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Mardi Gras

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  • 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...
  • Belmont: California Chrome's run at history has hometown breathless

    Belmont: California Chrome's run at history has hometown breathless
    John Harris owns an agricultural empire of beef and pistachios, and a hotel known to most Californians who have ever traveled Interstate 5 through the Central Valley, but on a recent day his attention was fixed on a message spelled out in red Solo cups....
  • Questlove DJ residency set for June 17-19 at The Social

    Questlove DJ residency set for June 17-19 at The Social
    Just as he predicted during a recent DJ set in Orlando, Roots drummer Questlove will return to downtown for a DJ residency during the week the band is in Orlando to produce a week's worth of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”...
  • 4 casino car giveaways this weekend

    4 casino car giveaways this weekend
    They say to buy cars at the end of the month, when salesmen are trying to reach a quota. Whether that's true or not, it's certainly valid for casinos. That's the time reserved for people to drive off in new wheels, and three South Florida casinos will rev...
  • Mardi Gras 'Candy Machine' has $10K winner

    Mardi Gras 'Candy Machine' has $10K winner
    Charlotte Fraeman won $10,000 Tuesday at Mardi Gras Casino. That was the top prize in the May "Candy Machine of Cash" promotions. Players who earned 10 points had a chance to dispense the Candy Machine. Ten players were selected at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p....
  • 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...
  • Cars, Jet Skis and comedy

    Cars, Jet Skis and comedy
    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...
  • Condo proposal at Gulfstream Park

    Condo proposal at Gulfstream Park
     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...
  • Questlove opens 3-night DJ residency at The Social

    Questlove opens 3-night DJ residency at The Social
    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. Questlove,...
  • Man arrested in Hallandale Beach, accused of fourth DUI

    Man arrested in Hallandale Beach, accused of fourth DUI
    A fender bender led to a fourth DUI arrest for a Wilton Manors man, according to Hallandale Beach police. Two officers said they saw Jonathan Edward Porter, 39, try to back a Dodge van into a parking space at the Mardi Gras Casino at 831 N. Federal...
  • 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...