CROWN POINT | The fun season swings into high gear in Crown Point the next two weekends with the annual Hometown Festival Days sponsored by the Crossroads Chamber of Commerce.
Hometown Festival Days - June 13-14 & June 20-21 - Downtown Crown Point
ST. JOHN | Northwoods Hearty Home Cookin' & Saloon, a popular Tri-Town restaurant and nightclub, has shuttered its rustic wooden doors.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
Chicago alt-rock recording/touring group, The Smoking Popes will re-issue their landmark 1995 album, “Born To Quit” this Tuesday (10/23) via Los Angles-based indie label SideOneDummy Record, which they signed with earlier this year. There will be limited amount of color vinyl LPs pressed up …
One of the perks of writing this weekly column about local music is opening up mail and discovering a CD of well-crafted new music to ingest. Such was the case two weeks ago when a disc arrived from Merrillville songwriter/guitarist John McHenry, who has rocked, twanged and bluesed it up in …
Long time local rockers Allen Fray (bass/vocals) and Bob Wray (guitar/vocals), formerly of the regional bands Salamander Drake and Desdinova, are back in action with a new 3-piece original project rounded out by drummer John Ripperton. The trio goes by the name The Barleywine Sound Union and…
ST. JOHN | Nicole Jamrose's Acoustic Trio will perform from 9 p.m. in 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 29 at Rascals (formerly St.John Pub), 9263 Wicker Avenue.
SCHERERVILLE | Nicole Jamrose performs from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Schererville's farmers market at Redar Park, which is on Austin Avenue near Gregory Street.
Fireworks entertain the crowd Tuesday at Munster's Independence Day Celebration at Centennial Park.
Fireworks light up the sky Tuesday at Centennial Park for Munster's Independence Day Celebration.
Eleven-year-old Kennedy Clayton, of South Holland, takes a whack at a giant beach ball Tuesday at Munster's Independence Day Celebration at Centennial Park.
Nicole Jamrose performs Tuesday at Munster's Independence Day Celebration at Centennial Park.
Three-year-old Ivy Henry, of Glenwood, takes a bite of corn Tuesday at Munster's Independence Day Celebration at Centennial Park.
Seven-year-old Peyton Henry, of Glenwood, sports a patriotic hairstyle Tuesday at Munster's Independence Day Celebration at Centennial Park.
DYER | Nicole Jamrose's Acoustic Duo will play tonight from 9-11 p.m. at Finnegan's Pub, 1074 Joliet St.
CROWN POINT | Friends and family are rallying around a 32-year-old Crown Point woman diagnosed with breast cancer in December.
Some very community-minded folks in Cedar Lake thought up a first ever event for their town set for this Saturday and Sunday. It is unique in its approach to combining entertainment and awareness about an important dredging project in the works for the growing community of Cedar Lake.
For Rich Halstead, co-owner of Cornucopia Coffee Co., restricting attendance to his first-ever "Popcornucopia Palooza" -- starring local favorite Nicole Jamrose -- is a plus.
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