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Potential candidates for Hammond's 2nd District council seat weigh run

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OFFBEAT: Valparaiso theater director now riding waves of Hawaiian stage

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Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

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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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GUEST COMMENTARY: Return to your old relatives, old neighborhoods

GUEST COMMENTARY: Return to your old relatives, old neighborhoods

Scarcely a week goes by that I'm not asked "Why don't you open another El Taco Real farther south?" I realize many of our patrons drive long distances to dine with us here in north Hammond, so I have pondered the question long and hard.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
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