Monday, March 2, 2015

Shore Guide

Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein's heralded entry into Atlantic City has hit an inconvenient snag: Caesars Atlantic City now claims he is a "rogue occupier" of the Pier Shops, which he wants to redevelop.
ATLANTIC CITY - In the shadow of the casinos lies Gardner's Basin - a quaint, fishing village-like swath in the city's Northeast Inlet that many consider a gem, one that's been hidden and underused for decades.
ATLANTIC CITY - They gave up their city cars. Or, in the words of city resident Frank "@JitneyGuy" Becktel, "HOLY C--- THEY'RE GIVING UP THEIR CARS."
ATLANTIC CITY - Financial pressure on Atlantic City will intensify this year as taxable real estate values are expected to plummet to $7.35 billion from more than $11 billion last year.
MILLVILLE, N.J. - There is a cycle of inevitability in nature - of birth, growth, evolution, and, eventually, death - that hasn't escaped the eye of Pat Witt.
SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. When Sea Isle City rolls out the red carpet for tourists this summer, the town will also roll out an expanded list of activities to keep visitors coming back, officials said Monday.
Following a national trend to pair pretty public places with healthier, tastier food choices - beyond the usual fare of hamburgers, hotdogs, and ice cream - New Jersey officials are seeking vendors to bring "high quality" food service to Island Beach State Park this summer.
The wrath of Hurricane Sandy and Atlantic City's financial meltdown left many Shore towns with among the highest property-tax increases in the state over the last five years.