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Top 10 Things To Do This Week in Atlantic City & Philadelphia





• Saturday, May 4th at 10pm, come celebrate The Pool After Dark’s Six Year Anniversary hosted by Paris Hilton, “That’s Hot!” • Friday, May 3rd, “Thunderdome” comes to Sound Garden Music Hall in Philadelphia. Get your tickets at: • Thursday, May 3rd, Mash–up artists, DJ’s, computer musicians, or video artists, perform live for the 18 and older crowd at LIT Ultra Bar. Get on the list: • Saturday, May 4th, “March of the Sombraros” at The Piazza at Schmidts in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. Great food and drink specials from 4 – 7 pm. • Friday, May 3rd, Avant and Carl Thomas perform at The House of Blues inside Showboat with the after party at The Foundation Room for “First Fridays” inside The Showboat Hotel and Casino. Get your tickets at: • Friday, May 3rd, Go-Go Gadget returns to The Mixx at Borgata in Atlantic City. • Friday, May 3rd at Borgata comedian Wanda Sykes and Sound Garden perform live. Get tickets at: • Every Sunday “Revel’s Got Talent” contest. Win your share of $15,000. Sign up at: • Thursday, May 2nd, “Throwback Thursdays” at Maloney’s Uptown. 142 S. Tennessee Ave in Atlantic City. Home of the 5 minute “Heart Attack” challenge. • Friday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th, “The Almost Angels” perform their unparalleled stage show live at The Ego Lounge inside the Trump Taj Mahal. Check them out online at:











Ricardo Castro, 609-214-2698


08 Chef ed daggers 10 Bullet for my valentine 14 DJ Jason E 19 Harrah’s Pool Turns 6 20 Justin furstenfeld

18 Brain games


03 top 10 things to do 09 Dining guide 12 Epic 100 bikini contest

05 NIGHTLIFE listINGS 22 concert calendar

Atlantic City 21 Bar @ Dusk Caesars, 2100 Pacific Ave.

Cuba Libre The Quarter at the Tropicana Latin Music and Rum Bar 609-348-6700

25 Hours Resorts Hotel & Casino 24 Hour casino bar/lounge

Diving Horse Cabaret 9. S. Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd 609-344-0119

40/40 Club 2120 Atlantic Avenue

Dizzy Dolphin Atlantic Club Casino Daily Happy Hour 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Anthem The Quarter at Tropicana

Dock’s Oyster House 2405 Atlantic Ave. 609-345-0092 Opens @ 5:00 pm Piano Bar Nightly

Atlantic City Bar & Grille 1219 Pacific Ave. Open 24/7 Back Bay Ale House 800 N. New Hampshire Ave Blue Martini Bally’s Hotel & Casino Park Place & Boardwalk DJ’s Fridays & Saturdays Boardwalk Beer Garden Caesars Hotel and Casino Great selection of beers Boneyard Bar & Grill 20 S. Virginia Ave Open daily 4:00 pm – 7:00 am Boogie Nights Tropicana Hotel and Casino Open Friday and Saturday Starting at 9:00 pm Borgata Comedy Club Music Box, 1 Borgata Way Chelsea Pub 8 S. Morris Ave Open 24 hours Comedy Stop Café & Cabaret The Quarter at the Tropicana 1-877-FUNNYAC The Continental The Pier Shoppes at Caesars 609-674-8300

Dos Caminos Harrahs Resort 609-441-5165 Tequila Lounge open til 11:00 pm Ducktown Tavern 2400 Atlantic & Georgia Ave. Open 24/7 Three Happy Hours Daily DUSK Caesars Hotel & Casino 2100 Pacific Ave. 609-345-3875 Open Tuesday, Friday & Saturday Ego Bar & Lounge Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino 1000 Boardwalk 609-441-1000 Almost Angels perform Friday & Saturday starting at 10:00 pm Eden Lounge Harrahs Resort Firewaters Tropicana’s Marketplace 609-344-6699 101 bottled beers & 50 draft beers Foundation Room Showboat’s House of Blues 609-343-5795 Ritual Saturday Nightlife @ 10:00 pm Continued on Page 7



Gypsy Bar Borgata, One Borgata Way Live music & tequila bar

Maloney’s Uptown 142 S. Tennessee Ave Thursday “College Night”

