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Vera Coking House - Atlantic City - 1990s
City

Here’s Why Donald Trump’s Opponents Keep Attacking Him Over This Tiny Atlantic City House

Jeb Bush attacked Donald Trump about his treatment of a widow in the 1990s on Saturday night. This isn’t the first time it’s come up. […]

City

Atlantic City Could Run Out of Money By the End of Month

Atlantic City’s government could be out of money by the end of the month. The declaration by the city’s attorney came in response to the […]

Foobooz

Bankruptcy Round Up: Tony’s Baltimore Grill and Johnny Manana’s

Tony’s Baltimore Grill in Atlantic City has filed for bankruptcy. Co-owner Christopher Tarsitano tells the Atlantic City Press that a $715,000 bill for withdrawing from a pension […]

City Life

Gov. Christie Announces “Partnership” — Not State Takeover — in Atlantic City

Call it a state takeover. Call it a “partnership.” Call it … well, “You can call it what you want to call it,” in the words of […]

Atlantic City beach and boardwalk at twilight
City

Bankruptcy A Possibility for Atlantic City After Christie Veto

Atlantic City could be out of cash by April. That’s according to Mayor Don Guardian, who said estimates have the city running out of money […]

Showboat Casino
City Life

Bart Blatstein Now Owns the Former Showboat Casino

Last Friday, Stockton University closed on a deal where the school sold the former Showboat Casino to the Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein. Stockton originally purchased […]

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City
City

Appeals Court: Trump Taj Mahal Can Strip Union Benefits

A federal appeals court has ruled that Trump Entertainment — the parent company of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City — can strip pension […]

City Life

Atlantic City “Polercoaster” One Step Closer to Reality

Earlier this month, the Atlantic City Casino Redevelopment Authority formally approved the Polercoaster, a 350-foot-tall rollercoaster and drop-tower thrill ride developer Joshua Wallack plans for part […]

City Life

Will Atlantic City’s Gambling Monopoly Be in New Jersey Voters’ Hands?

Jersey voters in November could be asked to vote on whether casino gambling should be expanded beyond Atlantic City’s borders — a move that some observers […]

Business

City With Biggest Unemployment Rate Drop is … Atlantic City?

Yes, there were four casino closures in the past two years. Yes, it had the highest foreclosure rate in the country for four consecutive months. Yes, the Revel casino […]

Business

Atlantic City Has Highest Foreclosure Rate for Four Straight Months

For all the talk about how Atlantic City’s casino closures are really just “right-sizing” the market and how the city has more to offer than just […]

Business

More Windfarms Approved for Atlantic City, Could Power 1.2 Million Homes

The windmill farm that greets you on the drive from Philadelphia to Atlantic City represents so much. It not only means clean, renewable energy, but […]

Property

Blatstein: The Playground in Atlantic City to be 100% Leased in 2016

It takes time to get most anything done these days. That’s especially true when you’re trying to revive a $200 million failed whale of a luxury […]

Things to Do

More Woes at Playground in AC

There’s only so much you can do with a vacant luxury mall. Yesterday, reports indicated that Garces Catering was pulling the plug at Bart Blatstein’s […]

Revel - Atlantic City casino hotel
City

Revel Owner Glenn Straub: House Syrian Refugees at Ex-Casino

The Syrian refugee crisis is a tragedy with no end in sight. And winter on its way, refugees will be facing new struggles in the […]