Category Archives: East Chicago

Lake County Indiana Goes Code Red with Increases

     The State has implemented a color-coded system to inform Hoosiers about the COVID-19 Status in each county – Red, Orange, Yellow and Blue.  Lake County Became Code Red on November 18th.      Once a Code is declared the county cannot be changed for two weeks and can only be changed if the…

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Lake County Indiana Covid-19 Update

Here’s the new COVID-19 Data results for Lake County Indiana. We stopped taking the time to calculate the results back in August. However, with the recent resurgence in cases, it seems we’re back with more concerns about COVID-19. Some of the Lake County cities that were spared in the beginning are now surging and the…

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Lake County COVID19 Cases Increasing But Slowing

    Lake County COVID-19 Cases have increased in 10 days, but shows signs of slowing down. According to the State of Indiana Website, the previous week (July 29th thru Aug 4th) Lake County had an increase of 594. Within the past 10 Days, there’s been in increase of 509, which shows a decrease in…

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Walgreens Offers Covid-19 Testing In Northwest Indiana

An East Chicago Walgreens is offering free drive-through COVID-19 testing for anyone older than 18 – anyone is eligible who meets the CDC Criteria. The store is located at 720 W. Chicago Ave. At this location there is no appointment needed, no referral required and testing for all patients, there is no phone number because…

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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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