| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Back in June, when I interviewed sax man Dave Koz in advance of the Hampton Jazz Festival, he mentioned that he had done some recording with Trombone Shorty. When I acknowledged that I was unfamiliar with Mr. Shorty's work, Koz was aghast.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Temple Street Eatery
416 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-123-4567, TempleStreetEatery.com
After two decades of Christina Wan's Mandarin House serving Broward County, Wan has debuted this fast-casual dumpling and noodle bar in the Fresh Market...
| Feb 6, 2014
If you're still suffering from holidays hangover, brace yourself: Universal Studios' Mardi Gras is back, and it's bigger.
This year's celebration, starting Saturday, runs on 20 select nights spread over four months — from before Valentine's Day...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
Leftovers from this week's grand opening of Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort hotel:
•Ten shuttle buses run between the hotel and theme parks, and they're painted to resemble woody station wagons. (From a few angles, you can see a surfboard...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Hialeah Park poker room was flush with customers in its first full month, with pretty much a full house.
The new poker room outearned its south Broward and Miami-Dade competitors, with $692,417 in September revenue. That’s well ahead of nearby...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Comedian Craig Shoemaker will perform in the Grandstand at Mardi Gras Casino at 8 p.m. Saturday as the casino completes its Comedy Challenge.
Perry Sak emerged as the winner, and will receive a $5,000 check at the event.
Tickets cost $20-$25, and cost...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker room has gone to $500 high hands daily, as well as other enticements:
- $500 high hand jackpot every half hour 7 days a week from noon to 10 p.m. $750 if won in $3-6 limit or higher or $2-5 no limit or higher....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Mardi Gras Casino has Fortune 8 Ball on Tuesdays and a Monday Night Football promotion.
According to the casino: Mondays
Monday Night Football Cash. Drawing held at end of each Monday Night Football Game. Earning entry period 3 p.m.- 8 p.m. on day...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:31 AM
The Zombies were cool way before "The Walking Dead."
The group was on the frontline of the British Invasion, giving us "She's Not There" in 1964 and "Time of the Season" in 1968.
But like good zombie, this group, which will perform Tuesday in...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:27 PM
The mellow, easy country-rock sounds of Firefall hit Mardi Gras Casino Tuesday as the group performs live in the grandstand, followed by fireworks.
The show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, $20 premium seating and $40 for VIP.