Boardwalk

CRDA Zoning Czar Asked About Chelsea Beach Bar Expansion

 Make sure you keep an eye on all these new zoning regulations in Atlantic City. Land-use ordinances are a very powerful tool to acquire power and property. CRDA’s Lance Landgraf is becoming quite the master of this double-edged sword. Watch this CRDA meeting video from May 15, 2018. Ocean Club residents ask if Chelsea …

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Loud Commercials, No Ocean View on Atlantic City Boardwalk. Who’s Idea Was That?

Why is the Atlantic City Boardwalk filled with non-stop, loud commercials blaring from those TV screens and most casinos? Why can’t you see the ocean? These are the two most common questions asked by visitors. Sonny Ireland is a long time resident & member of Boardwalk Committee. He spoke about the so-called Boardwalk ‘noise pollution’ …

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Atlantic City Boardwalk Businesses Pump Up the Volume As Visitors Complain.

No views, but plenty of competing sounds. The Atlantic City Boardwalk, bouncing back nicely after years of neglect, is now facing some un-anticipated growing pains. Noise is just one of them. Visitors have shared their thoughts on social media and at various community meetings. The Boardwalk is too LOUD they say. Take a walk along …

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Boardwalk Committee Meeting Notes from May 9, 2018

Here are some edited, Atlantic City Boardwalk Committee Meeting notes from May 9, 2018. Major concern: Social Services and Needle Exchange Program. Tennessee Ave. Bad perception problem for the city. Needs to be addressed and remedied. The PILOT issue was resolved for the County taxpayers. [Atlantic City taxpayers will need to cover their PILOT shortfall …

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Ocean Club Residents Resolve to Stop Beach Give-Away & Development

Over 75 residents of the Ocean Club Condominium on the Atlantic City Boardwalk gathered on Dec. 28. Concerned residents were updated on recent efforts that could lead to major disruption of their family friendly, Chelsea neighborhood beach. Atlantic City Council was minutes away from handing beach development rights to the CRDA, who in turn, could …

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Army Corp of Engineers Superior Work Along Atlantic City Inlet

The Army Corp of Engineers totally screwed up the Margate dune & beach project. That nightmare is still happening. But to be fair, the ACOE did a GREAT job of protecting property along Atlantic City’s Absecon Inlet. This newly rebuilt portion of our Boardwalk will allow for a long walk, run or bike ride from …

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Trump Plaza To Be Demolished on Atlantic City Boardwalk

By Spring 2018,  the former Trump Plaza Casino on the Atlantic City Boardwalk could become a pile of rubble. Plans for a controlled implosion will bring the structure down in the very near future. The former hotel and casino on the Boardwalk was closed in September 2014. It was one of four casinos in Atlantic City …

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Atlantic City Boardwalk Committee Notes, Oct. 11, 2017

Commander Tom Gilbert – Tourism District Meetings have taken place about security in Atlantic City stemming from the Las Vegas tragedy and Atlantic City’s  abandoned or boarded up housing issues that have turned into needle houses. There have been 525 calls of service in one month about issues around the Fox Manor area ( Albion & Texas …

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Tropicana to Add Chelsea Hotel To It’s Boardwalk Property

Tropicana has signed a deal to acquire The Chelsea Hotel in Atlantic City. It will connect the property to its neighboring Tropicana Atlantic City property via a skyway bridge. This will bring total Tropicana Atlantic City rooms to around 2,730. The 20-story The Chelsea Hotel will soon be called The Chelsea Tower at Tropicana. Tony Rodio, President …

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Tale of Two Atlantic Cities. Who are the Winners and Losers?

Is Atlantic City finally coming back? To some, it looks that way based on stabilized gaming revenues. To others, maybe we should curb our enthusiasm a bit. Crime and urban blight still plague our AC neighborhoods, just steps away from the big box casinos on the Boardwalk. As Atlantic City is split in two, tourism …

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