As the sound of Christmas classics filled the air and little La Porteans lined the streets, Santa and several of his helpers marched in the 2017 La Porte Santa Parade.
Michigan City High School's Musical "13" Provides Great Fun for Audience Members, Family for Students
It was glitz and glamour Saturday evening when the Michigan City High School Theatre Department put on their new show “13,” the story of young Evan Goldman, a young kid from the Big Apple who moved to small-town Indiana after his parents divorced.
A little cold and rain couldn’t deter the La Porte community on Saturday afternoon as 25 local breweries and wineries gathered at the La Porte Civic Auditorium for the 3rd Annual La Pour Brew and Wine Fest. Still in its infancy, this festival was packed to the gills inside the auditorium which was filled with every kind of beer and wine that an aficionado could desire.
Need to know where you can catch the holiday shows? Where you can meet Santa? What about Caroling at Cloud Gate? The colder season is here, but there are still plenty of fun events that you can enjoy by taking the South Shore Line!
On Tuesday, Nov. 28, Shoreline Brewery and the Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) are teaming up to create #GivingBrewsDay, a homegrown, Michigan City way of celebrating #GivingTuesday, the annual global day of giving.
Miller Lite and Indiana Beverage Provide Beer Lovers with Blast from the Past, Resurrecting Classic Steinie Bottle
If you’ve seen one of these unique, handsome looking bottles around and wondered at the backstory, it goes back quite to the early 20th century and has its roots in the Post-Prohibition era. The steinie bottle, as it is called, was actually a response from the glass industry which sought to make their bottle products cheaper to compete with the emerging use of cans in the beer industry. When beer brewers were bouncing back from the Prohibition era and needed affordable and reliable containers to hold their products, the steinie bottle answered the call.
For the second year, William B’s Steakhouse at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, given by the magazine to recognize a well-curated list of quality selections that will satisfy discerning wine enthusiasts. One of only a handful of NW Indiana restaurants to receive the award, William B’s features prime steak, seafood and fresh pastas, all prepared with Midwestern flair.
We’ve all heard our friends belt out a ballad of “Hot Blooded” in the bar on a Saturday night while the rest of the bar usually joins in on the chorus. And anytime “Cold as Ice” comes on the radio, you know you just can’t change the station. We recognize so many of these songs because they’ve permeated our culture so deeply over the last 40 years. Foreigner has 22 hit songs on Billboard’s Top 40, 9 of which were Top 10 hits. A claim that only a select few bands can also attest to.
Veterans Day has been a national holiday, honoring individuals who have served in the United States Armed Forces of our great country since 1938. Northwest Indiana, The Region, has its fair share of both active and retired military personnel, including over a dozen activities around the area being held to honor our local heroes, both active and retired. This year, the City of Hammond Parks Department hosted their 4th Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Parade. The parade’s Grand Marshal and keynote speaker, Hammond’s 4th District Councilman and US Army Vietnam Veteran, William Emerson, Sr., 18th Combat Engineer Brigade, spoke about what makes the Hammond parade so special what it meant for him to be a major participant in it.
Amps pounding at full blast and drums rolling at lightning speed, Styx returned to the Chicagoland area to rock out like it was 1972 at Horseshoe Casino Hammond.