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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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Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Junior Achievement Winter Wonderland Prom

Junior-Achievement-2018The Board and Staff of Junior Achievement of Chicago, NWI Division, are thrilled to announce our Second Annual Gala. The Avalon Manor in Merrillville will be transformed on Friday, February 23rd into a magical Winter Wonderland for the JA Prom, so dust off your dancing shoes and join us for an evening of fun and surprises!

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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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Duneland Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Recognizes Departing Members, Welcomes New Year of Prosperity

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The Duneland Chamber of Commerce had the Blue Chip Casino buzzing on Wednesday night, not with swarms of eager gamblers, but with the excitement of both new and old members looking toward the future of Duneland-area prosperity.

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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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Happy Birthday, Many Happy Returns!


Birthdays hold a special meaning for us. They signify the day that we entered this world and became a part of the lives of our family and friends. As we grow older and enter new friendships, those that care for us want to help celebrate the fact that we are in their lives. Enter the birthday celebration.

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Celebrate ‘Da Region at 219 Day


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 6:00 to 11:00 pm. 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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Registration Open for Spring Classes & Workshops and Youth Summer Camps at LCA

LCA-Sping-Classes-and-Workshops-2018Lubeznik Center for the Arts' (LCA) spring class & workshop offerings for children, teens and adults are currently open for registration. Weekly classes are available for those looking to develop new skills and workshops for those looking for a little "me time" and focus their creativity for a day or two. Offerings run from March 12 through April 14. Classes fill quickly so all are encouraged to register early.

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St. Jude House Hosts 16th Annual Spring Luncheon

St-Jude-HouseSt. Jude House will host its annual spring luncheon on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

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Hate the Airport? Follow These Tips for Smoother Travel in the Skies


Whether it’s to see family for the holidays, a business trip, or an escape to warmer climates for the winter season, sometimes the easiest way to travel is flying to your destination. It’s much safer than driving and will reduce the amount of time you’re traveling to almost nothing. But nevertheless, flying is almost always seen as a hassle for a number of reasons, including cost and navigating the airport.

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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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