In a beautifully written article in The Atlantic, writer and environmental activist Wendell Berry recently lamented the loss of walking. Not walking as we might think, but farmers walking and getting to know their land, crops walking or being harvested slowly off the land, and water walking rather than rushing off farmland. Show More Summary
A 33-pound, "grossly overweight" cat was rescued last week from the home in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, shelter officials told the Press of Atlantic City. When officers found Sprinkles, she was so obese that she couldn't roll over or properly groom herself. Show More Summary
Circa 1910. "Surf bathers at beach, possibly Atlantic City." Bathing-stockings optional! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
On April 28, 2012, heavyweight contenders Seth Mitchell, from Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Chazz Witherspoon, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, got it on at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mitchell was undefeated at 24-0-1 coming in. Witherspoon…
The British Academy Television Craft Awards were given out tonight at The Brewery, City of London, and appropriately, considering the show’s five nominations, Sky Atlantic and Showtime’s Penny Dreadful had the best night. It took home wins for Make Up and Hair design, Original Music, and Production design. Show More Summary
Annual Democratic State Conference Keynote & Progressive Issues Roundtable: Governor Howard Dean May 14-16 at Harrah's Resort and Casino in Atlantic City Conference Schedule Tickets Hotel special rates This morning, on Morning Joe, Howard Dean got into a ferocious argument with both Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. Show More Summary
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Fox Business The owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino are accusing the city's main casino workers' union of hiding behind federal labor law and the First Amendment to wage "economic warfare" against the struggling gambling resort.
The New Jersey Democratic State Committee has released a schedule for their upcoming state conference May 14-16, 2015 at Harrah's in Atlantic City. Purchase tickets here ($90 early registration). Limited hotel rooms available - book here. Show More Summary
The SS City of Cairo came to rest on the bottom of the South Atlantic Ocean in 1942. Although the ship was carrying an estimated 2,000 chests filled with silver coins, the specific location of the wreckage remained a mystery. NearlyShow More Summary
On April 17, 1999 at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California, IBF lightweight champion Shane Mosley, from Lynwood, California, defended his title against John Brown, from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mosley was undefeated at 31-0 coming in. Brown was…
Last September, when the unavoidably shocking video finally surfaced of Ray Rice knocking out then-fiancée Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino elevator, it brought a swift end to his career with the Baltimore Ravens, and, one hoped, his time in the national spotlight altogether. Show More Summary
One of the 3 people who caught Jon Gosselin DJing at a New Jersey bowling alley last month were lucky... because he just got offered a $20k gig in Atlantic City. According to our club sources, Jon's spinning his way up the ladder fast... he's…
Attention, all Jon and Kate Plus 8 fans, your wildest dreams are about to come true! No, seriously, this is one of the wildest thing you'd expect to happen! [ Related: Jon Gosselin Owes $1 Million For Sneakily Making His Former Company Lose Money! ] Not only has Jon Gosselin been dabbling in DJing in recent months, but [...]
Atlantic City, the once promising child-turned high school drop out-turned addict that just can't seem to get its life together despite billions being poured into its recovery, is hoping for a new lease on life—but it's got its work cut out for it. [ more › ]
Rio de Janeiro is famous the world over for the dramatic beauty of its natural landscape – the city winds its way around jagged mountains, dense Atlantic rainforest, crashing waves and a seemingly-endless curve of white sand beach. Mother...Show More Summary
In 1910, a gray tabby cat named Kiddo was the first to fly above the Atlantic Ocean. Walter Wellman and five companion set out from Atlantic City, New Jersey, on the airship America in an attempt to cross the Atlantic. It was just at...Show More Summary
Circa 1901. "Hotel Islesworth, Atlantic City, N.J." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
On Feb. 15, Ray Rice was arrested after punching his wife in the face at an Atlantic City casino, knocking her unconscious. Two days later, the Baltimore Ravens held a press conference in which general manager Ozzie Newsome said that...Show More Summary
W hen Henry Ossawa Tanner first created the painting, Sand Dunes at Sunset, Atlantic City in 1895,