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Mardi Gras

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  • Second annual Mardi Gras party draws a crowd

    Second annual Mardi Gras party draws a crowd
    Mardi Gras Casino likes to go big on Fat Tuesday, and the second annual Mardi Gras Mania drew quite a crowd. That included stilt walkers, jugglers, magicians, mimes, and, of course, showgirls roaming the casino floor. Live entertainment inside as well...
  • 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,...
  • Leslie Csokasy: Kennel owners provide fit greyhounds for dog racing

    The greyhound has inspired respect, devotion and admiration for its natural inclinations to race, run and win. Lawmakers swayed by lobby groups, like Grey2K and casino owners, fail to see what is in the best interests for the breed and an established...
  • 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...