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  • Dania closing for a year, with $50 million in remodeling plans

    Dania closing for a year, with $50 million in remodeling plans
    The casino saying is "the house always wins," but in this case, the house is still rolling the dice. Just six months after  opening and with slot revenues barely trickling in, Broward’s newest gambling option,  Dania Casino and Jai-Alai, will be...
  • Three vie for open District 100 House seat

    Three vie for open District 100 House seat
    An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race. District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
  • Emmy Writer and Director: The Nominees Who Knew Too Much

    Documents, images and consultants' testimony can lend unexpected dimension to a narrative in development. This year's Emmy writing and directing nominees remind us that research changes a story because it changes the storyteller -- it lobs a curve at...
  • 'Skin Wars' tests Orlando body-painting artist

    'Skin Wars' tests Orlando body-painting artist
    “Skin Wars,” billed as TV’s first body-painting contest, has a style similar to “Face Off,” a contest for special-effects makeup artists. But that knowledge didn’t help Shannon Holt of Orlando. “I don’t...
  • Friday Block Parties On Ann Street

    Friday Block Parties On Ann Street
    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...
  • Seminole Hard Rock's revenue equals 8 local racinos combined

    Seminole Hard Rock's revenue equals 8 local racinos combined
    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 —...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    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...
  • COMEDY

    COMEDY
    Angel Salazar: He's the guy who played Tony Montana's cocaine-retrieving associate Chi Chi opposite Al Pacino in "Scarface." He's also one of the few male comics who doesn't look bad in a miniskirt. Onstage, Salazar addresses his Cuban and Puerto Rican...
  • Paul Schell dies at 76; Seattle mayor during WTO protests

    Former Seattle mayor Paul Schell, 76, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, died Sunday at a Seattle hospital, city officials said. No cause of death was disclosed. Schell, who served as the city's mayor from 1998 to...
  • Vacation's over: Back to work

    Vacation's over: Back to work
     Hey there, just want to let everyone know that I'm back in town after about 12 days off. I flew to Boston to check out a couple of colleges for my son, then saw my girl in New York City, then the lovely Mrs. Sortal and I flew to San Francisco for a week,...
  • School theme in August at Mardi Gras

    School theme in August at Mardi Gras
     Mardi Gras Casino has a back-to-school theme in August and awards cash, bonus play and prizes, including a Teacher's Pet promotion. Mondays Back to School Electronics Giveaway. Drawing at 9:30 p.m. Entry earning period 2 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Earn 20...