Just one year into the job — and what a year it’s been — Don Guardian says if voters elect him to a second term as mayor in 2017, he won’t seek a third term under any circumstances. “I need to show people in 2015 and 2016 how we’re really turning around the city,” he said during a New Year’s Eve interview. “And I’m going to ask them for a second term, because I really think you need the eight years to make some positive inroads."
Garrett Dutton will be the first to admit his success as a musician was the result of a happy accident, a twist of fate where being in the right place at the right time has been paying dividends for more than 20 years.
Winter may only be a few days old, but already it’s beginning to look a lot like summer in Atlantic City — especially with the number of shows already booked at historic Boardwalk Hall. The big room on the Boardwalk stands toe to toe with any of the casino venues as far as the caliber of shows and events it’s scheduled during the first quarter of the new year.
The operators of Atlantic City’s eight casinos won’t have to worry about competition from the new owner of the former Showboat Atlantic City casino hotel: Caesars Entertainment saw to that by slapping a deed restriction on the 26-acre property before selling it last week to the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.