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Bearing Witness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

This Land Isn’t Your Land, This Land Is Their Land

Peter Van Buren | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

As America's new economy starts to look more like the old economy of the Great Depression, the divide between rich and poor, those who have made it and those who never will, seems to grow ever starker. I know. I've seen it firsthand.

United Launches Flights In Popular Summer Town

AP | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The first United Airlines flight landed at Atlantic City International Airport from Chicago on Tuesday, signaling w...

Chris Christie Expects 'Significant Results' From Key New Jersey Market

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The new year is a crucial one for Atlantic City's future, and 2014 won't start auspiciously. This is the fourth year of ...


AP | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City, Philadelphia and Atlantic City, N.J., have broken temperature records during a brief December heat wave. The Nationa...

The Billionaire and Me

Danielle McKechnie | Posted 02.08.2014 | Comedy
Danielle McKechnie

For just one night he lived in my world and I, in his.

Last Runner-Up, Mr. Gay Atlantic City 1984, Finds Speedo

Matthew Ebert | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Ebert

Even gacked-out on drugs, I knew this competition was rigged. The winner was going to win a huge sack of blow and a lot of bread to wipe it up with. This was the '80s. And in Atlantic City the gay bars were run like everywhere I'd grown up: mafia-style.

6 Great Destinations That Survived Sandy

Budget Travel | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

While so much work still needs to be done in many of New York and New Jersey's residential areas, several popular destinations have bounced back. From the Hamptons to the Jersey Shore, here are six popular places that survived the storm and why you should pay them a visit.

Noah Michelson

Michelle Visage Opens Up About Her Fabulous Drag Queen-Filled Life | Noah Michelson | Posted 09.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Chances are you know Michelle Visage as the wickedly silver-tongued, hard-ass judge from "RuPaul's Drag Race." Or maybe you remember her as the hi...

Live From Boardwalk Hall: Miss America!

Susan Kraus | Posted 11.16.2013 | Entertainment
Susan Kraus

It was a visual picnic just standing in the security lines outside Boardwalk Hall. Svelte long-legged 20-somethings posed in short-short-short dresses in tight-tight-tight glittery material and high-high-high heels.

Miss America Parade Is Home in Atlantic City

Susan Kraus | Posted 11.16.2013 | Entertainment
Susan Kraus

Atlantic City, the "Boardwalk Empire," is in high gear with the return of the Miss America Pageant. To listen to locals, it would seem as if Miss America were kidnapped back in 2006 when the venue was moved to Las Vegas.

Will the Next Miss America Wear Combat Boots?

Susan Kraus | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Susan Kraus

There is a Miss America contestant this year whose platform is "Empowering Women: Overcoming Stereotypes and Breaking Barriers."

America's Favorite Labor Day Weekend Destinations

trivago | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel

Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...

Top Hotels For 4th of July Fireworks

trivago | Posted 09.02.2013 | Travel

Fireworks were present on the first celebration of Independence Day, making them a historic and iconic tribute to America's inception -- a loud, beautiful, diverse assortment of lights in the sky that aptly unites the crowds of people celebrating below them.

Atlantic City's First Gay Venue Continues To Break New Ground

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.08.2013 | Gay Voices

East Coast gay revelers seeking sand, surf and sizzle are no longer relegated to Provincetown and Fire Island. Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel ...

The Best Views for July 4th Fireworks

Room 77 | Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel
Room 77

Independence Day fireworks are a great American tradition -- so why stay home to watch the festivities? Here's a list of the best hotels with the highest "Boom Factor," offering the best vantage points to watch the sky sparkle this 4th of July.

$500,000 In Jewels Stolen From Atlantic City Casino

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | Crime

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police say three thieves in a smash-and-grab jewelry heist at Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel did not make off with as much...

Happy Birthday, Borgata!

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Ten years after it brought a hefty dose of Las Vegas glitz, glamour and luxury to Atlantic City, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa...

Cross Country Must-Sees Throughout America (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel

Summer is (unofficially) here, and tons of travelers will be heading coast to coast to visit some of the most iconic city spots in the country. From t...

Post Sandy, New Jersey Tourism Boosted By Unlikely Allies

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel

By Michael Sadowski HARRISBURG, Pa. May 24 (Reuters) - New Jersey, which launched the start of its summer season on Friday after many ...

Luck Be A Hotel: Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa's 10-Year Streak

Zandile Blay | Posted 06.17.2013 | New York
Zandile Blay

By the dawn of 2012 the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa had settled nicely into its reputation as a successful leader with a lions share of Atlantic City's gambling and hotel market.

Hotels That Offer Cooking Classes

Oyster | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel

But cooking can actually be fun, especially if you have a master chef offering instructions. Plus, the best part of going to a cooking class? You don't have to do the cleanup!

PHOTOS: America's Best Boardwalks

Oyster | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel

From Atlantic City to Santa Cruz, beach bums will strut their stuff down those sandy pathways, either taking in the views or letting loose on beachside coasters (or both!).

Revel Casino Goes Bankrupt

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 02.20.2013 | Travel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- From the day it opened last April, Revel insisted it was a different kind of casino. It shunned bus-riding day-trippers, banne...

Trump's Hotel Sells Cheap, Buyers Will Change The Name

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Trump Plaza, the Boardwalk centerpiece of Donald Trump's onetime Atlantic City empire, was sold Thursday to a California compan...