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2009-08-23 21:07:47

A Northwest Baltimore neighborhood helps prepare kids for their first day of school with an eight-hour block party, organizers said. The party, held Saturday, provided food, haircuts and school supplies to about 100 kids. It was the third year for the block party, and kids told The Baltimore Sun it gets bigger and better every year -- to the point where it includes a 20-foot inflatable slide, a merry-go-round, a dunking booth and a moon bounce. This year, the party had a second purpose, to...

2008-09-09 18:00:20

VH1 has announced plans to air a new 90-minute live special called "New Kids on the Block: A Behind The Music Special Event" later this month. The program, featuring all five original members of the recently reunited 1990s boy band, is to premiere Sept. 28. "The New Kids On The Block generated tremendous passion and loyalty around the world the minute that their first song and video debuted. That excitement has quickly rekindled as the band embarks on a giant reunion tour in support of a...

2008-09-09 18:00:19

The return of the New Kids on the Block will get the VH1 "Behind The Music" treatment - only this time, the gossipy rise-and- fallfest will be broadcast live from Boston! According to Perez Hilton, the music channel is planning to air a 90-minute special called "New Kids On The Block: A Behind The Music Special Event" at 8 p.m. Sept. 28 as Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood and Jordan and Jonathan Knight take the stage at the TD Banknorth Garden. It will be VH1's first "Behind the...

2008-08-12 00:00:29

The U.S. pop group New Kids on the Block is to release its first new album in nearly 15 years next month, Interscope Records said Monday. "The Block" is set to drop Sept. 2, the label said. Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood, and Jordan and Jonathan Knight -- the original five members of the 1990s phenomenon NKOTB -- recently reunited to record the new album and are planning to go on tour to support it. The CD will feature the group's latest hit single, "Summertime," as well as...

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