| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Jul 12, 2014
Forget that Saturday's returning Boca Burger Battle will have 20 restaurants vying for meaty supremacy, and forget that steel-stomached eaters will compete to chow down the most frankfurters during Sunday's Hot Dog Fest. The real struggle this weekend...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Tickets for Fiat: Mardi Gras Casino continues its $500 giveaway every day at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. in June, but Tuesdays carry another incentive: Slot players who earn 20 points between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. receive an extra entry into the big drawing of the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:28 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:46 AM
The climax of the June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino came Tuesday night, with the awarding of the Fiat 500L in their "Ticket to Ride" promotion.
Slot players could pile up points all months to earn entries.
And here is the photo of the winner,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Maryland’s largest theme park is about to take a new roller coaster for a spin.
Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro on Saturday launches Ragin' Cajun, a ride that is billed as the first of its kind at the park.
At just over 40 feet, the ride...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:22 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:12 AM
A Fiat, a Porsche, and a Jet Ski are within reach this week, as are a concert by a noted rocker and a night of laughs.
The June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino climaxes at 10 p.m. Tuesday with the prize of a Fiat 500L in the casino's Ticket To Ride...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:14 AM
So the Hallandale Beach City Commission votes Wednesday on whether to approve a condo project at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino. I don't really see any reason why it won't be approved.
It's interesting on the gambling front because Gulfstream is...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:47 AM
About the time that many Central Floridians were parked in front of TV sets on Tuesday to watch "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on the show's Orlando road trip, one member of the show's entourage was ready to go to work again.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The Palm Beach Kennel Club began hosting World Series of Poker Circuit stops in 2011, and the relationship appears to be a healthy one: The WSOPC announced that this year's tour will make two stops in West Palm Beach, including one later this month....