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Mardi Gras

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  • Residents question whether city, not Leesburg Partnership, should put on events

    Residents question whether city, not Leesburg Partnership, should put on events
    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...
  • Comfort food fight!

    Comfort food fight!
    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...
  • 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....
  • Mardi Gras goes for 'sweet' promotions in May

    Mardi Gras goes for 'sweet' promotions in May
    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....
  • Solitaire moves into Mardi Gras

    Solitaire moves into Mardi Gras
    Even though people play solitaire on their phones, their computers and with real cards on their kitchen tables, it's not usually found in casinos. That is changing: A solitaire machine created by a Boca Raton company debuted last month at Mardi Gras...
  • Mardi Gras Casino displays poker dealer's art

    Mardi Gras Casino displays poker dealer's art
    Before you focus on the cards or the slots at Mardi Gras Casino, take a look at the poker-themed paintings in the entryway. They're the creations of Robby Becker, one of the Hallandale Beach casino's dealers. The Hollywood artist, 42, combines...
  • Nissan Leaf at Gulfstream

    Nissan Leaf at Gulfstream
    Tuesday is Earth Day, and Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) is trying to make the world better by giving away an environmentally friendly car, a Nissan Leaf. The promotion runs...
  • Community: Barron's pancakes still best in town

    Community: Barron's pancakes still best in town
    Years ago, when one yearned for home-cooked meals without spending hours in the kitchen, they'd head for Barron's Family Restaurant. The late Edith and Gordon Barron ran the business in several locations for more than 50 years and almost 40 years on...
  • This weekend: Theme park events in full swing

    This weekend: Theme park events in full swing
    March is going out like a lion at Central Florida theme parks. Special events are in full swing, and with spring breakers now motoring around town, expect full parking lots as well. Our advice: Leave plenty of time to get there, to park and to maneuver...
  • POKER

    POKER
    Charity tournament: Some poker sharks like to jump into charity tournaments because plenty of novice players participate simply to support the cause. So if you're looking for fish, Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach will host a charity poker tournament...
  • Mardi Gras' Pick-a-Flower promotion for April

    Mardi Gras' Pick-a-Flower promotion for April
    Mardi Gras Casino offers a $20,000 drawing on April 29, and a bonus play promotion on April 20.  100 finalists for the $20,000 drawing are selected every Tuesday -- Mardi Gras calls it "Fat Tuesdays" -- as well as 100 winners of $100 cash. The drawing...