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Mardi Gras

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  • Tournament benefits Scheck Hillel School

    Tournament benefits Scheck Hillel School
    A charity poker tournament is set for 6:45 p.m. April 1 to benefit Scheck Hillel Community School, a private Jewish school near Aventura.  The 10th annual Hillel Poker Tournament offers early registration online. Registration includes a 6 p.m. dinner...
  • Community: Barron's pancakes still best in town

    Community: Barron's pancakes still best in town
    Years ago, when one yearned for home-cooked meals without spending hours in the kitchen, they'd head for Barron's Family Restaurant. The late Edith and Gordon Barron ran the business in several locations for more than 50 years and almost 40 years on...
  • This weekend: Theme park events in full swing

    This weekend: Theme park events in full swing
    March is going out like a lion at Central Florida theme parks. Special events are in full swing, and with spring breakers now motoring around town, expect full parking lots as well. Our advice: Leave plenty of time to get there, to park and to maneuver...
  • POKER

    POKER
    Charity tournament: Some poker sharks like to jump into charity tournaments because plenty of novice players participate simply to support the cause. So if you're looking for fish, Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach will host a charity poker tournament...
  • Mardi Gras' Pick-a-Flower promotion for April

    Mardi Gras' Pick-a-Flower promotion for April
    Mardi Gras Casino offers a $20,000 drawing on April 29, and a bonus play promotion on April 20.  100 finalists for the $20,000 drawing are selected every Tuesday -- Mardi Gras calls it "Fat Tuesdays" -- as well as 100 winners of $100 cash. The drawing...
  • Scheck Hillel poker at Mardi Gras raises almost $50K

    Scheck Hillel poker at Mardi Gras raises almost $50K
     A charity poker tournament at Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker Room raised almost $50,000 for the Scheck Hillel Kulanu Scholarship Fund.  Ronny Koen, whose child will join the North Miami Beach school in the fall, and Scheck Hillel friend Avi Frier...
  • Justin Timberlake review: Bringing sexy style back

    Justin Timberlake review: Bringing sexy style back
    We’re all desperate to find the next MJ. LeBron James gets it, and so does Justin Timberlake.  One night before he performs in the room where James pursues the legend of Michael Jordan, Timberlake was not shy about invoking the memory of pop deity...
  • $20K drawing at Mardi Gras

    $20K drawing at Mardi Gras
    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...
  • Retro details pack Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort

    Retro details pack Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort
    Leftovers from this week's grand opening of Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort hotel: •Ten shuttle buses run between the hotel and theme parks, and they're painted to resemble woody station wagons. (From a few angles, you can see a surfboard...
  • Yet another Clippers-Lakers role reversal

    Yet another Clippers-Lakers role reversal
    It really is a bizarro world among L.A.'s NBA teams when you consider that nearly four years ago, Clippers fans marched outside Staples Center proclaiming unrequited love for free agent LeBron James as the Lakers shrugged on their way to another title....
  • Camaraderie, goofy moves fire up New Orleans dance troupe

    Camaraderie, goofy moves fire up New Orleans dance troupe
    Dante Hale is a large man. High school fullback, pro-wrestling hopeful, nightclub bouncer large, all of which he's been. Now, on a cool Saturday night, Hale fidgets in a mall parking lot in this town southwest of his home in New Orleans. All 6 feet...
  • Mardi Gras: 5 things you need to know to 'Let the good times roll'

    For those of you who think Mardi Gras is just about free pancakes and colorful beads, think again. Mardi Gras, which literally means Fat Tuesday, is deeply embedded in the Christian ethos, with a rich tradition of carefree, excessive pleasure and acting...