Category Archives: Attractions

New Escape Room Opens in Whiting

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      The Region Escape Room will opened this week, bringing a truly unique and ever changing experience to Whiting and Robertsdale.      Jessica Schmidt, (a local rock singer) who, along with her husband Justin and partner “in crime” Rachael Boland opened the Room. They gave me a basic idea of what…

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Bartlett Homes Featured at Garden Walk

     The Beverly Shores Fifth Annual Garden and Art Walk will be held on June 1, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To celebrate the 90th anniversary of Bartlett homes, all featured gardens will be at Bartlett homes, and one home will be open to Walk ticket-holders.       Bartlett Homes are what residents…

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Dunes Learning Center Gears Up for a Summer of Fun

    In just a few weeks, schools around northwest Indiana will be ringing their final dismissal bells. As a result, officially signifying the start of summer break.            This is a time when students anxiously await summer. During this time, the Dunes Learning Center’s staff are busy lacing up their hiking boots. In addition, they are…

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Explore the Southshore April 27th

    The annual Explore the South Shore returns to the Indiana Welcome Center on Saturday, April 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Families will enjoy an afternoon of fun and entertainment at this free event.       This year, families will enjoy a mascot themed event, complete with visits from area mascots and a special…

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The Blues Are Coming to Spring Out to Sunset Festival

Join Porter County Parks for a celebration of spring at Sunset Hill Farm amphitheater. This blues-inspired concert takes place at the conclusion of our annual Spring Out to Sunset festival on Saturday, May 18th. Joseph Mojo Morganfield isn’t just any newcomer to the Chicago Blues music scene. As the youngest son of legendary artist Muddy…

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Railcats Announces 2019 Promotional Schedule

     RailCats fans will have the opportunity to be here for some special events in 2019.  Single game tickets start at $7 and parking is always free. Purchase them, starting March 27th, at the Steel Yard Box Office, by calling 219-882-2255, or by visiting railcatsbaseball.com. HERE IS THE 2019 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE! • Bark in the…

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Art Center Open House – Chesterton

The Chesterton Art Center will be hosting a membership drive during the month of March titled, “March Membership Madness”. It will include an open house on Saturday, March 23 from 10-2. Prospective members, current members and curious guests will be invited to tour the building, partake in some treats, win a few prizes, meet the…

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Easter in Whiting, Indiana

Hop into the Easter spirit and bring the kids out to enjoy the annual Easter Parade!  It’s a bright, colorful, and fun way to begin the Easter holiday. The Parade is at 2p.m. Saturday, April 13.  The route begins at the Whiting YMCA and ends in front of City Hall.  If your organization or business…

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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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Shutdown Affects On Indiana Dunes

Due to the current government shutdown, you may have questions about their services. During the shutdown the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as it always is. However, there will be no visitor services, scheduled programs or events. All offices and contact stations will be closed, and parking…

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