| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:22 AM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:18 PM
The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports:
Three men reportedly wearing Mardi Gras style masks and black hooded sweat shirts approached a man at Fullerton and Howard Streets on May12, asked him if he wanted to fight and then got...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Before Bruce Springsteen shifted into high gear on Thursday in Tampa, he offered a holiday greeting:
“Happy May Day,” Springsteen told the crowd at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, after strolling to the spotlight with his guitar....
| 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....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Tuesday is National Pancake Day, a time to celebrate the classic, comforting breakfast food.
Traditionally, National Pancake Day is on Fat Tuesday, also known as Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins. It only seems fitting to indulge in a stack of...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The festive spirit of Mardi Gras was in the air at the annual Sisters of the Living Word fundraiser in Palatine, where Cardinal Francis George was honored with the Partner in Mission Award.
The Sisters of the Living Word, based in Arlington Heights, was...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Mardi Gras Casino is known for its Fat Tuesday promotions with large cash prizes. And this May, players can win up to $10,000 every Tuesday playing Candy Machine of Cash.
Earn 10 points for a chance to dispense the Candy Machine at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Don your purple, gold and green and head out for Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras in French.
It may be Mardi Gras every day at Moe Joe's Cajun and Caribbean Cuisine in downtown Plainfield, but Fat Tuesday really takes the cake. King cake, that...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The making of masks often serves an activity to engage children in Purim, one of the most festive Jewish holidays and one that this year will be observed March 15 and 16.
But "Artists Interpret Purim," a new exhibition at the Arthur M. Feldman Judaica...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Talk about a promotion that will keep a person coming back: Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) awards free play for a year to four people every Saturday in May. Drawings are every hour from 6 to...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:27 AM
You could be forgiven for feeling a bit of déjà vu while watching the Mardi Gras parade at Universal Studios, even if you haven't thrown back a hurricane or two. It's all shiny and glittery, with strands of colorful beads zipping past your head, that...