Category Archives: Gary

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July 4th

        This year, 2021, some events have been cancelled. Below are the July 4th Celebrations in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically.   PLEASE NOTE:  2020 CELEBRATIONS are in Red, 2021 Celebrations are in Blue      CEDAR LAKE Summerfest, July 2nd – July 5th, 2021 free admission, ($5 parking…

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Hard Rock Casino is More than “Just” a Casino

I was fortunate to be one of the very first people to view the new Grand Opening of Hard Rock Casino and Museum in Gary, Indiana. Located right off of Burr Ave, just south of I-80-94, you can see the casino from the highway. Turns out, this facility is more than a casino, it is…

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Railcats Baseball Announce Opening Week !

 Opening Day is Tuesday, May 18th at 7:10 pm.  The Special Homestand Preview for Opening Week from May 18th thru May 23rd Includes: May 18th: Opening Night, Magnetic Schedule Give Away. Post Game Fireworks, Tickets given away at area Community Hospital Health Centers – CHN May 19th: Essential Worker Wednesday, Presented by Berey Brothers May…

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Miller Beach Mural And First Fridays Announced

    Lake Effectd Annual wall art painting event  (located in the alley behind Lee Companies 563 S. Lake St.) is the epicenter of the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District’s biannual event. Lee Companies is proud to present the latest mural, an ohmage to the heroes of the first responders to the Covid pandemic. …

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Lake County Eats Locally

Lake County Eats Local is back for a second year! The 2020 farmers market season will include both land-based and mobile markets running from June through October. We are excited to announce collaborations with Methodist Hospitals – Northlake Campus, ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen, Sons of Amvets and Healthlinc East Chicago. You can also follow them…

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Hard Rock Casino to Open May 14th – Gary Indiana

     Rock and Roll is alive and well in Gary Indiana. Gary has been most famous as the home of the Jackson 5 and this May 14th, 2021, open to the public at 5pm, a brand new Hard Rock Casino hopes to re-live that designation.      The $300 million development began construction in January of…

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Gary Indiana Opens Mass Vaccination Site

On Monday, March 29th, 2021, Governor Holcomb, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced the opening of an eight-week mass vaccination clinic in Gary. The clinic will run from April 7 to June 2 at the former Roosevelt High School, and will be capable of administering 3,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day. The…

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Gary Railcats Announce 2021 Season

RailCats announce 2021 season schedule! RailCats announce full schedule and Opening Day for 2021 season      Don’t miss your chance to be a part of all the FAN-tastic Family Fun at the Steel Yard as the three-time champion Gary SouthShore RailCats announce their 100-game 2021 schedule, featuring 54 home games.      Opening Day…

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Northwest Indiana Warming Shelters Announced

With high temperatures between 10 and 15 degrees predicted Friday and Saturday, with Sunday’s high temperature in the single digits, frostbite and hypothermia can occur during below-zero temperatures and individuals are recommended to limit time outdoors. In addition, Power outages are quite common with these frigid temperatures. Anyone in need of shelter is asked to…

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Modified Miller Beach Market Still Open!

    Hello 2021 from the Miller Beach Farmers Market! It’s already … interesting. Did you know that if you place your Market orders by Friday you can pick up Sunday? And as always, you support  local vendors by ordering some delicious food for yourself.      Pre-order by Friday for pick-up at the Market:…

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