Hard Rock Café Trump Taj Mahal 609-441-1000 Open 7 days per week

Melting Pot 2112 Atlantic Ave. 609-441-1100 Open daily until 10:00 pm Friday & Saturday until 11:00 pm

Harry’s Oyster Bar Bally’s Hotel & Casino 609-431-0092 Happy Hour Monday – Friday 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Missile Bar The Quarter @ Tropicana 609-348-2000 DJ Entertainment

H2O Pool & Lounge Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino 800-777-8477 AC’s sexiest outdoor pool bar (weather permitted)

MIXX Borgata, One Borgata Way Open Friday – Sunday DJ line-up

Hooters Tropicana Marketplace 609-449-1500 Open 7 days a week

Mur.Mur Borgata Casino/Resort Open Friday, Saturday & Monday DJ line-up

HQ Night Club Revel Resort 500 Boardwalk Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday Headlining DJ’s & bottle service

Mussel Bar Revel 500 Boardwalk 609-225-9851 Over 150 bottled beers

Irish Pub St. James Place & the Boardwalk An Atlantic City Original 609-344-9063 Open 24 hours & 7 days per week Ivan Kane’s Royal Jelly Burlesque Revel Resort 609-340-0003 Open Thursday - Sunday DJ’s, dancing & burlesque shows Knife & Fork Atlantic & Pacific Ave. Open daily at 4:00 pm with Happy Hour (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm) Le Grand Formage 25 Gordon’s Alley 609-347-2743 Live bands & DJ’s on weekends Live Bar Golden Nugget 800-777-8477 Live bands & DJ’s

Planet Rose Karaoke Bar The Quarter @ Tropicana 609-344-6565 Pic-a-Lilli Pub 231 S. Tennessee Ave 609-344-1113 Daily happy hours Pool After Dark Harrahs Resort 777 Harrahs Blvd. Open Wednesday, Friday & Saturday Pro-Bar Resorts Casino 13th Floor 609-340-7698 Alternative Lifestyle Nightlife venue Providence Night Club The Quarter at Tropicana 609-345-7800 Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday Continued on Page 11


The Tap Room The Atlantic City Country Club Chef Ed Daggers Fun, relaxing, casual, and friendly are just a few of the words used to describe your dining experience at the award winning Tap Room located at The Atlantic City Country Club. The golf course most notably known for coining the term “BIRDIE” in 1903 is now home to one of the area’s most award winning chefs, Executive Chef Ed Daggers. Executive Chef Ed Daggers of the Atlantic City Country Club is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including several gold medals and “Best in Show” from the American Culinary Federation. Chef Daggers began his career at the four star - four diamond Innisbrook Golf Resort in Florida, was the Executive Chef at Kingsmill Golf Resort and Conference Center in Virginia and The Memphis Country Club. He has been published in The Flavors of Kingsmill and The Burgermeisters, by noted culinarian/author Marcel Desaulniers. Chef Daggers was owner of Austin Creek Grill and Austin Creek Baking Company in Hatteras, North Carolina before joining Harrah’s Entertainment in 2007 as an Executive Chef. Atlantic City Country Club is honored to have Chef Daggers as we encourage you to stop in and sample some of his fine culinary delights. Chef Daggers was kind enough to give us some insights into his career, some of his favorite dishes, the ACCC, and of course his golf handicap. What makes ACCC a transcendent dining experience? First and foremost is the food at The Tap Room Bar and Grille. We like reinventing old-world classics, utilizing the highest quality of products, and keeping some traditional food options always on the menu. For years, our dining customer has come back time and time again for our Crab Cakes, Choice-Cut Steaks and Potatoes Au Gratin. We also placate to a new crowd seeking regional and local seafood prepared with a “twist,” wine pairings, and themed dinners. Add that to the most historic clubhouse dining room in the nation, that has a gorgeous view of the Atlantic City sky-line, exceptional service and it’s an unbeatable experience. What accolade or accomplishment in your career are you most proud of? I have been privileged to work at some outstanding Golf Resorts. My first position out of The Culinary Institute of America was at Innisbrook Resort in Tarpon Springs, Florida. I then took the Position of Exec Sous Chef at Skytop Lodge in upstate Pennsylvania and then was recruited to be the Assistant Exec Chef for the opening of Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. Kingsmill was the home of the Anheuser Busch and Michelob Golf Classic for the 7 years when I was there, during which time I was promoted to Executive Chef, took the property to a 4 star rating, 4 diamond status and won the “Nation’s Top Ten Resorts” award. I have competed in many American Culinary Federation Competitions, winning 3 gold, 3 silver and two bronze medals and 2 best-in-show. All of these prestigious honors are proud moments for me. What is the signature dish at Tap Room Bar and Grille? I would say our must-have are the Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass,


