Category Archives: Michigan City

Indiana Dunes Hikers Asked to Use Designated Trails

The Michigan City Parks & Recreation Department is asking that patrons use the designated trails (see attached) instead of using unmarked “social” trails.  Using “social” trails results in immediate and long-lasting damage to the dunes.  Several of the designated trails have beach mats for ease of use and access.  These beach mats are located on…

Continue Reading →

Michigan City Senior Center to Open!

      The Michigan City Senior Center will plan to re-open on a limited basis, with limited staffing on Wed, July 15th, 2020.  There will be strict safety protocols and restrictions in place.  Safety protocols are as follows:  #1 IF YOU ARE SICK, STAY HOME! For activities at the Senior Center, at all times…

Continue Reading →

New Paved Trails at Friendship Gardens

Over 2,900 feet of trails at Friendship Botanic Gardens were paved during the week of June 15th, 2020, which was made possible by a grant provided by the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte.    The goal was to provide more access to people that require mobility assistance, such as wheelchairs and walkers. The natural green…

Continue Reading →

Funflateables is Fun for Families

      Funflatables, has locations in Valparaiso, Merrillville, Michigan City, Dyer, and Hebron. The FunFlatables’ Party-n-Play centers are your #1 family entertainment center for indoor, climate-controlled, all-occasion parties and FUN.      Visit one or ALL of their unique, year-round, soft inflatable playgrounds where the whole family can have. Featuring continuous FUN Jumping, Bouncing, Climbing, Snaking…

Continue Reading →

Michigan City Farmers Market Scheduled to Open May 30th

     According to Officials the Michigan City Farmers Market is Scheduled to open On May 30th, 2020. Amid the Pandemic, Social Distancing Practices will be enforced. The Market is an enclosed space and can allow for social distancing practices as outlined by the Indiana Governor.    The Michigan City Farmers Market aims to provide…

Continue Reading →

Friendship Botanic Gardens to Open May 1st

     Friendship Botanic Gardens will open to the public beginning this Friday, May 1st.       The Gardens will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily admission (Tuesday-Sunday) is $9; seniors, $7; however, on Thursdays, admission to the Gardens is $5 for everyone. Children 12 and under are free everyday; active…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

Shoreline Brewery -Michigan City

by David Wichlinski       Culture Trip suggests a trip to Shoreline Brewery for good no-frills food and drink. As the name suggests, it’s located on the coast of Lake Michigan so you can grab a pint of one of their home-brewed beers after walking the sandy shores. They usually have 12 brews on rotation with two…

Continue Reading →

Friendship Botanic Gardens Remains Open To Members Only

     During these uncertain times and caution of COVID-19, community members are still able to take advantage of the membership benefits at Friendship Botanic Gardens while still following the social distancing guidelines.       Being in nature is good for the mind, body and spirit. While there may be uncertainty in the world right…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

Page 1 of 8