| 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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Winning a graded stakes race puts a horse on a pedestal.
That's why Apropos is running in Saturday's Grade III $150,000 Chicago Handicap at Arlington International Racecourse.
"She has won a stakes race and now we're trying to get a graded stakes...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:32 AM
1936 aerial photo of Ventura....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Hot rodder Jimmy Shine's tattoo-covered arms are elbows-deep under the hood of a 1932 Ford as he adjusts the electrical wiring on a $100,000 racing engine that hasn't started in years.
Before a co-worker turns the ignition, Shine glances uneasily at the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Check out festivals and events in June across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
May 16 - June 15: Disney Star Wars...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Shug McGaughey is as Kentucky as blue grass. Every spring when the new crop of 2-year-olds comes into his barn, the veteran trainer said, he looks them over and wonders if one of them will be the one to fulfill his lifelong dream to win the Kentucky...
| Jun 10, 2011
Plant sales offer splendid opportunities to buy a variety of plants – often unusual and/or heirloom varieties hard to find anywhere else, and a chance to talk shop with fellow gardeners.
Most sales are held rain or shine; each listing has contact...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The state AFL-CIO is planning an all-day “Festival for Florida's Future” — a combination of music, kids' games and lots of anti-Rick Scott rhetoric — at the Orange County Fair Grounds on West Colonial Drive on Saturday. Speakers...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:34 PM
A list of what is happening across the area for July 4th.
The list is separated by county.
- Mile Hi Barrel Racing, starting at 8:00AM on July 4th at Arena Grandstands, Adams County Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton.
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:39 AM
A job fair to hire workers and vendors for the Indian Street Bridge Project in Stuart is being held Monday, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Martin County Fair Grounds, 2626 SE Dixie Hwy., Stuart.
Applications for employment also will be...
| Mar 14, 2011
New Orleans - Grab your finest hat and Mint Julep. We're headed into the final stretch of the 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season at the Fair Grounds!
Friday is the final Starlight racing of the season. Then on Sunday the Fair Grounds Race Course is hosting...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Jazz Fest kicked off today. Thousands are flocking to the Fair Grounds, but many of us will have to dig deep in our pockets to to enjoy the festival. Chriss Knight has more on how far we can stretch a buck on food this year at Jazz Fest.