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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 […]


Plans for Parker Spruce Hotel, Broad & Washington to be Presented This Week

Temperatures have firmly shifted into sweatshirt and jeans weather, and you know that what means: development presentation season at our local civic associations! This week […]


Bart Blatstein Really Is Buying the Old Showboat Casino

Today, Stockton University officially announced the news that broke earlier this week: The university had agreed to sell the old Showboat casino, which it purchased […]

Showboat Casino

Report: Blatstein Agrees to Buy Former Showboat Casino

Bart Blatstein has agreed to buy the former Showboat Casino in Atlantic City from Stockton University, NJBIZ is reporting. The casino, which closed in August […]

City Life

One of Us: Bart Blatstein, Developer

My name is … Bart Blatstein. But that’s not my legal name. Bart is short for Barton, but I haven’t used Barton since first grade, […]


What’s on the Menu at the Playground

Bart Blatstein’s The Playground opens tomorrow in Atlantic City. And on “T Street,” the indoor street lined with seven live music venues, the food is being […]


Headlines: Walnut Street’s Art Deco “Icon” Has Been Sold

A photo posted by Pennsporter (@pennsporter) on Jun 12, 2015 at 2:12pm PDT One of Philly’s standout examples of Art Deco architecture, the majestic Icon […]

Outside rendering of The Playground

The First Phase of The Playground Is Opening This Weekend

With record speed, the first phase of The Playground, known as “T Street,” is officially opening its doors to the public this Friday in Atlantic City. The Playground […]


Headlines: Important Zoning Overlay Bill For South Philly to Meet Council Today

A bill that would create a zoning overlay called the South Broad Street Gateway will be introduced to City Council later today, PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey […]


Headlines: Developers to the State, You Know What’s Cool? A Billion Dollars

We just love highlighting all the big-time developments in this city. Hell, we devoted almost an entire issue to the “New Boom” back in March. […]


Morning Headlines: Can Big Plans Really Save Atlantic City?

Man, it seems like every week we’re hearing about the latest game-changing plan for Atlantic City. First, it was Bart Blatstein, who recently settled his […]


Can Bart Blatstein Really Kickstart Atlantic City?

After Bart Blatstein unveiled his plans for the Pier at Caesars in Atlantic City yesterday, I went to the Starbucks to file a story. The Inquirer’s […]

Beach Stage

Blatstein Unveils Atlantic City Pier Plans: “This Place Won’t Fail”

Saying he would make Atlantic City the “the capital of entertainment on the East Coast,” Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein unveiled his dramatic redevelopment for the […]

Pier Shops escalator

Bart Blatstein To Present Pier Shops Plans Wednesday

As we reported on Tuesday, Bart Blatstein has settled his legal dispute with Caesars and his plan for the Pier Shops is back on. Blatstein’s […]


Morning Headlines: SEPTA Talks Makeover at 15th Street Station

SEPTA news has been coming in fast and furious these past few weeks. You may remember that our super-cool sister blog Citified brought you the […]