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5th Annual Hooked on Art Brings Community Support for Frontline Foundations


Frontline Foundations' Hooked on Art Festival brought the community together for a day of live music, art, and beautiful weather for the fifth consecutive year.

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Bare Naked Ladies Help Kick Off “Forever Valpo” Campaign at Valparaiso University


The Forever Valpo campaign of Valparaiso University was unveiled to the public on September 23rd. It was a celebration among students, administration, alumni, and rock band Bare Naked Ladies under the strobes of the Athletic Recreation Center.

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Von Tobel Connects Vendors and Community at Demonstration Day


Like any other neighbor, Von Tobel Lumber & Hardware likes to throw an occasional party to get the community together. On September 23rd, they hosted asn expo that gave customers and vendors an opportunity to get to know each other.

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Blackbird Cafe Launches New Menu in September 2016

rot12The BlackBird Cafe has a new and delicious menu available for its guests! There are the returning favorites and some exciting new dishes to sink your teeth into. Our new menu features all sandwiches, soups, salads, breakfast items, and more at great prices!

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PNW Odyssey Art Exhibit: ‘Collages in Dimension’

Michael-KoscielniakThe Purdue University Northwest Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series presents the exhibit, “Collages in Dimension,” featuring the work of artist Michael Koscielniak, on the first floor, north study area of the Technology Building located at the Westville campus.

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Schultz Floral Shop Now Offering Happy Hour Deals Every Wednesday

Schultz-Floral-Wednesday-Happy-Hour-2016Beginning Wednesday, September 21st, Schultz Floral Shop will offer happy hour deals from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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Memorial Opera House Foundation Invites Public To Assist In Creating Giant Mural

rot1The Memorial Opera House Foundation invites the public to participate in creating an original piece of art using the Connected Paint process. The 15’ x 7’ mural, when completed, will be displayed at the Memorial Opera House. The Foundation’s Connected Paint mural will consist of 105 canvas panels that are painted individually by following a simple two-step process. The participants will not know the overall theme of the mural when they paint their panels. At the end of the evening, the completed panels are assembled to reveal a large themed original piece of art.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Project Simple: Photography that Inspires Call to Action

Lubeznik-Project-Simple-2016Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) presents Project Simple: Capturing Silent Conversations, an exhibition of photographs by the husband and wife team of Mariano Cortez and Chelsea Nix. The couple's photographs are currently on display in LCA's NIPSCO Education Studio through October 28, 2016 with a reception on October 7 from 5:00 to 8:00pm during LCA's First Friday series. Using the camera as a tool to share individual stories and help indigenous communities in third world countries, the Nix/Cortez team focused their lens on India and Nepal for this series of photographs.

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2016 Taste of Care Brings Together Health Care, Senior Living for Cooking Competition


Sometimes finding gourmet food comes from an unexpected source. On Thursday night, over ten different health care providers and facilities came together for the 2016 Taste of Care. The Taste of Care is a friendly competition that allowed different chefs to show off their unique flair on cuisine, and raise money for Honor Flight Chicago.

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2016 Popcorn Festival Recap


The 38th Annual Valparaiso Popcorn Festival is a wrap, and we were there to catch a bunch of action from the day. Word on the street is that everyone had a great time and while you were busy running in the races, walking in the parade, or just having a good time, we were out finding some cool stories and taking a bunch of photos from the day (and the week leading up).

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Catherine’s Bridal Boutique Will Fulfill All Your Homecoming Needs

catherines-bridal-homecoming-2016-1With homecoming right around the corner, the search for dresses is on many high school girls’ minds. Seniors Kayla Ferrari, Tori Kolar, and Marissa Cavanaugh headed to Catherine’s Bridal Boutique in downtown Valparaiso with the hopes of finding the perfect dress.

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