Category Archives: Visit Indiana

Party Like a Pirate Pub Crawl – Whiting

The Party Like a Pirate is April 10, 2021. All night fun for scallywags over 21 at the pub crawl. Practice your pirate lingo and get on your peg leg!     Release your inner pirate and join us for Party Like a Pirate Day! On Saturday, April 10, 2021 Downtown Whiting, IN will be…

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Common Types of Parking Lot Accidents

Common Types of Parking Lot Accidents

Despite being an area where vehicles move more slowly, parking lots are the location of a surprisingly large number of accidents. Each year, tens of thousands of accidents occur in parking lots and garages, from small fender benders to serious deadly crashes. Being aware of some of the most common types of parking lot accidents…

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The Most Common Road Hazards Threatening Your Car

The Most Common Road Hazards Threatening Your Car

Cars are not only a major investment, but they’re often a necessity in our daily lives. Therefore, it’s always in our best interest to take good care of our vehicles to extend their lifespan and preserve their resale value as best as possible. In order to protect your car, however, you need to be aware…

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Crown Point Cancels St Patrick Parade

Due to the continued public health concerns of COVID-19, the City of Crown Point announces the cancellation of the 14th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Night-time Parade. “Governor Eric Holcomb, of the State of Indiana continues to extend the Public Health Emergency and restrictions on nonessential gatherings,” said Mayor David Uran. We are hopeful the release…

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World War II Exhibit in Munster

Work, Fight, Give: Fighting From the Homefront  In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, South Shore Arts is pleased to present Work, Fight, Give: Fighting from the Homefront, now open through April 12, 2021 at the South Shore Arts gallery located inside the Center for Visual & Performing Arts,…

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Winter Travel – What To Bring – What To Do If Stranded

ITEMS TO KEEP IN YOUR CAR: • Gloves & Hat • Small Camping Shovel • Bag Of Salt • A Flare & Distress Flag • A flashlight • Boots • Spare Tire • Ice Scraper • Change of Clothes, (in case you get wet) • Blankets • Candle & Matches (to keep warm in case…

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Ways That Cold Weather Impacts Your Vehicle

Ways That Cold Weather Impacts Your Vehicle

During the winter, it can seem like your car has embarked on a mission of self-destruction. To many vehicle owners’ dismay, it’s common to have to take an extra trip or two to the mechanic when temperatures drop. From freezing fluids to shrinking metal components, here are some of the most common ways that cold…

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Long Term Effects of $15 Minimum Wage

    Just in time for next week’s likely House vote on a federal $15 minimum wage, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has come out with a caustic report on the consequences of the policy.       New proposals to dramatically increase the minimum wage suddenly is receiving pushback from critics who say this could…

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Birding Festival 2021

     Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 13th – May 16th 2021 at the annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival.        Start making plans for a return to #dunesbirding with the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, May 13-16, 2021. The 2021 event will be a hybrid/virtual event, with both in-person…

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Reasons Why Your Asphalt Driveway Is Cracking

Reasons Why Your Asphalt Driveway Is Cracking

If you’re noticing a bunch of deep, unsightly cracks in your driveway, you might be wondering why. There can be more than one reason for these imperfections in your pavement. It could be one central issue or a combination of many. Different types of cracks form for different reasons, but there are some more general…

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