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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 18, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 18, 2014

Receptions for two great artists on both sides of Lake Michigan tonight and a preview event for the Great Chicago Fire Celebration which begins September 30th.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

September 17, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 11, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 11, 2014

Donna Blue Lachman gets a second wind in Three Oaks and local galleries feature Michiana artists in upcoming exhibitions including Mitch Markovitz, Dora Natella, Marc Ullom, Sara Sokol and Kevin Gross.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

September 10, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 4, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 4, 2014

The force is with Benton Harbor, Anna Russo Sieber and the ARS Gallery "I Am The Greatest" project, kicking off the season on Friday, and initiating ties with the Ali Center in Louisville.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

September 03, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 28, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 28, 2014

Interested in being a beneficiary? Bentwood Tavern is looking to give back and serious Labor Day weekend fests at CTG in Valpo and also beautiful downtown Buchanan, Michigan.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

August 27, 2014 2:00 am
Ask the Expert: Dr. Gustavo E. Galante

Ask the Expert: Dr. Gustavo E. Galante

DR. GUSTAVO E. GALANTE

August 20, 2014 11:10 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 21, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 21, 2014

Time is running out if you want tickets to the Green Sense-Whole Foods-Miller Bakery Cafe collaborative dinner on Sunday and a very special weekend of music at the Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joe.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

August 20, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 14, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 14, 2014

My suggestion: Start the weekend early with a visit to Meijer Gardens; followed by a Friday Open Studio Night at Ox-Bow; Saturday at Lubeznik's art fest and Sunday Cafe Carlyle in Three Oaks.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

August 13, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 7, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, August 7, 2014

A slightly noir weekend for mature audiences includes Scott Covert's show at Firme gallery; Civil War soldiers tonight at the Heritage and the debut of Christopher Cozier's Gas Men.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

August 06, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 31, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 31, 2014

Check out a range of creative options this weekend around Lake Michigan including NISO outdoor concerts, alt-rockers in Three Oaks and chalk art in St. Joe.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

July 30, 2014 2:00 am
Modern Ambient Music: Heard but not seen, the anti-social, anti-rock-star form

Modern Ambient Music: Heard but not seen, the anti-social, anti-rock-star form

There is no easy way to enter this realm, nor is there a clear path back to the origination of the sound creation known as ambient music. When music scholars try to pinpoint where and when this kind of atmospheric music originated, most say that in the 1970s when the use of the synthesizer a…

July 26, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Scott Covert and the Forever Grateful Dead

Scott Covert and the Forever Grateful Dead

Scott Covert's new show will open on August 8 with an artist's reception and refreshments starting that evening at 5pm at Firme in Beverly Shores.

July 24, 2014 5:25 pm Photos

Photos

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 24, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 24, 2014

Get to know historic Benton Harbor on foot; experience the ultimate in glamping and rare photos of Bob Dylan are on exhibit in South Haven, Michigan.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

July 23, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 17, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 17, 2014

It’s about time John Cain, who has been basking in the glories of the 1960s, can celebrate the era with real legitimacy beginning tomorrow; along with a brief meditation on a very successful party at the Lubeznik Center last Saturday night.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Sh…

July 16, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 10, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 10, 2014

My connection with Saugatuck started some years ago when I met local VIPs including Julee Russo, an author and celebrity in the NYC publishing and a talented Irish Chef, Shaun Glynn.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

July 09, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 3, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 3, 2014

Shockingly wonderful developments in tragicom by Donna Blue Lachman in Three Oaks and I'm trying a low-key family Fourth of July in Saugatuck for 2014.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

July 02, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 26, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 26, 2014

Prepare for John Cain's 60th birthday and an ArtBash at Lubeznik's lakefront location and this weekend New Buffalo area artists open their gallery doors for ARTigras.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

June 25, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 19, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 19, 2014

Take a deep breath because there are a zillion events this weekend and construction on upper I-94; in Chicago with the Ed Paschke arts center opening.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

June 18, 2014 2:00 am
At Home in Harbor Country with Chef Jean and Cynthia Joho

At Home in Harbor Country with Chef Jean and Cynthia Joho

The main reason that (Chef) Jean and Cynthia Joho wanted a home in southwestern Michigan was the latitude, similar (about 44 degrees) to the latitude in Alsace in France where Chef Joho was brought up and first learned about cooking from his grandmother when he was a child and later in a fam…

