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EDITORIAL: 'A Christmas Story' celebration should spread

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority does a remarkable job every Christmas of bringing visitors to the Indiana Welcome Center to celebrate the classic movie, "A Christmas Story."

December 25, 2013 12:00 am
'A Christmas Story' draws visitors to NWI, but Cleveland throws bigger bash

'A Christmas Story' draws visitors to NWI, but Cleveland throws bigger bash

CLEVELAND | The line to see the house where much of "A Christmas Story" was filmed didn't stretch all the way back to Terre Haute, but it did extend down a block of clapboard working-class homes that stood in on the silver screen for the bygone Hammond where Jean Shepherd grew up.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Downtown Hammond Council to host sidewalk fest June 22

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will host its fourth annual Eat, Shop and Rock festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22 along Hohman Avenue and Williams Street.

June 12, 2013 12:05 am

Eat, Shop and Rock sale, fest set for June 22 in Hammond

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will host its annual Eat, Shop and Rock to the Beat Sidewalk Sale and Fest on June 22.

June 06, 2013 12:00 am
Council names executive board members

Council names executive board members

HAMMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council has selected its Board of Directors for 2013-14.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am

Christmas celebration comes to downtown Hammond today

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council is hosting a holiday kickoff celebration today along Hohman Avenue.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am

Downtown Hammond kicks off holiday season Saturday

HAMMOND | The fifth annual Downtown Hammond Council Holiday Kick-off Celebration, "A Tribute to 'A Christmas Story,'" will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday with indoor and outdoor activities on Hohman Avenue, Sibley and Fayette streets in downtown Hammond.

November 14, 2012 12:00 am

Downtown Hammond Council slates holiday kickoff Nov. 17

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will host a holiday kickoff celebration Nov. 17.

November 06, 2012 12:05 am

Downtown Hammond Council to host grand opening Nov. 7

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting for The Junk Fairy on Nov. 7.

October 31, 2012 4:56 pm

Downtown Hammond Council to kick off holidays Nov. 17

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will kick off the holiday season Nov. 17 with A Tribute to "A Christmas Story."

October 10, 2012 12:00 am

Downtown Hammond Council hosts Bizarre Bazaar Sept. 15

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will host its annual Bizarre Bazaar Sept. 15  at Harrison Park.

September 07, 2012 12:00 am

Bizarre Bazaar slated Sept. 15 at Harrison Park in Hammond

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will host the seventh annual Bizarre Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at Harrison Park.

August 26, 2012 12:00 am

Downtown Hammond Council hosts sale and festival Aug. 4

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council has scheduled its third annual Eat, Shop and Rock: Browse to the Beat Sidewalk Sale and Fest for Aug. 4.

July 15, 2012 12:00 am

Saturday event helps kick off South Shore travel season

HAMMOND | Representatives from more than a dozen South Shore attractions will gather for the second annual Explore the South Shore event.

May 05, 2012 12:05 am

Vendors to set up Saturday for Hammond sidewalk sale

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will hold a sidewalk sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

May 04, 2012 12:00 am

Downtown Hammond Council schedules spring beautification

HAMMOND | The Downtown Hammond Council will have an annual spring cleanup and beautification project from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28.

April 07, 2012 12:00 am
Making treasure out of trash

Making treasure out of trash

To many Hammond residents, Raymundo Garcia is known for the authentic Mexican food served at his El Taco Real restaurant. But he's also a sociologist, environmentalist, entrepreneur and visionary for bringing life back to the city's downtown.

December 06, 2011 12:00 pm Photos

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Making treasure out of trash

Making treasure out of trash

To many in the community, Raymundo Garcia is known for the authentic Mexican food served at his El Taco Real restaurant in Hammond.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Have fun in Hammond this month

Hammond Mohawks, at 4040 Calumet Ave., Hammond, is holding a Pork Chop Dinner tonight from 4 to 7 p.m. for only $6. Dinner includes pork chop, salad, mashed potatoes and a vegetable. Additional pork chops are $2.

November 04, 2011 12:00 am
It was a Bizarre festival

It was a Bizarre festival

Kimora Lee shows off a "garbage hat" offered by South Shore Arts on Saturday during the Downtown Hammond Council-sponsored Bizarre Bazaar at Harrison Park.

September 17, 2011 8:30 pm
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