Category Archives: Business

Valparaiso Partners With South Shore Trains

     The  City of Valparaiso and the South Shore Line (SSL) have partnered to further connect public transportation in the City of Valparaiso. Starting August 1 the City of Valparaiso will be operating a new weekday shuttle. Try out the new service for FREE August 1 through October 31. Regular fare rates will apply…

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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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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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Market On Main Returns in Westville June 1st

   A new market is opening in Westville Indiana called the “Market on Main.” It is comprised of local entrepreneurs with a Vintage and Artisan focus. Folks are invited to walk down Main Street in Westville, Indiana and enjoy artisan + vintage vendors along with local craft beer + wine! This Market is an annual…

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14th Annual Portage Community & Business Night

Let the Portage Chamber of Commerce help your business bloom and grow at the 14th Annual Portage Community and Business Night.  This event offers businesses the chance to showcase their service or product to over 750 people in the Greater Portage Community.  This is also a fantastic opportunity provide exposure to over 100 business owners…

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Calumet College of St. Joseph Announces New President

Calumet College of St. Joseph is proud to announce Dr. Amy McCormack will become the institution’s seventh president. McCormack, currently the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration at Dominican University in River Forest, Ill., will become president effective July 1, 2017.  She will replace Dr. Daniel Lowery who will step down and, after a…

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Mindbenders puzzles and games Has All the Fun

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      Mind Benders – Puzzles & Games, one of Whiting’s newest shops, was definitely meant to be.  First of all, the owners’ last name is Bender and both Joel and Amy have been game players their whole lives.      Joel is a natural for this kind of work.  Although he was…

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New IHOP Opens In Hammond, Indiana

 IHOP® Restaurants is pleased to announce the opening of its first restaurant in Hammond, Indiana, located at 938 Indianapolis Blvd on Monday, December 12 at 6 a.m. CST. The newest restaurant for the iconic brand will serve all of the delicious, made-to-order breakfast foods and beverages that IHOP is known for — like its Original…

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Crossroads Chamber & Winfield Chambers To Merge

It was just announced this week that the Winfield/LOFS Chamber of Commerce and Crossroads Chamber of Commerce will complete a merger that would expand Crossroads’ membership to more than 700 members and expanding its reach farther east and south. The Crossroads Board of Directors recently voted to approve the merger with Winfield Chamber of Commerce…

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Spring is the Time For Business Expos!

There are three very special Northwest Indiana Business Expos coming up that you all should be aware of. Spring comes and goes so fast, here’s an outline of the Northwest Indiana Chambers of Commerce Business Expos that are very close at hand.      The Michigan City Chamber Area of Commerce invites the business public to…

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