June 13, 2014 8:30 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 12, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 12, 2014

Two Romeos open and close; Patsy Cline in Beverly Hills, Chicago and a whole lot of improv at Acorn in Three Oaks.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

June 11, 2014 2:00 am
Oysterfest in Beverly Shores and breakfast with a view in Marquette Park

Oysterfest in Beverly Shores and breakfast with a view in Marquette Park

Executive Chef Gary Sanders is officially opening his deck at Bartlett's this Sunday with a decadent offer of a bucket, a shucker, gloves and a bib. --- Pat Colander, Associate Editor and Publisher, Shore Magazine.

June 05, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 5, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 5, 2014

The return of outdoor movie night drives in to Miller Beach and downtown LaPorte; and a Dunes benefit in Michigan City on Saturday night.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

June 04, 2014 2:00 am Related
How beverages are making Sawyer, Michigan a metropolis

How beverages are making Sawyer, Michigan a metropolis

So I am part of the next wave leaving with a big, bold and fresh-tasting latte and a 12-ounce bag of freshly ground Sumatra Mandheling Dark Roast. --- Pat Colander, Associate Editor and Publisher, Shore Magazine.

May 29, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 29, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 29, 2014

James Neary release party Friday night at Acorn in Three Oaks followed by a Saturday dance party and the Heartland tour next weekend includes Johos farm.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

May 28, 2014 2:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 22, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 22, 2014

They said it couldn't be done, but The Already-Famous Inn at Harbor Shores has a spectacular opening night despite all skepticism.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

May 21, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 15, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 15, 2014

Seven Starbucks in six days; the return of Varsha and other perfectly amazing moments in emerging fashion design this year in St. Joe and words of wisdom from David Gergen. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Grand Rapids: Michigan's fabulous success story

Grand Rapids: Michigan's fabulous success story

Fifteen years ago, Grand Rapids was a surprise and an overlooked destination. Even then, the potential was there. Grand Rapids’ adjacency to both Steelcase and Herman Miller had extended the furniture-making tradition into designed workspaces to the extent that when the mass-market factory p…

May 12, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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A mom monitor: Every move you make, every vow you break

A mom monitor: Every move you make, every vow you break

About a year ago this time, I test drove a Jawbone UP bracelet and then went out and bought one of my own, even though I had seen the original red flag.

May 11, 2014 9:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 8, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 8, 2014

Today is the last chance to buy your tickets in advance through our website at nwi.com/fashionontheshore for $25. Tickets can also be purchased today through the Heritage Museum in St. Joe Michigan. But if you wait to purchase them tomorrow night at the door, it will be $35.--- Pat Colander,…

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pat's Grandsons

Pat's Grandsons

Associate Publisher Pat Colander's daughter-in-law Annalise Ansell and grandsons Teddy and Henry.

May 04, 2014 1:30 pm
The Spring 2014 Guide to Wine and Beer: Check it out

The Spring 2014 Guide to Wine and Beer: Check it out

The Spring 2014 Guide to Wine and Beer: Check out the map and the many stops for wine, craft beer and spirits along the Lake Michigan Shore, just in time for opening of the season. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

May 01, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 1, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 1, 2014

The beautiful people including our FOTS co-sponsor, Tourism Guru, SWMTC's Millicent Huminsky, Event Manager Extraordinaire Amy Zapal and Superstar Hostess Robin Van Dyke are the people who make it all happen next Friday.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Related
Dark Lord Whisky is on the way along with Italian Thursdays at Blue Chip

Dark Lord Whisky is on the way along with Italian Thursdays at Blue Chip

Dark Lord Day is here; Blue Chip's It's Vegas Baby! goes all Italiano starting next Thursday and some divine culinary opportunities at Art Attack in Harbor Country this weekend.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 24, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 24, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 24, 2014

You will pay more at the door, so get your FOTS tickets in advance; shop your heart out at Art Attack in Harbor Country; find out if it’s treasure or trash in South Haven on Saturday and get one last bite at Bistro 157.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am Related
Holy Saturday! A tribute to benefit the Great Lakes in cocktails and song and more

