| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Want a marshmallow?
The 6-foot-long alligator, dubbed Otis by the locals, who's minus one foot and swimming alongside our boat certainly does. We're in the Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, Louisiana, on Louisianaâs Northshore on the Pearl River Swamp Eco...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The house doesn't always win after all.
Just six months after opening, Broward County's newest gambling option, Dania Casino and Jai-Alai, plans to close for at least a year, putting 300 people out of work.
With only a trickle of revenue, casino...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Nearly every Friday night through Halloween, the three bars on Hartford's Ann Uccello Street — the Russian Lady, the Tavern Downtown and Rocking Horse Saloon — team up to throw a killer summer block party from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Festival Fridays...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same.
Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds).
Its Labor Day run.
And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:58 PM
In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Australian soft rock duo Air Supply performs at Mardi Gras Casino at 8 p.m. Nov. 22.
In 1980 "Lost in Love" became the fastest-selling single in the world, leaping to the top of all of the charts and was named Song of the Year. Their albums include...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Nothing heralds the end of summer like the Allentown Fair — the smell of kettle corn, the thrill of the Ferris wheel and the stalls of lowing cows. Here are 10 ways families can make the most of the fair:
1. FRESH BEAT BAND
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race.
District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Late night hosts began paying proper respects to Robin Williams on Tuesday night, beginning with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" and Conan O'Brien on "Conan."
O'Brien broke the news to his studio audience on Monday, but 24 hours later, he was able to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Hallandale Beach Area
Hurricane Preparedness expo and information
When: 12-4 p.m., Sunday
Where: Mardi Gras Casino, 831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach.
Contact: 954-924-3200, ext 3251
Central Palm Beach County
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday...
| Aug 11, 2014
Cyclist Mark Marshall was pedaling his bicycle from the Farm Fresh to the CVS on Route 10 recently, something he often does when he has a few small errands to run.
Marshall is also the county's sheriff, but he was wearing a bright yellow cyclist's jersey...
| Aug 10, 2014
My local drug dealer has decided not to flee the country but is scrambling to deliver what backers were promised.
It just goes to show that the merging global pharmacy giant set to be known as Walgreens Boots Alliance doesn't have to be based in Bern to...