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Mardi Gras

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  • 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...
  • The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low

    The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low
    The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...
  • GAMBLING

    GAMBLING
    $500 drawings: It's not life-changing money but it's certainly enough to make your day. Mardi Gras Casino is giving away $500 twice each day throughout June. It does take a little bit of slot play to have your name placed in the drawing barrel: Patrons...
  • Catfish Hunter and the Zen of the Treasure Trove

    Catfish Hunter and the Zen of the Treasure Trove
    If you have spent much time matriculating at some of central Broward County’s most authentic beach bars, you are familiar with the laid-back charms of singer, songwriter and guitarist Catfish Hunter. And if you went on to pursue an advanced degree...
  • Mardi Gras promotions for June

    Mardi Gras promotions for June
    This June, you can earn a ticket to ride and drive away with thousands in cash, prizes and bonus play at Mardi Gras Casino. And at 10:30 p.m. on June 24, the prize is a Ticket to Ride -- a 2014 Fiat 500L.  June 1st- June 30th (EVERYDAY) 5 for $500....
  • Dinner theater Sunday at Mardi Gras

    Mardi Gras Casino is offering "Murder at Mardi Gras," a dinner theater comedy, at 3 p.m. Sundays on the second floor. Entertainment coordinator Tony Slade says most of the actors have improvisational backgrounds, which is important in the interactive...