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Mardi Gras

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  • 10 great things for kids at Allentown Fair

    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,...
  • What's new at the Allentown Fair?

    What's new at the Allentown Fair?
    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...
  • 10 things for kids at the Great Allentown Fair

    10 things for kids at the Great Allentown Fair
    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...
  • Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond

    Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond
    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 Louisiana’s Northshore on the Pearl River Swamp Eco...
  • GAMBLING

    GAMBLING
    Teacher’s Pet promotion: The theme this month at Mardi Gras Casino is ““back to school” and Tuesdays are “Teacher's Pet” day, with up to $40,000 given away from 7 to 11 p.m. (Other giveaways include electronics on...
  • Robin Williams: Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon remember 'best' guest

    Robin Williams: Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon remember 'best' guest
    Late night hosts began paying proper respects to Robin Williams on Tuesday night, beginning with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" and Conan O'Brien on "Conan." O'Brien broke the news to his studio audience on Monday, but 24 hours later, he was able to...
  • Back to school giveaways

    Back to school giveaways
    Words that make many children frown — "back to school" — are the heartbeat of the promotion schedule this month at Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com). Mondays bring the "Back to...
  • Isle of Wight County Schools announces 2 new band directors

    There have been a few shakeups with staffing at Isle of Wight County Schools over the last few years, but the district is adamant that arts education will remain a big part of the school system’s instruction. Joel Joyner, a retired Army Sergeant...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance to feel heat, Bern or no

    Walgreens Boots Alliance to feel heat, Bern or no
    My local drug dealer has decided not to flee the country but is scrambling to deliver what backers were promised. It just goes to show that the merging global pharmacy giant set to be known as Walgreens Boots Alliance doesn't have to be based in Bern to...
  • Share the road — especially with the sheriff

    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...
  • Chamber events

    Hallandale Beach Area Hurricane Preparedness expo and information When: 12-4 p.m., Sunday Where: Mardi Gras Casino, 831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach. Contact: 954-924-3200, ext 3251 Central Palm Beach County When: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday...