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Mardi Gras

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  • Danny Adkins and Wayne Pacell: Florida's sport of queens needs de-coupling

    It is no secret that interest in greyhound racing has been rapidly deteriorating. The sport of queens, once Florida's highest revenue-generating form of gambling, is on life support, and more than ever a danger to the health and safety of its subjects,...
  • Ian Somerhalder and Norman Reedus lead a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans

     
    Ian Somerhalder ("The Vampire Diaries") and Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead") were co-grand marshals of a 2014 Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans....
  • $100 every 2 minutes at Hard Rock

    $100 every 2 minutes at Hard Rock
    The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) is giving away $100 in free play every two minutes from 3 to 9 p.m. Mondays in March. To be eligible, guests must be actively playing slots...
  • 'CBS Sunday Morning' spotlights Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    'CBS Sunday Morning' spotlights Preservation Hall Jazz Band
    In the aftermath of Tuesday's celebrations of Mardi Gras, “CBS Sunday Morning With Charles Osgood” on┬áSunday profiles the city’s bastion of traditional music, Preservation Hall, and the venerable venue’s namesake jazz band. The...
  • Bethlehem's The Bayou to spotlight Southern-style eats

    Bethlehem's The Bayou to spotlight Southern-style eats
    You may have just missed your opportunity to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but you can get a taste of the Big Easy closer to home thanks to The Bayou, which will open Monday at 702 Hawthorne Road in Bethlehem. The restaurant fills the space...
  • Mobile Genius making moves

    Perhaps, your cellphone took a dip in the toilet and won't turn on. Or maybe your iPad got trampled by the dog resulting in a cracked screen. No matter what damage your electronic device has sustained, Mobile Genius is there to help. The high-tech fix-...
  • Pictures in the News | March 5, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Big Easy, as revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash...
  • 10 wines to drink with sushi

    Not everybody loves sake, so the burning question is what else to drink with your sashimi or nigiri-zushi? You could opt for a fabulous vintage Champagne if you’re lucky enough to be dining at Urusawa and won’t mind the $400 per person tab....
  • Stand-up Scene: Finding the humor in misery

    Stand-up Scene: Finding the humor in misery
    "Is it hard to be a comedian?" asks Nick Gaza at "The Nasty Show" at the Laugh Factory last Saturday night. "No, it's hard not to be a comedian." It reminds me of something Mel Brooks once said, that "life literally abounds in comedy if you just look...
  • Universal Studios: Robin Thicke reschedules; Mardi Gras extended

    Universal Studios: Robin Thicke reschedules; Mardi Gras extended
    Singer Robin Thicke has rescheduled his appearance at Universal Studios, and that had extended the theme park's Mardi Gras celebration by a week. Thicke, the man behind megahit "Blurred Lines" and Miley Cyrus during their infamous performance at the MTV...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Death Raises Red Flag for Hollywood

    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...