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Mardi Gras

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  • The Great Chicago Fire Festival lights up the riverfront Oct. 4

    The Great Chicago Fire Festival lights up the riverfront Oct. 4
    It's been 143 years since the roaring flames of the Great Chicago Fire tore through the city, and now the historic event is serving as the symbolic kindling for an unprecedented civic celebration. The Great Chicago Fire Festival will light up the...
  • Mardi Gras costume contest

    Mardi Gras costume contest
    For one night, it will take only creativity — not the gambling gods — to produce some loot. Mardi Gras Casino's annual Halloween costume contest will take place at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, with a $1,000 cash prize for best couple ($500 per...
  • Photographer-author dives into the beauty and the tragedy of the world's oceans

    Photographer-author dives into the beauty and the tragedy of the world's oceans
    "The Last Fisherman: Witness to the Endangered Oceans" Abbeville Press, $49.95 Jeffrey L. Rotman is an author, but he is better known for his efforts as an underwater photographer. His work has appeared in National Geographic and on the Discovery...
  • Food, Wine, Fairs, Festivals Fill Up A Connecticut Weekend

    The weekend is coming and it looks like it’s going to be a great one. Autumn weather and a plethora of choices when it comes to getting out.  On Thursday, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra opens its 2014-2015 season with a program featuring  “...
  • What does fracking have to do with breast cancer awareness?

    What does fracking have to do with breast cancer awareness?
    It’s October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. That means it’s the Month of the Pink Products. The idea is that if you buy one of those rose-colored items, ranging from pink smartphone cases to pink Cuisinarts to pink-labeled jars...
  • Chili Challenge keeps things hot, even in the rain

    Despite cold and rainy weather, the annual Windsor Chamber of Commerce Chili Challenge was still held as usual on Oct. 11. While it was doubtless that the bad weather affected attendance, many of the culinary-curious still came out to try the dozens of...
  • Retro details pack Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort

    Retro details pack Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort
    Leftovers from this week's grand opening of Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort hotel: •Ten shuttle buses run between the hotel and theme parks, and they're painted to resemble woody station wagons. (From a few angles, you can see a surfboard...
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Back to School Giveaway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Roosevelt Gardens Park, 2841 NW 11th St., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-357-8700. Broward Model Boat Club Public Instruction, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Markham Park, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise. $1....
  • Ticket Box: Yusuf/Cat Stevens at Tower Theatre, Dean Ween at Musikfest Cafe, Under 30 Music Festival in Philadelphia among nearly 40 new shows

    Ticket Box: Yusuf/Cat Stevens at Tower Theatre, Dean Ween at Musikfest Cafe, Under 30 Music Festival in Philadelphia among nearly 40 new shows
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Yusuf/Cat Stevens at Tower Theatre in Upper darby, Dean Ween at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem and the Under 30 Music Festival in Philadelphia are among nearly 40 concerts for which we...
  • Friday's Bulletin Board

    Friday Back in Time Laser Show, 9:30 p.m. at Buehler Planetarium, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie. $8 adults; $4 children. Call 954-201-6681. Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale....
  • Bill requiring dog tracks to report greyhound injuries races to House

    Bill requiring dog tracks to report greyhound injuries races to House
    The state’s dog tracks would be required to report greyound-racing injuries under a measure approved by state senators in the waning hours of the annual lawmaking session. The measure, SB 742, now must get rushed to the House for a vote there....