Category Archives: Whiting

Whiting Builds a ADA Compliant Boardwalk on Lake Michigan

by Mary Lowry    If you’ve walked down the bike path behind Whihala Beach in Whiting Indiana and wondered about the construction at the West End, you can finally go check out the completed project! The work has been the result of a $16,000 matching grant from the Lake Michigan Coastal Program, which is administered…

Continue Reading →

Local Puzzle Store Booming Cause of Covid-19

     What started out as a passion a few years ago, has turned into a phenomenon during the Covid-19 outbreak. “We Can’t keep puzzles on the shelf,” stated Joel Bender, owner of Mindbenders puzzles and games. “In fact, we have started a waiting list,” he continued.      Take a stroll or cruise along…

Continue Reading →

Garage Mahal is ON!

     Garage Mahal (the name is rumored to be French for “Stuff”) has the potential to be the biggest ever, with everyone out looking for great bargains. Besides, one good aspect of the sheltering in place is that  everyone had a chance to clean out their basements and garages. This year’s event, to be…

Continue Reading →

Ride the Rails Returns in July

UCA Ride and Rail Tour- There IS Something to Do this Summer!    For everyone who has said “Gee, I wish there was something fun to do,” we have great news.  The 3rd Annual Ride and Rail Tour will kick off from Downtown Whiting on Saturday, July 25th, 2020 promptly at 9a.m., returning shortly after…

Continue Reading →

Whiting Peeps Contest – Vote Online!

The Whiting Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce is providing a new twist to its annual Easter Peeps Diorama contest as this year’s competition moves online.  The Peeps contest revolves around creating a 3-D diorama using the colorful candy marshmallow Peeps.  The Peeps contest is open to everyone in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.  There are three Peeps…

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 →

Mascot Hall of Fame Special Events

Check out these exciting special events right down the road at the one and only Mascot Hall of Fame.           At 11a.m. Feb. 20 it’s fun for the tiniest of mascots with Tiny Mascot Storytime.  Children under 5 are free with purchase of an adult admission.       Mascot Mardi Gras Celebration goes on with a…

Continue Reading →

Calumet Revisited Lecture Series

Calumet Forum Programs 2020      Calumet Revisited Forums continue at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) in 2020,  shedding light on the region’s rich human history and environmental treasures.        Feb. 4 will be Dr. Larry McClellan, author and retired dean at Governor State University will give a talk on the Underground Railroad…

Continue Reading →

Winey Beach Cafe Approaches 15 years In Business!

by Tim Bandura      With the full onset of winter, and if a tropical vacation is not on the schedule for you this year, a trip to Downtown Whiting’s Winey Beach Café may, at the very least, put you in a Florida-state of mind.  With its Floridian inspired menu and drinks, you’re sure to feel…

Continue Reading →

Mascot Hall of Fame Announces the 2020 Inductees at the Fur-Tie Fundraiser

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko,     Who were the winners at the Mascot Hall of Fame?….anyone that joined in the fun for the Annual Fur-tie Fundraiser in December because that’s when the 2020 new Mascots Inductees to join the MHOF were announced. Each year, four inductees from the 4 major United States professional sports leagues…

Continue Reading →

Page 1 of 7