Northwest Indiana Breweries

For Area Craft Beer Festivals, CLICK HERE! by David Wichlinski      Many of Northwest Indiana residents might be seeing a trend upwards in the micro-brewery output in the Region. This rise in business can be attributed to an influx of trendy microbreweries popping up all over Lake, Porter, and La Porte County lately. If you…

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Biggest Weekend In Northwest Indiana in December

This is the BIGGEST Weekend In Northwest Indiana December! Check it out and share your favorite event! Click here for more! Find Your Hometown Event and Share it to your Friends and Family! Now You Can Share Your Favorite Event from YOUR Hometown to Your Friends and Family 237 Different ways! Including: • Google Plus   …

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First Friday Art Walk

     The First Friday Art Walk is a popular event of culture, art and networking, taking place the first Friday of each month downtown Michigan City, Indiana. This event is free to attend.  Patrons stroll up and down Franklin Street, where there’s hot chocolate and snacks at several locations with Christmas music and carolers filling the…

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“The Christmas Schooner”, Chicago’s Own Musical is a Must-See at the Mercury Theatre

**** Highly Recommended **** Chicago’s own bittersweet holiday musical, “The Christmas Schooner” has returned to the Mercury Theatre.  No matter how many times I see “Schooner”, it still moves me to tears!  You won’t want to miss Chicago’s own holiday play, it is truly special!   An absolute must-see, I give “A Christmas Schooner” 4 Spotlights.…

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Everyone will love “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at Broadway Playhouse on the Mag Mile

**** Highly Recommended **** My six-year-old granddaughter Molly and I went to see Emerald City Theatre’s production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at Broadway Playhouse over the weekend.  As I’ve mentioned in other reviews, if Molly likes a play, she’ll get autographs.  If she doesn’t, she won’t.  With “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, she not only…

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Toe-Tapping Good “Ain’t Misbehavin'” at Porchlight Music Theatre

**** Highly Recommended **** Porchlight Music Theatre’s remount of their 2014 hit, “Ain’t Misbehavin’” is a guaranteed good time.  An incredibly talented cast, with Austin Cook’s hot piano, makes for a toe-tapping revue celebrating the music of Fats Waller.  “Ain’t Misbehavin’” is smooth, sexy and polished.  I give it 4 Spotlights. Starting off with title…

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Get in the Christmas Spirit with “It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago”

**** Highly Recommended **** If you’re looking for a holiday-themed play for your family, one of the best choices anywhere would be American Blues Theater’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!”  The ‘live radio’ audience (you and your family) gets a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes and watch a talented…

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LaPorte Candlelight Tour Returns in 2019

     People Engaged in Preservation, La Porte’s nonprofit historic preservation group, invites you to attend its enchanting 2019 Christmas Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes, Saturday, December 7th from 4-8 pm, and Sunday, December 8th from 1-5 pm.  The tour includes 5 private homes, indicated as follows:  Larry and Peggy Smith, 2704 South 150 West;…

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Shake it Up Musical Show

     Shake Up Christmas is a creative, family friendly presentation of the Christmas story. Live music, dance, media, amazing costumes, animals, crowd interaction, and a powerful message make this show an experience you won’t forget.      Bring your family and friends and join the magic as we take a journey into a whimsical…

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“A Christmas Carol” at the Goodman – A Holiday Tradition

***** Highly Recommended ****** The Goodman Theatre’s annual production of “A Christmas Carol” remains essentially the same from year to year, which their audiences seem to love.  The Goodman lobby positively sparkles with festive decorations and an expanded holiday shopping area.  Everywhere I looked, I saw families.  Now in its 38th year, “A Christmas Carol”…

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