Holy Saturday! A tribute to benefit the Great Lakes in cocktails and song and more

An Environmental Party and Roan & Black opening on Saturday in Michigan and then back to Merrillville for a splendid, even intimidating buffet at Innsbrook Country Club in Merrillville. The weather looks divine.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 17, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 17, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 17, 2014

Chester Gregory comes home to reprise his role as Jackie Wilson in a one-night tribute production at West Side and Bartlett's in Beverly Shores starts Third Thursday with Johnny V music nights.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
How I got a chalkboard wall

How I got a chalkboard wall

Some were amazingly inventive and cool: Like the loft wall with a high-ceiling chalkboard that I imagined would look great with ornate chandeliers drawn on it; another chalkboard wall had absolutely everything stuck to it in a rectangular collage.

April 10, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

Photos

Mystery, music and meat pies are in the air this weekend

Mystery, music and meat pies are in the air this weekend

The mystery dinner lives at Lake Michigan College while Ivy Tech gets groovy tonight; Miller Bakery Cafe hosts Save the Dunes benefit wine-and-food-tasting and Pure Michigan has a meat pie recipe.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 10, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 10, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 10, 2014

Bistro 157 will close soon (sniff), Blue Chip Brewfest marks year 4 in Michigan City and Harbor Shores Grille and Golf starts the 2014 season.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
The Appetites of Spring: What are you eating this weekend?

The Appetites of Spring: What are you eating this weekend?

Fresh seafood everywhere including Cafe Borgia in Munster, Lazy Perch in New Buffalo and fresh raw oysters at Bartlett's. Also Hot Chicken at Parsons and Gibson's for sliders are on the season's menu.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 03, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 3, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Round Barn in Baroda is one of 50 "Michigan Companies to Watch," Michigan City's SSAA throws a banquet tomorrow and enthusiastic tree planters, with work gloves and spade shovels, are needed at Meadowlark in Valpo next weekend for a "reforestation."--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher a…

April 02, 2014 12:00 am
Preview the good (weather) life in Porter County and Michigan this weekend

Preview the good (weather) life in Porter County and Michigan this weekend

Grand Rapids' Cottage & Lakefront Living Show, the herald of the Lake Michigan Shore season, has what you have been fantasizing about for the last 16 weeks. Head east to DeVos Place for all things from floor plans to fine wine. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

March 27, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 27, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 27, 2014

Congratulations to director Glenn Hering and lead actors Ric Heath, Matt McCann and Kevin Doler, also Caroline Rau Geldernick and numerous others in the cast and orchestra in 4th St. Theater's production of Sweeney Todd.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am
Snow-Stoppers: Spring hits the ground with celebratory events along the Lake

Snow-Stoppers: Spring hits the ground with celebratory events along the Lake

An action-packed fundraiser in Three Oaks on Saturday, next weekend the rites of spring for Save the Dunes followed by food and beverage soirees that are strictly about eating and drinking.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

March 20, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 20, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 20, 2014

PNC hosts a couple of adventurous musical events this weekend with performances by International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) musical group, the first ever Box Factory Follies in St. Joe and edgy art and birding at Fernwood Gardens in Buchanan. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor…

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
Whiskey and craft brew are trending for Lake Michigan Spring

Whiskey and craft brew are trending for Lake Michigan Spring

Irish whiskey recipes for St. Patrick’s Day that double as seasonal harbingers and an official opening for an anticipated craft brewery that unofficially opened last year. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine. 

March 13, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 13, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 13, 2014

Behold a handful of off-cycle events scheduled in the next seven days that deserve attention including glass artistry in Chicago and Benton Harbor, along with the dazzling annual Chicago Flower and Garden Show. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am
Irresistible event at Green Turtle Cay in the Bahamas March 26

Irresistible event at Green Turtle Cay in the Bahamas March 26

After a severe test of Paczki-avoidance, Diva Days are upon us and Chef Jean Joho devours the beach at Green Turtle Cay in a few weeks. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine. 

March 06, 2014 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 6, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 6, 2014

Dramatic developments in the wake of the Oscars in Miller Beach on Saturday, First Friday fest in Michigan City bounces to life and at the Box Factory, St. Patty's Day arrives early. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

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
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