The Showboat Casino-Hotel is shutting its doors for good this weekend. It's the first of three Atlantic City casinos set to close and the pain is hitting employees hard.
Burt Lancaster: "You should have seen the Atlantic Ocean in those days." Susan Sarandon: "Teach me stuff." Burt Lancaster : "You want information or wisdom?" Susan Sarandon: "Both." Louis Malle's Atlantic City movie - 1960. Often not...Show More Summary
"My name is Blaze," he said, introducing himself. "And these are your guides to Flavortown," handing my date and me the menus.: Caroline Russock, food editor at City Paper, pays a visit to Guy Fieri Chophouse at Bally's Atlantic City....
The Wildlife Conservation Society has released a photo of a majestic humpback whale feeding in the Atlantic Ocean just a few miles from New York City. Officials at the society say the photo was... To view the full story, click the title link.
Bruce flexes her gleaming white leg and nods down at the four inch stiletto heel strapped to her size eleven foot. This Lady Gaga fan from the Bronx was part of a sellout crowd of screaming, earnest teenagers who packed Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall in late June to toss teddy bears at their pop idol. Show More Summary
When the NFL doled out a two-game suspension for Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice after he was caught on video punching his wife at an Atlantic City casino, the public outcry was nearly universal. Many fans — both male and female — demanded a harsher punishment, noting the current policies reflected badly on how the […]
The NFL was roundly criticized for suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice two games under the personal conduct policy after Rice was charged with assaulting his then-fiance and current wife during an incident at an Atlantic City hotel in February. The league was also criticized for being tone deaf in their response to the criticism,…
Atlantic County: the biggest employment drop of all U.S. metropolitan areas compared to the same time (July) last year That's how bad the jobless situation in Atlantic City is. Campaigns CD3: DCCC makes $131k media buy to go negative on GOP's Tom MacArthur. Show More Summary
Yesterday, I took my 96 year old Nana to Atlantic City. As you can see from the photo, she didn't win, but I did. Almost $200. Still, she had an awesome time and was thrilled to go. Protip: Don't bother with the valet at the Taj Mahal. Show More Summary
Kevin Hart is still winning despite some drama from his ex… Kevin Hart Kicks Off HartBeat Weekend In Atlantic City With Celeb Friends Kevin Hart is having the best month ever! The newly engaged comedic actor kicked off his
Casino closures in Atlantic City are about to put 8,000 people out of work. A bag full of $21,000 due to go to the bankrupt Revel fell off an armored car and is still missing. Donald Trump is suing to remove his name from the town. AC needs all the help it can get, so it owes 26-year-old Dorren Singh some gratitude. Show More Summary
"I question America " -- the famous words spoken by civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer fifty years ago this week at the tumultuous Democratic Party convention in Atlantic City -- is a fitting reflection of the soul-searching that...Show More Summary
A new poll out from Atlantic Media and Siemens finds that suburban Americans are more satisfied with the places they live than are their urban counterparts. Among the more than 1,600 adults surveyed in the State of the City Poll,...
A few months ago, Damon Root noted a New Jersey eminent domain case in which the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) was seeking to condemn a home near the Atlantic City boardwalk so the property could be used as part of...Show More Summary
Governor Christie recently announced he would lead an Atlantic City Summit on September 8. In his press release he said the purpose will be "to address the challenges confronting Atlantic City." In the presser he made no suggestions....Show More Summary
Police in Atlantic City are the latest of at least 20 law enforcement agencies in New Jersey to start wearing body cameras during patrols.
Four casinos will close down this year in the East Coast's gambling mecca. Can it turn around?
Guest post by Lise McKean Voyage à Nantes, until August 31, 2014 Thanks to my husband who’s from the Atlantic coast of France, I’m a regular visitor to Nantes, a city the size of Boston on the estuary of the Loire River. I just got back from there and besides long days and lingering […]
Read more about the facts mentioned: Where do bags go after the TSA takes them? (BoingBoing.com) Why names are so easy to forget (The Atlantic) Richard III was a bottle-a-day drinker (BBC) Cities are making spiders grow bigger and multiply...Show More Summary
How many cops does it take to dock a Citi Bike? More than four, apparently, because despite repeated slamming attempts, this quadrumvirate of officers were unable to secure the cycle in the racks at Atlantic Avenue near the Barclays Center yesterday evening. [ more › ]