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Mardi Gras

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  • Mardi Gras' Pick-a-Flower promotion for April

    Mardi Gras' Pick-a-Flower promotion for April
    Mardi Gras Casino offers a $20,000 drawing on April 29, and a bonus play promotion on April 20.  100 finalists for the $20,000 drawing are selected every Tuesday -- Mardi Gras calls it "Fat Tuesdays" -- as well as 100 winners of $100 cash. The drawing...
  • Scheck Hillel poker at Mardi Gras raises almost $50K

    Scheck Hillel poker at Mardi Gras raises almost $50K
     A charity poker tournament at Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker Room raised almost $50,000 for the Scheck Hillel Kulanu Scholarship Fund.  Ronny Koen, whose child will join the North Miami Beach school in the fall, and Scheck Hillel friend Avi Frier...
  • $20K drawing at Mardi Gras

    $20K drawing at Mardi Gras
    The big giveaway this month at Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) is a huge pile of cash — $20,000 — and the loot will be doled out at 10:30 p.m. April 29. But to get your name...
  • Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond

    Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond
    These are lively days – and nights – for saxophonist-clarinetist Victor Goines, who last weekend presented the world premiere of an original orchestral suite at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York and this weekend offers new music over three...
  • Put 'make a check-it list' on your bucket list

     
    Wednesday's print column The term "bucket list" gained currency six years ago with the release of a movie by that name. Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson starred as terminally ill men out to check items off an aspirational list of......
  • New Orleans' mayor faces tough reelection race despite city's strides

    New Orleans' mayor faces tough reelection race despite city's strides
    NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu strode into a battered city park in the troubled Central City neighborhood one recent Saturday, stopping to clap a boy on the shoulder and watch him twirl a basketball. Wearing jeans, sneakers and a New Orleans...
  • Yuval Sharon's the Industry makes own track with 'Invisible Cities'

    Yuval Sharon's the Industry makes own track with 'Invisible Cities'
    Inside Union Station, a robotic voice is barking out destinations for Amtrak's northbound Train 785, departing from track No. 9. "Glendale, Burbank Airport, Van Nuys … Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta! All aboard!" Yuval Sharon smiles,...
  • Mardi Gras starts club for patrons 100-plus

    Mardi Gras starts club for patrons 100-plus
    You know, not every casino cares about its very elderly guests. They usually don't drop much coin and they don't feed into the marketing storyline of a venue being a hopping, happening place. Then there's Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach. Sunday,...
  • 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...
  • 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...