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Fiddlehead Restaurant Now Offering Fiddlehead After 10!


If your favorite restaurant was open well after 10 PM and let you party into the wee hours, would you stick around to enjoy their food and drinks a little longer? For the residents of Michigan City, that’s now a reality over at Fiddlehead Restaurant!

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219 Day is "Strongest" Party in the Region


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 17 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. This year, the event’s theme is “Feats of Strength”. There will be a Gladiator Joust, Punching Arcade, Thumb Wrestling, Tattoo Contest, Climbing Wall, Selfie Booth, Region Rat Piñata and more. The event is free admission.

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Call Out for Artists - Lubeznik Arts Festival 2018

Lubeznik-Arts-Festival-2018Lubeznik Center for the Arts invites artists to apply for its annual art festival featuring fine art and fine craft exhibitors, plus contemporary art galleries, interactive family art activities and food. A non-refundable application fee of $35 is required. Application deadline is March 15, 2018.

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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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Gaming Excitement this February at Blue Chip Casino

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Sign up for a new B Connected Membership in February and earn Slot Points on the day of sign up. Earn 1,000 base points on your B Connected Card and receive $5 in Slot Points; earn 2,500 base points and receive a total of $15 in Slot Points; and earn 5,000 base points and receive a total of $40 in Slot Points. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit

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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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Duneland, Hobart & Portage Chambers Host Combined Event to Power Community Potential


If you’re a small business owner, being a member of your local chamber of commerce is incredibly beneficial. It provides you with many contacts, and prospective clients for whatever business you may run. Indeed, that’s the primary mission of a chamber, to link up businesses in a community and provide ways to help them grow.

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Valentine’s Day Dining Specials this February at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a delicious dinner for two at William B’s. The $120 Valentine’s Day Special, available February 9 through February 18, includes a Caesar salad, roasted mushroom cream soup, Chateaubriand with fingerling potatoes, sauteed brussels sprouts and sauce bearnaise. The dinner finishes beautifully with Chef Rudy’s Chocolate Duet dessert. Reservations required.

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Bride Blu, Live Music and Great Entertainment at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this February

Blue-Chip-Gaming-September-2017 Enjoy a fun-filled February at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, with special Valentine’s Day menus, the Bride Blu bridal fair, Hoosier Fight Club’s mixed martial arts event, live music and gaming excitement.

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Valparaiso Family YMCA Tips a Hat at 13th Annual Y-Bash

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Jeans, flannel, and cowboy boots. While some don’t expect such a dress code to pair well with an evening event, the Valparaiso Family YMCA board members trusted their instincts and threw a country-themed celebration for their 13th Annual Y-Bash.

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