. But there are plenty more superstar acts set to take stages all over the city during Super Bowl week.
Even some new stages, like the one in the NFL's custom-built, three-tiered, traveling pop-up entertainment center, Club Nomadic, is taking shape at Sawyer Yards, 2121 Edwards, off Washington Avenue.
Joey Banks, one of Madison’s busiest drummers, plays in nine local bands, six of which are playing Sunday at his annual birthday party, which helps raise money for Black Star Drum Line.
Banks started holding Joey B’s Birthday Bash when he turned 30.
The Campbell House at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is dimly lit. There are creaky stairs. Its residents are long dead.
“The house is just sort of dark and creepy,” said Logan Camporeale, the museum’s volunteer coordinator.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for Friday will celebrate the opening of a new business in Auburn.
Custom Celebrations, located at 211 State St., is a business dedicated to designing personalized party favors, like novelty chocolates and personalized ribbons, for all sorts of gatherings, including baby showers and birthday parties.