A raging fire spewing fist-sized embers engulfed much of an iconic Jersey shore boardwalk Thursday, destroying more than 50 businesses and undoing months of rebuilding efforts after the inundation of Superstorm Sandy.
Workers joined the fire in tearing into the boardwalk — a last-ditch effort to rob the inferno of fuel that helped preserve what was left of the economic lifeblood of Seaside Park and Seaside Heights.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Michael Garrity recalls sitting on a pile of dirt at the end of the Atlantic City Boardwalk in 2006 with Kevin DeSanctis, a former New Jersey state trooper and casino executive. Morgan Stanley, Garrity's Wall Street investment firm, had just lined up land for what would become Revel, a new casino resort....
Hasbro has released its latest themed Monopoly game, and it's sure to be a hit in AdLand. Monopoly Empire features some of the world's biggest brands in the spaces that are traditionally named after Atlantic City streets (or, if you're British, London streets). In the new game, Coca-Cola and Samsung occupy the game's most valuable real estate, the spots labeled Boardwalk and Park Place in the original game. Here's what the new board looks like:
Trump Plaza, the Boardwalk centerpiece of Donald Trump's one-time Atlantic City empire, was sold to a California company for $20 million in the cheapest of a series of bargain-basement deals for distressed gambling casinos in the struggling New Jersey seaside resort.
A month after Hurricane Sandy pounded the New Jersey Shore; Atlantic City is back in business. Even though most of the casinos, restaurants and the famous boardwalk suffered very little damage in the storm, they're now suffering from a lack of visitors.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us