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Mardi Gras

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  • Comfort food fight!

    Comfort food fight!
    Forget that Saturday's returning Boca Burger Battle will have 20 restaurants vying for meaty supremacy, and forget that steel-stomached eaters will compete to chow down the most frankfurters during Sunday's Hot Dog Fest. The real struggle this weekend...
  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • Residents question whether city, not Leesburg Partnership, should put on events

    Residents question whether city, not Leesburg Partnership, should put on events
    In Leesburg, a small group of folks with questions and criticisms about the Leesburg Partnership are using social media to draw attention to their concerns and get some answers — and it's working. The city has set up a meeting later this month for...
  • $20 vouchers on SuperFast

    $20 vouchers on SuperFast
    The Bimini SuperFast is making it easy for World Cup fans. Everyone on board for the third-place game on Saturday and the championship game on Sunday receives a $20 betting voucher for the sports book. The ship will be airing the games on its 50 TVs and a...
  • Buyer sought for Atlantic City's Showboat casino

    Caesars Entertainment Corp. is open to selling the Showboat to save the casino hotel from closure, the company confirmed Tuesday. "We're willing to sell if we receive a reasonable offer from a responsible buyer," spokesman Gary Thompson said. "We've...
  • Tyson promotes title fight at Mardi Gras Casino

    Tyson promotes title fight at Mardi Gras Casino
    Hallandale As soon as Mike Tyson walked into the room, eyes and camera phones followed. Tyson took selfies with the fans, gave his thoughts about the probability of a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather and hyped the upcoming grudge...
  • One year in, Carnival CEO working to right the ship

    MIAMI A year after stepping into the top job at Carnival Corp., Arnold Donald still doesn't know what he was thinking when he heard the offer. After a board member from the world's largest cruise company called him to say that then-Chairman and chief...
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Broward Model Boat Club Public Instruction, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Markham Park, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise. $1.50 park entry. Call 954-687-6462. Coin, Currency, Jewelry and Collectible Show, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mardi Gras Casino, 831 N....
  • 2 WSOPC stops for Kennel Club

    The Palm Beach Kennel Club began hosting World Series of Poker Circuit stops in 2011, and the relationship appears to be a healthy one: The WSOPC announced that this year's tour will make two stops in West Palm Beach, including one later this month....
  • Friday's Bulletin Board

    Friday Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8 plus $1.50 park entry. Call 954-357-8811. Firecracker Criterium, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brian Piccolo Park, 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City. Call...
  • Saturday's Bulletin Board

    Saturday Aqua Zumba, 9 a.m. at Driftwood Community Pool, 3000 N. 69th Ave., Hollywood. $5. Call 954-471-4093. ArtsPark Creation Station, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at ArtsPark, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood. Free. Call 954-921-3500. ArtsPark Live, 8 to 9:30 p.m. at...