The Golden Nugget Atlantic City, formally the Trump Marina, is  bringing the heat this summer with new jam packed entertainment options for The Deck, which offers guests an opportunity to play outside with the hottest venue located right on the Frank S. Farley State Marina. The Deck will host a variety of bands including favorites like The Exceptions, Don't Call Me Francis and The B-Street Band. Live music will continue with weekend entertainment through June and nightly concerts beginning June 27 and going into September.

Landry’s, Inc. announces the opening of Chart House at The Golden Nugget Atlantic City, on May 26th, adding to their list of spectacular waterfront locations. Work on the complete renovation of the Chart House is underway and the restaurant will open after Landry’s officially purchases Trump Marina.  “The opening of this Chart House marks a special occasion as this will be our 30th location,” said Tilman Fertitta, chairman and CEO of Landry’s, Inc. “We have been hard at work renovating the first phase of the property so that we can give our patrons something fresh and exciting that reflects the new spirit of the Golden Nugget. The addition of this concept is just one of the many exciting changes patrons will experience over the next few months as we prepare for a complete transformation.

The lden Nugget Atlantic City rings in a new era of entertainment as they prepare for the opening of Red Room over Memorial
Day weekend. Sarah Lewitinn also known by her popular club nickname, Ultragrrrl, will kick off the opening of Red Room May 27-29. Red Room will serve up an array of tantalizing libations made especially for those looking to tap into their naughty or nice side. Drinks like the Pink Panty Dropper infused with Skyy passion fruit vodka, beer and pink lemonade and the Wicked Witch drowned in Skyy vodka, apple cider and juices will be sure to get you in a partying mood.

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Bally’s has announced that on May 27th Atlantic City’s favorite seaside-surf hangout will be back.  Sammy’s Beach Bar at Bally’s Atlantic City has become a must-visit destination among locals and visitors alike. Last year the Beach Bar saw great success in featuring signature drinks, infused dishes, and live entertainment, all while allowing guests beachside access and views of the Atlantic. “Last year’s response to Sammy’s was so overwhelmingly positive that we just had to bring it back,” said Joe Domenico, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Bally’s and Showboat Atlantic City. 

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort marks the opening of White House Sub on Spice Road. In its 65 year history, this will be White House Sub Shop's first venture outside of its original location. To celebrate the opening, Trump Entertainment Resorts CEO, Robert Griffin joined the owners of White House Sub Shop for a unique "sub cutting" ceremony. World famous for their Italian and Cheesesteak subs, the White House Sub Shop is an Atlantic City dining icon.  It has fed many celebrities, such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Sammy Davis Jr., Oprah Winfrey, Bill Cosby, and Joe DiMaggio.

Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City has announced that Chef Anthony Amoroso has been appointed the title of Corporate Chef of Joint Ventures for B.R. Guest Atlantic City. Under this title, Chef Amoroso will oversee operations for Dos Caminos, Bill's Bar & Burger, and Atlantic Grill which will have openings rolling out late May through late June, respectively. This will be the first time B.R. Guest restaurants will have a presence in Atlantic City and the company's first partnership with Caesars Entertainment.

FIN: A Seafood Experience announces its recent inclusion in the Zagat Survey - widely recognized as the most prestigious dining industry rating and review resource and best-selling publisher of restaurant guides in the world. "I am thrilled and honored that FIN has earned a Zagat rating," said Chef Demetrios Haronis. "It is truly a crowning achievement for any head chef." Chef Demetrios combines his Mediterranean heritage with the freshest local seafood and produce available to create FIN's unique dishes, consistently delivering a high-end culinary experience. He even goes so far as to meet with local fishermen and farmers to personally inspect their wares before purchasing.

Resorts Casino Hotel revealed its latest addition to the Atlantic City nightlife and entertainment landscape with Torch, a whiskey lounge and cabaret, the first of its kind in Atlantic City.  Torch opened Friday, May 20, at Resorts Casino Hotel on the Dining Level.

