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Mardi Gras

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  • Table money and expense reports -- an accounting headache

    Sometimes documents aren't what they seem. A spreadsheet detailing how Newport News City Council members dole out $14,000 in so-called table money fits this description. The documents reviewed by the Daily Press cover spending on tables at galas and...
  • 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...
  • Mardi Gras offers 'Carnival of Cash'

    Mardi Gras offers 'Carnival of Cash'
          Mardi Gras Casino's big promotion is Carnival of Cash, with more than $70,000 in cash available. The details for the month: Mondays: Extra Entries into Fat Tuesday Carnival of Cash. 9 a.m.- noon. Redeem 100 points and receive an extra entry...
  • Mardi Gras poker adds free-roll Friday

    Mardi Gras poker adds free-roll Friday
    The Big Easy Poker Room has added another free-roll to its calendar, making for a tournament every night at the Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach -- six of them free.  This one is at 7 p.m. Fridays and it's a $2,500 Texas Hold 'em shootout. That...
  • 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...
  • Putting the 'art' in 'Arts Garage'

    Putting the 'art' in 'Arts Garage'
    For one night only, on Feb. 13, the multidisciplinary art space in Delray Beach known as Arts Garage will become Gallery Arts Garage, replacing its lounge-style chairs and live jazz for divider walls and large paintings. The grand opening of Arts...
  • To Paris via Gulfstream

    To Paris via Gulfstream
    With Valentine's Day approaching, romance is in the air. Well, for some people. So a trip to Paris may make for a pretty darned good present, especially if it comes from someone who hangs out at a casino. Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S....
  • Poker dealer auditions at S. Florida card rooms can be grueling

    Poker dealer auditions at S. Florida card rooms can be grueling
    When it comes to job interviews, some card rooms try out poker dealers the way Broadway auditions singers: You perform well, or you go home. So even though Millicent Berman has dealt at several South Florida poker rooms, she says there was nothing...
  • Ian Somerhalder passing out 'The Vampire Diaries' beads at Mardi Gras

     
    Ian Somerhalder is heading to his hometown of New Orleans to pass out "The Vampire Diaries" beads to fans on the streets. Who's up for a quick trip to Mardi Gras?...
  • On the Town: Fun is in the cards at NCL's casino night

    On the Town: Fun is in the cards at NCL's casino night
    Members of the Burbank chapter of National Charity League were joined by their family members, friends and supporters as well as school and city officials for an evening of fun and fundraising at the Castaway restaurant this past week. Mothers in the...
  • Restaurants auction specialties to benefit cancer research

    Restaurants auction specialties to benefit cancer research
    The upcoming chefs' auction in Orland Park is an opportunity to sample fare from a dozen restaurants under one roof, win a special prize and raise money for charity. The Village of Orland Park is partnering with the American Cancer Society to present...