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Mardi Gras

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  • Music and food on tap for Fat Tuesday

    Music and food on tap for Fat Tuesday
    Don your purple, gold and green and head out for Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras in French. Plainfield It may be Mardi Gras every day at Moe Joe's Cajun and Caribbean Cuisine in downtown Plainfield, but Fat Tuesday really takes the cake. King cake, that...
  • Louisiana comes to Chicago for Mardi Gras week

    Louisiana comes to Chicago for Mardi Gras week
    Lovers of gumbos, jambalayas and po' boys rejoice: Local restaurants are celebrating Mardi Gras with Cajun and Creole-inspired food specials. Here's a roundup of what chefs are cooking up. Big Jones: James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist Paul...
  • Ian Somerhalder and Norman Reedus lead a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans

     
    Ian Somerhalder ("The Vampire Diaries") and Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead") were co-grand marshals of a 2014 Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans....
  • $100 every 2 minutes at Hard Rock

    $100 every 2 minutes at Hard Rock
    The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) is giving away $100 in free play every two minutes from 3 to 9 p.m. Mondays in March. To be eligible, guests must be actively playing slots...
  • 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...
  • 'CBS Sunday Morning' spotlights Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    'CBS Sunday Morning' spotlights Preservation Hall Jazz Band
    In the aftermath of Tuesday's celebrations of Mardi Gras, “CBS Sunday Morning With Charles Osgood” on Sunday profiles the city’s bastion of traditional music, Preservation Hall, and the venerable venue’s namesake jazz band. The...
  • 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...
  • Bethlehem's The Bayou to spotlight Southern-style eats

    Bethlehem's The Bayou to spotlight Southern-style eats
    You may have just missed your opportunity to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but you can get a taste of the Big Easy closer to home thanks to The Bayou, which will open Monday at 702 Hawthorne Road in Bethlehem. The restaurant fills the space...