A collaborative effort between Resorts Casino Hotel, Danielle Gomes-Chapman and Dave Pena, nightlife impresario and creator of Boogie Nights, Torch is a cocktail lounge, specializing in premium scotches and whiskeys, in a uniquely elegant yet hip space.  Torch showcases some of the most unique talent to ever perform in Atlantic City, including torch singers, musicians, avant garde performers, and independent singer/songwriters, in a cabaret setting 

The Roaring 20’s Trolley Tour highlights one of Atlantic City’s most provocative eras – when it was considered the grand dame of resorts – with luxury hotels, speakeasies and a free-wheeling nightlife. This fully-guided, 3-½ hour tour takes place aboard a comfortable, Victorian-style Trolley. Tours begin Thursday, June 2, 2011 and run every Thursday through the fall. The tour travels the length of entire city – treating passengers to the colorful history and stories from the time – including the rise and fall of Enoch ‘Nucky’ Johnson, the political boss and racketeer of Atlantic City, who helped shape much of the atmosphere seen and felt in Atlantic City even today. The Roaring 20’s Trolley Tour departs from Gardner’s Basin. Tickets are $25.00 and include a fully narrated tour, lunch at the Irish Pub and a keepsake tour booklet highlighting many of the stops on the route

From uplifting comedy to heart-stirring love stories to razzle-dazzle dance numbers, it all comes together in The Best of Broadway. This wildly popular revue show makes its fourth opening night in the Tropicana Showroom May 22 and runs on select dates through June 29, 2011. "The show gives the people what they want - glitz, glamour and gorgeous costumes. It's also a great initiation for people who think they don't like musicals. It's got the best songs; songs everyone is familiar with," said show creator Mario Bazinet.

Show times are: Sundays - 7 pm; Mondays 8 pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3:30 pm and 8:00 pm; and Saturdays at 9 pm; (theatre is dark on Thursdays and Fridays). Show schedules are subject to change. Tickets are priced at $25 and $35, and are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or via phone at 1.800.736.1420, or at the Tropicana Box Office, located on the casino floor next to the Diamond Club Center.

Morey’s Piers is hungry for summertime! On Saturday, May 28th, amateur contestants will compete to eat as many one-pound buckets of Curley’s fries as they can in 10 minutes at the 2nd Annual Curley Fry Festival. The Curley’s Fry Eating Competition will take place at 1p.m. in front of Joe’s Fish Co. at the front of Surfside Pier on 26th Street. The winner will receive a Grand Prize of $500, a lifetime of bragging rights and probably a stomachache. “The Curley Fry Festival was such a success last year; we knew we had to bring it back. It’s a day to celebrate good food and family on Memorial Day Weekend,” said Kristel Jenkins, Events and Entertainment Manager. The 2nd Annual Curley Fry Festival will celebrate Curley Fry’s 6th birthday party where kids can decorate their own potato, enjoy strolling entertainment and take photos with mascot Curley.

The 2nd Annual Celebration of Heroes Festival will take place on Saturday, May 28 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Wildwoods Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and Fox Park, located on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues, directly across the street from the Wildwoods Convention Center. The memorial wall is a half-size granite replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., and is the only permanent Vietnam War memorial in the Northeast, other than the original Memorial in Washington, D.C. A memorial flag ceremony will be held at 9:45 a.m. at the Wildwoods Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall to kick off the day’s festivities. The Celebration of Heroes Festival will begin at 10 a.m. in Fox Park, featuring craft and merchandise vendors, food vendors, memorabilia, and military displays all day long. Free entertainment will take place from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

On May 27, Art After 5 will debut two commissioned jazz compositions by renowned saxophonist-composers Joe Lovano (May 20) and Chris Potter (May 27) that are both inspired by a single major painting in the Museum’s collection, Seine by Ellsworth Kelly. Each performance takes place in two sets, from 5:45–6:45 p.m. and 7:15–8:15 p.m., following a 5 p.m. interview with the composer conducted by journalist David R. Adler. Part of a series that explores the relationship between music and the visual arts, these commissioned works offer a new point of departure for Art After 5 's acclaimed jazz programming. Lovano and Potter’s works will represent the fifth and sixth times musicians have composed pieces inspired by the Museum’s permanent collection. The compositions are new interpretations of visual art and serve as a musical "conversation" between two of today's leading saxophonists, artists of separate generations who are equally groundbreaking in their work and musicianship.

Finally, join Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo T. Langford and icons of Atlantic City's tourism industry as the mayor performs the traditional Unlocking of the Ocean ceremony, symbolically opening the summer season.

The mayor will be escorted to the water's edge by a colorful group representing casinos, attractions and the city's hallmark special events.  He will then board an Atlantic City lifeguard boat to unlock the ocean and throw a Memorial Day wreath in memory of those who served and in honor of those currently serving their country.