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GUEST COMMENTARY: Museum is biggest change at Lake Court House

GUEST COMMENTARY: Museum is biggest change at Lake Court House

The lady is on the move again. As president of the Lake Court House Foundation, lovingly called "The Grand Old Lady,” I would like to share with you the events of the past year.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Drive-in nostalgia at the Merrillville history musuem

Drive-in nostalgia at the Merrillville history musuem

MERRILLVILLE | Those interested in reliving nostalgic memories of Merrillville's former Y&W outdoor theater will have to go indoors.

August 17, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

Photos

Chicago mayor: George Lucas museum boon for city

CHICAGO (AP) — The addition of 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas' museum of art and movie memorabilia to Chicago will give the city a museum campus as impressive as the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday.

June 25, 2014 4:08 pm
OFFBEAT: Executive Editor Bill Nangle will continue to guide and inspire

OFFBEAT: Executive Editor Bill Nangle will continue to guide and inspire

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

George Lucas museum Chicago's next big attraction?

CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel is using everything but Jedi mind tricks to persuade "Star Wars" creator George Lucas to put his planned museum of art and movie memorabilia in Chicago.

May 31, 2014 12:00 am

Merrillville historical museum open through October

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville/Ross Township Historical Society museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through October.

May 27, 2014 12:00 am
U-505 now

U-505 now

The propeller of the U-505.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am
U-505 now

U-505 now

The U-505 has been faithfully restored to look as it did when it was captured on June 4, 1944.

May 23, 2014 7:00 pm
U-505 EXHIBIT AT MSI  – THE BASICS

U-505 EXHIBIT AT MSI – THE BASICS

View of the propeller at the U-505 Exhibit @ The Museum of Science and Industry.

May 22, 2014 2:42 pm
OFFBEAT: NWI radio voice and great guy Doug Kullerstrand missed by many

OFFBEAT: NWI radio voice and great guy Doug Kullerstrand missed by many

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Miss America 1971 Phyllis George's Gown and Crown Displayed in Atlantic City

Miss America 1971 Phyllis George's Gown and Crown Displayed in Atlantic City

Miss America 1971 Phyllis George's gown and crown displayed in Atlantic City.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'Canadian Sesame Street' Basil Bear now museum memory

OFFBEAT: 'Canadian Sesame Street' Basil Bear now museum memory

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Photographer brings beauty to blighted in museum display

Photographer brings beauty to blighted in museum display

PORTAGE | There's nothing Cindy Bean likes better than crawling through dirty, musty, dilapidated buildings and photographing their beauty.

March 29, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

Photos

Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

United States forward T.J. Oshie is hit by Russia forward Alex Ovechkin during a men's ice hockey game Saturday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. won 3-2 in a shootout.

February 17, 2014 6:41 pm
Museum for historic farm implement makers takes root

Museum for historic farm implement makers takes root

LAPORTE | Two companies that left a lasting impression on LaPorte and the lives of many individuals will be remembered in a museum in the works.

December 30, 2013 5:26 pm
Disney Tree (2)

Disney Tree (2)

Minnie Mouse and other Disney friends help add a magical touch to the Grand Tree.

December 05, 2013 11:00 am
Disney Tree (3)

Disney Tree (3)

Hanukkah is one of several multicultural displays featured in Holidays of Light, also taking place at the museum, which highlights holidays that celebrate light or enlightenment.

December 05, 2013 11:00 am
Disney Tree (4)

Disney Tree (4)

Volunteers help decorate the Kenya tree, one of 54, 12-foot trees representing Chicago’s ethnic communities.

December 05, 2013 11:00 am
Disney Exhibit at Museum of Science and Industry

Disney Exhibit at Museum of Science and Industry

Pictured is a display of Snow White-themed artifacts from "Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives" exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am
Disney Tree (1)

Disney Tree (1)

The 45-foot Grand Tree at the Museum of Science and Industry shines with more than 30,000 lights and hundreds of Disney-inspired ornaments.

December 03, 2013 11:00 am
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