The Pavilion at Wolf Lake (PAV) welcomed Steve Miller Band for a beautiful Saturday night of live music featuring opening performances by Jamrose and Davy Knowles. With three tiers of admission, food vendors serving up summertime favorites like sweet corn and elephant ears, and bars in each section pouring domestic drafts and craft brews, the venue offered something for everyone, starting with the sunset over Wolf Lake and ending with Steve Miller Band.
What's better than live musical entertainment and the great outdoors? Plenty of cold beers and infinite tacos! On September 22, the Portage Brewfest & Taco Test, organized by the Portage Township YMCA and the Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce, brought the community together to enjoy live entertainment, sample local craft brews, and vote for this year's top taco.
Saturday marks history for Winamac as the town celebrated their first annual Market Street Chili Festival. The fest was held and sponsored by the community’s Main Street organization, Wander Our Winamac, a group that focuses on building a vibrant downtown by providing social, commercial, and recreational opportunities for its people. Festivities invited nearby vendors, food trucks, and unique competition to the table.
On Thursday afternoon, Blue Chip Casino announced an expansion to their Stardust Event Center in Michigan City. The expansion is aimed at increasing capacity for larger events in the future.
On Saturday, Johnson’s Farm Produce was expecting to hold their first Sunflower Festival, but instead, they held a Sweet Corn Festival due to the unexpected weather damage to their sunflower plants. The Sweet Corn Festival offered family activities, food to taste, and produce to pick.
The streets and homes of Northwest Indiana are always full of light, and with light comes joy and happiness. NIPSCO has been lighting up our communities for over 100 years, and recently added a joyous spotlight for community leaders and organizations partnered with the company.
Here Come the Mummies, an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5,000 year-old Egyptian mummies, comes to Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Indiana on Friday, October 5 at 8 pm in the Stardust Event Center.
Autumn is nearly here and Indiana Beverage is getting ready with a lineup of amazing beverages to follow suit. The Lifer crew had the chance to sample some of these fall-focused flavors and had a blast getting into the spirit. Cool temps may mean bundling up, but some of these beers had us kicking back and embracing the season in all its glory.
At many stages in life, everybody is looking to find the perfect home, community, and lifestyle. Some people enjoy amenities such as a pool, gaming center, or basketball/sand volleyball courts, and others may simply enjoy the peacefulness and calmness of the surrounding area. Everybody is different and has their own preferences, but at The Lakes Of Valparaiso Apartments, anybody is guaranteed to find the perfect home that compliments their variety of lifestyle interests.
A big year for Valparaiso! The 40th Annual Popcorn Festival was a popping success! Every year, it seems that the tradition celebrating Orville Redenbacher gets better and better. The ValpoLife crew hovered through the action, ready to capture every smile and victorious pose as runners reached the finish line, families and friends shared snacks, and festivity paraded through the streets.
Every wedding is special thanks to the people in it, but an excellent venue can elevate a memorable wedding to an unforgettable one for the couple and everyone involved. Zao Island, one of the Region’s most iconic locations, expanded their services this year by opening the GreenHouse Wedding and Event Center, a beautiful building that offers an upscale wedding experience without sacrificing any of the unique fun Zao Island is known for.