Category Archives: Easter

Easter From a Distance in 2020

CEDAR LAKE The Cedar Lake Fire Department will take the Easter Bunny from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, throughout the town on a fire truck. Listen for the “noise” to see them in your area, covering the town and township. Candy will not be handed out, nor will anybody be allowed near the fire…

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Easter Fun From Busy Bees!

     Easter brings with it traditions, sweet treats, Easter egg hunts and quality time with family and friends. While many of us will have had to cancel plans this year, there are still ways we can celebrate. Modern-day convenience store  Busy Bees is offering Easter Projects delivery options for your family and friends that will ensure…

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Whiting Peeps Contest – Vote Online!

The Whiting Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce is providing a new twist to its annual Easter Peeps Diorama contest as this year’s competition moves online.  The Peeps contest revolves around creating a 3-D diorama using the colorful candy marshmallow Peeps.  The Peeps contest is open to everyone in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.  There are three Peeps…

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Crown Point Offers Easter Decorating Contest During Pandemic!

The Mayor’s Office of Special Events is inviting Crown Point residents to participate in a Easter / Spring home decorating contest.  Similar to the Tour of Lights, we are asking residents to submit their homes and decorate the front yards for Easter / Spring April 3rd – 8th.  The City will create an interactive map of…

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Breakfast at Emerald Green Restaurant

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      It’s a beautiful weekend and a great breakfast experience is your ultimate goal. So where do you go for something different?      Well, now you can spend a leisurely Saturday or Sunday morning breakfasting at The Emerald Green Restaurant at The Lost Marsh from 8a.m to Noon.  …

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Albanese Candy Factory – A Story of Sweet Success!

     For over 30 years Albanese has been making the World’s Best Gummies & Candies right here in the Merrillville, Indiana! It’s not surprising to see how quickly our company & our World’s Best & Gold Label brands have grown. For years we’ve had a simple recipe for success putting flavor & texture first, always…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Special Events

Check out these exciting special events right down the road at the one and only Mascot Hall of Fame.           At 11a.m. Feb. 20 it’s fun for the tiniest of mascots with Tiny Mascot Storytime.  Children under 5 are free with purchase of an adult admission.       Mascot Mardi Gras Celebration goes on with a…

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Easter in Whiting, Indiana

     Hop into the Easter spirit and bring the kids out to enjoy the annual Easter Parade!  It’s a bright, colorful, and fun way to begin the Easter holiday. The Parade is at 2p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2020.  The route begins at the Whiting YMCA and ends in front of City Hall.  If your…

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Are You A Wine Lover?

     Are You a Wine Lover?      Just in time for Valentine’s Day, We’ve got you covered. For area wine Tastings and Wine – Related Events, Click Here. Enjoy our Exclusive Wine articles listed below: Wine Lovers FAQ There’s no doubt that wine can be confusing, with so many wines, so much to…

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Friendship Botanic Gardens

     Friendship Botanic Gardens has undergone a spectacular revitalization in recent years, with the addition of countless new garden plots and a growing roster of public events and programming designed to reintroduce the world to the magic of the Gardens.     Friendship Botanic Gardens is a historic 105 acre garden park tucked in…

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