| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:39 AM
The big giveaway this month at Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) is a huge pile of cash — $20,000 — and the loot will be doled out at 10:30 p.m. April 29. But to get your name...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2014
Amid the food sampling, wine sipping and open-air networking to be done during Wednesday's Expo Alfresco at Hollywood's ArtsPark is the Firehouse Cook Off Showdown Cup, an "Iron Chef"-style competition involving Broward County's fire departments and one...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, Hollywood, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) will present "Take It or Leave It," a version of "Deal or No Deal," from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. One person will be called onstage every 30 minutes, with...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Tuesday is Earth Day, and Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) is trying to make the world better by giving away an environmentally friendly car, a Nissan Leaf. The promotion runs...
| 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 25, 2014
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Broward County is turning off the tap of property tax dollars that for decades have flowed into blighted communities.
In the face of objection from cities all over Broward that have Community Redevelopment Agencies, Broward commissioners voted Tuesday...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:25 PM
A proposed law that takes aim at puppy mills won unanimous approval Wednesday, with one town leader saying it was the right thing to do.
The law would take effect if it wins approval in a final vote on April 16.
Under the new rules, pet stores would...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A tiff between Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper and Commissioner Michele Lazarow has Cooper hearing voices.
And those voices, she thinks, are coming from Cooper's political enemy, former Hallandale Beach Commissioner Keith London.
Cooper says it's...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:54 AM
If you’re in Broward County, you could be anywhere. And that’s what Broward tourism officials want filmmakers to know.
Stare out across the grassy Everglades and be transported to Darwin, Australia. Look up from the escalator at Fort...