| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer.
Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:46 AM
It's one thing for a letter that you thought was kind-of private to go viral. A letter where you ask your fellow sorority sisters at the University of Maryland if they are "_____ retarded" and in which you say "I WILL _____ ASSAULT YOU!" because you...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:19 AM
"He went to the cellar, to draw a little beer; And quickly did return, to say there was none there." -- "Blue Bell Boy," traditional nursery rhyme
"Blue Bell Boy" is a stripped-down, brilliant episode of "Boardwalk Empire." Outside of Nucky's immediate...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:53 AM
"He's not so good in a crowd, but when you get him alone, you'd be surprised" -- Irving Berlin, "You'd Be Surprised"
Nucky Thompson's new de facto mantra, "you can't be half a gangster," seems to be applying more and more to "Boardwalk Empire" as a show....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:37 PM
As autumn turns the Manhattan air crisp and cool, Broadway is gearing up for another season. In the 2012-2013 lineup are new plays, star-driven revivals, lavish musicals and shows inspired by movies, books, TV shows and one very well-known comic strip....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:57 AM
"There's gotta be easier ways to make a buck." -- Nucky Thompson
This week's episode of "Boardwalk Empire" was a sleepy affair. If you had told me before the season started that we'd see Nucky thrown in jail for violating prohibition, I'd assume we...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:49 AM
It's Easter 1923 and "Boardwalk Empire" is taking some time out from mob wars and political scandal to spend some time with family. Of course, like any good holiday, Easter is a reminder to most of the families on "Boardwalk" that they are far from...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Atlantic Club Casino
Formerly Atlantic City Hilton and ACH, this newly renamed casino and hotel forgoes the glitz of newcomer Revel.
Casino hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Games to play: There are 58 live table games, including...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:01 PM
After mismanagement and money issues almost shut it down, Resorts was rebranded in 2010 as a Roaring Twenties getaway spot inspired by the HBO series"Boardwalk Empire."Now, under new ownership, Resorts is finding its place on Atlantic City's boardwalk...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 3:36 AM
"I just want you to be my gangster" - Billie Kent
"Boardwalk Empire" teased viewers with two pretty slow-and-go episodes heading into “The Pony.” Gillian’s creepy disposal of Bizarro Jimmy aside, the show had crawled to a haunting,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Michael K. Williams, who played Omar in "The Wire," is talking about his years of drug abuse and saying he's surprised it didn't lead to him ending up in a body bag.
Williams tells the Newark Star-Ledger that while he was playing Omar in the Baltimore-...
| Sep 22, 2012
Baltimore one day, New York the next, Los Angeles the next: Such is the life of Fallston's Jonathon Ruckman, who has spent much of the past decade carving out a career as an actor. He's made commercials, appeared in soap operas, re-enacted crimes,...