| Aug 11, 2014
Cyclist Mark Marshall was pedaling his bicycle from the Farm Fresh to the CVS on Route 10 recently, something he often does when he has a few small errands to run.
Marshall is also the county's sheriff, but he was wearing a bright yellow cyclist's jersey...
| 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 31, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Toni Peterson was among the last customers to leave the Showboat casino Sunday afternoon as "closed" signs went up, bringing to an end the Mardi Gras-themed gaming hall and hotel that opened on the Boardwalk 27 years ago.
"We're going to miss it,"...
| 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,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Cash, bonus play and other prizes are featured in September at Mardi Gras Casino. Fat Tuesdays
Mardi Gras Cash. $2,500 cash drawing at 3 pm and 7 pm. $10K cash drawing at 9 pm. Entry earning period 9am-8:45pm on day of drawing. Earn 30 points for a...
| 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 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 30, 2014
When Robin Cherney was diagnosed at age 4 with brain damage that severely impaired her memory, her parents were determined that she would live a fulfilling life.
She traveled around the world, acted in plays and won the hearts of many.
| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been the king of South Florida casinos since opening in 2004, and recent state revenue figures show exactly how dominant.
The Hollywood property's haul for the past fiscal year will be about $528 million —...
| 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...
| Aug 24, 2014
Nothing heralds the end of summer like the Allentown Fair — the smell of kettle corn, the thrill of the Ferris wheel and the stalls of lowing cows.. Here are 10 ways families can make the most of the fair:
1. FRESH BEAT BAND
The Fresh Beat Band,...