| Apr 4, 2014
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:35 AM
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....
| May 2, 2014
| 12:31 PM
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....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:34 PM
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...
| May 7, 2014
For the first time in its 61-year history, the Boca Raton Garden Club was named club of the year for the state and the Deep South Region of National Garden Clubs, which includes six states.
Club president Carol Brown brought home several wins from back-...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The house doesn't always win after all.
Just six months after opening, Broward County's newest gambling option, Dania Casino and Jai-Alai, plans to close for at least a year, putting 300 people out of work.
With only a trickle of revenue, casino...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Even though people play solitaire on their phones, their computers and with real cards on their kitchen tables, it's not usually found in casinos.
That is changing: A solitaire machine created by a Boca Raton company debuted last month at Mardi Gras...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Before you focus on the cards or the slots at Mardi Gras Casino, take a look at the poker-themed paintings in the entryway.
They're the creations of Robby Becker, one of the Hallandale Beach casino's dealers.
The Hollywood artist, 42, combines...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Tuesday is Earth Day, and Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) is trying to make the world better by giving away an environmentally friendly car, a Nissan Leaf. The promotion runs...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Bring-a-friend days: Wednesdays in April are bring-a-friend days at Mardi Gras Casino. Play enough slots to earn 10 player's club points, bring a guest who signs up to become a new member, and you'll receive $10 in bonus play. You and your guest don't...