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Mardi Gras

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  • 4 car giveaways at South Florida casinos

    4 car giveaways at South Florida casinos
    Four casinos are giving away cars this weekend to conclude their August promotions. At the Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com), it's an Acura MDX at 8 p.m. Sunday. Slot players have been...
  • Robin Cherney: Acting, travel weren't limited by her disability

    Robin Cherney: Acting, travel weren't limited by her disability
    When Robin Cherney was diagnosed at age 4 with brain damage that severely impaired her memory, her parents were determined that she would live a fulfilling life. She traveled around the world, acted in plays and won the hearts of many. "Wherever she...
  • Seminole Hard Rock's revenue equals 8 local racinos combined

    Seminole Hard Rock's revenue equals 8 local racinos combined
    The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been the king of South Florida casinos since opening in 2004, and recent state revenue figures show exactly how dominant. The Hollywood property's haul for the past fiscal year will be about $528 million —...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • 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...
  • TICKET BOX: Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center, John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center among 50 new shows

    TICKET BOX: Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center, John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center among 50 new shows
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center are among more than 50...
  • Avant-pop group's member, Comedy Central star to play Musikfest Cafe

    Avant-pop group's member, Comedy Central star to play Musikfest Cafe
    Half of an experimental rock back that in the 1990s were favorites of both critics and cartoon characters Beavis + Butt-Head will play Musikfest  Café at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, it was announced Wednesday. A comedian who has been featured on...
  • Eek! The return of the scare zones at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

    Eek! The return of the scare zones at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights
    Scare zones will be back on the streets of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights tonight after a two-year absence. Event planners had strayed from the dedicated, elaborately themed outdoor spaces populated by costumed "scare actors." "You can just...
  • Beauty awaits the adventurous at Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

    Beauty awaits the adventurous at Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
    Lying on the ground in Coyote Gulch, the night sky framed by openings in a natural arch and a curved canyon wall, I peer at the cosmos as through a Mardi Gras mask. My legs and shoulders ache near the end of a 70-mile backpacking hike in the Grand...