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Creating Groundhog Day: Constant gardening at Green Sense Farms

Creating Groundhog Day: Constant gardening at Green Sense Farms

I had always wanted to go. Then the ads pushed me, inescapably, in the right direction.

September 19, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Art Nouveau: How the Lubeznik Center is evolving with Michigan City

Art Nouveau: How the Lubeznik Center is evolving with Michigan City

Things are lively at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, where new opportunities for enjoyment of art in its many forms are popping up all the time.

September 17, 2014 11:06 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 18, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 18, 2014

Receptions for two great artists on both sides of Lake Michigan tonight and a preview event for the Great Chicago Fire Celebration which begin…

September 17, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 11, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 11, 2014

Donna Blue Lachman gets a second wind in Three Oaks and local galleries feature Michiana artists in upcoming exhibitions including Mitch Marko…

September 10, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 4, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 4, 2014

The force is with Benton Harbor, Anna Russo Sieber and the ARS Gallery "I Am The Greatest" project, kicking off the season on Friday, and init…

September 03, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 28, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 28, 2014

Interested in being a beneficiary? Bentwood Tavern is looking to give back and serious Labor Day weekend fests at CTG in Valpo and also beauti…

August 27, 2014 2:00 am

Lowell New Businesses: Wellness, textiles, beverages and more

Lowell New Businesses: Wellness, textiles, beverages and more

Providing health care, cleaning, creating personalized gifts, tattoo designing and furnishing your home are just a few of the services provide…

August 22, 2014 8:45 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 21, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 21, 2014

Time is running out if you want tickets to the Green Sense-Whole Foods-Miller Bakery Cafe collaborative dinner on Sunday and a very special we…

August 20, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 14, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 14, 2014

My suggestion: Start the weekend early with a visit to Meijer Gardens; followed by a Friday Open Studio Night at Ox-Bow; Saturday at Lubeznik'…

August 13, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 7, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 7, 2014

A slightly noir weekend for mature audiences includes Scott Covert's show at Firme gallery; Civil War soldiers tonight at the Heritage and the…

August 06, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 31, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 31, 2014

Check out a range of creative options this weekend around Lake Michigan including NISO outdoor concerts, alt-rockers in Three Oaks and chalk a…

July 30, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 24, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 24, 2014

Get to know historic Benton Harbor on foot; experience the ultimate in glamping and rare photos of Bob Dylan are on exhibit in South Haven, Mi…

July 23, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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The Long Way to Paradise

The Long Way to Paradise

I had always wanted to go. Then the ads pushed me, inescapably, in the right direction.

July 19, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 17, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 17, 2014

It’s about time John Cain, who has been basking in the glories of the 1960s, can celebrate the era with real legitimacy beginning tomorrow; al…

July 16, 2014 2:00 am

Seniors learn "parkour," sport of daredevil youths

Seniors learn "parkour," sport of daredevil youths

On a recent morning in London, Lara Thomson practiced spinning on benches, swinging from metal bars and balancing off raised ledges — all elem…

July 15, 2014 5:52 pm Photos

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Practically Affordable: Here’s a dozen 2014 cars and crossovers that have it all for families

Practically Affordable: Here’s a dozen 2014 cars and crossovers that have it all for families

Smaller and taller is apparently the way the auto industry is headed these days.

July 15, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 10, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 10, 2014

My connection with Saugatuck started some years ago when I met local VIPs including Julee Russo, an author and celebrity in the NYC publishing…

July 09, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 3, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 3, 2014

Shockingly wonderful developments in tragicom by Donna Blue Lachman in Three Oaks and I'm trying a low-key family Fourth of July in Saugatuck …

July 02, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 26, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 26, 2014

Prepare for John Cain's 60th birthday and an ArtBash at Lubeznik's lakefront location and this weekend New Buffalo area artists open their gal…

June 25, 2014 2:00 am

LAST LOOK: The 70th Anniversary of the Capture of the U-505

LAST LOOK: The 70th Anniversary of the Capture of the U-505

Because the June 4, 1944 capture of the U-505, the famous German sub—and the only surviving sub of its kind in the world, housed at MSI in Chi…

June 22, 2014 12:18 pm

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 19, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 19, 2014

Take a deep breath because there are a zillion events this weekend and construction on upper I-94; in Chicago with the Ed Paschke arts center …

June 18, 2014 2:00 am

Animal Magnetism: Historic appeal at Washington Park Zoo

Animal Magnetism: Historic appeal at Washington Park Zoo

There's a lot of animal magnetism these days at Washington Park Zoo. With new and refurbished exhibits, visitors can find themselves inches aw…

June 16, 2014 11:50 am Photos

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Just Add Water: Fireworks may be commonplace these days, but fireworks over a lake are still something special

Just Add Water: Fireworks may be commonplace these days, but fireworks over a lake are still something special

One could make the argument that fireworks have lost some of their heat in recent times.

June 16, 2014 11:36 am Photos

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The Fine Art of Artful Living: The Harbor Shores art collection

The Fine Art of Artful Living: The Harbor Shores art collection

In the words of travel writer Miriam Beard, "certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and perman…

June 13, 2014 5:17 pm Photos

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Running for a Cause: Local races raise money for charities

Running for a Cause: Local races raise money for charities

Doug Early isn't the most experienced runner among his racing friends, but he perhaps has the most to gain.

