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N.J. Mayor Challenges Christie To 'Mano-A-Mano' Confrontation

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford deflected accusations from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday morning, vehemently denying charges that he ...

Sixers Usher in New Era by Reconnecting With the Past

Mitch Goldich | Posted 12.17.2012 | Sports
Mitch Goldich

The Sixers still have a ways to go if they expect to replicate the success of a bygone era. But the ownership group will continue celebrating the achievements of the club's most accomplished former players.

Who Is Sexy Now? New Book Traces Evolution of Stewardesses

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Christine Negroni

I recommend Skygirlsto anyone who believes that aviation was romantic, or who agrees with me that it always will be.

PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips From Philadelphia

Oyster | Posted 10.29.2012 | Travel

Dubbed the "City of Brotherly Love," Philadelphia is famous for its rich revolution-era history, its architecture and its truly fanatic sports fans.

Susan Sarandon Sees Herself at Last

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.21.2012 | Celebrity
Marshall Fine

"I was never that serious about my career, in terms of firing agents, pushing for jobs, things that like. Kids today are a lot more savvy. I was happy with what came along."

PHOTOS: 7 Awesome Beach Bars

Oyster | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel

What better way to enjoy your summer to the fullest -- and deal with the reality of the approaching fall -- than to visit a happening bar on the beach?

Dirty Little Secrets of Chris Christie: Not Too White, Not Too Stupid

Peter J. Woolley | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Peter J. Woolley

Before 2009, no candidate for governor had wanted to challenge the well-organized and wealthy teachers' union, the NJEA, and all had gone meekly before the union leadership seeking its endorsement -- until Chris Christie who, knowing he would never get it, announced loudly that he didn't want it.

Jimmy Buffett To Open Margaritaville In Atlantic City

Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and tequila-soaked crooner Jimmy Buffett announced at a joint press conference on Tuesday that a branch of the sing...

PHOTOS: Summer Festivals Offer Thrills Gratis

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

You've been planning this July 4th since well before Memorial Day -- the barbecue, the fireworks, maybe a community parade -- but what about the rest of the summer?

PHOTOS: 10 Memorable Beach Boardwalks Around The World

Cheapflights | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel

Whether you're looking for rides and candy in Atlantic City or the sound of samba along the Copacabana, there's a boardwalk out there for you to explore.

The War at the Shore

Richard 'Skip' Bronson | Posted 06.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Richard 'Skip' Bronson

Everybody loves a heavyweight title fight. This helps to explain the premise of my new book, and first try at authoring, The War at the Shore It is a story about two of the biggest tycoons in the casino and real estate business.

PHOTOS: Atlantic City's Splashiest Resort

Jill Fergus | Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

This glittery $2.4-billion resort and casino is attracting a lot of buzz to an oft-struggling seaside gambling mecca

The 11-Pound Boy at the Local Hospital Has Now Graduated

Tom Davis | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Tom Davis

The doctors said his head size was "off the charts." It all seemed kind of funny. Then they warned us of the worst-case scenario: Normal delivery could kill Tommy and my wife.

PHOTOS: Tourism Booming In Atlantic City?

Posted 05.24.2012 | Travel

So far, it's a gamble that's paid off. A new, multi-billion-dollar resort that opened in Atlantic City this April seems to have sparked a tourism r...

"Jerry Duty"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.17.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

It was an offer I couldn't refuse: Report to jury duty for a mob trial or wake up next to a horse's head. My wife, Sue, who wakes up every morning next to the other end of a horse, said it would be safer to do my civic duty than to end up on trial myself.

Annemarie Dooling

Does Atlantic City Need A New Resort? | Annemarie Dooling | Posted 05.09.2012 | Travel

At the far end of the boardwalk, past a line of squat, peeling buildings, there's no missing it. The tall glass tower of Revel, Atlantic City's latest...

Liza Minnelli And Other Gay Things To Enjoy In Atlantic City

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"There's Las Vegas and there's Reno, but there's just something about Atlantic City." It was just one of several anecdotes Liza Minnelli offered a...

Harlan Coben Turns the Spotlight on Atlantic City in Stay Close

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.28.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Harlan Coben's writing brings a unique voice to stories that entertain and enthrall the reader. This is certainly true of his latest novel Stay Close.

Atlantic City Protesters Ensure No Revival Of High-Diving Horses

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2012 | Green

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK, Feb 15 (Reuters) - What happened in Atlantic City's past should stay in Atlantic City's past-- especiall...

Atlantic City's Newest Casino To Impose Term-Limits For Employees

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business

In this sluggish labor market, many job-seekers would be happy to land a full-time position. But for workers at one Atlantic City casino, getting a jo...

Chris Christie: New Jersey Should Be Online Gambling's 'Epicenter'

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

New Jersey's legislature has briefly delayed a vote on a bill that would legalize online gambling but Governor Chris Christie said the state should be...

Ron Dicker

Newfangled Slot Machines Hit Jackpot | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

More than a million slot machines inhale $1 billion a day in American casinos. Apparently that's not enough. The machines are undergoing a revoluti...

Amusement Parks In New Jersey: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Holly Quinn | Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in New Jersey draw visitors from all over the Mid-Atlantic, especially New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Whether it's a major theme...

Ron Dicker

New Push To Legalize Sports Betting Could Pay Off | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

New Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D) apparently likes to bet on the underdog. He compares his fight to legalize sports-wagering to David and Goli...

Will Boardwalk Empire Conquer Fears of Telling a Tale of Two Cities?

Naima Ramos-Chapman | Posted 11.16.2011 | Black Voices
Naima Ramos-Chapman

With Boardwalk Empire's sobering tales of corruption, brutal violence and betrayals with a 1920s backdrop, the Boardwalk series is my kind of show. It even includes (unlike Mad Men) the African-American experience. Or some version of it.