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Birthday balloons

Birthday balloons

Birthday balloons are trapped under driftwood on the beach at the Portage Lakefront Park and Riverwalk.

August 05, 2014 11:40 am
Gallery: Sending a signal to the light of her life

Gallery: Sending a signal to the light of her life

A gallery of photos of a poignant act of mourning -- the launch of 100 sky lanterns -- on the beach at Beverly Shores.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Head to the dunes for nature programs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
Waves on Lake Michigan

Waves on Lake Michigan

Lisa Newhuis, of the Miller section of Gary, sits on the beach July 15 at Marquette Park with her dog Eli. Gary's access to Lake Michigan is one of the city's chief assets.

July 22, 2014 12:00 am
Telling the tale of the South Shore in 100 objects

Telling the tale of the South Shore in 100 objects

Telling the tale of the South Shore in 100 objects.

July 04, 2014 2:02 pm
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 1: The dunes

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 1: The dunes

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 1: The dunes

July 04, 2014 1:58 pm
Yoga on the beach

Yoga on the beach

Bleu Lotus Yoga Studio in Chesterton offers a class on the Indiana Dunes State Park beach.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Spent phosphorus flare washes ashore at Gary beach

GARY | Authorities on Tuesday recovered a spent phosphorus flare that may have been used in a recent search for missing boaters on Lake Michigan, officials said.

June 10, 2014 4:37 pm
Sun, bikes, water can lead to summer pain

Sun, bikes, water can lead to summer pain

Beach-goers try keep cool at West Beach in the middle of a heat wave in July 2012. Bodies of water can be deadly without using common sense and paying attention, especially to children, experts warn.

May 23, 2014 3:42 pm
Shore Magazine brings the beach indoors

Shore Magazine brings the beach indoors

For the cover shoot of Shore's June issue, we took inspiration from the 1950s and had a unique solution for recreating the beach. Look for the June edition of Shore Magazine on May 19.

April 28, 2014 3:51 pm
Whiting BP Oil Spill

Whiting BP Oil Spill

Hazmat-suited crews worked Tuesday to clean up an oil spill that spread across 5,000 square feet of Lake Michigan after a Monday afternoon discharge from the BP Whiting Refinery.Tarballs, or blobs of semi-solid oil, washed up along stretches of sandy and rocky shoreline that is owned by BP a…

March 25, 2014 9:13 pm
OFFBEAT: Reader worried he missed 2014 'Polar Bear Plunge' chilly lake dip

OFFBEAT: Reader worried he missed 2014 'Polar Bear Plunge' chilly lake dip

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am

Gary's beaches go another year without drowning

The Miller Citizens Corp. Shoreline Committee praises Gary police and firefighters. We also applaud the Gary public safety and parks personnel for attending our monthly committee meetings, responding to our concerns, and keeping our beaches safe.

November 12, 2013 12:00 am
Liam Quealy as Jesus in "Godspell" at Theatre at the Center in Munster

Liam Quealy as Jesus in "Godspell" at Theatre at the Center in Munster

Liam Quealy stars as a contemporary beach boy Jesus Christ in director and choreographer Stacey Flaster's re-imagined staging of "Godspell" running until Oct. 20 at Theatre at the Center in Munster.

September 24, 2013 12:00 am
Beach Bunch with the Cast of "Godspell" at Theatre at the Center in Munster

Beach Bunch with the Cast of "Godspell" at Theatre at the Center in Munster

The cast of "Godspell" at Theatre at the Center in Munster running now until Oct. 20 includes Liam Quealy (center) portraying a contemporary Jesus Christ and a cast of young talents as his followers.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am
Washington Park Beach

Washington Park Beach

The historic lighthouse at Washington Park beach in Michigan City.

July 28, 2013 10:00 am
EDITORIAL: Make shoreline more accessible

EDITORIAL: Make shoreline more accessible

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's plan to make the beach more accessible at Wabash Avenue in Porter should go forward. It's in keeping with the Marquette Plan objective of making the Lake Michigan shoreline more accessible to everyone.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am Related
Become a resident tourist, tour guide

Become a resident tourist, tour guide

What young child's trip to Indiana Dunes State Park doesn't include making a sand castle?

May 12, 2013 12:00 am
Become a resident tourist, tour guide

Become a resident tourist, tour guide

Children splash in the water along the Lake Michigan shoreline at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Mount Baldy.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am
IDEM chief: LaPorte Co. violates Clean Air Act for ozone

IDEM chief: LaPorte Co. violates Clean Air Act for ozone

Waves pummel a pier at Washington Park beach in Michigan City in October. IDEM Commissioner Tom Easterly on Thursday said LaPorte County no longer meets the Clean Air Act standard for ozone due to high levels at the Michigan City air monitor.

April 18, 2013 2:26 pm
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