Over the last few years, the popularity of brunch has exploded into an Internet bonanza. The meal has become less about eating and more about posing for photos meant to go straight to social media feeds. So, Strawberry Fields Pancake House has gone back to the brunching basics: companionship and a good meal bridging breakfast and lunch. On any given Saturday, the cozy restaurant is filled with families and friends chatting over coffee and comfort food.
The Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Church hosted their 49th annual Grecian Festival from July 13th - 15th! The weekend was packed with fun for all ages and included traditional Greek music, dancing, gift shopping, a beer garden, and of course, sampling of traditional Greek foods!
Five years ago after Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment one of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a result Methodist Hospitals Food Services Department began offering a series of Farmer’s Markets and Food Fairs at wholesale prices to promote nutrition and enhance the availability of fresh produce to the Gary and surrounding communities. “The Farmer’s Market has become an annual tradition and is a reflection of our commitment to the well-being and nutrition needs of our community,” said Wright Alcorn, Vice President Operations, Methodist Hospitals.
Festival of the Lakes is gearing up for another amazing season! From July 18 - 22, you can expect five nights of music, fun, and entertainment from Mayor Thomas McDermott and the City of Hammond.
Chicago Street Theatre and Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation Kicks Off 7th Annual Shakespeare in the Park to Bridge Art and Community Together
The Chicago Street Theatre kicked off its 7th annual Shakespeare in the Park community celebration Friday night in Central Park Plaza with a production of Much Ado About Nothing on the stage in the William E. Urschel Pavilion. The cooler weather was a welcome break from the blistering heat endured by many over the past few days, so visitors unfolded chairs and blankets to take in the show, grab a bite from the local vendors, and spend quality time in one of Valparaiso's beautiful parks.
From “Proud Mary,” to “Have You Ever Seen the Rain,” the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival has a raw, familiar sound that resonates with fans around the world. In 1995, original rockers Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford established Creedence Clearwater Revisited to keep the flame burning on this iconic music. Before the band hits the Stardust Event Center stage at Blue Chip Casino on July 14th, we spoke with the bassist, original band member, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Stu Cook.
Live music has a way of bringing people together. First Merchants Bank knows that uniting the community is important for the individual, society, and its business, recognizing that it all begins and ends with people. With this in mind, they have proudly sponsored the 2018 Munster Summer Concert Series at Heritage Park to achieve this mission and fulfill their values, all while giving back to the community it serves.
Tom Petty’s spirit rocked on at Wicker Memorial Park Thursday night. Tribute band Southern Accents performed as part of the North Township Summer Concert Series hosted by Trustee Frank J. Mrvan.
Dyer Nursing and Rehab Treats Residents and Community Members to the Talents of Local Artist, Jillann Gabrielle
This Thursday afternoon, Dyer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center held their quarterly community event inviting families and outside community members to engage with the residents. This time they tried something a little different - a live performance by a local artist, Jillann Gabrielle.
At the June 19, 2018 Michigan City Common Council meeting, a former City of Michigan City employee made false accusations and statements claiming that the Mayor’s political campaign fund has been the beneficiary of the proceeds from his golf outings and Mayoral Ball’s.
Blue Chip has long been known as a premier casino in Northwest Indiana and a go-to for a weekend getaway. Few visitors know, however, that they can enjoy a night at the casino without poker and slot machines! Here are five ways to enjoy the luxury provided by Blue Chip aside from the casino: