Atlantic City Community BBQ to Support Displaced Fish Heads

The Atlantic City community rallied today and came together in support of Gregory “Dredgie” Wood and The Fish Heads food truck, seafood establishment.

By design, the community deliberately congregated in Gardner Basin, where Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small had the company removed from Wood.

Small made this act of removing Fish Heads, despite the fact that New Jersey Sen. Vince Polistina managed to fix the issue to keep Wood in business this summer.

Read more: NJ Senator Polistina Responds to AC Mayor Regarding ‘Fish Heads’

It was a particularly bad decision for Small with the NAACP National Convention being held in Atlantic City June 14-20, 2022.

There’s no doubt that this iconic group of national convention-goers would have loved Dredgie Woods’ boutique dining establishment.

Photo by John Devlin.

Photo by John Devlin.

Atlantic City School Board member John Devlin was a strong supporter of Dredgie Wood and Fish Heads.

Devlin repeatedly called out Marty and La’Quetta Small, calling the “flagrant political retaliation case situation.”

Today’s event started at noon and is sponsored by “Citizens of The Community”.

New Jersey Assemblyman Don Guardian, a former mayor is in attendance. He has vocally supported Wood and Fish Heads throughout this unfair situation.

Today’s community rally is due to Small’s actions in resorting to towing Fish Heads from Gardner Basin, where he has served for the past 7 years.

Wood and Fish Heads has been operating in Atlantic City for 25 years.

Here’s our previous coverage of the little move that took place during a nasty Nor’Easter in Atlantic City.

Read more: Let’s go! The little Fish Heads restaurant in Atlantic City

Here’s a look at some of the community members at today’s event:

Photo by Tom Forkin.

Photo by Tom Forkin.

Here are Craig Callaway and Tom Forkin:


Forkin said, “What a great way to start our summer seeing our whole community supporting our dear friend, Greg, who has always been there for all of us.”

Devlin, Forkin, Steve Young, Craig Callaway and more from Atlantic City turned out today to support Greg “Dredgie” Wood and Fish Heads.

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