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The Region's Bygone Eateries: A Tasty Trip Down Memory Lane

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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.

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Free Fallin: A Legacy Lives On at Blue Chip Casino

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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.

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3rd Annual Corkscrew & Brew Turns Downtown Chesterton Green on St. Patrick's Day

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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.

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HR Nonprofit Consulting Announces Kelly Pallanti, SHRM-SCP as Winner of 2018 Smart Women in Meetings Award


Smart-Women-in-Meetings-Awards-Winners-2018HR Nonprofit Consulting is proud to announce that Kelly Pallanti SHRM-SCP has been named a 2018 Smart Women in Meetings Awards winner. Designed to honor and celebrate top-performing women in the meetings industry, the Smart Women in Meetings Awards recognizes female meeting professionals in six prestigious categories including Visionaries, Industry Leaders, Innovators, Entrepreneurs, Trail Blazers and Rising Stars.

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Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts Premiere “Pancakes and Politics”

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Local business representatives throughout the Northwest Indiana Region rose bright and early for breakfast on March 14th. When one is invited to meet for a breakfast date with other business reps keen on local politics, they can hardly turn down such an opportunity. Suffice it to say, the Regional Chamber of Commerce’s first ever Pancakes and Politics gathering drew its intended audience.

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26th Annual OE Gala on April 7th Promises Evening of Fun & Inspiration

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The day draws ever nearer for the 26th Annual Opportunity Enterprises Gala, presented by Delta Theta Tau, at the Blue Chip Casino on Saturday, April 7th from 6:00 – 11:30pm!

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Gaming Excitement this March at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Gaming-October-2017 March at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features a concert with 38 Special, a St. Patrick’s Day buffet and plenty of gaming excitement.

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Lifers Enjoy Breakfast at The Game in Blue Chip Casino

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The Game at Blue Chip Casino has something new and exciting for anyone looking for a hot, fresh breakfast in the morning. Beginning in early February, they began serving their delicious breakfast entrees made to order, and the results have been fantastic.

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St. Patrick’s Day Dining and Other Special Offers at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this March


Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 March at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features a concert with 38 Special, a St. Patrick’s Day buffet and plenty of gaming excitement.

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Great Entertainment and Special Events this March at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Gaming-September-2017 March at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features a concert with 38 Special, a St. Patrick’s Day buffet and plenty of gaming excitement.

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Unforgettable Concerts from the Region

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We love music at Ideas in Motion Media. In fact, most days in the office are spent with the radio on for Lifers to write good news to! We know which genres our staff are into, but we wanted to see what other music that our friends in Northwest Indiana enjoy. That's why we asked our followers on Facebook what their most memorable concert was that they've ever been to and where the concert was held (since we're near so many wonderful music venues being so close to the city).

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