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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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Waterpark Proposed for Atlantic Club on Atlantic City Boardwalk

Will Atlantic City finally get a much needed water park? We’ll reserve judgement until 49 days from now. That’s the window of time that R& R Development Group must get the deal done to take over the former Atlantic Club, Hilton / Golden Nugget. The Ventnor based developers plan to build an indoor water park, …

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Shuttered Trump Plaza Demolition on Atlantic City Boardwalk?

Sitting empty on the Atlantic City Boardwalk since Sept. 16, 2014, the former Trump Plaza Casino Hotel is being considered for a tear down. An adjacent 2,600-spot, Trump Plaza parking garage could be saved though. Atlantic City officials say that Trump Plaza owner, Carl Icahn, has hired an engineering team to determine costs associated with …

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Longer & Stronger. Atlantic City Boardwalk Update FEB 4, 2017

Work is proceeding ahead of schedule. You don’t get to hear that very often in Atlantic City. Our world famous Boardwalk is getting an upgrade. By Summer 2017, it will be longer and stronger. See pictures> By late April, you’ll be able to walk, ride or tram all the way to the Inlet. It’s a …

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How to Fix Playground Pier on Atlantic City Boardwalk

Damn, we love that Atlantic City Boardwalk pier in front of Caesars. Shops, dining & spirits. Even a freekin’ Apple store. But man, we hate that name; Playground. Central location, four levels of awesomeness overlooking the beach, Boardwalk and ocean. But geez, can we finally get someone to properly operate that hidden jewel? Here’s our plan …

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Concrete Plays Major Role in Atlantic City Boardwalk Project

SEE PICS > You might think that wood makes up the majority of a new, elongated Atlantic City Boardwalk. Nope.  Steel, jetty rock and plenty of concrete from Penn Jersey Building Materials in Egg Harbor Township all play a major role in re-building our iconic wooden way. A major portion of the new Atlantic City …

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