ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
March 23, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The famed Steel Pier on the Atlantic City Boardwalk came through Hurricane Sandy unscathed and is ready to debut eight new rides in 2013. Due to the hurricane's storm track,
suffered minimal damage. People mistakenly believe that the damaged boardwalks and amusement piers they saw on broadcast news programs were in
, which is not true.
is open for business.
In addition to the Steel Pier opening, the Atlantic City Boardwalk is bustling with activity. As spring approaches, more people are biking, running and strolling along the Boardwalk. At night, "Duality," the 3D sound and light show draws people to Historic Boardwalk Hall for a free show.
About Steel Pier
's famous Steel Pier is the centerpiece of family entertainment on the Boardwalk. Originally opened in 1898, Steel Pier quickly became known for showcasing the world's top entertainers, delighting thousands of visitors each day with top names and novelty acts. Today, kids of all ages enjoy the amusements, thrill rides and games of chance on Steel Pier including the only helicopter ride on the Jersey Shore.
About Atlantic City
From sandals to stilettos and foie gras to funnel cakes,
offers something for everyone. Enjoy world-class entertainment, dining, shopping, gaming, relaxing on the beach and strolling the historic Boardwalk in the city created to escape the city. For more information visit
The Atlantic City Alliance
was established in 2011 as a private, not-for-profit corporation whose primary mission is to develop and implement a full-scale, broad-based, multi-year marketing program for
's Steel Pier opens today w/ #ferriswheel, #rollercoaster on beautiful #boardwalk! @VisitAC @steelpierac #DOAC
SOURCE Atlantic City Alliance