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FUZZ @ The Alley Bar: Friday, April 13, 2018

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar: Friday, April 13, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Apr 19
DJ Taffy and DJ Brent Covington hosted FUZZ this past Friday night at Boston's The Alley Bar. See who came out.

Medical Professionals to Man Claiming Lyrica Made Him Gay: Ummm... No

Medical Professionals to Man Claiming Lyrica Made Him Gay: Ummm... No

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 19
A 23-year-old British man says taking Lyrica turned him gay. But medical science has a simple response to that claim: No way.

Questions Rise After 'Drag Queen' Contestant Tweets About Fatal Uber Crash

Questions Rise After 'Drag Queen' Contestant Tweets About Fatal Uber Crash

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 19
A "Drag Race" contestant took to Twitter to recount a car crash that she said left her Uber driver dead. But after a report from The Stranger that questioned and looked into the incident, there are seemingly some holes in the performer's story.

Paramount Network Green Lights 'First Wives Club' TV Reboot

Paramount Network Green Lights 'First Wives Club' TV Reboot

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 19
The 1996 comedy starring Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn "The First Wives Club" is getting a TV reboot on the Paramount Network.

Previously Persona Non Grata, Cannes Welcomes Back Von Trier

Previously Persona Non Grata, Cannes Welcomes Back Von Trier

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Apr 19
Seven years after being banned by the Cannes Film Festival for jokingly calling himself a Nazi, Danish director Lars von Trier has been invited back to the French festival.

Clouded in Mystery, a Ponderous 'Westworld' Finally Returns for a Second Season

Clouded in Mystery, a Ponderous 'Westworld' Finally Returns for a Second Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 19
The mysterious "Westworld" returns for its highly anticipated second season Sunday on HBO, with mazes inside puzzles and questions about reality and humanity.

Listen: Ariana Grande Teases New Song, Shares Artwork

Listen: Ariana Grande Teases New Song, Shares Artwork

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 19
We're getting closer to new music from Ariana Grande.

Watch: Trans Woman Booked in Male Jail Section, Says She 'Felt Dehumanized'

Watch: Trans Woman Booked in Male Jail Section, Says She 'Felt Dehumanized'

NEWS | Apr 19
A transgender woman says officials from the Sacramento County Jail in California discriminated against her after she was arrested and booked into the male section of the city's jail.

Passenger Livestreamed Video To Say Good-bye

Passenger Livestreamed Video To Say Good-bye

NEWS | Apr 19
As a blown engine on a Southwest Airlines jet hurled shrapnel at the aircraft and led to the death of a passenger who was nearly sucked out of a broken window, one passenger had the presence of mind to buy in-flight Wi-Fi to say goodbye to his loved ones.

Watch: Uganda President Wants to Ban Oral Sex Because 'the Mouth is for Eating'

Watch: Uganda President Wants to Ban Oral Sex Because 'the Mouth is for Eating'

NEWS | Apr 19
The president of Uganda wants to ban oral sex, warning citizens not to engage in the sex act because "the mouth is for eating."


News

California Pioneers Behind 4/20 Pot Holiday

California Pioneers Behind 4/20 Pot Holiday

NATIONAL | Apr 19
A California group known as "The Waldos" say they have evidence proving they created the marijuana holiday 4/20 when they were high school students back in the 70's.


Entertainment

2 Years After Prince's Death, Prosecutor to Update Probe

2 Years After Prince's Death, Prosecutor to Update Probe

CELEBRITIES | By Amy Forliti | Apr 19
Prosecutors in the Minnesota county where Prince died will announce a decision on criminal charges following a two-year investigation into the music superstar's death from an accidental fentanyl overdose.


Business

U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

LEGAL | By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber | Apr 19
President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.


Finance

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

HOME | By Marilyn Lewis | Mar 26
A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price.


Cars

Toyota to Start Deploying Vehicle-to-Vehicle Tech in 2021

Toyota to Start Deploying Vehicle-to-Vehicle Tech in 2021

AUTO NEWS | Apr 17
Toyota says it will start equipping models with technology to talk to other vehicles starting in 2021, as it tries to push safety communications forward. The company says most of its U.S. models should have the feature by the mid-2020s.


Style

Wine & Waterfalls in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge

Wine & Waterfalls in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge

FOOD/DRINK | By Sally Carpenter Hale | Apr 19
The Columbia River Gorge is a marvel of nature known for spectacular waterfalls, scenery and hiking. But it's also famous in the world of wine.


Health/Fitness

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 18
Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors.


Travel

Abu Dhabi Set to Open $1B Warner Bros. Amusement Park

Abu Dhabi Set to Open $1B Warner Bros. Amusement Park

By Jon Gambrell | Apr 19
Abu Dhabi will open a $1 billion indoor Warner Bros. amusement park this July. It encompasses 1.65 million square feet on Yas Island, a leisure destination for the Emirati capital.


Nightlife

Jeffrey Fashion Cares :: April 11, 2018

Jeffrey Fashion Cares :: April 11, 2018

FASHION | Apr 12
Jeffrey Fashion Cares held it's 15th annual fashion show on the Intrepid featuring cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, live auction and men's fashion show with proceeds going to Elton John Aids Foundation, Hetrick Martin Institute and Lambda Legal.