Dick Vermeil, a mechanic's son, took it on as a tribute to his father, who loved racing.
A look at the social events, galas, functions and fund-raisers in the area
Fashion has taken a shine to shimmer this spring, but we're no longer talking about diamond-studded flip-flops or blinged-out velour sweatsuits.
He has two places of his own now - Izakaya, a sexy Japanese pub in the Borgata that does 710 covers on an unremarkable Saturday night, and, at 13th and Sansom, a sleek, new-Asian cafe called Sampan.
ATLANTIC CITY - A few years back, a massage therapist in rural Maine - perhaps as far as you can get from the glitter of this Jersey Shore town - thought of a new way to use some shells she had found on a Florida beach.
The days when cheap buffets and stale hotel food ruled this gambling town are long gone. Even amid a tough economy that's slowed its progress, Atlantic City can deliver some of the most exciting food at the Shore. From high-styled fusion to...