Trump Plaza closes; NASA's news; a Gosling baby

September 16, 2014 11:21 PM

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Trump Plaza closes; NASA's news; a Gosling baby

Another one bites the boardwalk. Trump Plaza closed this morning, making it the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up this year. Everyone pretty much saw it coming. Trump Plaza had a great location, but people kept overlooking it for ritzier casinos. Jim Redmond, a 60-year-old from Montreal who regularly stayed at Trump Plaza, says its decline was obvious. "It did slip every year," he said. "This year they had no bedspreads and they totally gave up on the ice machines. The common areas were a little dirtier than usual but we never felt our rooms were dirty. We did bring our own shower head because it was impossible to shower with that water-saver head."

It's like "hey, girl" was prophetic. Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling welcomed their first child, a baby girl, on Sept. 12. Impressively, the genetically blessed couple managed to keep it a secret for a whole weekend. No word yet on the little one's name — and don't expect to see photos anytime soon. The...

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