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Pics of the Week: Local Scene

The hottest people and coolest happenings around the Atlantic City region.

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The Atlantic City region hosted Carrie Underwood, Wolfgang Puck, Afrojack and a "Board-Walk," among other events over the course of the past week. 


Carrie Underwood performed at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Friday, Nov. 9 (read review). At the show the pop star announced that she’ll be donating all proceeds from the concert to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.

(Photo: Tom Briglia)











Hundreds gathered on the A.C. Boardwalk — including cast members of Bally’s Legends in Concert — on Sunday, Nov. 11 for a “Board-Walk,” hosted by the ACA and CRDA, to put to rest any notion that the historic wooden way’s main thoroughfare was damaged due to Sandy. (See photo gallery from this event here.)

(Photo: Christine Steiner)




Wolfgang Puck (left) with Aram Mardigian, executive chef of Borgata’s Wolfgang Puck American Grille, at the fifth annual Savor Borgata event on Nov. 10. (Watch video of Puck's cokking demo)

(Photo: Christine Steiner)







After being named the AL Rookie of the Year on Monday, Millville’s Mike Trout hosted the media on Tuesday for several interviews. (See a photo gallery from the press conference here.)

(Photo: Don Kravitz)








Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford; Lance Fung, of Fung Collaboratives; A.C. Councilman-at-large Frank M. Gilliam Jr.; and Atlantic City Alliance head Liza Cartmell at the dedication ceremony for the Boardwalk’s new multi-phase, five-year public art project ‘ARTLANTIC.’ (See photo gallery from this event, featuring the A.C. Ballet and a ceremony for Sandy first responders, as well as the second component — at the fomer Sands site — of the public art project here.

(Photo: Craig Billow)


On Nov. 10, local radio station WAYV hosted beach clean-ups on the Absecon Island towns affected by Sandy.

(Photo: Courtesy WAYV)








Lisa Marie Presley performed at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City on Nov. 10. (See photo gallery from this concert here)

(Photo: Don Kravitz)





















On Monday, Nov. 12, Caesars Entertainment employees and their families were treated to a 76ers game in Philly vs. the Milwaukee Bucks. (See video)

(Photo: Tom Briglia)







Last weekend, Revel launched its Revel Nightlife Relief campaign to raise funds for the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund at the HQ nightclub, which featured DJs Afrojack and Bambi (pictured), among other star disc spinners.

(Photo: Courtesy Revel)







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