'This is a funeral': Last call at Sands
This story was published in September 2014:
ATLANTIC CITY — Valerie Pageau’s tearful farewell to Revel came on May 28, 2012.
Kevin Lavin wants to talk about the future, not the past.
NEW BRUNSWICK — These days, the State Theatre features plays, the ballet, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and shows by big-name entertainers such as Kathy Griffin, Harry Connick Jr. and Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Headed down the Atlantic City Expressway to a court hearing in Camden, Glenn Straub talked nearly nonstop on his cellphone.
Developers and city leaders believe Atlantic City can entice a new group of young professionals to take up residence there, spurring the housing and economic development the city needs as it seeks to diversify its economy and grow its tax base.
If you always dreamed of being a pro basketball player, you’re about to get your chance from an unlikely source — the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
During Wednesday’s hearing in Camden, Judge Gloria Burns will consider whether ACR Energy Partners, Revel’s sole power supplier, can shut the plant over unpaid bills.
CAMDEN — The new buyer of Revel Casino-Hotel plans to transform the shuttered Boardwalk complex into a megaresort that would feature a huge water park, high-speed ferry service from Manhattan and some gambling.
A federal judge on Monday said she will approve a proposed $95.4 million sale of the closed Revel Casino Hotel to real estate developer Glenn Straub’s company, Polo North Country Club Inc.
Two state lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled legislation intended to stabilize the finances of Atlantic City, which have been hurt by sharp declines in ratables and casino revenue.
Trump Taj Mahal closed one of its hotel towers Monday, the same day state regulators released a tentative plan to close the entire Boardwalk property Dec. 12.
Atlantic City has been built and rebuilt time and again by individuals who have willed their visions into being.
Atlantic City's police and fire departments are over-staffed, according to a state report, which suggests reductions to both staffs and possible regionalization of services.
It’s the millstone that Revel Casino Hotel couldn’t shed in bankruptcy: a power plant.
Expect union pickets outside Trump Taj Mahal next week, a labor leader warned Friday.
WILMINGTON, Del. – A federal bankruptcy court judge ruled Trump Entertainment could stop paying for healthcare and pensions of UNITE HERE Local 54 workers at Trump Taj Mahal, saving the casino for now, but potentially stripping these benefits from thousands of resort casino employees.
A federal judge in Wilmington, Del., will decide the fate of Trump Taj Mahal on Friday afternoon. Bankruptcy Court Judge Kevin Gross is expected to rule at 3 p.m. on parent company Trump Entertainment’s request to force concessions on members of Local 54 UNITE HERE.
HQ, the nightclub that once teemed with partygoers at Revel, asked a federal judge on Monday to help it re-open even as the casino hotel itself remains shut.
Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein, who is competing for a casino license to build a gaming resort in Center City around the old Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News building, is buying the Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City.
ATLANTIC CITY — “Welcome to the High Limit Lounge,” the sign says, leading to nothing.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says it is “ridiculous,” for state Senate President Stephen Sweeney to hold him accountable for the closing of Trump Plaza, saying Sweeney never called him and they never held rescue talks.
Glenn Straub moves fast.
Lawmakers worked on a plan to rescue and update Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino earlier this year, but state Senate President Stephen Sweeney said it failed when financier Carl Icahn would not sign off.