The Garden State Film Festival kicked off Friday, March 31, at Resorts Casino Hotel with special guests such as media icon Sally Jessy Raphael, who was the recipient of the event's Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as actors, directors, producers and, of course, A.C.'s very own Mayor Don G…

Tropicana Atlantic City hosted a VIP party for Iron Chef Jose Garces for the opening of his three brand new restaurants, Olòn, Olon Bar and Okatshe on Friday, March 3.

The South Jersey Jazz Society celebrated "Mardi Gras @ The Point" Friday, Feb. 17, at Greate Bay Country Club with New Orleans-style food, decorations and two incredible bands — the Atlantic City Jazz Band and the Midiri Brothers. There was even a festive contest for best Mardi Gras mask.

The At The Shore Wine Tasting Art Show, which took place Wednesday, Feb. 8, was a huge success. Artists of several varied mediums, as well as live jazz music, wines, beers and even whiskey, helped make this one of the Noyes Arts Garage's most festive events.

Once again, Savor Borgata proved to be a weekend to remember. Loaded with food demonstrations, wine pairings, Iron Chefs and more -- including the announcement of Iron Chef Michael Symon's new restaurant Angeline, slated to open in spring 2017.

Somers Point's Good Old Days Festival took place Saturday, Sept. 10, and was loaded with live music, great food and lots of fun. 

The Atlantic City Seafood Festival took place over Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11. It was filled with live music, kids activities, wine and beer tastings and, of course, loads of seafood.

Somers Point participated in National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The event was filled with family-friendly activities, food, live music and more.

Somers Point’s annual Assault on Patcong Creek Crabbing Tournament brought in a record number of crabbers on Saturday, June 25.

The annual Chefs at the Shore took place at the A.C. Aquarium on Thursday, June 23. The event showcased some of the area’s best food while helping fund educational programming at the aquarium. Proceeds are also used to fund chef educational programs and scholarships for culinary students for…