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Trump Plaza In Atlantic City Will Be Blown Up, Auction For Viewing Party

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On February 17, 2021 the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City is set to be blown up.

The date of the implosion was announced late last week. If you’re interested in watching the event take place (I am), you “can place a bid to join a “viewing party” from nearby hotel rooms”, according to the New York Daily News. Continue reading Trump Plaza In Atlantic City Will Be Blown Up, Auction For Viewing Party

A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: James Salt Water Taffy

Since the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail officially debuted in New Jersey, I’ve slowly tried to visit the places which made the cut.

To date, we’ve been to:

Earlier in the summer, we took a short trip to the Jersey Shore. While there, we stopped into James’ Salt Water Taffy. Continue reading A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: James Salt Water Taffy

You Can Now Drink On The Boardwalk In Atlantic City

Atlantic City
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Atlantic City is well known for its casinos and boardwalk. For those of you who don’t like to gamble, there are also outlet shops in the area.

Due to COVID-19, business and tourism is down pretty much everywhere in the country. It’s probably safe to say this is true for all around the world. Continue reading You Can Now Drink On The Boardwalk In Atlantic City

The Biggest Hotel Flop of All-Time

image from Eater article

This might just be the biggest hotel flop ever…

The last time I visited Atlantic City, the Revel Casino was nearing completion. We drove behind the construction site on the way to a pizzeria close by. From what I could tell, the property (at least from the outside) looked pretty impressive, maybe almost like something that might belong in Las Vegas. Continue reading The Biggest Hotel Flop of All-Time

Lucy the Elephant- Margate, New Jersey

Lucy is a quick drive from Atlantic City and designated a National Historic Landmark.
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If you pay for the tour, you get to go inside by climbing up a staircase inside one of Lucy’s legs. Inside there is a small museum with various artifacts. There are also some nice panoramic views from the howdah (the canopy seat on top of the elephant)

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