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Mardi Gras

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  • Match game at Dania and other promotions this week

    Match game at Dania and other promotions this week
    Dania Casino and Jai-Alai (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., 954-927-2841, DaniaCasino.com) offers Scratch, Match and Win from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Players receive a scratch card for every 200 points they earn. If they scratch off six stacks of bills in...
  • Changes help perk up Universal's Mardi Gras parade

    Changes help perk up Universal's Mardi Gras parade
    You could be forgiven for feeling a bit of déjà vu while watching the Mardi Gras parade at Universal Studios, even if you haven't thrown back a hurricane or two. It's all shiny and glittery, with strands of colorful beads zipping past your head, that...
  • 74 greyhounds died at Florida tracks within 7 months

    74 greyhounds died at Florida tracks within 7 months
    A recently released report shows that during a 7-month period in 2013, a total of 74 racing greyhounds died at various tracks across Florida. The report was released Wednesday by greyhound protection group GREY2K USA and the ASPCA. It details deaths...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 1: First Saturday Jam,...
  • Join in the festival fun

    Join in the festival fun
    I was in the Tuscan town of Orvieto, doing my best to stay in my hotel room and finish some writing. But there was a Pentecost festival going on outside -- I could hear it out my window. I couldn't resist, so I joined the multitude that had gathered on...
  • Universal: Weezer, Huey Lewis, Great Big World added to Mardi Gras lineup

    Universal: Weezer, Huey Lewis, Great Big World added to Mardi Gras lineup
    Three musical acts have been added to this year's Mardi Gras concert lineup at Universal Studios theme park. New to the list are Weezer ("Buddy Holly," "Beverly Hills"), Huey Lewis and the News ("The Heart of Rock & Roll," "Hip to Be Square") and A...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
  • Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'

    Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'
    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...
  • Yuval Sharon's the Industry makes own track with 'Invisible Cities'

    Yuval Sharon's the Industry makes own track with 'Invisible Cities'
    Inside Union Station, a robotic voice is barking out destinations for Amtrak's northbound Train 785, departing from track No. 9. "Glendale, Burbank Airport, Van Nuys … Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta! All aboard!" Yuval Sharon smiles,...
  • Newcomer Lupita Nyong'o is taking the lead in fashion

    This year's best dressed Hollywood newcomer is Lupita Nyong'o, the Yale School of Drama-educated actress garnering awards buzz for her role as the abused slave Patsey in "12 Years a Slave." Nyong'o, who is styled by Micaela Erlanger, has been working...
  • Bahamians ring in New Year with Junkanoo

    Bahamians ring in New Year with Junkanoo
    The sounds of freedom reverberated down Bay Street in Nassau as local Bahamians celebrated the centuries-old tradition of Junkanoo, filling the warm salty air with native rhythms and kaleidoscopic costumes to bring in the New Year.  Lost in the twirling...