Marina Shores at Dunes Harbor a boater's paradise

Marina Shores at Dunes Harbor a boater's paradise

Among the hustle and bustle of life in Northwest Indiana, sits a boaters paradise in Marina Shores at Dunes Harbor, located right across from …

July 24, 2014 12:00 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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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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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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Best Bets: Top events for the week to come

THROUGH APR 26 Spring Public Show 7:30 Fri-Sat, Merrillville Community Planetarium, 199 E  70th Ave, Merrillville. 219.650.5486. mcpstars.org/…

April 24, 2014 2:06 pm

Earth Day at the Zoo

Earth Day at the Zoo

APR 26 Earth Day at the Zoo 11am-3pm, Washington Park, 115 Lakeshore Dr, Michigan City. 219.873.1510. michigancityparks.com. Washington Park Z…

April 24, 2014 1:56 pm

Beautiful energy efficient appliances available at all price points

Beautiful energy efficient appliances available at all price points

Sleek and practical are the new grand and ornate in the housing market.

April 20, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Keeping the Region healthy: Local corporation and environmental advocate team up

Keeping the Region healthy: Local corporation and environmental advocate team up

Once a fight between industrial Goliaths and Save the Earth "tree huggers" is now an alliance in Northwest Indiana.

April 20, 2014 8:00 am

How to live green everyday

Earth Day is a good time to reflect on how to help the environment, but what makes more of a difference is make small changes in daily routine…

April 20, 2014 8:00 am

Innovative green technology learned and practiced at local universities

Innovative green technology learned and practiced at local universities

Sitting on top of an academic building at Purdue University Calumet is a vertical axis wind turbine that on a windy day, generates the same am…

April 20, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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LAST LOOK: Stairway at Sunset in Union Pier

LAST LOOK: Stairway at Sunset in Union Pier

Photographer Joshua Nowicki frequently shoots Lake Michigan shores at various locations and seasons throughout the year. This photo was taken …

February 23, 2014 2:11 pm Photos

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Lake Michigan: Fair-Weather Friend, Interrupted

Lake Michigan: Fair-Weather Friend, Interrupted

If you've lived Chicago, Northwest Indiana or Southwest Michigan for more than a year, you've probably learned about the benefits and detrimen…

February 18, 2014 4:29 pm Photos

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BLIZZARD BUSTING: Get outside and live wintertime!

BLIZZARD BUSTING: Get outside and live wintertime!

Snow crunches underfoot and every breath is a bite from the cold, crisp apple of air.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Michigan shipwreck preservation: Romance! History! Bad Luck!

Lake Michigan shipwreck preservation: Romance! History! Bad Luck!

Visitors to Indiana's latest nature preserve will have to work a little harder than most sight-seers to take in the attraction.

November 18, 2013 9:00 am Photos

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Get Outdoors: Winter offers unique activities

Get Outdoors: Winter offers unique activities

Snow crunches underfoot and every breath is a bite from the cold, crisp apple of air.

November 17, 2013 7:00 am Photos

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The Buzz: Beekeepers enamored with their flying friends

The Buzz: Beekeepers enamored with their flying friends

On the back of Ed Rice’s nearly three-acre property, 15 hives of bees work day and night to produce honey. 

September 25, 2013 1:36 pm Photos

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Greening the restaurant scene

Greening the restaurant scene

Eloise Karlatiras wasn't your typical student waiting tables to put herself through college.

September 23, 2013 12:15 pm Photos

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