Category Archives: Biking

Ride the Rails Returns in July

UCA Ride and Rail Tour- There IS Something to Do this Summer!    For everyone who has said “Gee, I wish there was something fun to do,” we have great news.  The 3rd Annual Ride and Rail Tour will kick off from Downtown Whiting on Saturday, July 25th, 2020 promptly at 9a.m., returning shortly after…

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Indiana Dunes Open With Social Distancing

     Indiana Dunes National Park’s 50 miles of hiking trails remain open and can provide a safe space for exercise while social distancing and complying with the state’s Shelter-in-Place orders. While all park buildings, including restrooms, are closed until further notice, national park hiking and biking trails, parking lots and most beaches remain open.…

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Watch The Owner of Panorama Magazine on Video!

     If you’re a fan of videos, you’re gonna love this one. You’ll laugh at Bill’s jokes, and get lots of information about local festivals and events.      Here’s some of the Highlights of this video: • What’s the difference between a big Festival and A small One? • How to Promote a…

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Improvements to Soldiers Memorial Park & Stone Lake Planned

     The City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department is preparing a master plan to make improvements to Soldiers Memorial Park. The first draft of the plan is available by clicking on the link below. The public may comment on the plan through August 15 by contacting Jon Ruble at Planned Environment Associates…

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Labor Day 20 Mile Bike Ride

     The 16th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake will feature the bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on Monday, September 2nd.      The 20 mile ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a sign-up at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Ave., Hammond.      Sponsored…

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Michigan City To Expand Singing Sands Trail

     The city of Michigan City is pleased to announce the construction of a nearly 2.2 mile multi-use trail at the eastern end of the Calumet Trail.      The trail project offers connectivity for both pedestrians and bicyclists at the north end of Michigan City. This area features Lake Michigan, Washington Park & Zoo and…

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City of Valparaiso Wins Bicycle Friendly Award

     Valpo Parks is pleased to announce that the City of Valparaiso has been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by The League of American Bicyclists.  Valparaiso joins only ten other communities in the State of Indiana and is the only Northwest Indiana community with recognition.        Mayor Jon Costas announced the award at the…

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Fish On – Portage’s Fishing and Outdoor Show!

     The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their 4th Annual Fishing and Outdoor Show which will be held February 22nd and 23rd, 2020      Please see the links below for Fishing Show information. Forms should be returned to the Chamber office. Reservations and Sponsorships may also be completed online.  …

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Activities abound at 15th Active Living Faire

     The 15th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake moves up to Labor Day this year, but still features a combined bike ride and bike-a-thon in the morning and a nature walk and 5 mile walk-a-thon in the afternoon.      The 20-mile bike ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin…

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Tour De LaPorte

Tour de La Porte is a Cycling, Running and Walking Event. 100% of proceeds raised are used to provide direct support to local patients with cancer. Friday, August 21, 2020   Learn more at tourdelaporte.org. Tour de La Porte is a bike ride, running and walking event to benefit youth and healthy living programs through the…

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