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  • 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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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

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1. Bar Olon. If The Quarter’s summer vibes aren’t enough, a quick trip down to Trop’s casino floor will bring you even more heat at Bar Olon. With a beachy aesthetic and drinks and décor inspired by Ecuador, Bar Olon will transport you to a place far warmer than New Jersey. Thursdays are the… Read more

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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. This year, the … Read more

  • REBECCA KING

1. The opening. Egg Harbor Township is home to the newest addition to the brewery boom: Hidden Sands Brewing Company. Excitement has been growing about Hidden Sands for a few months now, and it’s finally ready to open its doors 11 a.m. Friday, Jan 12. The Grand Opening will include tastings,… Read more

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We’re in the middle of a craft beer Renaissance. This, for the most part, is a good thing, because it means more diversity on the taps and, in general, better tasting beer for the masses. However, a small section of people have suffered from the revolution — lovers of simple, down and dirty … Read more

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1. The Iron Room. After your Saturday night rager, stop by The Iron Room from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays for a mimosa ($4) or a How to Breath Fire ($14), the Iron Room’s take on a Bloody Mary made with 3 Crab fish sauce and ginger with a fried scrapple garnish. If that’s not enough, stick aro… 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

  • REBECCA KING

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

  • By REBECCA KING

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