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.
Even if April can’t break Northwest Indiana into warmer weather, the Asian American Student Association at Indiana University Northwest apparently has plans to, judging by the buzz and energy that filled the Gary campus’ student center for the university’s Asia Day event.
The Board of Trustees of Calumet College of St. Joseph cordially invites you to the 53rd Annual Scholarship Gala on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, IN. The Gala is the College’s signature fundraising event.
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!
The new Strawberry Fields Pancake House & Restaurant in Crown Point adds a whole other meaning to the word “fresh.” With friendly service, a convenient location, and a one-of-a-kind menu, this new eatery is the breakfast spot the Region has been hoping for.
The scent of sizzling lake perch, ice cold homemade root beer, the countless family dinners… Every Regioner has special memories tied in with the restaurants of yesteryear. We asked you to take a trip down nostalgia lane to revisit the beloved businesses that have since closed their doors for good and tell us which ones you wish would open their doors once more in Northwest Indiana.
Spring and summer movies are gearing up to take over the big screens, and it’s always a great idea to maximize the movie-going experience in preparation for blockbuster season. Goodrich Portage 16 IMAX & GDX has all of the tools to to make your trip to the movies an epic experience.
Described as “the soundtrack of the 20th century,” the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is timeless work. Free Fallin, a tribute band based out of Minnesota, has brought the music of Tom Petty to audiences across the country for 10 years. Their next stop—Blue Chip Casino. Before Free Fallin hits the stage on April 6th, we spoke with the drummer, owner, and manager of the band, Mark Larsen.
The closer you got to Thomas Centennial Park this St. Patrick’s Day, the louder you could hear the blues being played by The Gerry Hundt Trio, a local band. Hundreds of members of the Northwest Indiana community filled downtown Chesterton this year, decked out in shamrock necklaces and green top hats, for the Duneland Chamber of Commerce’s 3rd Annual Corkscrew and Brew.