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Adopt a Fur Baby from Northwest Indiana's Shelters!

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In February, the month of amore, there’s no better time to add unconditional love, cuddles and kisses into your life! We aren’t talking about sparking up a romance, but adopting a four-legged companion from one of the many adoption shelters in Northwest Indiana!

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Exciting Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Region

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As Valentine’s Day comes closer, it can be a scramble to brainstorm ways to treat your loved one and yourself to a memorable evening of fun. However, Northwest Indiana is filled with delicious places to dine, unique events and fun activities. We’ve got you covered for the date, just don’t forget the gift!

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What's Galentine's Day? Celebrate on Feb. 13th!

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Thanks to Parks and Recreation’s character Leslie Knope, light has been brought to a holiday that can sometimes leave people feeling a little left out – Valentine’s Day. Ever since episode 16 in season 2 of Parks and Recreation aired in 2010, Galentine’s Day has immersed itself into the lives of many as a way for ladies to show their love and appreciation for the women in their lives.

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Local Drone Photographers Catch a Bird’s Eye View: Part 2

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Our second part to our drone photography series takes you soaring over Indiana Dune State Park, Soldier Field in Chicago, Whiting’s wintery, Whihala Beach and more! Be sure to check out these talented local photographers and follow their work for more amazing aerial footage and photos!

Trevor Mahlmann
Lives: West Lafayette
Drone Equipment: Mavic Pro

Experience: “I have been taking aerial pictures for 3 years!”

Favorite Places to Photograph: “My favorite place to take flight is lighthouses along Lake Michigan and Lake Superior!”

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Blue Chip Casino Keeps a Night Out Under One Roof with Endless Entertainment

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To enjoy an evening out, all under one roof, how far would you need to travel? As it turns out, not very far, and Michigan City is the answer, with it’s amazing Blue Chip Casino! For a night away, the Blue Chip offers the best in entertainment, dining, and lodging for anyone needing to relax.

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Drone Photographers Capture Bird’s Eye View in NWI, Chicago: Part One

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Ever wonder what Northwest Indiana and Chicago would look like from above? These photographers take to the air via drones to get breath-taking footage of the area's landmarks and events.

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Spa Blu at Blue Chip Casino Brings Relaxation and Luxury to Northwest Indiana

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Spa Blu at the Blue Chip Casino is a hidden gem in Northwest Indiana. Boasting a variety of services and well selected products, the spa offers a unique, relaxing experience for anyone in need of a little bit of pampering.

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LIFER's Favorite Books

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With the temperature outside getting colder and colder, staying inside, crowded around a warm fire, sipping tea or coffee, and reading your favorite book is the perfect way to stay warm and cozy all winter long. Whether you’re into mystery, romance, science fiction, biographies, or history novels, the familiarity of your favorite book can offer refuge from whatever is happening in life and in the world and allows you to go on an adventure from the comfort of your own home.

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Indiana Beverage Tests the Strength of Hoosiers with National Beer Stein Hoisting Competition

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Arm shaking, face scrunched up, teeth gritted. While holding a brew is usually casual faire, Samuel Adam’s Stein Hoisting Competition takes it to another level, and Indiana Beverage is bringing the tradition to bars across Northwest Indiana.

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Independence Day Gives the Region a Reason to Celebrate

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Independence Day Weekend in Northwest Indiana gives a great opportunity to get out, enjoy their community and celebrate our nation's birth. Ideas in Motion Media is out and about celebrating right there with you, capturing the best shots of parades, fireworks, kids, parents, and all of the great organizations that are putting on and participating in big celebrations across the region.

From the huge Duneland Chamber of Commerce Fireworks on the Lakefront through Michigan City's BIG Parade, we captured several of Northwest Indiana's community celebrations with photos and some words from those who were there. Click below to see the photos and scroll down to see how the region celebrated 2014 Independence Day!

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Zao Island Adds 13 New Go-Karts Just in Time for Spring 2014!

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We've added a ton of new awesome features here at Zao Island to make sure that our customers continue to always have a great entertainment experience. You've seen our recent additions to the arcade, now check out our new Go Karts!

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