Bookmark and Share

Getting Familiar With Asparagus

Posted on August 1, 2015 at 7:28AM | Posted by Tyler Malec, Digital Content Specialist Related Blog Categories: Restaurants

Find me a FAM tour and let me go on it. Working in tourism makes me a lucky fellow. I was one of the two people from the bureau to play host on a FAM tour through our area for travel writer Connie Reed, and we visited Asparagus Restaurant for lunch to refuel before heading out to last weekend's Pierogi Fest ® (like you really need to refuel before that fest). I may not be part of any sort of chorus, but it didn't stop my taste buds from singing high praises.…More

Pierogi Fest® is a staple of summer in the South Shore

Posted on July 15, 2015 at 12:05PM | Posted by Jake Giles, IT Support-Video Production Associate Related Blog Categories: Events

One of the best parts about the region in Northwest Indiana, is how many cultures come together to create diversity along the South Shore. This is an area where not only so many different ethnicities thrive, but their traditions converge into a melting pot of deliciousness. In my mind, there's no finer example of this than Whiting's annual Pierogi Fest®. Each year during the last full weekend of July, thousands gather in downtown Whiting for a spectacle of food, fun and festivities.…More

Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair provides classic and new adventures

Posted on July 13, 2015 at 1:44PM | Posted by Sara DeYoung, Guest Blogger Related Blog Categories: Events

If you could put the month of July on your tongue it would taste like elephant ears, pork burgers and soft serve swirl ice cream. It smells like wood shavings and a smoky sweetness mixed with fresh cut grass. It sounds like the community band playing "John Phillip Sousa," the crow of a rooster and old friends laughing. …More

Rocking in July throughout Northwest Indiana

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 9:51PM | Posted by Tyler Malec, Digital Content Specialist Related Blog Categories: Events

Hold on to your socks because they're about to be rocked. Summer has arrived to Northwest Indiana just in the nick of time. The weather is beautiful and there is no better time to explore the region for live music than the month of July. This is a month of festivals, and the region is full of amazing live acts taking the stage to headline our cities and towns. Check out your list below of music acts bringing the rock to July. …More

Floating down the Iroquois River

Posted on June 12, 2015 at 9:24AM | Posted by Sara DeYoung, Guest Blogger Related Blog Categories: Great Outdoors Things to Do

Outdoor enthusiasts searching for a relaxing fishing or paddling location can find it on the Iroquois River. The rock bottom river winds casually through Jasper and Newton County Indiana into Illinois, a total of 94 miles. The Iroquois River is home to carp and catfish around the drifts or smallmouth bass and panfish downstream. …More
Bookmark and Share
Powered by Simpleview