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Indiana Beverage Treats the Lifer Team to Winter Beer Taste Testing

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As you’re getting in the holiday spirit this season, your taste buds might be yearning for a delectable wintry drink to brighten your day, don’t worry- we’re not talking about eggnog. The folks over at Indiana Beverage are making sure our shelves and stockings can be filled with a delicious assortment of beers this season. Among them were the Bell’s “Winter White,” Blue Moon’s “Pacific Apricot Wheat,” Lagunitas’ “Sucks Ale,” Revolution Brewing’s “Fistmas,” and Samuel Adams’ Winter Lager.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Malcolm McLean


IR-Malcolm-McLeanThis week Industrial Revolution is saluting Malcolm McLean! (1913-2001)
With only a high school diploma, McLean pumped gas to save enough money to purchase a second hand pickup truck and started hauling goods for people.

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Zac Jeffries Enjoys Creating Great Food at Industrial Revolution

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Satisfied and happy employees are the best way to ensure a customer receives a wonderful experience. For Industrial Revolution, one of those happy and hardworking employees is Zac Jeffries, a cook who loves creating their delicious entrees each day.

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Delicious Holiday Dining this December at the Blue Chip


Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 Celebrate the holiday with family and friends with a delicious Christmas buffet at Options. Enjoy traditional favorites, including prime rib, New York strip steak, crab legs with drawn butter, sage-rubbed turkey, rotisserie chicken, maple-glazed ham, dijon-glazed salmon, assorted pastas, and all of the sides and desserts. Christmas dinner is served from noon to 9 pm for $39.99 plus tax.

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Industrial Revolution is More Than Just Good Burgers, They Capture the American Spirit

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There are many paths to take in our life, and in America we have the ability to follow our passions to whatever end they may take us. A few of us follow the path to entrepreneurship, and become business owners. Whether small or large, owning and operating a business takes a certain type of person, one who is dedicated, hard working, and able to make their vision come true. Even more so for those who choose to be restaurateurs.

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Miller Lite and Indiana Beverage Provide Beer Lovers with Blast from the Past, Resurrecting Classic Steinie Bottle

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If you’ve seen one of these unique, handsome looking bottles around and wondered at the backstory, it goes back quite to the early 20th century and has its roots in the Post-Prohibition era. The steinie bottle, as it is called, was actually a response from the glass industry which sought to make their bottle products cheaper to compete with the emerging use of cans in the beer industry. When beer brewers were bouncing back from the Prohibition era and needed affordable and reliable containers to hold their products, the steinie bottle answered the call.

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William B’s Steakhouse at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa Receives 2017 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence


William-B-Steakhouse-Blue-Chip-Wine-Spectator-2017_01For the second year, William B’s Steakhouse at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, given by the magazine to recognize a well-curated list of quality selections that will satisfy discerning wine enthusiasts. One of only a handful of NW Indiana restaurants to receive the award, William B’s features prime steak, seafood and fresh pastas, all prepared with Midwestern flair.

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Rod Lubeznik Values Collaboration with the Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators

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Any great organization takes skilled and dedicated leadership to get off the ground. The Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Operators were lucky enough to have that when they began meeting back in the 1960’s, and have continued that tradition throughout the years, bringing the McDonald’s name into many households around Northwest Indiana.

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Delicious Thanksgiving Dining this November at the Blue Chip


Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017Celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends with a sumptuous dinner at Options. Enjoy Thanksgiving favorites, including roast turkey, ham and all of the sides and desserts, plus many other entrees, including smothered pork chops, baked salmon Florentine, fried chicken, honey walnut shrimp, BBQ roast duck and more. Thanksgiving dinner is served from noon to 9 pm for $27.99 plus tax.

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Partners of Life: Best of Restaurants

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Our restaurant partners are a fantastic group, serving up some of the best food in Northwest Indiana! Their dishes, atmosphere, and stellar service have served as the backdrop for many nights of entertainment, fun, and happiness for people all around the Region.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Henry Ford


IR-Henry-FordThis week, help us salute another great American, Henry Ford (1863-1947)
Henry Ford was an American Industrialist and business magnate, who founded the Ford Motor Company and developed the assembly line technique of mass production. He is credited with “Fordism”: the mass production of inexpensive goods coupled with high wages for workers. Ford’s commitment to lowering costs resulted in many technological and business innovations, including a franchise system that put dealerships throughout North America and major cities in six continents. His introduction of the “Model T” revolutionized transportation and American industry which enabled average families to obtain an automobile…

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