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SweetWater Brewing Company Expands Distribution with Indiana Beverage & Five Star Distributing


SweetWater Brewing Company announces expanded distribution to Northern Indiana with Indiana Beverage & Five Star Distributing. Starting August 21, more Hoosiers will be able to find SweetWater’s signature 420 Extra Pale Ale, award winning IPA, Hop Hash Easy IPA, and Goin’ Coastal IPA with pineapple, plus seasonals like TripleTail tropical IPA and limited releases from the Dank Tank. SweetWater will be on draft at bars and restaurants, in grocery stores, package stores, and specialty bottle shops. SweetWater first launched in Indiana in June with Monarch Beverage, who services additional areas of the state.

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Reading About the Region: James Dworkin’s The Dog and… Children’s Books


“The Dog and the Dolphin,” “The Dog and the Jet Ski”… are you sensing a theme? James Dworkin, local children’s author, was inspired by his home in La Pore County and living on the shores of Lake Michigan to write his two books, and soon, many more.

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Blue Chip Casino to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with $20,000 Giveaway

Blue-Chip-20th-anniversaryBlue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Ind., northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, marks its 20th anniversary in August. The property will celebrate its longstanding presence in the community with a variety of special giveaways, prizes and entertainment.

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#LifeonThrones - Season 7 Episode 5: Eastwatch


Helping You Keep Track of the Amazing Rubik’s Cube of Television with Some Humor and Snark.

*Warning, SPOILERS Abound Within!*

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August 2017 at Blue Chip: 20th Anniversary celebration, Live Music, Gaming Excitement and More

Blue-Chip-Gaming-August-2017August at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features plenty of fun with the 20th anniversary celebration, Johnny Cash tribute artist Shawn Barker, dining deals, a relaxing spa special, gaming excitement and more.

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Great Dining Specials at Blue Chip in August 2017

Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Pastrami Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with pastrami, beer onions, lettuce, tomato and Swiss cheese, served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the August Beer of the Month, New Belgium Voodoo Ranger.

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Check Out All of the Amazing Entertainment and Special Events at Blue Chip this August 2017

Blue-Chip-Entertainment-August-2017Don’t miss the hit tribute show, “The Man in Black, A Tribute to Johnny Cash,” starring accomplished musician and singer songwriter Shawn Barker, the show highlights the retro look, sound and feel of Cash’s performances from the beginning of his career in the early 1960s to his later work. Tickets, starting at $15, are on sale now at ticketmaster.com or the Blue Chip Gift Box. Guests must be 21 or older, with a valid state or government issued photo ID.

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Reading About the Region! Meet: Trent D. Pendley

Dunes_novel_bookreading-2 This week’s local Region author is Trent D. Pendley. If you have not met him before, you can introduce yourself soon!

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Indiana Beverage and 18th Street Brewery Team Up to Deliver Amazing Craft Beer to the Region


Indiana Beverage has been a family owned business for 75 years in Indiana, since the year 1939. So, to owner Jeff Leetz, the prospect of expanding on Indiana Beverage’s storied reputation for distributing world-class beers by partnering with the Gary brewery, 18th Street Brewery, was too good of an opportunity to pass up.

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Chesterton High School Sandpipers to Perform With Foreigner

CHS-Sandpipers-to-perform-with-ForeignerOn Wednesday August 9, members of the Chesterton High School Showchoir, the Sandpipers, will perform on stage with the legendary rock band Foreigner. They will be joining the band on stage at the Huntington Band Pavilion at Northerly Island and performing I Wanna Know What Love Is. Choir Director Kristin Morris first heard about this opportunity from one of the show choir parents who sent her a link to enter the contest. She submitted the application and then a month later was contacted that the group from Chesterton High School had won the honor. "I am very excited for these kids! It's a wonderful opportunity for them to perform in a venue like that and on stage with one of the classic rock bands of our time," Morris said. "The students are excited to not only watch the concert but be a part of it as...

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Blue Chip Casino’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Includes Incredible Giveaways

Blue-Chip-20th-Anni-T-Shirt-GiveawayBlue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa 20th Anniversary celebration includes several giveaways for B Connected members. Members earning 100 base points can receive an anniversary t-shirt on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., while supplies last.

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