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Hammond mayor, VU football team rerouted by Chicago air stoppage

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. arrived at Chicago's Midway Airport at 7 a.m. Friday to find the airport in chaos.

September 26, 2014 2:45 pm Related
20th annual Essence Fest kicks off in New Orleans

20th annual Essence Fest kicks off in New Orleans

Music lovers danced under the sun — some with umbrellas in hand — to the rhythms of Corey Henry's Treme Funket brass band on the bank of the Mississippi River, kicking off a holiday weekend of revelry in New Orleans at the 20th annual Essence Festival.

July 04, 2014 1:00 am
Fats Domino and President George W. Bush in New Orleans for a Replacement Ceremony for National Medal of Arts Honor Lost in Hurricane Katrina

Fats Domino and President George W. Bush in New Orleans for a Replacement Ceremony for National Medal of Arts Honor Lost in Hurricane Katrina

Fats Domino welcomed President George W. Bush to New Orleans in 2006 during a Replacement Ceremony for the National Medal of Arts Honor Fats lost in Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Whiting reader looking for update on Fats Domino

OFFBEAT: Whiting reader looking for update on Fats Domino

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
Oscar night and Mardi Gras score a weekend food fest with movies

Oscar night and Mardi Gras score a weekend food fest with movies

Red carpet treatment at Ciao Bella, movie night at Vickers with Philomena and Inside Llewyn Davis and NB Mardi Gras jazz brunch with Bunny Fisher and David Lamm.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

February 27, 2014 10:00 am
Making Mardi Gras taste a little more like home

Making Mardi Gras taste a little more like home

The sad fact of the matter is, most of us won't make it to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. But that's no reason to forsake some of the city's classic cuisine.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fine dining while watching Mardi Gras parades

Fine dining while watching Mardi Gras parades

Visiting New Orleans for Mardi Gras season?

February 26, 2014 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Indiana years shaped Abe Lincoln

ANDREA NEAL: Indiana years shaped Abe Lincoln

Three states claim Abraham Lincoln as a favorite son, but only Indiana can take credit for his formative years. 

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 23, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 23, 2014

I am keeping calm and carrying on through the snow to the dunes and back to civilization, slowly. This creates thrilling determination to make the weekends count. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MIDDLEAGEZZ Close encounters with premium soap

MIDDLEAGEZZ Close encounters with premium soap

Premium soap may not be the first place to cut corners

January 21, 2014 3:00 am Photos

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Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Stephan Wanger was lately in Natchitoches, Louisiana discussing a Bead Town promotion in honor of the city’s status as the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase. Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, who diplomatically named the town after a local Indian tribe…

January 02, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Colts get back in sync just in time for playoffs

Colts get back in sync just in time for playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS | Robert Mathis insists momentum matters.

December 30, 2013 6:00 pm
NFL's turf gurus gird for historic Super Bowl

NFL's turf gurus gird for historic Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | It may qualify as a small irony that in the run-up to the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl, the people seemingly least threatened about the possibility of bad weather are the folks whose job is to protect the surface on which the game will be played.

December 15, 2013 9:00 pm
EDITOR’S LETTER

EDITOR’S LETTER

I’m convinced that we have found the reset button this season. I could not ignore the swelling of the gift guide but more than just volume, the grassroots creativity and innovation appearing in almost every category of business, is staggering. I am afraid that I am over-using the word inspir…

November 17, 2013 9:00 am
Bears look to end skid against winless Giants

Bears look to end skid against winless Giants

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | On the surface, this would seem like an easy one for the Bears. They're trying to get back to winning against a team that hasn't won a game all season.

October 09, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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EDITOR’S LETTER

EDITOR’S LETTER

Now that I keep track of my activity when I'm awake and know exactly what the percentages are on light and deep sleep, I have pinpointed exactly where the problem lies: There are not enough hours in the day. Furthermore, this is not a time management issue, or the result of a lack of balance…

September 23, 2013 2:15 pm
Heel Thyself: The Secret of Cork Soles and Lucky Shoes

Heel Thyself: The Secret of Cork Soles and Lucky Shoes

Female relationships with shoes has long been fraught and pre-dates Imelda Marcos, Carrie Bradshaw and Lady Gaga by many years. My mother routinely wore 3-4 inch spike heels when going out at night and then during the day when she was working part-time in an office. My grandmother, a sixth g…

July 30, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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Wearing a suit post-baseball would suit Hawkins just fine

Wearing a suit post-baseball would suit Hawkins just fine

CHICAGO | LaTroy Hawkins surely has a post-playing career in mind.

June 30, 2013 5:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Lana Turner is latest stage sendup for Hammond grad

OFFBEAT: Lana Turner is latest stage sendup for Hammond grad

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 06, 2013 12:05 am
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