White Chocolate Banana Cream Pie, and Red Velvet Waffles with Buttermilk Ice Cream. What famous people have you cooked for and what did they order? I’ve had the privilege of cooking for President Clinton and First Family, and of course they wanted some Southern Classics: Fried Chicken, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Collard Greens and Chesapeake Crab Cakes. President Clinton also has quite the sweet tooth, so I also made him my Butterscotch Pie. Yes, a Butterscotch Pie. Other than that I have been the Chef Host for The Democratic Senate and Republican Senate Retreats. During the Atlanta Summer Olympics I opened a new resort and conference center and hosted the Crown Prince and Princess of Brunei for a week. He had a constant rotation of a Buffet with selected items chosen by his butler. Some of the items ranged from Pad Thai to Filet Mignon and Lobster and always had to have Vienna Sausages and Franks in Blanket! We would change out this buffet 4-5 times a day based on his estimated time of getting out of bed. I had the great pleasure of doing lunch for Arnold Palmer and his wife here at the Atlantic City Country Club a few years back - a very nice time for all. Arnold has had many memories here, as this is where he used to come practice as a very young man when he was stationed in Cape May while he was with the Coast Guard. Being a HUGE baseball fan, I was elated to cook for Pete Rose. I got to meet him and spend some one-on-one time with him here last summer; I made him lunch and he invited me to sit down and shoot the breeze. In addition to these folks, over the course of my career I’ve gotten to cook for Goldie Hawn, The Smothers Brothers, Tony Bennett, Flip Wilson, Jimmy Buffet, Andre Agassi, Brooke Shields, Buddy Guy, Ron Jaworski, Adam Levine, Michael Phelps, Mike Trout and numerous others. What do you recommend? We do a Burger Dog – What’s that you say, well it’s literally a Hamburger shaped like a Hot Dog, perfect playing food. One hand goes on the bun and another on the club; Chicken Caesar Wraps, Turkey Club Sandwiches are popular and of course, actual hot dogs. In the morning, our guests love the Taylor Pork Roll and Egg Sandwiches or Egg, Bacon and Cheddar on Kaiser and Breakfast Tortilla Wraps. Do you golf? If so what handicap? Yes I do for fun. Again, I have been fortunate to work at some of the best golf courses in the country, but have never had the time to stick with it for any length of time. My career choice does not lend itself to being a top notch golfer. I shoot in the 90s; for me, it’s all about getting out on the greens with some good buddies and enjoying a gorgeous day (and ACCC is spectacular). My favorite golf partner is my 12 year old son Sam who is, if I say so myself, quite the athlete! What is one thing about yourself that most people do not know? I am a frustrated artist. I paint in oils, watercolors and acrylics (again when time permits - mostly in winter). Besides food, painting is my other artistic outlet.



Ri-Ra Irish Pub The Quarter @ Tropicana 609-348-8600 Open 7 days per week with late night happy hour specials Scarduzio’s Showboat Casino

Maynard’s 9306 Amherst Ave. Margate A back-bay landmark Daily happy hour specials Sofia’s 9314 Amherst Ave. Margate Live DJ Wednesday

The Social Revel Hotel & Casino 500 Boardwalk 609-340-0003

South Jersey (Inland):

Teplitzky’s The Chelsea Hotel 800-548-3030

Bulldogs Bar & Grill 743 White Horse Pike, Galloway 609-965-4433 Open 7 days a week

Tony’s Bar & Grill 2800 Atlantic Ave. 609-345-5766 An Atlantic City staple for pizza and cocktails. Bar open 24/7

Caroline’s by the Bay 450 Bay Avenue, Somers Point 609-927-9007 Open 7 days a week Outdoor deck (weather permitting)

Toga Bar Caesars Hotel & Casino 609-348-4411 Ultra lounge with bottle service

Champps American Sports Bar & Restaurant 25 Rt 73, Marlton 856-985-9333

Anchorage 823 Bay Avenue, Somers Point 609-927-1776 Souzi Hours 10:00 am – 2:00 am The Pier Shoppes @ Caesars Casino Open 7 days a week Sushi & Saki Bar Monday - Friday: Happy Hour Daily Happy Hour 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Specials 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Wonder Bar 3701 Sunset Ave & Albany Ave Bridge 609-344-8888 Open 7 days per week Seasonal outdoor tiki bar


