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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
trivago

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
trivago

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
Oyster

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
Oyster

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
Oyster

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...

Now You Can Do This In Bed

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 04.20.2013 | Technology

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — Guests at one U.S. casino won't even have to get out of bed in order to place a bet. The Borgata Hot...

Janell Ross

Future of Immigration Reform Rests In Immigrant-Dependent Cities

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 02.04.2013 | Latino Voices

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- By the time Evelyn Sabando started seeing walk-in clients at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, 15 people were already seated in her office wa...

'Support The Shore' Travel Discounts

Posted 01.23.2013 | Travel

The travel website Travelzoo is rallying behind an effort to "Support the Shore" by offering hotel discounts to Atlantic City and the New Jersey Shore...

Online Poker Room Wants To Go Brick-And-Mortar

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — The owner of the world's largest online poker website wants to add a brick-and-mortar casino to its portfolio. ...

Major Travel Site's Must-See Predictions For 2013 Travel

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 01.04.2013 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

Travel website Orbitz.com just released its 2013 forecast of all things travel and here's the inside scoop.

Margaret McCann: A Painter's Vision of Atlantic City

John Seed | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Painter Margaret McCann has a complicated mind. I found that out for myself earlier this year when I interviewed her via phone and email while writing a catalog for her recent exhibition "From Rome to Atlantic City."

'Heart of Gold'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 02.01.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Neil Young said Sunday that he couldn't see performing in the area devastated by Superstorm Sandy without doing something to help peo...

Atlantic City's Tourism Suffers Post-Sandy

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel

-- Atlantic City is resuming its "Do AC" ad campaign with a new urgency in light of a survey that found four out of 10 respondents wrongly believe th...

Are Cake Pops The 'New Cupcake'?

Posted 11.09.2012 | Gay Voices

You can't keep Atlantic City down for long. New Jersey's world-renowned resort town may have taken a heavy beating from Hurricane Sandy last month...