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City of Hobart and Hobart Parks Department Brings Creativity and Competition Together at Annual Lakefront Festival’s Dam Duck Tape & Cardboard Regatta


The City of Hobart’s beautiful lakefront featured an unusual sight on Saturday as teachers, boy scouts, and other competitors raced cardboard pencils, dragons, and themed boats in the annual Dam Duck Tape & Cardboard Regatta.

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Blue Chip Casino, Hotel, and Spa: Your One-Stop Wedding Shop


With elaborately themed receptions, personalized hashtags, and lavish bridal showers, bachelorette, and bachelor parties, weddings have become a full-scale affair. When you want your day (or rather, your month) to be perfect, it can be a little bit overwhelming to know where to start. Luckily, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel, and Spa has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a sizeable space to hold your reception, a bevy of games for a bachelor party, or the most decadent spa treatment for the bridal party, Blue Chip has it all.

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Governor Holcomb, Mayor McDermott Break Ground on Digital Crossroads of America Data Center in Hammond


As Governor Eric J. Holcomb phrased it, “It’s Happening in Hammond.” On Wednesday afternoon, Holcomb joined Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. in breaking ground on a new multimillion-dollar data center, Digital Crossroads of America Data Center. The center will serve a growing demand for businesses and content distribution providers to lease data center space.

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The City of Whiting Hosts 3rd Annual Exciting and Fast-Paced AquaX Jet Ski Races

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The weather was perfect for a refreshing day out on the water as Whiting kicked off their 3rd annual AquaX Jet Ski Races at Whiting Lakefront Park on Saturday. The free event runs all weekend long on Lake Michigan.

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15th Annual St. John Community Corn Roast Pays Homage to Hoosier Pastimes


When anyone from Indiana thinks of the one thing their state is known for, it’s corn. Corn is everywhere in Indiana, and come August, the harvesting can begin. The Annual St. John Community Corn Roast, hosted by the St. John Chamber of Commerce, celebrated a corn-filled Indiana tradition. Going strong for 15 years, the Corn Roast attracted many community members for a great cause.

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Gaming Excitement this August at Blue Chip Casino

Blue-Chip-Gaming-October-2017 Win up to $90,000 in cash with Progressive Payout, which features 25 winners and three drawings every month. Drawings will be held at 8 pm, 9 pm and 10 pm on Friday, August 31; if Progressive Prizes are not selected, they roll over to the next month and the totals will grow.

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Duneland Chamber to Host Taste of Duneland on September 1, 2018

rot1The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is hosting Taste of Duneland featuring the European Market on Saturday, September 1, from 10 am to 10 pm. A Duneland community tradition, this summer taste celebration will be held in Thomas Centennial Park in historic downtown Chesterton, Indiana.

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Legacy Foundation Welcomes Gary Community to the 4th Annual Civic Innovators Convening to Share Their Vision of the City’s Future


Thursday night, the Legacy Foundation hosted the 4th annual Civic Innovators Convening event at the Art House in Gary, which gave the residents of Gary a chance to present the changes that they would like to see for their community and vote for their favorite plan to be funded to better the City of Gary.

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Whiting Pierogi Festival 2018 Continues Treasured Tradition in Northwest Indiana

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For over two decades, folks from far and wide have traveled to the city of Whiting, Indiana on the last weekend of July. The weekend is designated to celebrate Eastern European culture, community, and, most importantly, food! Over 300,000 people from all around the United States visit with a common taste for something delectable and specific—PIEROGI.

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Sizzling Summer Fun in August at Blue Chip!


August at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features plenty of summer fun, including a performance by popular stand-up comic Jo Koy, a gas giveaway, spa blu specials and a $90,000 Progressive Payout drawing.

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Washington Capitals Coach, Todd Reirden, Brings Stanley Cup and Passion for Hockey to the Region


Hockey fans across the Region lined up on Thursday as the Stanley Cup made its way into town. Public viewings were available in Crown Point and Valparaiso during the day, making for an exciting event for fans of all ages.

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