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Blue Chip Casino's Eighth Annual Brewfest Media Preview Night Showcases Local Craft and Creativity

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The Blue Chip Casino was host to an IPA-lover’s paradise on Thursday evening, where brewmasters from 11 local breweries showcased their handcrafted brews to media members and selected guests in preparation for the Eighth Annual Blue Chip Brewfest in May.

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NWI Young Professionals Bring You the First Annual Region Games: May 5th

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Good things happen when great people come together all in the name of philanthropy. On Saturday May fifth, five regional young professionals’ groups: Full Circle Young Professionals (from the Duneland and Portage Chambers), EPIC (Crossroads Chamber), Young Leaders United (YLU – United Way of Porter County), La Porte Jaycees (La Porte Chamber), and the Lakefront Career Network (LCN – Michigan City Chamber) will host the first annual Region Games!

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Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame Open House Celebrates the Mascots That Make American Sport So Much Fun

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Sporting events are an integral part of American culture as teams build a culture around their stadiums, ballparks, and fields. A key part of that culture are the mascots who create lifelong memories for kids and families that come out to support their favorite teams. Whiting, well known for its calendar of fun, family-friendly events, is building a Mascot Hall of Fame for families to come and learn about, engage with, and appreciate those icons of American sports.

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A Look Back at the Past Three Years of All About the Girls!

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The highly anticipated yearly women’s empowerment event, #AllAboutTheGirls, will return to the Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton for its fourth installment this May!

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La Porte Mayor's Ball Returns in 2018 for Another Successful Year

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Sunday night the city of La Porte held it's annual Mayor's Ball in it's local Civic Auditorium. The event has been going on every year since 1989 when then mayor, Elmo Gonzales, saw it as an opportunity to raise funds for community projects as well as charities around the country.

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Michigan City Celebrates Return of St. Patrick's Day Parade in 2018

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Excitement was high in Michigan City on Saturday as residents gathered along Franklin Street for their annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. After a one year hiatus in 2017, popular demand led the Michigan City Mainstreet Association and Johnny Stimley to bring it back, along with a lineup of 117 participating people and organizations.

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Gaming Excitement this March at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Gaming-October-2017 March at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features a concert with 38 Special, a St. Patrick’s Day buffet and plenty of gaming excitement.

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Great Entertainment and Special Events this March at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Gaming-September-2017 March at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features a concert with 38 Special, a St. Patrick’s Day buffet and plenty of gaming excitement.

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Plenty of Fun This March along the South Shore Line


Plenty-of-Fun-This-August-along-the-South-Shore-Line-2017 Winter is moving right along, and the fun is only picking up around the Region. As the snow comes and goes, there’s so much fun to do inside and out along the South Shore Line. Let’s see what we found!

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Hammond Celebrates the Region with 219 Day 2018

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On Saturday, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the 219 Day Committee welcomed Region Rats from all across Northwest Indiana as they threw a party to celebrate 219 Day, the Region’s official holiday.

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Shelf Ice Brewfest 2018 Brings Focus to Michigan City's Uptown Arts District

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The Fourth Annual Shelf Ice Brewfest in the Uptown Arts District of Michigan City was a winter blast. The winter beer fest included 40 local and regional breweries, though beer was not the only fun activity warming attendees up on a cold Saturday in February. Fire pits, ice sculptures, food trucks, and hammerschlagen were some of the other exciting activities that entertained many.

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