| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:56 AM
A typical conversation with anyone reminiscing about Jimi Hendrix’s legendary 1968 appearance at the Miami Pop Festival invariably turns to the disappointment that his headlining performance on the second of the two-day event was rained out. But...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Drag-U-La giveaway: For people who've never seen "The Munsters," the Drag-U-La is like a cross between a coffin and an Indy racecar. You can win one at 10 tonight, when a drawing will be held at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino, 901 S. Federal Highway,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:56 AM
(Sorry, this was to have been posted on Friday, my fault.)
Five South Florida casinos have end-of-the-month car giveaways – if you count a car inspired by “The Munsters.” Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway,...
| Oct 26, 2013
For a state that faces decisions that could change the face of Florida, you'd expect that our elected officials would have some idea on whether to expand gambling or stand pat.
The Florida Legislature has already spent $400,000 on a study to help...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:38 PM
One only had to sit through a public hearing on gambling to get a taste of how diverse the state's interests are -- and the Florida Senate Gaming Committee did just that Wednesday.
Committee chair Garrett Richter, R-Naples, had proposed four...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd come to Stage 305 at 8 p.m. Saturday at Magic City Casino (450 NW 37th Ave., Miami, 305-649-3000, MagicCityCasino.com). That means you can expect to hear “Sweet Home Alabama,” “What’s...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Hialeah Park poker room was flush with customers in its first full month, with pretty much a full house.
The new poker room outearned its south Broward and Miami-Dade competitors, with $692,417 in September revenue. That’s well ahead of nearby...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:57 PM
It is an overcast morning Friday, and a tiny woman sits on a bale of hay outside a distant barn at Santa Anita. In the stall behind her is a giant race horse.
Her name is Kathy Ritvo, his is Mucho Macho Man.
She weighs barely 100 pounds. He stands...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Gulfstream Park Casino will give away a $75,000 DRAG-U-LA -- they're calling it "the world's 'deadliest' dragster" - on Oct. 30. The original DRAG-U-LA dragster was built from a fiberglass coffin and made famous in the 1960s on The Munsters...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:22 AM
He may be biased, but Heat point guard Mario Chalmers says three times is a charm. “I have to go with the Heat. I do think we’ll win another [back-to-back] championship."
If he’s right, it would be the third ring for the 27-year-old...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:48 PM
With a close finish in the Penn Mile standing as the most recent memory of the last time the trio of Rydilluc, Charming Kitten and Jack Milton met on a race track, a rematch Saturday in the $500,000 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs could represent an...