South Shore Air Show
July is not the same without the South Shore Air Show, looking, pointing, applauding and craning my neck for the next twist and turn. Funny, there's no air show, but I have seen a lot of finger-pointing this month.
Offering perspective on today's issues
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. made an appearance at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors meeting Thursday to smooth out a tense relationship that heated up last year after the South Shore Air Show was moved to Fair Oaks Farms, a move McDermott called “a…
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for the 2014 South Shore Air Show.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for this year's South Shore Air Show, which is moving inland to Newton County from the Lake Michigan shores in Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has proven once again that anything is possible at the Indiana General Assembly until the moment the annual legislative session is gaveled closed.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to require the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have its budget approved by the Lake County Council will not advance out of a House committee prior to Tuesday's deadline.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for the 2014 South Shore Air Show, set for July 11-13 at Fair Oaks Farms.
I suspect Santa will have forgotten to deliver some gifts today. I’ll help him out with presents to the following:
CROWN POINT | Spending Lake County taxes to stage an airshow outside the county won't fly with a majority of the Lake County Council.
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority (aka Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau) announced the annual Gary Air Show would be relocated from Lake County, where it has been for the last 10 years, to a private business in Newton County — Fair Oaks Farms.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is complaining about the South Shore Air Show moving to Fair Oaks Farms, in effect saying tourism efforts should be confined to Lake County's boundaries. Hogwash, we say.
Speros Batistatos, president and CEO of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, left, and Fair Oaks Farm CEO Gary Corbett announce the move of the South Shore Air Show to the farm during a news conference Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
HAMMOND | After a one-year hiatus, the South Shore Air Show will take to the skies again in 2014 with Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County as the backdrop.
GARY | In a press conference held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond Tuesday, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority confirmed the fate of the 2013 South Shore Air Show. Speros A. Batistatos, President and CEO of the South Shore CVA and the air show event producer, stated th…
GARY | The 14th annual South Shore Air Show may fall victim to impending automatic federal spending cuts, tourism officials said Wednesday.
HAMMOND | As the deadline for possible sequestration nears so does the impending fate of the 14th annual South Shore Air Show.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority won first place for large show event poster during the marketing awards at the 2012 International Council of Air Shows convention in Las Vegas in December.
GARY | At the shoreline, the gulls and dragonflies hovered and darted in Sunday’s cool breezes and bright sunshine along Lake Michigan. High above, under crystal blue skies, man’s flying machines rolled and dove.
Portage resident Ethan Dossett, 8, looks up from digging in the sand to see a heart written in the sky during a performance by Firebirds Xtreme on Sunday at Gary's South Shore Air Show.
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