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Mardi Gras

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  • St. Patrick's Day steps off in controversy over gays in New York, Boston

    Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
  • Match game at Dania and other promotions this week

    Match game at Dania and other promotions this week
    Dania Casino and Jai-Alai (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., 954-927-2841, DaniaCasino.com) offers Scratch, Match and Win from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Players receive a scratch card for every 200 points they earn. If they scratch off six stacks of bills in...
  • Solitaire moves into Mardi Gras

    Solitaire moves into Mardi Gras
    Even though people play solitaire on their phones, their computers and with real cards on their kitchen tables, it's not usually found in casinos. That is changing: A solitaire machine created by a Boca Raton company debuted last month at Mardi Gras...
  • Nissan Leaf at Gulfstream

    Nissan Leaf at Gulfstream
    Tuesday is Earth Day, and Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) is trying to make the world better by giving away an environmentally friendly car, a Nissan Leaf. The promotion runs...
  • Mardi Gras Casino displays poker dealer's art

    Mardi Gras Casino displays poker dealer's art
    Before you focus on the cards or the slots at Mardi Gras Casino, take a look at the poker-themed paintings in the entryway. They're the creations of Robby Becker, one of the Hallandale Beach casino's dealers. The Hollywood artist, 42, combines...
  • Florida travel calendar for March

    Florida travel calendar for March
    Check out festivals and events in March across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 1 -March 9: Bands Brew and BBQ...
  • Tournament benefits Scheck Hillel School

    Tournament benefits Scheck Hillel School
    A charity poker tournament is set for 6:45 p.m. April 1 to benefit Scheck Hillel Community School, a private Jewish school near Aventura.  The 10th annual Hillel Poker Tournament offers early registration online. Registration includes a 6 p.m. dinner...
  • Join in the festival fun

    Join in the festival fun
    I was in the Tuscan town of Orvieto, doing my best to stay in my hotel room and finish some writing. But there was a Pentecost festival going on outside -- I could hear it out my window. I couldn't resist, so I joined the multitude that had gathered on...
  • Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'

    Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'
    If you're still suffering from holidays hangover, brace yourself: Universal Studios' Mardi Gras is back, and it's bigger. This year's celebration, starting Saturday, runs on 20 select nights spread over four months — from before Valentine's Day...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
  • Changes help perk up Universal's Mardi Gras parade

    Changes help perk up Universal's Mardi Gras parade
    You could be forgiven for feeling a bit of déjà vu while watching the Mardi Gras parade at Universal Studios, even if you haven't thrown back a hurricane or two. It's all shiny and glittery, with strands of colorful beads zipping past your head, that...