The scent of fire-cooked dough and melting mozzarella wafted through the concourse of the Atlantic City Convention Center on Tuesday, the first day of the Pizza & Pasta Northeast expo. More than 150 booths, featuring specialty foods, restaurant equipment and recipe demonstrations, looked to present the latest in restaurant industry innovation to o...

WHERE AND WHEN: BORGATA’S MUSIC BOX // 9 P.M. FRIDAY, OCT. 20WHO IS HE: Vic Dibitetto is a stand-up comedian originally from Brooklyn, who first received notoriety in 1991 when he won the grand prize on “America’s Funniest People.” For years Dibitetto worked as a school bus driver, doing comedy on the side until 2013 when his YouTube video “Bread a...

There are at least 42 monuments to him in New Jersey, but Christopher Columbus remains one of the nation's most controversial figures. Was Columbus a hero who opened the Americas to European exploration and innovation, or a villain who lead to the enslavement of natives and the death of thousands due to disease? The federal holiday, celebrated on t...

"My Big Gay Italian Christmas" is officially set to open this holiday season on December 2nd 8pm and December 3rd, 7pm 2017, at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City and will play in The Showroom. The follow up to the Big Gay Italian Trilogy, (My Big Gay Italian Wedding, My Big Gay Italian Funeral, My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis) Wilkinson has crea...

You might think of Emanuele Della Valle—the former fashion executive and lifestyle entrepreneur—as the sort of guy who spends his time in the world’s most glamorous places, but to hear him tell it, nothing could be further from the truth. “I’ve been hanging out in and around Atlantic City for about 15 years,” Della Valle, who calls Manhattan home,...

Like many headliners getting ready to bring a new show to Atlantic City, Chris Botti is going to first carry out a long and time-honored tradition. He’s going to break the show in out-of-town, a common method — originated by Broadway producers more than a century ago — of testing the program out on an audience without having to worry about critics...

"My Big Gay Italian Funeral" which originally opened its doors in 2013 at the St. Luke's Theater Off-Broadway, will celebrate its fourth year with a one night only performance in the Superstar Theater at Resorts Casino on July 28th at 9pm. The sequel to "My Big Gay Italian Wedding" created by Three-time Emmy Award Winner Anthony J. Wilkinson was th...

International singing star Christopher Macchio will make a return appearance to Atlantic City, in the show ‘A Man and His Music,’ at 8 p.m. at July 15 in the Superstar Theater at Resorts Casino Hotel. Proceeds will benefit the Schultz-Hill Foundation, whose mission is to provide music and arts education programs for students and seniors in Atlanti...

Michael Symon, Iron Chef and co-host of ABC’s “The Chew,” opened his first Italian-themed venture, Angeline, to huge fanfare in Atlantic City last month. But look past all the media exclamations of “Mamma mia!” and celebrity chef ballyhoo, and you’ll find that Angeline might just be the honest and unguarded account of everything that has made Symon...

In just five days, Michael Symon will open Angeline, his Italian-themed eatery at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. Right now, Symon and his entire crew are putting the last-minute touches on the dramatic space, which Symon describes as one of the most attractive that he’s been involved with. Symon’s wife and business partner Liz col...