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New Art Exhibits Debut at Purdue University Northwest Westville Campus


New-Art-Exhibits-Debut-at-Purdue-University-Northwest-Westville-Campus_01New art exhibits have opened at the Purdue University Northwest Westville Campus and are available for public viewing.

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NWI Events in the Making Part 1: The Strategy

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Summer is big for festivals in Northwest Indiana Head to Whiting for Pierogi Fest, then stop by Hobart for the Lakefront Festival, and loop around toward Hammond to catch the Festival of the Lakes.

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Girls on the Run of NWI Celebrates a Successful Sneaker Soiree

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One by one guests filed in the Wicker Park Social Center on Indianapolis Blvd, with smiles on their faces and gym shoes on their feet. The border of the room displayed tables filled with a variety of raffle prizes from jewelry to Disney tickets and weekend getaways in Lake Geneva.

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No Foolin': Plenty of Fun this April Along the South Shore Line! 2017


March-into-Spring-2017-with-Some-Fun-Along-the-South-Shore-LineSpringtime in Chicagoland is a beautiful time of year. As we continue to dig our way out of winter, flowers begin to bloom, days become longer, and there are more and more fun activities to do in and outdoors! The South Shore Line can get you to hundreds of events taking place throughout the month of April and the best part: up to three kids can ride free with an accompanying adult!

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Philo Farnsworth

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This week Industrial Revolution salutes Philo Farnsworth (1906-1971). As a young boy, Philo loved to read Popular Science magazine and science books. By the time he entered high school, he had converted most of his family’s household appliances to electrical power and by the age of 15 he had conceived in his mind the worlds first all electronic television. In 1926 he convinced some of his friends to fund his invention efforts and a year later demonstrated the first all electronic television.

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3,500+ Athletes & Families Arrive in the Region on March 24, 2017

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The South Shore will have a busy weekend as athletes, coaches and families visit northwest Indiana for the Scholastic Chess of Indiana State Team Championships and Lutheran Basketball Tournament.

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Portage 16 IMAX Makes Classic Films Come Alive on the Big Screen with Flashback Cinema


Flashback-Cinema-Spring-2017With a little bit of nostalgia and a big helping of quality picture and sound, the favorite movies of the past are coming to life again on the big screen.

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Rave Reviews Are In for the Decor, Atmosphere, and (Of Course) Food at Industrial Revolution

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The American Creation is a slab of meat, Heinz 57, and a thick slice of gooey cheese. You can find this paradise worthy meal at Industrial Revolution Eatery and Grille in Valparaiso. Industrial Revolution is a place where customers enjoy a classic meal where the dreams of Americans – the invention of the airplane by Orville Wright, the revolution of food crops by George Washington Carver, or the building of a dream home in Margaritaville – are honored and used as ways to inspire others.

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Memorial Opera House and BrightSide Music Welcome Willie Nile and His New York City Band for Fifth Concert

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The Memorial Opera House, with the help of Rob Harkel, founder of BrightSide Music, proudly welcomed back Willie Nile to the newly-renovated venue for a remarkable fifth time.

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11th Annual Ben Franklin Blues Project Celebrates the Mississippi Delta, the "Birthplace of Blues"

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For the 11th year in a row, Ben Franklin Middle School’s Blues Project rocked the house with a special program that entertained, education and brought people together.

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce's Corkscrew and Brew Grows in Its Second Year

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The Duneland Chamber of Commerce had a successful second year in hosting their Corkscrew and Brew beer festival at Thomas Centennial Park in Chesterton on March 18. In just its second year, the Chamber team was excited to see the event grow and evolve.

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