Author: Robert Strauss

Twisting Into History

November 15, 2010

50 years ago, Wildwood gave birth to Chubby Checker’s dance craze.

Seen in: Jersey Living

A Q&A with Judge Nelson Johnson, whose book—Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City—was made into an HBO miniseries.

Seen in: Arts & Entertainment, Historic Jersey, Jersey Celebrities, Jersey Living, NJM Q&A

The ‘Rite’ Stuff

July 12, 2010

Residents await the construction of a community theater in the heart of Camden.

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Palace of Asia

July 4, 2010

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In A.C., visitors find more than just gambling.

Seen in: Atlantic City

Ex-President Clinton tops list of speakers in new summer series.

Seen in: Atlantic City

Plenty of new choices, from soul food to Kobe burgers.

Seen in: Atlantic City

Stay in Style

May 10, 2010

Boutique hotels find the sassy (and often luxe) sweet spot between the charm of B&Bs and the prestige of resort hotels.

Seen in: Jersey Living

Mini-golf is a veritable Jersey Shore institution. The latest incarnation—black-light mini-golf—hopes to become a new wave twist on an old favorite.

Seen in: Jersey Shore, Sports

Haddonfield Inn

April 20, 2010

You need not wear knickers or even old Field of Dreams flannels to book one of Chorpita’s Sports Fan packages at the Haddonfield Inn, which is rather unique in New Jersey B&B-dom.

Seen in: Bed & Breakfasts, Jersey Living