| 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 12, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Donald Schaefer, whose birthday is Saturday, got an early start on celebrating. He hit a $20,000 jackpot Friday at Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach.
Schaefer didn't disclose his age, and his birthday cake celebration apparently will be later.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Australian soft rock duo Air Supply performs at Mardi Gras Casino at 8 p.m. Nov. 22.
In 1980 "Lost in Love" became the fastest-selling single in the world, leaping to the top of all of the charts and was named Song of the Year. Their albums include...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Hey there, just want to let everyone know that I'm back in town after about 12 days off. I flew to Boston to check out a couple of colleges for my son, then saw my girl in New York City, then the lovely Mrs. Sortal and I flew to San Francisco for a week,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) has been pushing Tuesdays as big giveaway days, and this month is no exception. The casino has a $2,500 cash drawing at 3 and 7 p.m., and a $10,000 cash...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Four casinos are giving away cars this weekend to conclude their August promotions.
At the Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com), it's an Acura MDX at 8 p.m. Sunday. Slot players have been...