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Journeyman Distillery is 100% Organic

      Everything about Journeyman Distillery is handcrafted, and their decor reflects attention to labor in every way. The original maple factory floors are from the 1800s. They have an original concrete bar made in Grand Rapids, with coordinates etched into the side—to mark this historic and unique location. They’ve used wood from the…

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Experience Steve’s Lounge in Hegewisch

    Located in an almost forgotten corner of southeast Chicago, in the quaint and historic neighborhood of Hegewisch is an isolated blue collar community boarded by Lake Calumet, railroad tracks and the Ford assembly plant you’ll find Steve’s Lounge. It is in this almost ideal “classic tavern” environment that one can find.   To experience a…

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Diners Love DonQuijote Restaurant

   Many people who have visited downtown Valparaiso since 1985 have discovered the distinctive cuisine of the regions of Spain at Don Quijote Restaurant. Offering an excellent introduction to the rich and varied flavors and aromas of Iberian cooking, the proprietors and chefs, Carlos Rivero and Elena Jambrina are both natives of Spain. Carlos Rivera…

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Lots to Do at Mighty Mick’s Restaurant & Pub

     When you’re looking to enjoy a great meal or a refreshing drink after a long day of work, check out Mighty Micks in the fast growing Winfield area of Crown Point, Indiana. Their awesome staff is dedicated to your absolute satisfaction. They have all the food, drinks and entertainment you could want. From…

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McGinnis Pub treats Local Patrons

     It’s St. Patrick’s Day  every day at McGinnis Irish Pub in Michigan City, Indiana. You’ll find a authentic Irish food with corned beef and cabbage and all the fixins.    It’s not too often you’ll find some vegetarian friendly items at an Irish pub – like an veggie burger or a burger with…

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Yats Cajun Restaurant Opens In Valparaiso

       Yats is a local Cajun Creole restaurant recently opened in Valparaiso, Indiana. Yats’ food is New Orleans inspired stews and sauces that are deeply satisfying and served over a bed of rice with Cajun buttered bread. Their food is New Orleans inspired sauces that are deeply satisfying with a touch of spice.     …

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Wildrose Brewing in Griffith

Four region dudes and a chick all started home brewing together on their block in Schererville, Indiana – Wildrose Lane. After winning several awards, and various comments from tasters, they realized that their home brewed Craft Beer was as good if not better than many crafter beers on the market. After much planning the five…

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Tips for Winter Emergencies

    In case of inclement weather and a loss of power, here are some tips of what to do at home if you’re “snowed in.” This post has Tips on what to store, and how to keep your house warmer, and certain dangers involved with emergency procedures.  Gather Emergency Supplies: * A battery powered NOAA…

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Winter Travel Tips

ITEMS TO KEEP IN YOUR CAR: • Gloves & Hat • Small Camping Shovel • Bag Of Salt • A Flare & Distress Flag • A flashlight • Boots • Spare Tire • Ice Scraper • Change of Clothes, (in case you get wet) • Blankets • Candle & Matches (to keep warm in case…

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Healthy Holiday Treats

     WHETHER LOW-FAT, LOW-CAL, OR LOW-CARB, HEALTHFUL WRAPS CAN BE FUN, FESTIVE AND EASY TREATS FOR HOLIDAY MEALS AND PARTIES      To help ensure that holiday foods are healthful as well as festive, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) has developed innovative recipes for wraps that can serve many purposes as appetizers,…

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