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Pickleball Venue Coming to Two South Jersey Locations

Pickleball venue and juice bar set to open two locations in South Jersey

Lisa Brody first picked up a pickleball paddle six years ago, and now she is launching a business that will give people a place to play indoors year-round.  Like others, Brody, who splits her time between Saddle River, New Jersey, and Margate, lamented the lack of places to play pickleball indoors when the weather turns colder…. Read more »

‘Permanent Circus’ Coming to Atlantic City at Redeveloped Warner Theatre

Las Vegas company ready to pump new life into Atlantic City with 'permanent circus' at redeveloped Warner Theatre

Ross Mollison can feel the revitalization of Atlantic City every time he visits. As the founder and “impressario extraordinaire” of Las Vegas entertainment company Spiegelworld, he knows what a lively hospitality and entertainment scene looks like. Now, Mollison wants to bring that same vitality to the beleaguered New Jersey gaming destination. Mollison believes Spiegelworld’s redevelopment of… Read more »

Dance Club in Margate is For Sale

Memories in Margate, the dance club owned by legendary Philadelphia/South Jersey radio/TV personality Jerry Blavat is officially for sale. Memories had been the summertime home of “The Geator with the Heater” and “The Boss with the Hot Sauce” since 1972. A message posted Sunday by Blavat’s longtime partner Keely Stahl acknowledged that Memories in Margate is… Read more »

Jay-Z May Share a Connection with Dave & Buster’s in Atlantic City

Dave & Buster's and Jay-Z might soon share an Atlantic City connection

ATLANTIC CITY – The Dave & Buster’s chain of entertainment-and-dining venues is seeking a liquor license for a new location here. The chain would use a new annual permit at the Tanger Outlets complex, according to an application before the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. The application identifies a location at 2120 Atlantic Avenue,… Read more »

Stockton University Nears Second Dorm in Atlantic City

Stockton University Nears Completion of Second Atlantic City Dorm

Stockton University is nearing completion of a second student residence hall at its satellite campus in Atlantic City, another step toward the gambling destination’s goal of diversifying its economy beyond gaming. The 135,000-square-foot, six-story building is located at 3550 Atlantic Ave., at the corner of Atlantic and South Providence avenues, in the Chelsea Heights section of the… Read more »

Atlantic City Moves Forward with Plans for Bader Field

Atlantic City moves ahead with $2.7B Formula 1 racetrack plan for Bader Field

Atlantic City Council unanimously approved on Wednesday a $2.7 billion plan to turn Bader Field into a Formula 1 racetrack, spurning a competing proposal led by Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein to overhaul the long-vacant site.  Any proposal for the 140-acre site would ultimately need final approval from the state of New Jersey, given that the gaming town… Read more »

Atlantic City Expressway Looking for Electronic Toll System

Atlantic City Expressway Looking to Remove Tolls with Electronic Tolls

MAYS LANDING – Cash tolls — and toll plazas — are on their way out on the Atlantic City Expressway. The South Jersey Transportation Authority is seeking a contractor to build an all-electronic toll system on the 47-mile highway. The change will include demolition of the expressway’s “legacy tolling plaza structures,” the Authority says in… Read more »

Bader Field Looking at Three Proposals

Bader Field: A look at the pros and cons of three proposals

Bader Field is the most coveted piece of real estate in the city, which explains why developers are pitching massive projects for it. But while the plans are big, the details have been scant. Developers are keeping information about their financing and market research close to the vest. And he state Department of Community Affairs,… Read more »

Cannabis Cultivation Site to Atlantic City

Cannabis Cultivation in Atlantic City

A cannabis cultivation facility is coming to Atlantic City. The move puts down roots for Agri-Kind, a Pennsylvania-based cannabis company, while showing more signs of growth for the budding industry in the state. It also holds significance for the diversification of Atlantic City’s economy as one of the largest non-casino and non-entertainment real estate transactions in the… Read more »