| 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.
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Not since the tragic deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors during the making of "The Twilight Zone: The Movie" 32 years ago has the world's production community been so shaken and outraged by an on-set fatality as the one two weeks ago that claimed...
| 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....