Peter Strom of Minneapolis, Minn., throws Naomi Uyama of New York in the air in front of the judges during a six-hour 1920's style Swing Dance-Off competition to show off their signature dance moves and stamina in Atlantic City, N.J. on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. The dance competition is part of Atlantic City's ongoing commemoration of the city's rich history during the 1920s, and featured the music and dance styles of the 20s-40s. (AP Photo/Tim Larsen)
January 31, 2011 4:26:40 AM PST
By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - January 31, 2011 --
From flapper costumes to swing dance contests and whiskey-soaked cocktails, Atlantic City is going retro, embracing the Roaring '20s in a big way.