| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:01 AM
The Hooker Day Parade is a loose and spirited affair that marks the closest Hartford comes to its own Mardi Gras. It’s a celebration of creativity, fun and silliness held in honor of Thomas Hooker, a man who led his congregation through the...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Mardi Gras is Tuesday -- do you have your king cake?
At first sight, it may come across as, well, a little unusual. A large wreath-shaped cake bedazzled in vibrant shades of purple, green and gold — there's nothing subtle about it. It might be...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:43 AM
If winning transportation is your goal, you'll have three opportunities to reach it this week.
Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will give away a Honda Ridgeline Saturday. Casino patrons have...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:14 AM
So the Hallandale Beach City Commission votes Wednesday on whether to approve a condo project at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino. I don't really see any reason why it won't be approved.
It's interesting on the gambling front because Gulfstream is...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Words that make many children frown — "back to school" — are the heartbeat of the promotion schedule this month at Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com). Mondays bring the "Back to...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The Big Easy Poker Room at Mardi Gras Casino is known for its easy-to-figure-out promotions.
In July, it's every 15 minutes all day, with the cash rolling over.
They'll pay out $300 for $2-$5 no-limit or $3-$6 limit from noon to 10 p.m., and $200...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:12 AM
A Fiat, a Porsche, and a Jet Ski are within reach this week, as are a concert by a noted rocker and a night of laughs.
The June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino climaxes at 10 p.m. Tuesday with the prize of a Fiat 500L in the casino's Ticket To Ride...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Mardi Gras Casino is offering "Murder at Mardi Gras," a dinner theater comedy, at 3 p.m. Sundays on the second floor.
Entertainment coordinator Tony Slade says most of the actors have improvisational backgrounds, which is important in the interactive...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Mardi Gras Casino has been offering free poker tournaments six nights a week, with Tuesday nights being the lone holdout.
That changes soon. The Tuesday offering has been an Omaha high-low, with a progressive royal jackpot. But the final tournament is...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Cash, bonus play and other prizes are featured in September at Mardi Gras Casino. Fat Tuesdays
Mardi Gras Cash. $2,500 cash drawing at 3 pm and 7 pm. $10K cash drawing at 9 pm. Entry earning period 9am-8:45pm on day of drawing. Earn 30 points for a...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:08 AM
They say to buy cars at the end of the month, when salesmen are trying to reach a quota. Whether that's true or not, it's certainly valid for casinos. That's the time reserved for people to drive off in new wheels, and three South Florida casinos will rev...