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A Shrek fountain and the wave pool at the Dreamworks Waterpark

Waking up

After years of fits and starts, then another several months of fits during the COVID-19 pandemic, American Dream is beginning to look more like what its most recent developers intended.

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ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY - SEPTEMBER 8, 2012: The historic Atlantic City boardwalk at twilight. It is the oldest boardwalk in the United States dating from 1870.

Winter is coming

It’s been a full quarter since New Jersey’s brick and mortar gaming parlors were allowed to reopen for business. And with cold weather on the way, Atlantic City’s casinos continue to face operational uncertainty.

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Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Back Yard stage.

All the world’s not a stage

According to ArtPride Executive Director Adam Perle, a survey of the state’s arts industry found that 53% of members say they won’t survive the pandemic without significant support from the government or foundations. And while some shows have gone on outdoors, New Jersey's live theater industry is struggling.

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Zuri Masud and Sheetal Bahirat started Reveal as a way to address food waste - specifically, of avocado seeds.- ZURI MASUD

Just the pits

There’s more to avocados than the pulp, and the business partners behind Reveal tea have figured out how to use what most people throw away to reduce food waste and unlock additional antioxidants from the fruit.

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Halloween is a time for decorations, costumes, spooky-themed desserts and of course candy. - FERRERO USA

Hallo-what are we doing?

Longstanding multi-billion-dollar companies such as Ferrero and Mars typically plan many months – if not years – ahead for even routine holiday seasons like Halloween. But they've had to take a different approach this year, with leaders asking themselves a couple of questions: Given the COVID-19 pandemic, what’s appropriate in terms of promotion? And, how do we still make it special?

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