Category Archives: East Chicago

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  

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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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Wings Of Healing – Angels of Hope

Become an Angel of Hope by honoring or remembering family and friends through the St. Catherine Hospital Wings of Healing program. For every angel hung on the tree, a $10 donation is made to the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Program. Your donation helps support scholarships for area residents. For a $25 donation, a beautiful…

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Fusic Fest In East Chicago!

    Mayor Anthony Copeland invites you to join us for a new festival – the Annual FUSIC FEST (a Fusion of Food, Fun & Music). FUSIC FEST will be held on August  7th, 8th and 9th 2020 at Jeorse Park Beach, 3501 Aldis Avenue, East Chicago, IN, on Friday @ 5pm, Saturday & Sunday @…

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