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  • RYAN LOUGHLIN

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

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1. Its margarita is on point. The margarita may be the single most popular cocktail in America, but that doesn’t mean that most places actually know how to make a decent one. Luckily Veracruz does, as it goes the extra mile by using fresh squeezed lime juice instead of bottled mixes. The dif… Read more

  • by REBECCA KING

1. Tropicana’s Spring Fever Festival. Scattered throughout Tropicana Atlantic City you’ll find several spring-inspired photo ops and specials, in celebration of its Spring Fever Festival, running through May 18. Along with the cute, floral decorations, Trop will also offer some drink special… Read more

  • by REBECCA KING

1. It’s housed in the former House of Blues. When one of A.C.’s most beloved venues, the House of Blues, shut down, the Atlantic City nightlife and entertainment scenes suffered a huge blow. Now, years later, the space formerly used for the House of Blues is the new location for The Bourbon … Read more

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  • By Danielle Davies

For the first time in years, St. Patrick’s Day itself falls on a weekend. Which means there will be giant, we’re-all-off-tomorrow, Gaelic get-togethers to celebrate all things Irish this weekend. Whether you’re Irish — or you just wish you were — we’ve got you covered with six different ways… Read more

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  • By RYAN LOUGHLIN

1. Check out the parade. This kinda goes without saying, but on parade day the one event you don’t want to miss is the parade! A tradition in Atlantic City since 1986, the event draws thousands of people each year to watch the many floats roll down the boardwalk. The parade begins at 1 p.m. … Read more

  • By REBECCA KING

1. The vibe. Firewaters in Tropicana recently underwent a major change in aesthetic. The bar now drives home a truly retro, Western vibe, with a wall decorated with bullhorns, Spaghetti Western posters and bar stools that look like the backside of a horse — and that’s not a euphemism. So, if… Read more

  • By RYAN LOUGHLIN

An Atlantic City landmark that closed recently is set to reopen. The Chelsea Pub, which sits in the shadow of Tropicana Atlantic City, abruptly shuttered its doors less than a year ago after being in business for decades. But things are looking up for the pub these days, as it has acquired n… Read more

  • BY REBECCA KING

1. Thin Mint. Inspired by the Girl Scouts’ most popular cookie, Southern Tier has created a take on a Thin Mint with its Thick Mint beer. A part of the Blackwater series of dessert beers, Thick Mint is an imperial stout with balanced tastes of mint and chocolate, melding malts with notes of … Read more

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  • By REBECCA KING

1. Isolate yourself. At Staying Afloat, there’s zero chance you’ll run into any obnoxious couples. And that’s because it specializes in sensory deprivation tanks. For 90 minutes you’ll be suspended in a tank of water, situated in a room with no light or sound. Allegedly, a session in the flo… Read more

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  • By Danielle Davies

E-A-G-L-E-S!!! You know how newspapers aren’t supposed to be biased? Well, clearly that rule only applies to years that the Birds aren’t in the Super Bowl. Over here, we’re bleeding green (except for Associate Editor Ryan Loughlin — see his thoughts on the Eagles on page 19), just like many … Read more

  • By RYAN LOUGHLIN

Tropicana Atlantic City’s Firewaters has always been a great place to grab a beer, as they have a massive selection of suds, but now a trip to Firewaters is even more fun, as they have re-branded themselves “Firewaters Saloon.” Read more

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  • By RYAN LOUGHLIN

With all the hoopla over which wing will reign supreme at this year’s Wing Wars, it’s easy to forget that food is not the only star of the show at this event. LeCompt — a Philly-based act that has become one of the top cover bands in the area — will take the stage at the Grand Ballroom at Go… Read more