Category Archives: Hammond

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The Towle Theater’s “Crashing with Flamingos” is Quirky and Fun

**** Recommended **** Towle Theater’s new production, Jim Henry’s new play “Crashing with Flamingos”, is a quirky little play about married life and unexpected guests.  It’s funny yet poignant, and it has a lot to say.  Just when I thought I’d figured out where it was going, off it went in a whole new direction. …

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New Brewery Opens in Hammond, Indiana

     Byway Brewing, the region’s newest brewery and restaurant  opens  Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. The concept of Byway Brewery started in the late 90’s when Dave Toth and Tom Duszynski started brewing beer for fun. Toth and Duszynski spent the next 10 years crafting some of their favorite ales. “It was time…

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18th Street Brewery

     18th Street Brewery is one of the largest breweries in northwest Indiana and was named as the #1 Best Brewpub by USAToday’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2019.      Their 32,000 square foot location houses a taproom, production, packaging, barrel program, and a full-service kitchen.      It’s the perfect place to stop in…

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NASA Exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center

     The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, Challenger Learning Center and the Glenn Research Center present a NASA Traveling Exhibit – “Inspiring the Future: The Legacy of Exploration” from January 28th to March 22nd. The exhibit is free and open to the public during normal business hours at the Indiana Welcome Center. This interactive…

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Hammond Indiana is On the Move!

To an overwhelming crowd of over 300 people Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. spoke to the audience at the Dynasty Banquet Hall on Thursday, January 28th hosted by the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce. The entire talk was about the future plans for Hammond and most of the topics are in the “entertainment” arena, including the Festival…

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Second Saturday – A Valentine’s Celebration

     Come celebrate Valentine’s in class and with style. Dress up and visit the Small Works Art Show, and mingle and meander around the three story building with your loved one, sipping on Wine from the Wine Tasting, and enjoy a Smooth Jazz  concert performed  by Grammy Contender Keenan Baxter. This also will be the…

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Freddy’s Steakhouse Is A Great Place to Dine!

     As a Hammond, Indiana landmark now for nearly half a Century, Freddy’s Steakhouse has a reputation for quality steaks and entrees at an exceptional value. This widely acknowledged secret comes from the surrounding communities and local media, with accolades such as the  “Best Steak House” and “Best Business Lunch” in the region! Also Named…

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The Towle Theater’s “Fabulous 50’s Christmas” is a Holiday Must-See

***** Highly Recommended ***** It’s hard to believe, but this is the Towle Theatre’s 13th annual production of Fabulous 50’s Christmas!  The show, a tribute to the old Perry Como and Andy Williams TV specials, is always delightful.  Amazingly enough, there’s a couple of new (to me, at least) old carols.  I love “A Fabulous…

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White Ripple Hosts Holiday Market, Dec. 12th

Come out for a festive affair during White Ripple’s Second Saturday and Handmade Holiday Market event on Saturday, December 12th. You can get your picture taken with Santa or his gold old friend, the Grinch! Mingle, Shop and enjoy the festive spirit Hessville style. There will be a Handmade Holiday Market, Open Mic, Live Music…

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Winter Wonderland January 13th, 2018

   The event, sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), is free to the public. The morning session will be held at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Ave., Hammond. The afternoon session will be held at the visitor’s center at William W. Powers State Recreation Area, 126th Place and Avenue O,…

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