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Turning Stone launches new Hands of Fame exhibit with Ringo Starr's handprints - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Central New Yorkers no longer need to go all the way to Hollywood's famous Chinese Theatre to see their favorite celebrities' handprints. The Turning Stone Resort & Casino launched its new Hands of Fame exhibit on Monday, which will memorialize musicians and other performers who come to the Verona, N.Y. entertainment venue. And the first handprint on display is none other than one of the Beatles.

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See Paul McCartney Jam With Johnny Depp in 'Early Days' - Premiere - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

"Early Days" is one of the highlights of Paul McCartney's most recent album, 2013's New, but its music video — which you can watch exclusively here — might never have happened if it was left up to McCartney. "When I've got a song, I don't think about the video," the singer says. "I'm sure some people do, but I don’t. I just think about the song, first writing it, then recording it."

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Beatles manager Brian Epstein honored with 'Blue Plaque' - Monday, July 07, 2014

Brian Epstein, who managed The Beatles from 1962 until his death in 1967, was honored Sunday in London with a Blue Plaque, a historical marker linking notable figures of the past to the buildings where they lived and worked. London's Royal Society of Arts began erecting the memorial tablets in 1867, attaching the earliest to the birthplace ofLord Byron.

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How John Lennon’s impulsive decision to play a 1969 concert in Toronto helped speed the Beatles breakup - Sunday, July 06, 2014

Over the next two months, more than five million foreigners will come to Canada on their summer vacation. For the rest of the summer, theNational Post presents this series on the revolutionaries, luminaries and criminals who have taken time out from shaping world events to pay us a visit — and how that visit shaped them. Today, how a Toronto rock concert killed the Beatles:

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Twitter lampoons man whose hilarious John Lennon tattoo looks more like Harry Potter than Beatles star - Sunday, July 06, 2014

It is unlikely that the artist intended drawing the popular fictional wizard after including the word 'Imagine' and a peace sign underneath the dubious portrait. A charitable Matt McFarlane said the image resembled 'a young John Lennon', although another user suggested Harry Potter would be able to 'magic all the spots away'.

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Paul McCartney's home disappears from Google Street View - Saturday, July 05, 2014

A host of stars have had images of their houses blurred on the online mapping service. The popular feature allows internet users to view street-level photographs across the country. Ex-Beatle McCartney’s London home is blurred on the 3D map – although his street can be seen.

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'Hard Day's Night' director Richard Lester says George was best Beatle actor, Paul 'tried too hard' - Saturday, July 05, 2014

Director Richard Lester said he was given a strict deadline and low budget when making The Beatles' first film A Hard Day's Night, because the film's producers didn't think the band's popularity would last.

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John Lennon lives forever - Friday, July 04, 2014

Back by popular demand John Waters and Stewart D’Arrietta are going back to basics with their two-man concert, Looking Through A Glass Onion. Waters says the concert shows there is more than meets the eye when it comes to the ins and outs of John Lennon and the Beatles.

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Ringo Starr Looks Back on 'A Hard Day's Night': 'It Was Mad, But It Was Incredible' - Friday, July 04, 2014

"I mean, we were in a movie, man. We were making a movie!" Starr recalls to Billboard. "Four guys from Liverpool making a movie — it was so great. I loved it, and as you can tell, I loved it because the next movie [Help!] was sort of based around me, based around the ring and Kaili.

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Take a trip down memory lane to the home of the Beatles - Thursday, July 03, 2014

TAKE a trip back in time to the rock 'n' roll days of the Merseybeat era on this weekend break to the home of the Beatles. You will visit the homes and schools of the iconic band, discover the places that inspired two of their most memorable songs, and explore the sounds and sights of vibrant Liverpool.

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