• RYAN LOUGHLIN
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It seems like for the month of May, “bashes” are suddenly en vogue at Golden Nugget Atlantic… Read more

  • By RYAN LOUGHLIN

1. Back Bay Ale House: I have long been a fan of this fun bar/restaurant located in the Gardner’s Basin section of Atlantic City. It really is one of my favorite spots to sit outside and do a bit of day drinking, with its waterfront views and peaceful, decidedly un-city-like atmosphere. But … Read more

  • By REBECCA KING

1. It’s a college hangout. Just a few minutes from Richard Stockton University, Pitney Pub has become somewhat of a college hangout — given you’re 21, of course. The Pub’s “Wild Wednesdays” cater specifically to the collegiate crowd with DJs and drink specials all night, like $4 green tea sh… Read more

  • BY DANIELLE DAVIES

1. It’s family owned and operated. Started in 1976 by James and Soteria Roumbas, Ye Olde Mill St. Pub in Mays Landing has been family owned and operated ever since. With four decades under their belts, the Roumbas family could be sitting back and relaxing. Instead, they’re re-inventing … whi… Read more

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While it may seem like there is some sort of beer/wine/whatever festival in town each week, the annual Atlantic City Beer and Music Fest which comes to the A.C. Convention Center for three sessions Friday and Saturday, March 31 through April 1, is the granddaddy of them all. Read more

  • By DANIELLE DAVIES

1. Its food offers a medley of flavors. Lillie’s Asian Cuisine doesn’t just do duty as a standard Chinese or Japanese restaurant. Instead, Lillie’s offers a fusion of flavors, from traditional Cantonese to Szechwan to Pan-Asian flair. Even better? It’s all yummy. Read more

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  • By DANIELLE DAVIES

There isn’t one right way to do a St. Patrick’s Day ‘LepreCon’ crawl, nor is there just one place to do it. We’ve rounded up three ways to get your sham-rock on. Each one is a bar crawl unto itself, but they can be combined into one massive Atlantic County trek for the truly ambitious. Eithe… Read more

  • REBECCA KING

1. Pre-game the parade. The Hard Rock Cafe in Atlantic City will help you get “Sham-ROCKed” before the big parade. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, enjoy an a la carte brunch menu with happy hour pricing at the bar and a live acoustic performance by Bill Caterini. The Hard Rock is c… Read more

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1. It’s the best place to find live, original music. It’s no wonder that the Boneyard won the A.C. Weekly Nightlife Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Place to Listen to Original Music,” as it is the only place in Atlantic City that regularly features local bands playing their own tunes. Friday… Read more

  • DANIELLE DAVIES

1. It’s not just a nightclub. It’s a destination. Dusk Nightclub is actually just one of the three venues that makes up the Dusk Complex at Caesars. In addition to Dusk Nightclub, Dusk Complex houses Retro’s, a dance club with a distinctive ’80s vibe; as well as The Backyard Bar, and indoor/… Read more

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  • By DANIELLE DAVIES

It’s finally here. The long-awaited, most exciting day in the football season — Super Bowl Sunday. If you have plans to watch Super Bowl LI, there’s no shortage of places to go, as pretty much every bar in the area will have the game on. But some ways do game day better than others. Here, fi… Read more

  • DANIELLE DAVIES

1. You have probably never heard of it. And while there are a bunch of reasons that this is true — it’s new, it was part of a major renovation, and it’s part of the Atlantic City Country Club, which used to be privately owned but is now open to the public. We don’t expect it to be true for l… Read more

  • RYAN LOUGHLIN

When setting out to form a tribute band, most folks plan it carefully, considering a variety of potential groups to pay tribute to, combing the classified ads and pestering old contacts to find the perfect musicians and finally fine tuning everything to be stage ready. Tuesday’s Gone, who wi… Read more

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  • REBECCA KING

When celebrating the people who make Atlantic City such a stylish place to party, one must follow suit with a stylish party of one’s own. With this in mind, we joined forces with the team at Tropicana Atlantic City to throw a Nightlife Awards so grand that it would be worthy of the A.C. roya… Read more

  • RYAN LOUGHLIN

The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort has been one of the top venues in the Atlantic City nightlife scene for many years, having sported regular appearances from big name celebrities as well as the hottest DJs around. This past week The Pool shut its doors in order to undergo a massive, mul… Read more

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  • By RYAN LOUGHLIN

The year 2016 may not have been the most popular year in recent memory, but as bad as it was, we all still went out and had some seriously fun times at bars, clubs, concerts and shows. The truth of the matter is, regardless of what is going on in the world, it’s still nearly impossible to no… Read more

  • DANIELLE DAVIES

1. It’s the last gay bar in town. It’s crazy that in a tourist town like Atlantic City, there’s only one gay bar. With that said, The Rainbow Room is it — the last gay bar standing. Fortunately, it’s a great divey kind of neighborhood place where the staff is friendly, the drinks flow and ev… Read more

  • PAMELA DOLLAK

Fans of ‘80s music had some hard blows in 2016. The passings of Prince and David Bowie were about all we could take. But alas, the gods were not friendly and also took pop icon George Michael on Christmas Day. Read more

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  • By DANIELLE DAVIES

While some of you are still thinking about what you want for Christmas, others have moved on to a truly essential question … what will we do to ring in the New Year? Whether you want to party like a rock star or indulge in a decadent meal, there’s something for everyone this year. Read more