| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:07 PM
All Booked Up: Hemingway's Girl, 10:30 a.m. at Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Free. Call 954-757-4207.
Art Talk: Sunny Bak, 6 p.m. at Forre Fine Art Gallery, 1007 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.
Concert Series, 6 p.m. at Pine...
| Sep 6, 2014
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....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) has been pushing Tuesdays as big giveaway days, and this month is no exception. The casino has a $2,500 cash drawing at 3 and 7 p.m., and a $10,000 cash...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Four casinos are giving away cars this weekend to conclude their August promotions.
At the Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com), it's an Acura MDX at 8 p.m. Sunday. Slot players have been...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Hours: Noon to 11 p.m.
Admission: Free, noon to 2 p.m.; $8.
Noon-10 p.m.: Agri-Plex exhibits/demonstrations, Folk's Butterfly Farm, Agri-Plex; Poultry Building; Livestock Barns, 4-H Barnyard Petting Zoo, Agri-Land.
Noon-11 p.m.: Indoor shopping/...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Dania Casino and Jai-Alai will come back bigger and better, but the casino will need to close for a year to shave six months off construction time, its owners say.
Initial plans called for keeping the fronton open while it is renovated. But this month,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Nearly every Friday night through Halloween, the three bars on Hartford's Ann Uccello Street — the Russian Lady, the Tavern Downtown and Rocking Horse Saloon — team up to throw a killer summer block party from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Festival Fridays...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same.
Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds).
Its Labor Day run.
And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Cash drawings: Mardi Gras Casino has a back-to-school theme in August, and Tuesdays are "Teacher's Pet" drawings each hour from 7-11 p.m. Players receive one drawing entry for each 25 slot points they earn starting at 9 a.m. There's also a letterman...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Want a marshmallow?
The 6-foot-long alligator, dubbed Otis by the locals, who's minus one foot and swimming alongside our boat certainly does. We're in the Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, Louisiana, on Louisianaâs Northshore on the Pearl River Swamp Eco...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:58 PM
In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...