Category Archives: East Chicago

More #NWI Places Offering TeleHealth or TeleMedicine

     Governor Holcomb issued an executive order on March 30, 2020 with directives allowing flexibility for hospitals and health care professionals responding to the public health emergency declared by Governor Holcomb on March 2, 2020. As a result, the Indiana Department of insurance is directed to request health insurers to provide coverage for expanded…

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Three Local Agencies Come Together to Help Seniors During Covid-19

– Legacy Foundation (with the support of the Knight Foundation Fund), Foundations of East Chicago, and Crown Point Community Foundation have collectively pledged $15,000 to Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to provide delivery of nutritious meals for area seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We recognize that area seniors continue to need wholesome food and…

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Things to do in East Chicago

Spend the day at the East Chicago Marina  Rhythm and Soul Fest Fusic Fest Keilbasa Fest Visit the Greenhouse Dine at El Taco Real Mexican Restaurant Places Close to East Chicago . . .  Dine at Emerald Green at Lost Marsh Golf Course, The Pavilion at Wolf Lake, Hammond Bird Sanctuary, Aquatic Play Center,  Freddy’s…

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El Taco Real – Mexican Restaurant

     El Taco Real began in 1972 by Raymundo Alcorta Garcia and his wife Esther Anguiano Garcia, because her cooking was “good enough to be served in a restaurant.” It soon became a family business utilizing their son Raymundo and daughters Lillie and Maria and many relatives to prep, cook, wait, lay tile, paint, repair…

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East Chicago Marina

     As one of East Chicago’s most popular destinations, the East Chicago Marina and Harbor Yacht Club district is home to beautiful venue space and Banquet Center. The East Chicago Marina and amenities offers the very best in Great Lakes recreation. Whether you arrive by the lake or by land, East Chicago Marina offers a…

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The Greenhouse of East Chicago

Visit East Chicago’s Greenhouse and step into one of the city’s hidden treasures.      Come and experience the tranquility and oxygen rich air that only the greenhouse can offer. Here you will find rooms filled with various tropical plants and fruit trees.  The greenhouse is open year round and admission is free.     …

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Kielbasa Fest – East Chicago

      Kielbasa Fest has now become an annual event at Kosciuszko Park, located  at 151st Street and Indianapolis Boulevard in East Chicago. The park is named after the famous polish war hero. The festival will be held on Saturday,  August 22nd, 2020.            The idea for the fest was started when a statue of…

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East Chicago Launches New Website

     The City of East Chicago has launched its new web site and integrated new features that make staying informed and engaged simple. The mobile friendly website with its quick-link buttons and easy to access information is live and available now. Check out the new site at http://www.eastchicago.com.       Mayor Anthony Copeland stated,…

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East Chicago Rhythm & Soul Fest

     Come out Saturday June 27th, 2020 for East Chicago’s Rhythm and Soul Fest at Washington Park located at 142nd and Parrish Ave.,      Hear T. L. Williams giving his tributes to Smokey Robinson, Minnie Riperton, KEM, Frankie Beverly & Maze and Sade.      Bring your own Lawn chair, food and drinks will be available…

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Back To School Exams for $35

219 Health Network is providing Back to School Exams for only $35. Insurance will not be billed for the exam. Please MAKE APPOINTMENTS. Cost does not include immunizations, medications and diagnostic tests or follow up. Please bring school forms. Payment is due at the time of service. Appointments can be made by calling: Lisa Richardson,…

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