New gay nightclub Prohibition opens at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City
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We can easily become the gay honeymoon capital of the world if we act positively and quickly. And, if that happens, there will be a lot more things to do, and a lot more creativity centered in the town.
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John Schultz is quick to point out that the Brass Rail, a 12-seat bar sited off a one-way side street in midtown Atlantic City, was not the catalyst to what was once a thriving social scene for the area’s gay community. That existed long before he purchased the bar in 1971, he says.
ATLANTIC CITY — Paint the town rainbow — the gay community is flocking full force back to the city that’s always turned on! Recently Atlantic City's first in-casino gay bar, Prohibition nightclub at Resorts, opened its doors to tremendous hoopla, and with that club’s success came the emergence of another GLBT-themed establishment — one that had been a pioneer during the first giant wave of gay clubs that helped spawn a thriving GLBT community in the seaside resort during the 1970s and 1980s. Can lightning strike twice? The Brass Rail — once part of the Club Tru complex created by John Schultz and partner Gary Hill — will have its formal grand re-opening in a weekend-long affair starting Friday, July 29, with an invite-only party from 7-9pm Friday. After 9pm the club opens to the public, and the fun doesn’t end until Monday, Aug. 1, at 6am. Presented by Stoli vodka, the gala will include an appearance by Claudia DuMont, who will be accompanied by the New York City Strippers, starting midnight Friday. On Saturday at midnight “Faresa” performs, and on Sunday from 9pm-1am guests will be treated to the outlandish antics of Lady La Belle — one of the popular contestants from the recently resurfaced...
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The news coming over TV and radio talked about hours of wait time to get into town and more waiting to get into Resorts. Now, everything old is new again as Resorts leads the charge in reinventing the town; let's hope for more lines!!
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In preparation for the shore’s busiest season, the region’s business leaders rose bright and early on Wednesday morning, May 11, to attend the third annual “Jersey Shorecast,” an event — sponsored by the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming Hospitality & Tourism at The Richard Stockton College — which, attempts to prognosticate the financial success of Atlantic City’s summer season.
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Entertainment will become a real drag at Resorts Atlantic City beginning May 5. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. That’s when the born-again First Game in Town will debut the gender-bender production show 'Believe: Divas In A Man’s World' for an extended run.
The next two Girls parties are scheduled for Thursday, April 21, and Thursday, May 19, and include four courses, raffle prizes and live music for $32, and specially priced martinis and wine selections.
With summer almost here promoters Bill Cradle and Keith Werner hosted an underwear and swimwear fashion show for the GLBT community this past Tuesday at Redding's on Pacific Avenue.
Number 13: No more taxes. No more taxes. No more taxes. And free parking everywhere. Make our town user friendly; get rid of the sales tax, luxury taxes, and other special taxes that are on everything in Atlantic City.
Funny thing is, it’s the casinos and land speculators who first closed and knocked down gay businesses that thrived for 100 years in Atlantic City. Now, money’s tight, and they’re sorry they did.
The Maplewood, New Jersey-published FunMaps travel guide — specifically tailored to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) tourism market — is published in 27 markets throughout the United States and Canada. The 2011 FunMaps guide includes the re-launching of an Atlantic City special feature, targeting the gay and lesbian traveler. The A.C. special feature is a major component of the Philadelphia/New Hope/Asbury Park/Atlantic City 2011 edition. It is expected that over the next year, more than 300,000 potential travelers will use this FunMaps guide or go to Funmaps.com for information. On the Atlantic City Funmaps page, it states, in part: “Ever evolving, Atlantic City is also on the forefront of the new ‘gay,’ where nightlife blends both ‘mostly gay’ bars and ‘gay nights’ with a plethora of friendly places for all. With the passing of the New Jersey Civil Union law in 2007, many of the resorts have run with the opportunity to accommodate same-sex couples and have also offered ‘OUT’ weekends and events.” FunMaps spotlights participating gay-welcoming retailers, restaurants, attractions and lodging in Atlantic City in a “visitor friendly” format. FunMaps also utilizes quick response (QR) codes and various other mobile media and social technologies, providing readers easy access to additional content...
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