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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


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!


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


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


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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Every Year, Thousands of Potties are Victims of Cruel Fates, Johnny On The Spot Answers Their Cries

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When you’re a potty, things can get rough. Fires and unlucky lightning strikes melt you into a flat, burnt crisp. Your once pristine toilet paper dispenser catches ablaze into a charred mess. A vehicle smashes into you, crumpling your once-sturdy plastic walls. Heavy winds roll you far from your home, and leave you damaged, in a muddy ditch. Not to mention the look of dejection you receive when an individual needing to relieve themselves comes upon your personal disaster zone; the world can be an unforgiving place.

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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


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


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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The Lakes of Valparaiso Host Thanksgiving Rubber Duck Hunt for Residents


Unique events can make anyone's day a little bit better. For residents of The Lakes of Valparaiso, they were treated to a fun surprise around the Thanksgiving holiday.

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


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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