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Winamac Makes History in First Annual Market Street Chili Festival

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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.

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Blue Chip Casino Announces Lavish Expansion to Stardust Event Center

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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.

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Community Appreciates Uniqueness of La Porte Sunflower Fair

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The La Porte Sunflower Fair is a one-of-a-kind event that brings rare activities and competitions to the community. This year marked the 20th year of the one-day fair that commemorates the end of summer and celebrates the beginning of the fall season.

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7th Annual NIPSCO Luminary Awards Shine a Spotlight on Community Leaders

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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.

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A Scary Good Time: Here Come the Mummies to Perform at Blue Chip October 5, 2018

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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.

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Fall-Themed Drinks Bring Excitement for the Season Thanks to Indiana Beverage

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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.

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The GreenHouse at Zao Island Offers Upscale, Elegant, and Entertaining Weddings and Events

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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.

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The Region Slips Into Heels for Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana

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Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana continues to support the community through many outlets, such as its unique fundraising approach. One prime example is the fundraising event Heels for Meals. The event prompts guests to sport the funkiest, most outrageous heels, flats, or socks in order to compete for the winning spot in those three different categories. Heels for Meals was specifically designed to raise funds for the Meals on Wheels endowment fund in order to support their long term service to the community.

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Sunset Grille’s Sunset Sounds Summer Concert Series Continues with the Music of Steve and Mary E

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This year’s summer season may be winding down but the good folks at Sunset Grille in Michigan City aren’t willing to let it go quite yet as they continue to host live music and delicious food in their relaxing rooftop bar and grille.

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Sand Creek Country Club Celebrates the End of Summer and Community at Annual Labor Day Party

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In its second decade, the Sand Creek Country Club has continued to recognize and thank its loyal patrons for their extraordinary support by hosting their annual Labor Day Party. With over 400 people in attendance, the Labor Day celebration is one of the largest events Sand Creek hosts, inviting guests and their families to enjoy the last hoorah of summer.

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Centier Bank Presents Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame with $250,000

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The National Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting is moving along quickly as it prepares for a 2018 debut, and it got a huge boost on Wednesday when Centier Bank presented the museum with a $250,000 check.

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