Donald Trump is apparently none too pleased with the way things are progressing at the site of the Old Post Office Building, where he’s constructing the classiest hotel this side of Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal. During an appearance on “Kelly and Michael” talk show on Wednesday, the mogul boasted that he’d “beat up” (metaphorically, […]
Jerseynomics Second ratings agency drops Atlantic City debt to junk bond status. More bad news from Moody's, and maybe not just for AC: A.C. emergency manager a 'paradigm shift' for NJ. Washingtonia Senate Dems, led by Iran hawk BobShow More Summary
Although the USA has an infinite amount of travel options, the beautiful south remains one of the most interesting regions to explore. Especially charming are the many quaint cities along the Atlantic coast like Savannah, a historic city with an unmistakeable mix of southern sophistication and vibrant energy. Today’s guest poster, Sam Lowe, explains the […]
Moody's moves Atlantic City's bond rating to junk territory one day after Christie appoints corporate turnaround specialist.
As Gov. Christie appoints a turnaround team to manage the floundering city, the agency slashes its rating, citing default fears
Janay Rice Posts Instagram Photos Celebrating Ray Rice’s Birthday Janay Rice has been through hell over the past year in the wake of the abuse she suffered at the hands of her now-husband Ray Rice in an Atlantic City elevator.
(Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service slashed Atlantic City's credit rating six notches deeper into junk territory on Friday, a day after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appointed an emergency manager with a mandate to consider a debt restructuring. Show More Summary
It's 2015 and Brooklyn residents are still barking about film crews taking over the borough, and this time around merchants are getting in the game. Some Atlantic Avenue business owners "pleaded with lawmakers" yesterday at a City Council hearing in an effort to put a stop, or stall, on filming, according to the NY Post. Show More Summary
Everybody Relax: Chris Christie Takes Charge Of Atlantic City http://t.co/EnkOrvd7EZ pic.twitter.com/hgSy6zShzM — Gothamist (@Gothamist) January 22, 2015
More than 8,000 people have lost their jobs in Atlantic City's collapse, as casinos continue to close and the city's real estate tax base shrinks by more than $3 billion over the next year. Into this nightmare steps Governor Chris Christie, who announced today that he was taking control of the city's operations through an executive order. [ more › ]
This is why New Jersey can't have nice casino towns: financial woes, and Atlantic City's are so dire that Gov. Chris Christie has issued a state takeover of the city of 40,000, reports NJ.com. "I can't wait any longer," said Christie today in simultaneously announcing an emergency management...
New Jersey governor Chris Christie is to convene a gathering on Thursday introducing former Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr as part of an emergency management team for Atlantic City, according to a press invitation from the governor's office. Show More Summary
Chris Christie scheduled to make rare trip to New Jersey tomorrow morning for a summit in Atlantic City. — @Olivianuzzi Asbury Park Press: New Jersey's governor and potential GOP presidential contender is having trouble in his home state,...Show More Summary
Dashboard footage from a fatal police shooting in Bridgeton, New Jersey confirm eyewitness accounts that the victim was stepping out of the car with his arms raised when officers shot and killed him, the Press of Atlantic City reports. Police in Bridgeton pulled over the car in which Jerame Reid...
Carl Icahn was delayed about two weeks in his quest to expand his gambling holdings in Atlantic City, by purchasing two casinos owned by bankrupt Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. A hearing had been... To view the full story, click the title link.
Meant to honor the slain leader, it rubbed more than a few people the wrong way. Martin Luther King Jr. stood for civil rights, progress, peace, and — fried chicken? At least that's what Atlantic City's Borgata casino pitched to diners yesterday when it introduced a $24 prix fixe menu meant to honor Dr. Show More Summary
An Atlantic City casino is taking heat for serving fried chicken, collard greens, macaroni and cheese on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.
Yesterday, poker player Shaun Deeb Tweeted a photograph of the menu from a restaurant at an Atlantic City casino and hashtagged it, "#isitracist" Because it showed a $24 deal for fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, sweet potato casserole, collard greens and pecan pie. [ more › ]
Call it casual racism; call it a rather embarrassing failure to think things through; or call it a well-meaning gesture taken the wrong way by the over-sensitive crowd: the restaurant at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City has raised eyebrows with its decision to “honor” Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary
Jennifer Lopez was on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, January 19, 2015 and she told the story of how her mother Lupe won $2.4 million on the slot machines in the Borgata in Atlantic City. Watch the video here: The post...Show More Summary