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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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Atlantic City Still Waiting for ‘Buy & Hold’ Blatstein to Succeed

Some, like Mayor Don Guardian, see developer Bart Blatstein as a non-casino savior for Atlantic City. Others, scratch their heads about the value of Blatstein, who heads up Tower Investments and owns a summer home in Margate. If Blatstein loves Atlantic City so much, why doesn’t he buy a home here? According to RTForty.com,  developer …

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Blatstein Renames Garden Pier as PierAC with July 12 Open

What exactly is a ‘PierAC’, and can owner / vulture investor Bart Blatstein finally put one in the Atlantic City WIN column? The former Garden Pier on the AC Boardwalk has been re-branded as PIER AC. It’s situated above the beach, right in between the quiet Showboat Hotel and the dead-as-a-door knob REVEL. According to …

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Boardwalk Committee Meeting Notes – April 12, 2017 

Each month, the Boardwalk Committee meets inside Boardwalk Hall. It’s open to the public. Here are notes from the April 12, 2017 meeting. Boardwalk Hall: Committee chairman Tom Lamaine welcomed Boardwalk Hall’s new General Manager Jim Wynkoop. Ribbon-cutting for new Miss America Organization office space, inside Boardwalk Hall, scheduled for May 10 Tentative opening ceremonies for …

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Cool, Frosty Beer Garden Could Come to Atlantic City Boardwalk

Imagine a cool, frosty beer garden on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Site plans have been submitted to the CRDA for something called the BUNGALOW BIERGARTEN. Nice. On April 6, attorneys for Dectrinity LLC requested preliminary and final site plan approval for their proposed beer garden on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The issue will be discussed …

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