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OFFBEAT: Fifth Third Bank donating community garden growing space in Hammond

OFFBEAT: Fifth Third Bank donating community garden growing space in Hammond

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am
Dinah Shore and Burt Reynolds with First Lady Nancy Reagan at The White House in January 1984

Dinah Shore and Burt Reynolds with First Lady Nancy Reagan at The White House in January 1984

First Lady Nancy Reagan greets Dinah Shore and Burt Reynolds in the Blue Room of The White House during a state dinner for Premier Zhao Ziyang of the Peoples Republic of China in January 1984.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Hammond Christmas Fest nets prized cookie recipes

FROM the FARM: Hammond Christmas Fest nets prized cookie recipes

Our family is thankful for how quickly my dad has been on the mend after his total knee replacement surgery last week.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
First Lady Mamie Eisenhower with UPS Reporter Helen Thomas in 1959

First Lady Mamie Eisenhower with UPS Reporter Helen Thomas in 1959

First Lady Mamie Eisenhower samples a piece of birthday cake, decorated to recreate a newspaper front page, with reporter Helen Thomas, at a reception in October 1959 hosted by the Women's National Press Club to mark the 40th anniversary of the organization, which Thomas, at the time, lead a…

July 23, 2013 12:00 am
Crown Point school gets visit from Indiana first lady

Crown Point school gets visit from Indiana first lady

CROWN POINT | Solon Robinson Elementary School fourth-graders welcomed Indiana first lady Karen Pence with hugs and handmade cards Friday when the governor's wife visited the building.

March 22, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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"The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln" Currier and Ives archive illustration

"The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln" Currier and Ives archive illustration

"The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln" is depicted in a Currier and Ives archive illustration.

March 12, 2013 12:00 am
Jason Wu Again and Again

Jason Wu Again and Again

It’s déjà vu all over again with designer Jason Wu’s new contemporary line Miss Wu, introduced on January 7 and being exclusively sold through Nordstrom [both in stores and online] for one year. That is, its mod girly vibe feels very 1960’s, an image Wu has played up by having his models pho…

January 24, 2013 7:10 pm
Indiana's next first lady prepares for homecoming

Indiana's next first lady prepares for homecoming

INDIANAPOLIS | The first time Karen Pence painted the English Tudor house on North Meridian Street, she almost didn't finish. Skilled as a house portraitist, she decided to enter a painting in an art contest. The governor's residence would be her muse.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am
Indiana's next first lady prepares for homecoming

Indiana's next first lady prepares for homecoming

Karen Pence, the wife of Gov.-elect Mike Pence, sits down for a conversation with Indianapolis Star writer Shari Rudavsky, at Mama Bear's Cafe in Fishers, Ind. 

December 23, 2012 12:00 am
Michelle Obama picked Kors for Election Night

Michelle Obama picked Kors for Election Night

As Michelle Obama stepped on stage with her husband in Chicago early Wednesday morning, she accepted her role not only as first lady but fashion tastemaker for four more years — this time, wearing a Michael Kors magenta silk chine pin-tucked dress.

November 11, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 11th

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 11th

Shore's Marcia Froelke Coburn has debate deja' vu'. Sawyer's Barry and Linda Patejdl launch a wine club and Shore Good Life Columnist George Aquino will lead a European food tour in 2013.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.

October 10, 2012 9:00 am
Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was a featured speaker in 1955 during the early years of the Sinai Forum lecture series, which brings famed names to Northwest Indiana for audience interaction.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am
Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93

Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93

LOS ANGELES | Betty Ford said things that first ladies just don't say, even today. And 1970s America loved her for it.

July 09, 2011 2:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Long fuse on Daniels' decision on presidential bid

BRIAN HOWEY: Long fuse on Daniels' decision on presidential bid

The past several Mondays have been blue for those of you seeking a Mitch Daniels presidential campaign.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Jackie Kennedy Crown Point Courthouse May Tea benefits Breast Cancer Fund

FROM the FARM: Jackie Kennedy Crown Point Courthouse May Tea benefits Breast Cancer Fund

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

March 30, 2011 12:00 am
Hedge fun: Purdue CD lists more than 100 of Indiana's native shrubs

Hedge fun: Purdue CD lists more than 100 of Indiana's native shrubs

Those of us who remember the 60s remember first lady, the late Claudia Alta Taylor "Ladybird" Johnson, who urged us to "plant a tree, a bush, or a shrub" to help keep America beautiful.

December 16, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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