Category Archives: Miller Beach

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Double Track Begins Construction in Michigan City

The state’s largest public transit investments in Indiana history begins its first major phase of construction – adding a second track and station improvements along a 26.6-mile corridor of the South Shore Line Railroad from Gary to Michigan City for 25 miles. The Double Track Project is designed to improve operating flexibility and reliability, reduce…

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Black Heritage Art Exhibit Feb 4th – March 18th

The Miller Beach Arts & Creative District is Proud to provide a glimpse into the artistic eyes of four influential Regional Artists from Feb. 4th thru March 18th, 2022 with opening Reception on Friday, Feb. 4th from 6-8pm. Each one of these artists emphasize the significance of community and the black culture utilizing multiple mediums:…

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Miller Beach First Friday Cookie Walk – Dec 3rd

 4th Annual Cookie Walk December First Friday. Shops On Lake Street’s 4th Annual holiday Cookie Walk is December 3rd, 2021 from 5-8pm. Lake Street shops/restaurants/galleries in Gary’s Miller Beach neighborhood. All are welcome and this is a family and friends event!!! You’ll experience different kinds of creative and delicious cookies while hearing the amazing Saint…

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Fest In The First – Re-Imagine Gary

Fest in the First is Back! On September 18, 2021 from noon-8pm, come to Lake Street in Gary’s beautiful Miller Beach Community for the 18th Annual Fest in the First. We are celebrating Gary’s First District Neighborhoods: Emerson, Aetna, Glen Ryan and Miller. There will be a free accessible shuttle service provided in partnership with…

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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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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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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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Unapologetically Noir Photography Exhibit

     “What does it mean to be black?” is one of the main questions centered around the exhibit  “Unapologetically Noir.” Featuring over 30 photographs of black men and women from all walks of life, Anderson showcases diverse physical and mental characteristics of the participants. Opening Reception to be held Friday, February, 5th, 2021, Exhibit…

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Shirley Heinze Fall Bird Count

Shirley Heinze Land Trust Bird Count with Indiana Audubon Society Brad Bumgardner at Walner Nature Preserve in Chesterton By Terry Bonace       A  group of skilled birders spread out to visit sixteen Shirley Heinze Land Trust nature preserves throughout Northwest Indiana. From Lake County to St. Joseph County, they were out looking for…

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Birding in the Miller Beach Area

    Late Fall and Early Winter are the Best times to find migrating Birds in Indiana’s diverse habitats that are home to over 400 documented bird species, making it the perfect place for a birding adventure. The birding experiences won’t disappoint, from the one-of-a-kind migration of Sandhill Cranes to Bald Eagles perched atop tree-tops.…

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