| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:39 AM
“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.
| Jul 18, 2014
LeAnn Rimes sees one big benefit from living through the past five tumultuous years: It has given her plenty to write about.
Rimes, who will perform Saturday, July 19, in Hallandale Beach, says her recent life experiences informed her latest album,...
| Jul 10, 2014
It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:22 PM
In Leesburg, a small group of folks with questions and criticisms about the Leesburg Partnership are using social media to draw attention to their concerns and get some answers — and it's working.
The city has set up a meeting later this month for...
| Jul 12, 2014
Forget that Saturday's returning Boca Burger Battle will have 20 restaurants vying for meaty supremacy, and forget that steel-stomached eaters will compete to chow down the most frankfurters during Sunday's Hot Dog Fest. The real struggle this weekend...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Fiat giveaway: The June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino climaxes at 10 p.m. Tuesday with the prize of a Fiat 500L in the casino's Ticket To Ride promotion. Slot players who earn 20 points between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday will receive an extra entry....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:46 AM
The climax of the June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino came Tuesday night, with the awarding of the Fiat 500L in their "Ticket to Ride" promotion.
Slot players could pile up points all months to earn entries.
And here is the photo of the winner,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Debt-strapped casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said it will shut its Showboat Atlantic City casino in August due to falling revenue and high property tax in Atlantic City.
Revenue from Atlantic City has declined by more than $3 billion since...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Mardi Gras party: Because there are so many July Fourth options, Mardi Gras Casino is holding its patriotic celebration on Tuesday. Among the planned events is a national anthem-singing contest. One of the 15 finalists will win $1,000 and sing the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) has a patriotic promotion: free slot play. Players began earning entries on Tuesday. Every 20 minutes from noon to midnight Friday, one person will win $1,000 in...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...