It's a scene becoming all too familiar across the country: Lines of cars waiting to receive food donations. Today, those vehicles were driven by casino workers to the former Shore Mall in Egg Harbor Township.
I like to eat. I like to eat in Atlantic City's many casino restaurants, and I sincerely think Atlantic City's restaurant's rank among the best restaurants everywhere - and, nationally, they don't get the recognition they deserve. Additionally, I don't think the restaurants get enough local respect.
Earlier this week, with Atlantic City continuing to have major fiscal problems, state Senate President Steve Sweeney announced he was introducing legislation that would allow the state to take over operations of the city's finances.
One New Jersey lawmaker thinks legalizing marijuana in Atlantic City could help spur an economic upswing at a time when the city continues to struggle by job and revenue loses from the closures of four casinos in 2014.