| May 7, 2014
For the first time in its 61-year history, the Boca Raton Garden Club was named club of the year for the state and the Deep South Region of National Garden Clubs, which includes six states.
Club president Carol Brown brought home several wins from back-...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The state’s dog tracks would be required to report greyound-racing injuries under a measure approved by state senators in the waning hours of the annual lawmaking session.
The measure, SB 742, now must get rushed to the House for a vote there....
| May 29, 2014
| 10:08 AM
They say to buy cars at the end of the month, when salesmen are trying to reach a quota. Whether that's true or not, it's certainly valid for casinos. That's the time reserved for people to drive off in new wheels, and three South Florida casinos will rev...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Mardi Gras Casino is known for its Fat Tuesday promotions with large cash prizes. And this May, players can win up to $10,000 every Tuesday playing Candy Machine of Cash.
Earn 10 points for a chance to dispense the Candy Machine at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Even though people play solitaire on their phones, their computers and with real cards on their kitchen tables, it's not usually found in casinos.
That is changing: A solitaire machine created by a Boca Raton company debuted last month at Mardi Gras...
| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Ten years ago, few South Floridians thought of driving down State Road 7 in Hollywood in search of drinks and live music. The only legal blackjack games were found on cruise ships. The name "Martorano" was uttered mostly in east Fort Lauderdale. And not a...
| 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 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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The making of masks often serves an activity to engage children in Purim, one of the most festive Jewish holidays and one that this year will be observed March 15 and 16.
But "Artists Interpret Purim," a new exhibition at the Arthur M. Feldman Judaica...