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Mardi Gras

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  • 'Skin Wars' tests Orlando body-painting artist

    'Skin Wars' tests Orlando body-painting artist
    “Skin Wars,” billed as TV’s first body-painting contest, has a style similar to “Face Off,” a contest for special-effects makeup artists. But that knowledge didn’t help Shannon Holt of Orlando. “I don’t...
  • Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond

    Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond
    Want a marshmallow? The 6-foot-long alligator, dubbed Otis by the locals, who's minus one foot and swimming alongside our boat certainly does. We're in the Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, Louisiana, on Louisiana’s Northshore on the Pearl River Swamp Eco...
  • Robin Williams: Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon remember 'best' guest

    Robin Williams: Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon remember 'best' guest
    Late night hosts began paying proper respects to Robin Williams on Tuesday night, beginning with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" and Conan O'Brien on "Conan." O'Brien broke the news to his studio audience on Monday, but 24 hours later, he was able to...
  • Back to school giveaways

    Back to school giveaways
    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...
  • Share the road — especially with the sheriff

    Cyclist Mark Marshall was pedaling his bicycle from the Farm Fresh to the CVS on Route 10 recently, something he often does when he has a few small errands to run. Marshall is also the county's sheriff, but he was wearing a bright yellow cyclist's jersey...
  • Chamber events

    Hallandale Beach Area Hurricane Preparedness expo and information When: 12-4 p.m., Sunday Where: Mardi Gras Casino, 831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach. Contact: 954-924-3200, ext 3251 Central Palm Beach County When: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday...
  • After 27 years, Showboat closes its doors — an hour early

    After 27 years, Showboat closes its doors — an hour early
    Toni Peterson was among the last customers to leave the Showboat casino Sunday afternoon as "closed" signs went up, bringing to an end the Mardi Gras-themed gaming hall and hotel that opened on the Boardwalk 27 years ago. "We're going to miss it,"...
  • Dania embraces casino renovation plan

    Dania embraces casino renovation plan
    Dania Casino and Jai-Alai will come back bigger and better, but the casino will need to close for a year to shave six months off construction time, its owners say. Initial plans called for keeping the fronton open while it is renovated. But this month,...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 3 – 9, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display for Rio de Janeiro's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards. In the Big Easy, revelers throw beads...
  • Mardi Gras offers cash, bonus play in September

    Mardi Gras offers cash, bonus play in September
     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...
  • THURSDAY'S ALLENTOWN FAIR SCHEDULE

    THURSDAY'S ALLENTOWN FAIR SCHEDULE
    Hours: Noon to 11 p.m. Admission: Free, noon to 2 p.m.; $8. Noon-10 p.m.: Agri-Plex exhibits/demonstrations, Folk's Butterfly Farm, Agri-Plex; Poultry Building; Livestock Barns, 4-H Barnyard Petting Zoo, Agri-Land. Noon-11 p.m.: Indoor shopping/...