Author Archives: Sue Baxter

Kesling Park Redesigns And Rebuilds Fort La Play Porte

La Porte residents will soon be able to enjoy the redesigned Fort La Play Porte playground at Kesling Park with a successful crowdfunding campaign launched today. The campaign is sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and offered through the crowdfunding platform developed by Patronicity. The campaign is led by LaPorte Parks and Recreation. “Unfortunately, playgrounds…

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Vinho Do Porto -a Classic European Wine

     This article is about Vinho do Porto, or Port. Port is one of the great classic European wines and its history is a long and fascinating one. Typically associated with Portugal, it really owes at least part of its invention to England because of the war with France. Basically, the English boycotted French wine…

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Are You A Wine Lover?

Are You a Wine Lover? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, We’ve got you covered. For area wine Tastings and Wine – Related Events, Click Here. Otherwise, enjoy our Wine articles listed below. Wine Lovers FAQ There’s no doubt that wine can be confusing, with so many wines, so much to learn about each one. During…

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Lansing Country Club Celebrates It’s 78th Anniversary & Welcomes You This Winter

Lansing Country Club offers more than just great golfing and would like to invite you and your family to celebrate their 78th Anniversary with them this winter. The restaurant is open Wednesdays – Saturdays this winter and best of all it’s open to the public during this time! The club offers an affordable menu &…

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Did You Know there’s a BUONA BEEF in SCHERERVILLE?

     Buona Beef has recently opened a new free-standing restaurant within the development Shoppes on the Boulevard in Schererville, opened last March 2018. This will be Buona Beef’s first location in Northwest, Indiana. Buona is a quick casual dining restaurant, a chain that touts creating the original Italian Beef with other locations in Flossmor, Beverly…

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Crown Point Opens New Skating Venue at Bulldog Park

     The City of Crown Point, Parks and Special Events Departments are excited to announce that Bulldog Park will be opening to the public for ice skating! The ribbon cutting took place at  Saturday, December 22nd prior to open skating at 6pm. Concessions will be available with plenty of hot chocolate and wintery treats.        The…

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Griffith Right To Life Resale Shop

In 2019, Moms and Tots Resale Shop is hoping to change their hours to begin being opening during the week and weekend, toward the end of January. Starting January 22nd, they will be open Tue – Fri. from 10am to 5pm and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. In order to do that they must have the volunteer…

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The LCSO Welcomes Tim King as Interim Executive Director

     Tim King returns to the LCSO on an interim basis as Executive Director, a role previously held in 2015. King is a former Executive Director of The Louisville Orchestra and moved to the La Porte area in 2013 upon his retirement. King also chaired the LCSO’s successful A La Carte Series which has raised approximately…

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Let’s Make 2019 Healthier!

As you change your calendar from December to January, there’s always a bit of a thrill in the promise of a new year that’s full of potential. The New Year is chance to start fresh and say goodbye to any of the frustrations the previous year held—a perfect opportunity to make resolutions that will help…

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January Shows at Munster’s Theatre at the Center

  – Theatre at the Center (TATC), the only professional theater company where you can Experience Broadway in Northwest Indiana, has confirmed the Special Events lineup for its 2019 Season. Ralph’s World (11 a.m. January 5) kicks off the 2019 Special Events Season. It’s the mega-fun musical planet where kids rock and dance to their…

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