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Mardi Gras

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  • Table money and expense reports -- an accounting headache

    Sometimes documents aren't what they seem. A spreadsheet detailing how Newport News City Council members dole out $14,000 in so-called table money fits this description. The documents reviewed by the Daily Press cover spending on tables at galas and...
  • Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'

    Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'
    If you're still suffering from holidays hangover, brace yourself: Universal Studios' Mardi Gras is back, and it's bigger. This year's celebration, starting Saturday, runs on 20 select nights spread over four months — from before Valentine's Day...
  • Putting the 'art' in 'Arts Garage'

    Putting the 'art' in 'Arts Garage'
    For one night only, on Feb. 13, the multidisciplinary art space in Delray Beach known as Arts Garage will become Gallery Arts Garage, replacing its lounge-style chairs and live jazz for divider walls and large paintings. The grand opening of Arts...
  • St. Patrick's Day steps off in controversy over gays in New York, Boston

    Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
  • Match game at Dania and other promotions this week

    Match game at Dania and other promotions this week
    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...
  • To Paris via Gulfstream

    To Paris via Gulfstream
    With Valentine's Day approaching, romance is in the air. Well, for some people. So a trip to Paris may make for a pretty darned good present, especially if it comes from someone who hangs out at a casino. Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S....
  • Poker dealer auditions at S. Florida card rooms can be grueling

    Poker dealer auditions at S. Florida card rooms can be grueling
    When it comes to job interviews, some card rooms try out poker dealers the way Broadway auditions singers: You perform well, or you go home. So even though Millicent Berman has dealt at several South Florida poker rooms, she says there was nothing...
  • Ian Somerhalder passing out 'The Vampire Diaries' beads at Mardi Gras

     
    Ian Somerhalder is heading to his hometown of New Orleans to pass out "The Vampire Diaries" beads to fans on the streets. Who's up for a quick trip to Mardi Gras?...
  • The Zombies: Sometimes, they come back

    The Zombies: Sometimes, they come back
    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...
  • On the Town: Fun is in the cards at NCL's casino night

    On the Town: Fun is in the cards at NCL's casino night
    Members of the Burbank chapter of National Charity League were joined by their family members, friends and supporters as well as school and city officials for an evening of fun and fundraising at the Castaway restaurant this past week. Mothers in the...
  • 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...
  • Fantasy Fest: Diana Nyad to lead Key West parade

    Fantasy Fest: Diana Nyad to lead Key West parade
    Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad swam from Cuba to the Keys without a shark cage, but is she brave enough for Duval Street? Or Ron Jeremy? Nyad will serve as grand marshal of Key West's Captain Morgan Fantasy Fest Parade on Oct. 26, a lively  procession that...