Cellar 32 32nd St & Revere Blvd 609-264-9463 Daily happy hour specials St. George’s Pub at Towne Center 609-266-1001 Open 24 hours, 7 days a week

Downbeach: Johnny’s Café 9407 Ventnor Ave. Margate City Daily happy hour specials 609-822-1789

Chickie’s & Pete’s 6055 Black Horse Pike, EHT 609-272-1930 Sports Bar open 7 days a week Dubliner Irish Pub 325 E Jimmie Leeds Rd Galloway 609-652-2210 Monday - Thursday with Happy Hour Specials 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm JD’s Pub Smithville Town Center 609-404-9000 Daily Happy Hour 3:00 - 6:30 pm Open til 2:00 am Continued on Page 18

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DJ Jason E is a 13 year veteran of the Philadelphia and South Jersey Nightclub Scene. Jason is best known for his 10-14 hour marathon DJ sets at the legendary Studio Six in Atlantic City. In addition, Jason has performed at some of the east coast’s hottest nightclubs ranging from New York City all the way down to Miami Beach. DJ Jason E spins a unique style of high energy music with hard hitting bass lines fused with a wide range of music genres. DJ Jason E was voted Atlantic City’s #1 Resident DJ in 2012.

clubs that have helped put Atlantic City nightlife on the national map. It has been an amazing journey and I am truly blessed. You’ve worked with a lot of celebrities – Who has been your favorite to work with and why? My personal favorite was working alongside the cast members of HBO’s hit series “Entourage”. Those guys were just as cool and funny as they were on the show.

What formats have you found are most popular?

The Society Page recently sat down and spoke to Jason E.

By far EDM. Especially because it has successfully forged a fusion of Hip Hop, R&B, and Rock artists to help create a new and amazing sound that has broken down the previous barriers that once divided many audiences.

How did you get started in this business? I began as an intern at Equity Communications in the summer of 1998 at the age of 17 working in promotions and programming. From there, it eventually led me to working live remotes in nightclubs like DeJaVu where I fell in love with the idea of being a DJ and moving an audience to the way I heard the music in my head. I then played my first residencies at clubs like Speak Easy Sports Bar on South Carolina & Boardwalk and H20 in Wildwood. Then thanks to Steve Sagan I got my first big break at Studio Six Video Dance Club where my career took off. What do you like about performing in Atlantic City? Primarily, I love playing in Atlantic City because it is my hometown. Many of those who define themselves as “Atlantic City DJ’s” aren’t from the area. It has been a special honor to grow up here and to have made the majority of my career here. Secondly, I love the fact that I have had the opportunity to play in the old era of Atlantic City as well as to be an integral part of the wave of mega


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Can’t Hold Us Pitbull ft TJR - Don’t Stop The Party Bruno Mars - Locked Out of Heaven Queen - We Will Rock You Zedd - Clarity Skrillex ft The Doors - Breakin A Sweat LMFAO - Shots R3HAB & Swanky Tunes - Sending My Love Notorious BIG - Hypnotize 2Pac ft Dr. Dre - California Love Tiesto - Maximal Crazy

Finish the sentence! My staple song that ALWAYS gets the crowd moving is... What do you think makes you different from other DJs in the area? What sets me aside is that I have multiple identities musically. To those who listen to radio I am identified as DJ Jason E of 99.3 WZBZ who caters to the Urban Rhythmic audience. However if you are among those who have come to see me spin at Studio Six, Deco, or more recently at Sound Garden Hall or after hours at The Social in Revel Resort you would know me as a House Music / EDM DJ. Then there are those who remember me being one of the only non-Hispanic DJ’s spinning Latin Nights in AC. But to those who know me best they know my heart bleeds Rock n’ Roll. You spin open format music, but what would be on YOUR ideal playlist?

House of Pain - Jump Around What does “A Day In The Life Of DJ Jason E look like? I spend the majority of my day promoting myself, scheduling gigs and networking. Then in the evening I spend about 4-6 hours working on music. Finally on my overnights I’m predominantly spinning, practicing or working in the studio. Being a DJ is an around the clock lifestyle for me. What do you hope your life looks like 10 years from now? I hope to achieve higher success as an accomplished producer / remixer and to tour the country, or maybe THE WORLD.