June 13, 2014 11:52 am Photos

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Art Deco Splendor: Grand Beach home brings the 1920s to life

Art Deco Splendor: Grand Beach home brings the 1920s to life

The style and sophistication of Art Deco design had been a seductive siren calling to Chuck and Julie Kaplan for years. In response they had c…

June 13, 2014 8:30 am Photos

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At Home in Harbor Country with Chef Jean and Cynthia Joho

At Home in Harbor Country with Chef Jean and Cynthia Joho

The main reason that (Chef) Jean and Cynthia Joho wanted a home in southwestern Michigan was the latitude, similar (about 44 degrees) to the l…

June 13, 2014 8:30 am

Local Scene: Region bikers and bands rally for Special Olympics athletes

Local Scene: Region bikers and bands rally for Special Olympics athletes

The annual “Livin’ It Up Benefit for Porter County Special Olympics” has grown considerably since last year and now includes a bike run, bike …

June 12, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Wind and Waves: Kite boarders make the most of Lake Michigan's surf

Wind and Waves: Kite boarders make the most of Lake Michigan's surf

When Michael Szromba and his buddies get together to kite board, a crowd of onlookers is usually nearby watching in awe as they put on their o…

June 11, 2014 11:46 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 12, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 12, 2014

Two Romeos open and close; Patsy Cline in Beverly Hills, Chicago and a whole lot of improv at Acorn in Three Oaks.---Pat Colander, Associate P…

June 11, 2014 2:00 am

Shipwrecks of Lake Michigan

Shipwrecks of Lake Michigan

The blowing winds and shifting snows also had another effect, this one on the shores of Lake Michigan. It unearthed a shipwreck.

June 10, 2014 11:50 am Video Photos

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Hand [Water] Crafted: Local seafarers have a passion for building a masterpiece

Hand [Water] Crafted: Local seafarers have a passion for building a masterpiece

Chuck Banks' father's hobby was building wood boats, a skill and love he passed down to his son when he would visit his Northwest Indiana home…

June 09, 2014 12:23 pm Photos

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Local Scene: Songs of Summer

Local Scene: Songs of Summer

As a radio DJ for many years, it is often my job to dictate people’s moods with the music I play and provide a soundtrack to their good times.…

June 05, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 5, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 5, 2014

The return of outdoor movie night drives in to Miller Beach and downtown LaPorte; and a Dunes benefit in Michigan City on Saturday night.---Pa…

June 04, 2014 2:00 am Related

Museum of Science and Industry: 70th Anniversary U-505 Special Events

Museum of Science and Industry: 70th Anniversary U-505 Special Events

On June 4, 1944, the German sub known as U-505 was captured off the coast of West Africa. Tracking and disabling this elusive U-boat not only …

May 29, 2014 4:26 pm Photos

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Local Scene: Devilish duo offer "Variety" of vintage entertainment

Local Scene: Devilish duo offer "Variety" of vintage entertainment

Tired of trudging out to local watering holes and seeing bands or singing karaoke on the weekends? Looking for something different? May I sugg…

May 29, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Life on board the U-505

Life on board the U-505

U-boats were designed with little concern for the comfort of their crews. The subs were first and foremost weapons platforms with one goal: de…

May 25, 2014 4:40 pm Video Photos

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May 22, 2014 3:43 pm

Local Scene: Musical youth step up and tune up for their church

Local Scene: Musical youth step up and tune up for their church

Northwest Indiana’s four-piece Capernuam — LeAnn Stutler (lead vocals, guitar, mandolin, and saxophone), Will Wyatt (drums, vocals), Mark Lugo…

May 22, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Sensational Santa Fe: Where Carmen meets Don Pasquale

Sensational Santa Fe: Where Carmen meets Don Pasquale

When my friends and I would talk about our favorite places to visit, I could

May 20, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Sands That Deliver: After the polar vortex, beach season has never looked so good

Sands That Deliver: After the polar vortex, beach season has never looked so good

Don't be surprised if the crowds are just a little bit bigger and the smiles just a little bit wider when the beaches of Indiana, Michigan and…

May 18, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Obama at 9/11 museum: Terrorism can't break us

Obama at 9/11 museum: Terrorism can't break us

Tears in her eyes, firefighter widow Maureen Fanning emerged Thursday from the new Sept. 11 museum deep beneath ground zero, unable to bring h…

May 18, 2014 11:00 am

Washington Monument reopens after earthquake

Washington Monument reopens after earthquake

A cross section of Americans awakened early and waited in line for hours to be among the first to ride to the top of the Washington Monument, …

May 18, 2014 9:00 am

Still Saving the Dunes

Still Saving the Dunes

Herb and Charlotte Read have spent a lifetime involved in conservation of the Indiana dunes. As a young boy, Herb took walks with his family i…

May 18, 2014 8:24 am Photos

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Afraid to camp? Nothing to fear but fear itself

Afraid to camp? Nothing to fear but fear itself

Here are five things you might be worried about when it comes to camping, along with ways to cope.

May 18, 2014 7:00 am

Museum of Science and Industry: 70th Anniversary U-505 Special Events

Museum of Science and Industry: 70th Anniversary U-505 Special Events

On June 4, 1944, the German sub known as U-505 was captured off the coast of West Africa. Tracking and disabling this elusive U-boat not only …

May 16, 2014 4:26 pm Photos

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Krasl Art Fair brings top-shelf art to St. Joseph

Krasl Art Fair brings top-shelf art to St. Joseph

Looking back over his 32 years of participation in the annual Krasl Art Fair, held on the bluff overlooking Lake Michigan in St. Joseph, Randy…

May 15, 2014 9:33 am Photos

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Mishawaka and South Bend combine rural charm with big city culture

Mishawaka and South Bend combine rural charm with big city culture

For a quick getaway with plenty to see and do, head east for the attractions of South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana. The two cities’ shared bord…

May 15, 2014 9:12 am Photos

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Retro Revived: Indy's Fountain Square neighborhood

Retro Revived: Indy's Fountain Square neighborhood

Only a mile and a half southeast of downtown Indianapolis, Fountain Square is showing other cities how it's done.

May 12, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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