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  • Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break

    Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break
    Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21. The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
  • Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend

    Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend
    Maryland’s largest theme park is about to take a new roller coaster for a spin. Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro on Saturday launches Ragin' Cajun, a ride that is billed as the first of its kind at the park. At just over 40 feet, the ride...
  • Questlove DJ residency set for June 17-19 at The Social

    Questlove DJ residency set for June 17-19 at The Social
    Just as he predicted during a recent DJ set in Orlando, Roots drummer Questlove will return to downtown for a DJ residency during the week the band is in Orlando to produce a week's worth of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”...
  • Questlove opens 3-night DJ residency at The Social

    Questlove opens 3-night DJ residency at The Social
    About the time that many Central Floridians were parked in front of TV sets on Tuesday to watch "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on the show's Orlando road trip, one member of the show's entourage was ready to go to work again. Questlove,...
  • High hands every 15 minutes at Mardi Gras

    High hands every 15 minutes at Mardi Gras
     The Big Easy Poker Room at Mardi Gras Casino is known for its easy-to-figure-out promotions. In July, it's every 15 minutes all day, with the cash rolling over.  They'll pay out $300 for $2-$5 no-limit or $3-$6 limit from noon to 10 p.m., and $200...
  • Blotter: 3 men with Mardi Gras-style masks pick fight in Elmhurst

    Blotter: 3 men with Mardi Gras-style masks pick fight in Elmhurst
    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...
  • 4 casino car giveaways this weekend

    4 casino car giveaways this weekend
    They say to buy cars at the end of the month, when salesmen are trying to reach a quota. Whether that's true or not, it's certainly valid for casinos. That's the time reserved for people to drive off in new wheels, and three South Florida casinos will rev...
  • Bill requiring dog tracks to report greyhound injuries races to House

    Bill requiring dog tracks to report greyhound injuries races to House
    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....
  • Concert review: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Tampa

    Concert review: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Tampa
    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....
  • Belmont: California Chrome's run at history has hometown breathless

    Belmont: California Chrome's run at history has hometown breathless
    John Harris owns an agricultural empire of beef and pistachios, and a hotel known to most Californians who have ever traveled Interstate 5 through the Central Valley, but on a recent day his attention was fixed on a message spelled out in red Solo cups....
  • Mardi Gras promotions for June

    Mardi Gras promotions for June
    This June, you can earn a ticket to ride and drive away with thousands in cash, prizes and bonus play at Mardi Gras Casino. And at 10:30 p.m. on June 24, the prize is a Ticket to Ride -- a 2014 Fiat 500L.  June 1st- June 30th (EVERYDAY) 5 for $500....