Martha Lowry and Matthew Dudzik remove dead leaves and weeds from basil plants in the Purdue Calumet campus herb garden. The garden concept, launched last summer behind the PUC Recreation Center in Hammond, is designed to help encourage healthy cooking.
Guests at Times Columnist Philip Potempa's 6th Annual Valentine's Charity Luncheon Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at Teibel's restaurant in Schererville browsed table displays, including this one devoted to USO entertainer and Miss America Runner-Up Anita Bryant and some of the serviceman food staple…
Custom decorated sheet cakes, designed by Wise Way Foods Bakery in Winfield, featured Bob Hope with wife Dolores, along with the couple's friend Phyllis Diller at Sunday's charity luncheon at Teibel's raising money for Honor Flight Chicago.
Jerauld Reinhart, center, who died Thursday, displays a keepsake "Carousel" music box while joined by his wife, Margilee, and their son Mike in the couple's Merrillville home. "Carousel" ranks as one of the favorite musicals for the family, which founded Ross Summer Music Theatre 50 years ag…
While the Seahawks are battling the Broncos Sunday in the Super Bowl, fans will have battles of their own against pizza and hot wings.
"It's the Broncos' No.1 offense verses the No. 1 defense. It should be a really interesting match-up," said Eric Miller of Munster, Ind.
"We're a house divided," said Shari Bravo of Highland, Ind. of her husband cheering for the Seahawks while she is rooting for the Broncos.
"I grew up watching football; I played football," said Billy Hansen of St. John, Ind. "Football is a way of life."
Sheri Burkholder, Patty McNichols and Lisa Goodson receive cards from guest blackjack dealer Gene Honda.
Sheri Burkholder, Patty McNichols and Lisa Goodson receive cards from guest blackjack dealer Gene Honda, the announcer for the Chicago Blackhawks, at the unveiling of the Blackhawks Blackjack pit at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond on Jan. 16.
The Horseshoe Casino unveiled its new Blackhawks blackjack pit Thursday.
From left, Sheri Burkholder, former Blackhawk Denis Savard, Lisa Goodson, Tim Sutkowski and Patty McNichols after the unveiling of the Blackhawks Blackjack Pit at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond on Jan. 16.
Fr. Jozef Zuziak with Pope John Paul II in Rome in 1979 at the pope's private residence. The former pope ordained Zuziak as a priest in 1966 while the pope was the cardinal of Krakow, Poland.
Father Jozef Zuziak holds a framed photo with Pope John Paul II.
Former Chicago Blackhawk Dennis Hull signs a copy of his book, "The Third Best Hull," following Wednesday's Gary Old Timers Athletic Association Dinner at Avalon Manor in Hobart.
Bigos, from Big Frank's Sausage Company in East Chicago, is one food thought to provide good luck when eaten on New Year's Day.
Stan Stefanski, owner of Big Frank's Sausage, 1417 Carroll St. in East Chicago, Ind. sells various Polish cuisine, including smoked Polish sausage. Sausage is used to make bigos, which is considered a lucky food.
From black-eyed peas to cabbage and lentils, the New Year arrival welcomes old traditions for "lucky" foods to enjoy and even a few ingredients to avoid, according to lore.
Two longtime basketball rivals headline the Indiana Society of Chicago's 108th annual dinner next month -- where local student scholarship recipients from Valparaiso and Crown Point also will be honored.
From left, George, Mary, Abdul and Tommy Kouris after the "Taste of Africa" presentation at St. Paul Catholic School in Valparaiso on Nov. 18, 2013.
From left, George, Mary, Abdul and Tommy Kouris smile for photos last week for guests following the "Taste of Africa" presentation at St. Paul Catholic School in Valparaiso.
Cassava leaves with fish over white rice is a traditional African dish and a favorite of special occasions.
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