Category Archives: Hammond

Local Breweries Help By Making Hand Sanitizer

     On Thursday, March 19, Michigan’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) in paving the way for licensed distilleries to produce ethanol-based hand sanitizer. Journeyman Distillery started bottling sanitizer that same day. “There was no question about what we would do,” said Journeyman founder, Bill Welter.     …

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Local Restaurants Offering Delivery And Pick UP!

Please help our Area Restaurants. You want them to still be here when this is all over, so they need your support now during this crisis!  Here’s a List of Area Restaurants Offering Delivery, Curbside, and Pick up, Check It OUT! CHESTERTON: El Cantarito Mexican Cuisine, Carry Out – 728-6962 25 % OFF! – 709…

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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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Books, Brushes & Bands for Education Annual Tea Fundraiser

     Come out for a fun and entertaining afternoon  on Sunday, May 3rd from 1-3 pm at the Hammond Marina banquet room on the 2nd floor. Expect to be dazzled by the local talents on display and experience the arts provided by the creative students from Books, Brushes, and Bands for Education non-profit organization. …

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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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Aquatic Play Center, Hammond

     Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce the  opening of the new Aquatic Play Center at Wolf Lake. Bring your children, twelve and under, out for fun in the sun at the new splash pad.  Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.    The…

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It’s Just Serendipity – A Unique Shopping Experience

     “Serendipity” means to make desirable discoveries by accident. “It’s Just Serendipity,” is a ececltic store with a new and unique concept in downtown Hammond by Karen Maravilla and Raymundo Garcia. Helping to revitalize the downtown district, the couple wants to celebrate the nostalgia a downtown district brings to the community.      Several…

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Towle Theater Season Preview

The Towle Theater’s annual Season Preview is always a lovely event. It’s a short evening, just about two hours, with a reception (light hors d’oevres and drinks in the lobby) followed by a season sampler, typically a short scene or a single song from each. Two plays and two musicals make up the Towle 2020…

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Things To Do In Hammond Indiana

Find Recreation, Activities, Concerts, Events and Festivals at Wolf Lake Park and Pavilion See A Show at the Towle Theater Discover the Hammond Indiana Bird Sancturary Shop at It’s Just Serendipity Visit the AQUATIC Play Center Discover Nature at Gibson Woods Find Fun and Revelry at 18th Street Distillery Fun Time at the Festival of…

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2020 Theatre Season At Towle Theater – Hammond

    The Towle Theater presented their annual 2020 SEASON.       The season begins with a one-woman show Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End performed by cast member, Laura MacGregor (last seen in Good Boys & True-2011) and directed by Suzanne Nyhan (seen in Mama’s Boy & Shirley Valentine). Performance Dates: FEB 21-23, 28-29, MAR…

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