Keeping Atlantic City Safe

On Thursday, June 25, James Howard performed his routine morning cleaning duties on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, when he witnessed a purse snatching.

In that moment, Howard, a General Maintenance employee, shouted at the suspect and then went to help the woman. At that time, he also radioed his crew and supervisor. With his help, two members of the crew—Eddie Cruz and Javier Figueroa—and Wilfredo Cintron, supervisor, helped in the search and arrest of the suspect, as well as recovery of the victim’s purse.

This week, the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority awarded the four men, who typically work from 4 a.m.–12 p.m. every day, for their actions.

“They were ready to take action when they saw something happening and that’s something very few people would do, frankly,” says John Palmieri executive director, CRDA.  “They went above and beyond their call of duty.” 

These types of actions are what help to keep the city safe, encouraging planners to host meetings and events within the area. 

Replay Lincoln Park is celebrating Halloween all month with an "It" themed pop-up now through Oct. 31. Featuring custom artwork and photo oppportunities designed by local artists, the "It" pop-up will transport guests to Derry, Maine where the scares of Stephen King's popular novel and movies will come to life.

 

Chicagoans know it won’t be long before there’s a chill in the air and twinkling lights are strung all across downtown. In preparation, Chicago’s very best restaurants are offering versatile private group dining options sure to bring cheer to each guest.

Here are some stunning dining options with holiday offerings for events of all kind.

About Last Knife (168 N. Michigan Ave.)

 

In celebration of Diwali, ROOH Chicago, a Progressive Indian restaurant and cocktail bar, is offering an exclusive, ticketed tasting menu on Sunday, Oct. 27. The menu features a four-course meal for $85 per plate, including gratuity and taxes.