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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Clara Barton


This week, help us salute another great American, Clara Barton (1821-1912). "I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them"

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Industrial Revolution Eatery and Grille's Michael Vargas is Always Learning


Indiana University Northwest is teaching Michael Vargas the technical side of Criminal Justice, however his job as a server at Industrial Revolution Eatery and Grille is helping him attain the real-life skills needed to achieve his dream of being a homicide detective.

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Pumps Fitness Foodie Fitness: Slow Cooker Meatballs!


Meatballs are a very satisfying, fitness-friendly dish that’s filled with superb nutrition. Since these protein-packed meatballs are low in carbs, serving a few over a bed of greens is the type of meal that will keep you on track with your fat loss goals.

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Northshore Health Centers Invites The Region to "Chill Out" on Tax Day 2017


Tax Day can get people riled up. When it comes time to write that check, tempers can flare. On April 18, 2017, though, Northshore Health Centers invited the community to come "chill out" with Kona Ice at their Portage and Lake Station offices.

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Anna Peterson Loves the Atmosphere, Clientele at Kelsey's Steakhouse


Anna Peterson, the event coordinating manager for Kelsey’s Steakhouse, is a Michigan native who moved to Northwest Indiana with her family when she was a teenager. Anna started working at Kelsey’s Steakhouse about 10 years ago where she started out as a server.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Audie Murphy


This week Industrial Revolution salutes Audie Murphy (1924-1971).
As a child, Audie Leon Murphy dreamed of someday joining the Military. He enlisted after the attack of Pearl Harbor in 1941 but was declined due to underage. In 1942 he tried enlisting again and was declined by the Marines, Navy, and Army paratroopers due to his size (5’ 5-1/2” tall at 110 pounds). Through his persistence, the US Army finally accepted him and he eventually went to Europe to fight in WWII. His determination to prove himself elevated him through the ranks.

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#BeerFacts Brought To You By Indiana Beverage

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Pile on some homebrewed trivia and embrace your inner beer snob with these facts brought to you by Indiana Beverage.  Cheers! 

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Check Out The Great Dining Specials at Blue Chip in April 2017

Blue-Chip-Dining-April-2017At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Italian Burger — an Angus beef and Italian sausage patty topped with fresh mozzarella and sun-dried tomato relish and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the April Beer of the Month, Bell’s Oberon.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, John William Finn


This week Industrial Revolution salutes John William Finn (1909-2010).
John Finn was a sailor in the US Navy who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii during World War II. During the first attack by Japanese airplanes on the Naval Station, Finn promptly secured and manned a .50-caliber machinegun mounted on an instruction stand in a completely exposed section of a parking area which was under heavy enemy fire. Becoming repeatedly wounded, he continued to man this gun to return fire with complete disregard for his own pain and safety. Finally by direct orders he was persuaded to leave his post to seek medical attention.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Philo Farnsworth


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


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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