Category Archives: things to do

“FUR” Your Enjoyment – the Mascot Hall of Fame

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      No, it’s not a typo.  You’ll find the word fur cleverly used throughout the upcoming Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame which was opened on April 7th for a “furst look.”     Mayor Joe was on hand to answer questions and greet people as families with kids poured into the huge…

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“She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing it for Themselves” scores a 10 on My Hilarity Scale!

**** Highly Recommended **** The Second City continues to do what they do best, make people laugh, and laugh, and laugh some more, with a new all-female revue, “She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing it for Themselves”, which supports a longtime theory of mine – comediennes are just as funny as their male…

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Zombie Zip Lines And Haunted Treetop Trails Coming To Edge Adventures Aerial Park

For the month of October Edge Adventures Aerial Park – Deep River NWI will present a Halloween experience unlike any other in the Chicago/Northwest Indiana area. The park will be transformed into a spooky forest with Haunted Treetop Trails. And on Saturday evenings, there will be Zombie Zip Line adventures featuring live zombies roaming beneath…

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New Contemporary Yoga Center Opens In Valpo

     The Valparaiso community has recently welcomed ONE –  A vibrant yoga, meditation, and gathering space to 1605 Laporte Avenue, located across the street from the north entrance to Valparaiso University. The spacious studio offers a multitude of classes, a kitchen space, and workshops that welcome global teachers including Saul David Raye, Girish, and Seane…

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Michigan’s Longest Garage Sale – US 12 Heritage Trail

“Michigan’s longest garage sale” is getting ready for another year. It runs along US-12 Heritage Trail stretching more than 200 miles from New Buffalo to Detroit. So get ready for crowds roaming the streets of New Buffalo and looking for bargains AUGUST 11th -13th 2017 Open to businesses, homes and locations in New Buffalo, we…

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Porter County Fair Begins July 19th

The Porter county Fair Begins on Thursday, July 19th and runs through Saturday, July 28th. New this year are educational displays and a school bus figure 8 derby in the grandstand. “You have to stop by and see the American Heritage Exhibit, the Recycling Exhibits and the Re-purposed Exhibits,” stated Claudia Hoagman, 4-H Exhibit Judge.…

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Serbian National Baseball Team Competes w/ Local Oilmen

    Five local players will be participating in the first inaugural International Baseball Challenge (IBC) coming to Oil City Stadium July 15-22, 2018.     Adam Panayotovich (Mt. Carmel H.S.), Christian Bokich (Hinsdale Central H.S.), Cal Djuraskovic (Bishop Noll H.S.), Daniel Balich (Hanover Central H.S.), and Conner Tomasic (Lake Central H.S.) were selected to represent Team…

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