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Trump Plaza To Be Imploded Tomorrow Morning.

by Alex Lloyd Gross The Trump Plaza Casino and Hotel will be imploded tomorrow. It’s vacant and has been gutted by contractors.  The implosion will happen at 9:00 AM  which will cause some serious traffic detours in Atlantic City.  Most of the center areas of town will be closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. This

LIVE Casino Has Grand Opening In The Stadium District

by Alex Lloyd Gross There is a line in the movie Ocean’s 13,  when the grand opening to a soft opening to the fictional Bank Casino was open, in went something like this “What’s a soft opening or a Grand Opening?  One day it was closed and the next day it was open, I don’t

Joel Hoekstra Talks New Solo Album

by Alex Lloyd Gross Guitarist, the guitarist for Whitesnake and Trans Siberian Orchestra  has a solo project out, Joel Hoelstra’s 13.  When asked why he would name something 13, he replied,”I’s been the name of the project now since 2015, when I put out ( his first solo release) Dying To Live..  These are basically

Spend Sundays With Tom Rush

by Alex Lloyd Gross The phone rings on my desk and it’s Tom Rush calling at 9:58 AM. “I hope I don’t get points off for being on time,” he jokes. He is actually early .  He’s calling to chat about a new venture he has called Rockport Sundays. “I’m suffering from audience deprivation syndrome,

Philadelphia Auto Show Rescheduled In 2021

by Alex Lloyd Gross About this time, people would be flocking to the Pennsylvania Convention  Center to attend the Philly Auto Show.  In 2021 you might still be able to go but this time you will be going in the spring.  Tentative new dates have been confirmed June 19-27. That is tentative.  The dates have

Philadelphia Wizard World Convention Is Postponed Again

by Alex Lloyd Gross One of the most anticipated events in Philadelphia is postponed until late fall. Wizard World hopes to hold thief convention November 12-14 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, In Oaks, Pa.  The convention originally scheduled for spring of 2020 had to postpone due to COVID-19.  They sought out the expo center

Defiant Mummers Still Strut In South Philly

by Alex Lloyd Gross No Mummers Parade in Philadelphia on January 1 2021. At least not an official one.  That did not stop several thousand of them from parading through the streets of South Philadelphia during the morning hours.  This was different. Way different from years past. First off, there was no face paint. no

Foreigner Gives Back To Road Crew and How You Can Help

by Alex Lloyd Gross Due To COVID-19, no live shows anywhere in the world. Maybe a one off show here and there but nothing that is enough for a band to survive on.  Most big name musicians will be fine.  However, the people that make the show happen might not be fine.  The road crew. 

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