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Where to Eat at the Jersey Shore: The Ultimate Guide

Everyone has their Shore town. Everyone has their favorite places, their secret loves, those summer-after-summer memories of ice cream or crabs or pizza that keep […]

Atlantic City beach bar sign
City Life

Soon, You May Be Able to Drink on the Atlantic City Boardwalk

Soon, you might be able to stroll down the boardwalk in Atlantic City with a beer in your hand. If you’re a regular visitor to […]

Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City

Third Time’s A Charm: Garces Is Headed Back To Atlantic City

So, I’m guessing no one has told the Iron Chef that Atlantic City is going through a bit of a rough patch, huh? Or maybe […]

Bernie Sanders - Atlantic City
City Life

Bernie on the Boardwalk: Sanders Bashes Trump at Atlantic City Rally

In the building where Donald Trump once held Mike Tyson prizefights and World Wrestling Federation world championship matches, Bernie Sanders spoke before a crowd in […]

Chris Christie
City Life

Chris Christie: 10 Days to Avert Atlantic City Bankruptcy

“We’re either going to do it, or Atlantic City is going to be bankrupt.” Those were the words from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at […]

Atlantic City beach and boardwalk at twilight
City Life

Atlantic City Makes Bond Payments, Avoids Default (For Now)

Atlantic City made a $1.8 million bond payment this morning, but Mayor Don Guardian could not guarantee at this point the city would make its […]

An aerial view of the beach and casinos in Atlantic City.

Atlantic City Goes From “Queen of Resorts” to King of Foreclosures

Atlantic City is on a roll. But the dice keep coming up snake eyes. In this particular case, the bad luck streak pertains to foreclosure […]

Atlantic City beach at night
City Life

State Sues Atlantic City as Finances Unravel

The state of New Jersey is suing Atlantic City, trying to force the municipality to make payments to the city’s public schools instead of making […]

Atlantic City beach and boardwalk at twilight
City Life

A.C. Teacher Intervenes in Fight, Gets Fired

An Atlantic City teacher has been fired, accused of using excessive force after intervening in a fight between sixth graders. The Press of Atlantic City […]

Harper Lee - Trump Taj Mahal
City Life

Harper Lee Called Trump Taj Mahal “The Worst Punishment God Can Devise”

The year was 1990. Harper Lee was writing to a friend in Alabama. She mentioned the Trump Taj Mahal, which had opened earlier that year […]

Don Guardian - Atlantic City mayor; Chris Christie - New Jersey governor

Atlantic City: Nothing Will Be Different During 3-Week Shutdown

Come April 8th, Atlantic City is out of cash. That doesn’t mean the boardwalk is going to crumble like it’s an episode of Life After […]

Atlantic City beach and boardwalk at twilight
City Life

Atlantic City May Stop Paying Employees After April 8th

UPDATE, 5:30 p.m.: Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian announced City Hall is shutting down on April 8th at 4:30 p.m. It will remain closed until […]

Revel - Atlantic City - Revel ball
City Life

A Beacon of Light for Atlantic City, Sort Of

It may not have been the greatest beacon of light, but Atlantic City will take what it can get. The ball at the top of the […]

Attack from Mars pinball
City Life

N.J. Announces Regulations for Skill-Based Casino Video Games

New Jersey gambling is going to get a little more exciting soon. Today, the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement today legalized more ways to gamble: […]

City Life

There Will Be an Atlantic City Segment on New Year’s Eve the Next 3 Years

Yesterday, the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority agreed to pay $12.5 million to keep Miss America in Atlantic City for the next three years. […]