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A Taste of Atlantic City, New Jersey

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ATLANTIC CITY?

  1. Atlantic City is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, and an internationally renowned resort city for gambling, conventions, and leisure. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city has a population of 39,558.

  2. The city served as the inspiration for the original version of the board game Monopoly.

  3. Donald Trump helped bring big name boxing bouts to the city to attract customers to his casinos. The boxer Mike Tyson had most of his fights in Atlantic City in the 1980s, which helped Atlantic City burst into the national spotlight as a gambling resort.

  4. Atlantic City is considered the "Gambling Capital of the East Coast" and is second to Las Vegas in number of casinos, yearly gaming revenue, and number of rooms. The Atlantic City Skyline has been transformed by construction of new casino hotels and condominiums.

  5. The Atlantic City Boardwalk was the first boardwalk in the United States, having opened on June 26, 1870.

Radio Stations:
WEHA 88.7 FM Port Republic, NJ Gospel Music
WIBG 94.3 FM Avalon, NJ Oldies
WAYV 95.1 FM Atlantic City, NJ Top-40
WTTH 96.1 FM Margate City, NJ Urban Contemporary
WENJ 97.3 FM Millville, NJ Sports
WTKU 98.3 FM Petersburg, NJ Classic Hits
WBBO 98.5 FM Ocean Acres, NJ Top-40
WZBZ 99.3 FM Pleasantville, NJ Hip Hop
WWAC 102.7 FM Ocean City, NJ Top-40
WSNQ 105.5 FM Cape May Court House, NJ Classic Hits
WMID 1340 AM Atlantic City, NJ Oldies
WOND 1400 AM Pleasantville, NJ News/Talk
WENJ 1450 AM Atlantic City, NJ Sports
WBSS 1490 AM Pleasantville, NJ Sports

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Demographics of Atlantic City, New Jersey

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

26.65%

38.29%

0.61%

15.55%

30.45%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Atlantic City, New Jersey

     
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The Quarter at Tropicana in Atlantic City, NJ
The Quarter at Tropicana in Atlantic City

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Businesses in Atlantic City, New Jersey


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Sonny’s Hair Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   40 North Kentucky Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (609) 348-4430

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Greenidge Funeral Home -  Category: Funeral Home -   301 Absecon Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (609) 345-6305

  2. Mutual Taxi & Limousine Service -  Category: Transportation -   38 North Kentucky Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (609) 345-6111

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   201 Melrose Avenue Atlantic City, NJ (609) 350-6800 - (reviews)

  2. Redding's Restaurant -  Category: Southern -   1545 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (609) 348-3270

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CHURCHES



  1. Allen Ame Church -  1717 Bishop Richard Allen Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (609) 348-0300

  2. Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church -  525 Atlantic Ave. Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (609) 344-1751

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. The Atlantic City Comedy Festival
    (September)     - (visit website)

    The Atlantic City Comedy Festival, promises to be better than ever! For two days, fans will experience tickle your funny bone fanfare, gut busting jokes and hilarious, side-splitting humor from some of the world’s most noted, critically acclaimed mainstream comedians.


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