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1. Who: Atlantic City Weekly has presented its Nightlife Awards for nine years. As Atlantic County’s premier source for nightlife news, we think it’s only right to give a shout out to local bars, restaurants and individuals that keep the good times rolling in Atlantic County. Read more

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1. Tropicana’s light show. Start off your holiday season by attending the free Holiday Musical Light Show at Tropicana Atlantic City, every day, every hour on the hour starting at noon in the Quarter. It features a 35-foot tree blinking with lights that are synchronizes to festive music. Aft… Read more

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We’re still scratching our heads as to why Thanksgiving Eve is such a big party night. Perhaps it’s because most have off the next day. Maybe it’s to relieve some of the stress of Thanksgiving meal planning. It could be because crazy Aunt Jeanine is back in town for the holiday and seeing ho… Read more

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1. Monday. Start off your week with a good ol’ karaoke session at JD’s Pub & Grill. Hosted by Troy David, this opportunity to show off your vocal chops starts at 10 p.m., with the pub closing at 3 a.m. Or, if the pub scene isn’t for you, check out Bar Star at the Mays Landing Applebee’s … Read more

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Gregory’s Bar and Restaurant in Somers Point will host vocalist Greg Farnese 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. Farnese, a native of Woolwich Township, performs classics from the Great American Songbook, seamlessly weaving them with his own interpretations of modern tracks. Farnese’s debut album “S… Read more

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1. Okatshe’s sake experience. Get to know Japan’s most popular adult beverage at the Joto Sake Experience at Jose Garces’ Okatshe. Joto is the lead importer of artisanal Japanese sake in the U.S. and will bring its expertise to a sake tasting at Okatshe 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10. A four-co… Read more

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1. The look is stunning. Borgata has managed to create one of the most aesthetically captivating nightclubs in Atlantic City with Premier. Designed by Josh Held, the 18,000 square-foot space features tiered booths, a stage and a digital proscenium. These, plus a horseshoe shaped mezzanine, a… Read more

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  • by Danielle Davies

Make no bones about it, Halloween is a night to eat, drink and be scary. Fortunately, this weekend there are ghoulish options galore. Dress your best and get ready to paint the town dead with these seven spooky ways to spend your Halloween. Read more

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1. The Boneyard will reopen for the event. One of the best spots to catch original music in Atlantic City, The Boneyard Bar & Grill closed its doors last Sunday. But don’t tear up just yet — the Boneyard will be back for just two more days of rock ’n’ roll on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 … Read more

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1. It’s a race. Battle for the Barrel will facilitate several different races throughout the day for surfers, stand-up paddle boarders, kayakers and more. The main event of the day is a back bay surf dash, that will begin and end in Absecon Inlet. Racers will have to navigate two buoy turns … Read more

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The Boneyard Bar & Grill has announced that it will shut its doors for good effective Oct. 1. One of the only spots in town to catch live original music, The Boneyard offered a pleasant change of pace from the endless parade of cover bands and tribute acts that dominate the city’s nightl… Read more

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1. It’s one of the beachiest bars around. Atlantic City’s coast is lined with several beach bars, but the one at Bally’s is quintessential in its approach to ocean-side drinking. With bikini-clad waitresses, fruity cocktails and a location that’s seaside-adjacent, Bally’s Bikini Beach Bar is… Read more

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  • by RYAN LOUGHLIN

“Dive bar.” For years that phrase was thought of in a somewhat negative light. Those who did not know better pictured an undesirable destination, packed to the gills with unsavory characters with questionable intentions who only come out under the shadow of night. Read more

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  • By Dave Gil de Rubio

To say Marshall Crenshaw is a rock ’n’ roll enthusiast with a deep and broad appreciation of the genre is an understatement. Casual fans may remember the bespectacled singer-songwriter for his early 1980s earworms “Someday, Someday” and “Whenever You’re On My Mind,” when he was in a fairly r… Read more

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  • By RYAN LOUGHLIN

Work is officially underway for Atlantic City’s Tennessee Avenue Project, a revitalization effort with plans of turning the beach block into a destination for nightlife and more. Read more

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1. Hard Rock Cafe. Enjoy some of Hard Rock Cafe’s famous burgers while viewing the show in the sky at Hard Rock’s airshow party. The restaurant has reserved its boardwalk patio for the event, taking place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 609-441-0007 to reserve your seat. Hard Rock is located at 1000 … Read more