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1. The Rainbow Room. Atlantic City’s hottest LGBT bar is The Rainbow Room, as it takes home A.C. Weekly’s Readers’ Choice Nightlife Award for Best LGBT Spot nearly every year. Stop in on Fridays for a Jukebox Happy Hour from 4 to 9 p.m., Saturdays for a drag show hosted by Jenna Tall and Sun… Read more

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1. The theme. The Pickwickian opened earlier this year, with a name that turned a few heads. For those who don’t know, the word Pickwickian refers to Charles Dickens’ character Mr. Pickwick of the “Pickwick Papers.” Mr. Pickwick is a generous, happy and rather fat man — whose likeness can be… Read more

1. The occasion. Resorts Casino Hotel celebrated its 40th birthday in grand style this month, with parties, prizes and beach balls falling from the sky. This monumental event not only paid homage to one of Atlantic City’s premier resorts, it also marked the 40th anniversary of the beginning … Read more

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Memorial Day Weekend is widely considered the unofficial start of summer, as beach bars, deck restaurants and summer nightlife destinations dust off their winter cobwebs and fling open the doors for a new season of fun. Here are three areas celebrating Memorial Day Weekend in style. Read more

1. It helps support autism research. Elephants for Autism was started by Jerry Ryan, inspired by his son who is on the spectrum. Now in its seventh year, the festival raises money for different charities supporting people with autism. This year’s proceeds will go to MUZIQUE, a program that f… Read more

1. It’s views are tough to beat. Most casino restaurants are windowless and dark, many of them tucked away from anything that might remind you of the outside world. But Chart House bucks that trend completely, offering up gorgeous views of the marina as well as the Atlantic City skyline. Read more

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1. Vue. There’s really no place in Atlantic County that can beat the scenery at Vue in the Claridge Hotel. Why? Because it’s 22 stories in the sky and every other place is not. Simple as that. This year for Cinco de Mayo it will have a live DJ, “fiesta food,” margaritas and beer buckets avai… Read more

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1. The frights are for a good cause. There are lots of reasons to attend this year’s Halfway to Halloween event at Tropicana Atlantic City, but perhaps the best one is that you can feel good about yourself for going. Why? Because the $20 admission fee that gets you an all-access pass will be… Read more

1. It’s not just burgers. Despite what the name says, this bar is more than just a spot for great burgers. Don’t believe us? Check the menu. Everything from pan-seared salmon to grilled cheese sandwiches to one of the tastiest bavarian pretzels you will find in all of Atlantic City are up fo… Read more

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1. It’s a two day affair. One night of partying would be fine, but two is twice as nice. On Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, Tropicana Atlantic City will host its Coming Out party, which will feature multiple events including the Big Gay Ball, a brunch at Olon and a Tea Dance to cap off… Read more