Articles

One of These AC Postcards is Wonky

By Danica Lo on

Madonna and Shania Twain — How Two Women Become the Famous Faces

By Caitlin Miller on
(Photo by Caitlin Miller/StyleBistro) Coty Alexander and Stacey Whitton before their transformation into Madonna and Shania Twain.There's no secret that a little makeup can go a long way. But with a little shading here and some highlighting there, makeup can totally transform a person. During StyleBistro's recent trip to Atlantic City, I caught up with Stacey Whitton and Coty Alexander from the famous 'Legends in Concert.' About an hour before show time, I sat down with Shania and Madonna...Read Full Story

5 Spa Treatments in Atlantic City That Are Totally Worth the Price

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo by Getty)Luxurious doesn't have to be synonymous with expensive. We searched, scoured, and culled the top the five spa treatments and therapies from Atlantic City's finest resorts to find out which little luxuries get you the biggest bang for your buck.Below, your guide to best-valued bliss awaits! (Photo by Getty) Pamper Your Partner Personal Massage LessonWhere: Huron & Brigantine Blvd., Spa & Salon at the Golden NuggetWhen: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Sunday – Thursday); 7 a.m. to 8 p.m...Read Full Story

How to NOT Look Stupid Ordering a Drink — With Help From Atlantic City's Top Bartender, Todd Lewison

By Caitlin Miller on
(Photo by Caitlin Miller/StyleBistro) Todd Lewison is at the Rush Lounge Sunday through Friday for his signature Happy Hour.A midwestern girl walks into a bar with a camera and a notepad...no, it's not a joke. It's actually the truth. On the last day of StyleBistro's trip to Atlantic City, I sought out advice from a bartender. Not life or romance advice — although I'm sure I could have used it — but rather drink advice. A cocktail 101, if you will. It may not look like it, but I'm getting...Read Full Story

Atlantic City's Best-Selling Merchandise on the Boardwalk Is...

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo by Lindsay Schallon/StyleBistro)Mosey down Atlantic City's iconic Boardwalk—or, of course, hitch a ride in one of AC's famed rolling chairs, which Caitlin M. so preciously calls "adult strollers"—and the scene will start to look a little, shall we say, familiar."A lot of people come and ask me why everybody sells the same merchandise," Naman Rafi, owner of Fashion Paradise, a clothing store on the Boardwalk told us. "They don't realize that everybody comes asking for the same thing...Read Full Story

A Beginner's Guide to Atlantic City Nightlife and Drinks — Where to Go and What to Drink

By Caitlin Miller on
(Photo by Caitlin Miller/StyleBistro) You can find me in 'da club...If you've ever been to Atlantic City, you've probably: A) lost a lot of money on slots (I lost $25 in three minutes, no joke.) B) gotten a stomach ache from too much salt water taffy (shout out to Caitlin P.) orC) ventured into the magic that is AC's drinks and nightlife (see our fieldguide to finding hot guys for more on this)Now, if you've never been to AC, you should probably do all three of those. But mainly, you should...Read Full Story

Atlantic City Journal — Day 5: Drinks on Drinks on Custard

By Caitlin Miller on
(Photo by Caitlin Miller/StyleBistro) Last stroll on the Boardwalk, for now at least.As they say, all good things must come to an end. StyleBistro's trip to Atlantic City has come to a close. After five days of casinos, taffy, buffets, clubs, and cocktails, I feel like I've seen so much of what AC has to offer, and yet I'm convinced there's still more to see.I spent my last day in AC chatting with one of the city's top bartenders, Todd Lewison from Rush Lounge in the Golden Nugget.(Photo by...Read Full Story

3 Hotels in Atlantic City With The Best (Brand Name!) Toiletries

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo by Getty)Hotel toiletries typically serve the basic standards of cleanliness for, say, a teenage boy. But for your average 20/30-something gal accustomed to certain litte luxuries—like, you know, face wash that doesn't either scrape off a layer of skin, or vice versa, leave a thick coating of gunk on it—let's just say two-in-one "conditioning shampoos" really don't hack it. So product junkies, listen up! We went behind-the-scenes at a few of Atlantic City's resorts to find out which...Read Full Story

Five Fun (We Swear!) Ways to Wake Yourself From Your Atlantic City Buffet Coma

By Caitlin Petreycik on
(Facebook/Atlantic City Aquarium, GlowGolf) What goes better with casinos than buffets? Both things are all about excess, right? ("I can have mac and cheese and coconut battered shrimp and pulled pork tacos? All at the same time?") But, as we learned the hard way — strolling the Atlantic City boardwalk in a four-kinds-of-dessert-induced daze, wishing we packed sweatpants — those post-buffet food comas can really throw a wrench in your after-dinner plans. Which is why, if you're planning a...Read Full Story

Our Favorite 'Boardwalk Empire'-Era Atlantic City Attractions

By Caitlin Petreycik on
(Facebook/Lucy the Elephant) Sure, Atlantic City is full of splashy new casinos and neon signs, but Boardwalk Empire's Prohibition-era AC still exists, too — if you know where to look.Plenty of places Nucky Thompson (HBO's slightly fictionalized version of real-life political boss and racketeer Nucky Johnson) frequented are still up and running, decades later. Like these StyleBistro-approved spots, below! (Fralinger's)Fralinger's Salt Water Taffy I've already gone on about my love of...Read Full Story