Twitter: @djjasone2000




Jo-Jo’s Italian Grille Black Horse Pike & Main St. Pleasantville 609-646-8332 Daily Happy Hour 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Library III 6605 Black Horse Pike EHT 609-645-7655 Live Music Tuesday - Sunday Tailgaters 337 White Horse Pike Galloway 609-804-9000 Sports bar, pool tables & daily Happy Hour Testa’s Good Guys Pub 5698 Somers Pt.-Mayslanding Rd Mays Landing 609-625-1926 DJ every Friday and Saturday The Landmark Americana 1 Mullica Hill Rd Glassboro 856-863-6600 Party Nerdz Host Thursdays See our ad on page 3 Top Dog America’s Bar & Grill 2310 Rt. 70 West, Cherry Hill 856-486-1001 Hottest Tuesday night dance party Gentlemen’s Clubs: A.C. Dolls 2600 Pacific Ave Atlantic City 609-345-2236 Babes Gentlemen’s Club 137-139 Pacific Ave Atlantic City, 609-344-3334 Bare Exposure 2303 Pacific Ave Atlantic City, 609-449-0999 Crazy Horse 201 Delilah Rd Pleasantville, 609-383-0666 Delilah’s Gentlemen’s Club 2405 Pacific Ave Atlantic City, 609-344-5000 Hott Spot 6032 Black Horse Pike Mays Landing 609-652-0800 Platinum Playground 7685 Black Horse Pike Hammonton 609-704-7041 Continued on Page 19


Harrah’s Pool After Dark Turns 6 Philadelphia Chickie & Pete’s 1526 Packer Avenue Philadelphia (215) 218-0500 Lit Ultra Bar 460 North 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA (215) 238-0170 North Bowl 909 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia (215) 238-2695 Recess 125 South 2nd Street Philadelphia (215) 351-9026 Rumor 1500 Sansom Street Philadelphia (215) 988-0777 SoundGarden Hall 520 N Columbus Blvd Philadelphia The Roxxy 939 North Delaware Avenue Philadelphia (215) 931-0101

As one is coming into Atlantic City, you may see a large glass dome as you look off to the left towards Brigantine. What you are seeing is the tropical oasis that was built six years ago as a part of Harrah’s Resort’s expansion and the crown jewel of the “Waterfront Tower.” The Pool at Harrah’s is located under a large glass dome, surrounded by palm trees and other tropical plants, and its vegetation is the oasis of Atlantic City. The Pool, due to the landscaping and warm temperature year-round, has become a very popular destination in the city over the past six years. Open as a 5-star amenity for the hotel during the day, at night it transforms into a nightlife destination second to none in the Atlantic City area - THE POOL AFTER DARK NIGHTCLUB.

businesswoman, fashion designer, entrepreneur, model, actress, producer, author and singer, Paris Hilton is all those things and so much. Now, thanks to Howard Weiss, Regional Director of Nightlife, Strategy & Development - Eastern Division, add to that list special guest host for The Pool After Dark’s 6th Year Anniversary Celebration. As Paris would say “Pool After Dark is Always 82 Degrees and That’s Hot.” This is one event that you won’t want to miss, along with Paris Hilton hosting the event;

Las Vegas’ Beatclan DJ’s will be providing the beats for the celebration. As with all major events at The Pool After Dark, this will definitely be a sellout with over 3,000 party goers and revelers swimming, dancing and celebrating. As with most nightlife venues, bottle service is available by calling The Pool’s VIP Service’s Manager at 609441-5585 or call Deanna Hare at 609-441-5096 for more detailed information.

One of the most decorated night clubs in Atlantic City, winning such awards as the country’s “#1 Mega Club of the Year 2011,” AC Weekly’s “Best Night Club 2012,” “Best Club Dancers 2012,” and “Best Industry Night 2012” just to name a few, will be celebrating its “6 Year Anniversary” this coming Saturday night, May 4th. Heiress, socialite, television personality,

How Do YOU Party?

Vango Lounge 116 South 18th Street Philadelphia (215) 568-1020 Whisper 1712 Walnut Street Philadelphia (215) 735-6700 Zee Bar 100 Spring Garden Street (215) 922-2994


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