| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Mardi Gras Casino has a back-to-school theme in August and awards cash, bonus play and prizes, including a Teacher's Pet promotion. Mondays
Back to School Electronics Giveaway. Drawing at 9:30 p.m. Entry earning period 2 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Earn 20...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) has been pushing Tuesdays as big giveaway days, and this month is no exception. The casino has a $2,500 cash drawing at 3 and 7 p.m., and a $10,000 cash...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Toni Peterson was among the last customers to leave the Showboat casino Sunday afternoon as "closed" signs went up, bringing to an end the Mardi Gras-themed gaming hall and hotel that opened on the Boardwalk 27 years ago.
"We're going to miss it,"...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Dania Casino and Jai-Alai will come back bigger and better, but the casino will need to close for a year to shave six months off construction time, its owners say.
Initial plans called for keeping the fronton open while it is renovated. But this month,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale.
Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center are among more than 50...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Half of an experimental rock back that in the 1990s were favorites of both critics and cartoon characters Beavis + Butt-Head will play Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, it was announced Wednesday.
A comedian who has been featured on...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Scare zones will be back on the streets of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights tonight after a two-year absence.
Event planners had strayed from the dedicated, elaborately themed outdoor spaces populated by costumed "scare actors."
"You can just...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Lying on the ground in Coyote Gulch, the night sky framed by openings in a natural arch and a curved canyon wall, I peer at the cosmos as through a Mardi Gras mask.
My legs and shoulders ache near the end of a 70-mile backpacking hike in the Grand...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Donald Schaefer, whose birthday is Saturday, got an early start on celebrating. He hit a $20,000 jackpot Friday at Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach.
Schaefer didn't disclose his age, and his birthday cake celebration apparently will be later.