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Governor Holcomb, Mayor McDermott Break Ground on Digital Crossroads of America Data Center in Hammond

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As Governor Eric J. Holcomb phrased it, “It’s Happening in Hammond.” On Wednesday afternoon, Holcomb joined Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. in breaking ground on a new multimillion-dollar data center, Digital Crossroads of America Data Center. The center will serve a growing demand for businesses and content distribution providers to lease data center space.

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The City of Whiting Hosts 3rd Annual Exciting and Fast-Paced AquaX Jet Ski Races

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The weather was perfect for a refreshing day out on the water as Whiting kicked off their 3rd annual AquaX Jet Ski Races at Whiting Lakefront Park on Saturday. The free event runs all weekend long on Lake Michigan.

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Gaming Excitement this August at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Gaming-October-2017 Win up to $90,000 in cash with Progressive Payout, which features 25 winners and three drawings every month. Drawings will be held at 8 pm, 9 pm and 10 pm on Friday, August 31; if Progressive Prizes are not selected, they roll over to the next month and the totals will grow.

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Duneland Chamber to Host Taste of Duneland on September 1, 2018


rot1The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is hosting Taste of Duneland featuring the European Market on Saturday, September 1, from 10 am to 10 pm. A Duneland community tradition, this summer taste celebration will be held in Thomas Centennial Park in historic downtown Chesterton, Indiana.

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Whiting Pierogi Festival 2018 Continues Treasured Tradition in Northwest Indiana

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For over two decades, folks from far and wide have traveled to the city of Whiting, Indiana on the last weekend of July. The weekend is designated to celebrate Eastern European culture, community, and, most importantly, food! Over 300,000 people from all around the United States visit with a common taste for something delectable and specific—PIEROGI.

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Sizzling Summer Fun in August at Blue Chip!

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August at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features plenty of summer fun, including a performance by popular stand-up comic Jo Koy, a gas giveaway, spa blu specials and a $90,000 Progressive Payout drawing.

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Candace’s Region Rotary Round Up: Summer Events

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Candace’s Rotary Round-Up

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. Over the years, Rotarians have taken on global causes ranging from literacy and peace to water and health.

Many local initiatives are happening right around us! Scholarships for high school students, cleaning up of local parks and gifts of time, talent and treasure to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations are all the foundation of the Club’s motto, “Service Above Self.”

I joined the efforts of the Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club as a way to give back to the community I grew up in. Today, I bring you the Region’s Rotary Round-Up as a way to shine a light on all the great things happening at Clubs in and...

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Pierogi Fest Preview 2018

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The end of July will be here before you know it and for Northwest Indiana that can only mean one thing: Pierogi Fest. That’s right, the wacky three-day festival is ready for its return to the City of Whiting and promises to bring with it all the crazy, zany, and just plain fun things you’ve come to expect.

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Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Church Host 49th Annual Grecian Festival

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The Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Church hosted their 49th annual Grecian Festival from July 13th - 15th! The weekend was packed with fun for all ages and included traditional Greek music, dancing, gift shopping, a beer garden, and of course, sampling of traditional Greek foods!

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Everything You Need to Know about Festival of the Lakes 2018

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Festival of the Lakes is gearing up for another amazing season! From July 18 - 22, you can expect five nights of music, fun, and entertainment from Mayor Thomas McDermott and the City of Hammond.

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Michigan City Mayor Ball & Golf Outing Proceeds

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At the June 19, 2018 Michigan City Common Council meeting, a former City of Michigan City employee made false accusations and statements claiming that the Mayor’s political campaign fund has been the beneficiary of the proceeds from his golf outings and Mayoral Ball’s.

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