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Dramatic developments in the wake of the Oscars in Miller Beach on Saturday, First Friday fest in Michigan City bounces to life and at the Box Factory, St. Patty's Day arrives early. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
While flanked by a robotic arm, a helicopter engine and other "pretty cool stuff," President Barack Obama joked at a news conference last week that he was announcing they were building Iron Man.
HAMMOND | Purdue Calumet was not one of the more than 70 college, government and business partners that helped Chicago land a $320 million digital manufacturing research hub, but it has been involved in similar pursuits and could collaborate on workforce training needed for next-generation m…
The “Crossroads of America” finds itself at a crossroad, fueled by the need to retain and attract young professionals to live in Northwest Indiana.
MERRILLVILLE | An information technology management firm has moved into the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana business incubator in Merrillville.
Three special art exhibits this weekend plus a buy-one-get-one-free offer at the Towle Theater in downtown Hammond, plus fast forward to a dueling pianos concert coming up at Bethel. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
VALPARAISO | Calumet Region businesses often have footprints on both sides of the state border, and now a regional economic development organization does too.
More and more communities are focused on integrating strategies and practices that incorporate longer term horizons. The trend is to not only accommodate the needs of today’s residents, but also to plan carefully so future generations are also served.
MERRILLVILLE | A grand jury indicted a former Merrillville town councilman on a charge of forgery.
SCHERERVILLE | A prosecutor wants to shut down two popular Mexican restaurants in Merrillville and Schererville after police seized more than $139,000 from them during raids in November. Prosecutors in Lafayette and Indianapolis have filed civil forfeiture lawsuits to keep more $3.4 million…
The weekend meltdown gets underway tonight with NWI Dancing with the Stars competition in Merrillville and a shout-out to size zeroes to grab those stilettos and head to Indian Summer in Chesterton on Saturday. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
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A senior economist from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will give a talk about the state of the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector.
Although it clearly benefits neither state to gloat at the expense of its neighbors, that was unfortunately the case in your Jan. 20 story, "Illinois ranks 2nd, Ind. places 3rd in outbound migration."
The "Stars of the Lakeshore" will come out Feb. 15 for the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce's awards dinner.
HAMMOND | This summer, watch for more than $25 million in new construction off an interstate exit in Hammond.
Our grandparents and parents invested in the infrastructure of Northwest Indiana so we might prosper today. They built the steel mills, oil refineries, harbors, highways, and rail lines, including the South Shore, which established our region as the industrial transportation hub of our country.
Northwest Indiana grew at a slower pace than the state and nation last year, partly because of the heavy concentration in manufacturing.
For a state that prides itself on transportation innovation, Indiana is woefully behind when it comes to passenger rail service.
On one side of the border is a sprawling 488-mile commuter rail system with 11 separate tentacles connecting Chicago's Loop with some of the Midwest's most affluent communities.
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