Category Archives: Lake Michigan

Whiting Parks Saves Snowy Owl

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko Hopefully, “Owl” be Back!        Officer Milford Hale with the WPD found a beautiful Snow Owl in Lakefront Park.  It appeared that its wing had been broken.      Ann Canning of the Park Department said that after many hours of calls, they found a wildlife rescue that was willing to take…

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1st Annual Fusion Fest Opens In East Chicago!

Mayor Anthony Copeland invites you to join us for a new festival – the 1st Annual FUSIC FEST (a Fusion of Food, Fun & Music). FUSIC FEST will be held on August 4th, 5th & 6th, at Jeorse Park Beach, 3501 Aldis Avenue, East Chicago, IN, on Friday @ 5pm, Saturday & Sunday @ 3pm- 11pm.…

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NwIndiana Symphony Concert at Indiana Dunes

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Dunes Learning Center are bringing the Northwest Indiana Symphony to West Beach on Friday, August 4th, at 7:30 p.m. for a free concert with the magnificent dunes as the backdrop.  For All   SEVEN SYMPHONY CONCERTS CLICK HERE!   Enjoy the 40 piece symphony orchestra under the direction of Conductor Kirk…

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NWI Symphony Orchestra FREE Summer Music Concerts

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and Music Director/Conductor Kirk Muspratt announce the 2017 South Shore Summer Music Festival.  The festival, beginning July 22 and concluding August 12, will feature FREE concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony in 7 communities across Northwest Indiana. Come early, bring your lawn chairs and blankets and, relax and enjoy the…

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City of Whiting Celebrated July 4th with lots of Photos!

         The City of Whiting once again hosted a massive fireworks celebration in Whiting Park on July 3rd!  The fireworks began at 10pm., but folks came early to get their seats, see old friends, and enjoy the pre-fireworks festivities.  The party began at 7p.m.  As usual, there was delicious food, live music, and a beer…

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First Fridays On Lake Street – Miller Beach July 7th

July’s First Friday on Lake Street is Friday, July 7th! The Shops on Lake Street will be open late. Grab your friends and make a night of it! Every First Friday of the month, the shops and restaurants on Lake Street (Miller Beach) stay open late & offer specials for the evening. It’s a great…

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Serbian National Baseball Team Competes w/ Local Oilmen

A Special Baseball Exhibition Competition will take place from July 7th thru July 11th with the Serbian National Baseball team on their first U.S. Tour!  This competition is sure to be exciting and competitive! (no game on Monday July 10th)       The first recorded baseball game in Serbia was played in 1935. The first baseball club…

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Thursdays are Miller Pint Night at Oil City Stadium

Thursday’s are Miller Pint Night @ Oil City Stadium where domestic pints are only $2.00 dollars June 8th, 15th, 22nd 29th, July 13th and July 20th!  Every Thursday the Northwest Indiana Oilmen play at home is a great value night for those who love the great taste of Miller Lite & Coors Light Beers.  Come…

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New Whoazone at Whihala, Inflatable Water Park to Open

Experience Whiting’s new, inflatable water park and beach rentals opening Saturday June 24th! The City of Whiting is excited to introduce Whoazone at Whihala, a new, state-of-the-art water attraction coming to Whihala Beach this summer. Whoazone, is a floating water park made up of slides, trampolines, loops, tunnels, and many other play features that create…

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Family Fun Entertainment Centers and Amusement Parks

  Plan to Visit Indiana – Northwest Indiana is home to many Family Fun Amusement Parks and Family Entertainment Centers with lots of things to do with kids that make the perfect getaway weekend for the family! Most of these venues have indoor arcades. You’ll want to visit Deep River Waterpark in the middle of…

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