"A Christmas Story" Comes Home Returns to Indiana Welcome Center

You know it’s the holiday season when it’s time to unwrap the"A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit, on display at Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond. If you have never been to this spectacular display, then you don’t yet know what you’re missing! This exhibit is free to view and is open from November 12 - December 30, 2022. This annual exhibit is centered on the popular movie - I am sure you have seen once, twice, or more than 20 times - “A Christmas Story.” The six Macy’s window displays showcase the fictional town of Hohman which is really, low and behold, the author (and movie narrator) Jean Shepherd’s hometown, Hammond, Indiana…

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National Cat Day in the Region

There’s something for everyone in Northwest Indiana, but if you're a cat-lover you need to check out The Region Cat Cafein Merrillville! This one-of-kind cafe opened in December of 2021 and is a great place to warm up with one of their delicious fall-themed drinks, dessert and even cuddle with an adoptable cat. And- if you happen to fall in love- you might even find yourself taking home a furry friend…

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FALLing in Love with the South Shore - Outdoors, Apples, Events and More!

Nothing feels more like fall than walking outside on a cool, crisp morning to find hints of orange and yellow leaves scattered throughout the green trees. No matter how cold it will be soon, I still love every bit of fall and everything that comes with it. Bring on the fresh apples and pumpkins, apple-cinnamon donuts, corn mazes,Oktoberfests, pumpkin beer, colorful trails and more…

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