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First Friday Downtown Movie Night Features “Journey to the Center of the Earth” August 2nd

LA PORTE | The First Friday Night Movie series continues with Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) Friday, August 2. This free downtown movie is screened in the Herald Argus parking lot at State and Monroe Streets in Downtown La Porte. Families can come early, shop local and enjoy a cla…

July 29, 2013 3:21 pm

Inaugural Maple City Grand Prix

LAPORTE | The LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce and representatives of the F1 Prop Tour, will host a press conference on Friday, February 1, at 2 p.m., at The Blue Heron Inn, to announce the inaugural Maple City Grand Prix power…

January 25, 2013 2:00 pm

Radio Days courtesy of WLOI-AM Radio benefit the Kiwanis Club of La Porte

LAPORTE | On February 12 the Kiwanis Club of LaPorte will take over the airways at WLOI/WCOE for the entire day. We will be doing Sound-off, Vital Statistics, Tradio, the News, and even Breakfast Showcase. The day should be fun for both the club and for the listening audience. The airwave ta…

January 21, 2013 1:44 pm

Downtown hosts Ice Sculptures during WinterFest

LAPORTE | Art comes in many forms. In downtown La Porte, art is coming in the form of ice sculptures to help launch WinterFest, the City of La Porte Park Department’s days of winter activities. From 4pm to 7pm on January 25th, people can come downtown and see the ice sculptures being made li…

January 16, 2013 1:20 pm
Downtown La Porte Rolling Out the Red & Green Carpet for Santa

Downtown La Porte Rolling Out the Red & Green Carpet for Santa

LAPORTE | The 2012 Santa Parade on November 24, at noon in Downtown La Porte officially starts the holiday season in La Porte with a slew of activities all season long. This year, several events follow and continue through the month of December, offering visitors and community members things…

November 16, 2012 4:26 pm Video
La Porte Kiwanis Club Selling Fresh Holiday Greenery

La Porte Kiwanis Club Selling Fresh Holiday Greenery

LAPORTE | The Kiwanis Club of La Porte is currently selling fresh holiday greenery from Long’s Tree Farm to help support their programs. The fresh greenery includes a handmade 24” holiday wreath, adorned with a bow and acorn, for only $15.00. The Kiwanis Club is also selling 30” holiday swag…

November 12, 2012 1:27 pm

Cash Mob Hosted by Engstrom Jewelers in Downtown La Porte

LAPORTE | The next Cash Mob in downtown La Porte is Wednesday, September 26 from 4pm to 6pm at Engstrom Jewelers, 820 Lincolnway. During this time, shoppers will receive special discounts and refreshments for participating in the Cash Mob, including up to 20% off on certain items.

September 13, 2012 4:26 pm

Mystery Dinner held for two nights in the Historic Café L’Amour

LAPORTE | An interactive, Mystery Dinner Theatre presentation, "The Last Will and Testament of a Millionaire" will be presented at the Cafe L'Amour, 701 Lincolnway in La Porte, on August 31 and September 7. Action will commence with the doors opening at 6:30, and reservations are highly sugg…

August 28, 2012 5:45 pm

Cash Mob Coming This Saturday to Downtown LaPorte

LAPORTE | This month’s Cash Mob is Saturday at 10 a.m. at Magic Sports on Lincolnway in downtown LaPorte. The sports shop in the historic Downtown La Porte is set to be mobbed, and the owner, Magic couldn’t be more excited to open his doors for all kinds of mobbers.

July 26, 2012 4:04 pm

2nd Saturdays Taking Place During 2012 Taste of LaPorte

LAPORTE | LaPorte residents and visitors are in store for a busy Saturday afternoon on August 11. Starting at 3 p.m., The Taste of LaPorte kicks off the Pyrotechnics Guild International 2012 Conference with tastes from local restaurants and a beer garden. TransPorte LaPorte will be on hand t…

July 26, 2012 4:00 pm

First Friday Night Movie Hook Wraps Up 4th of July Festivities

LAPORTE | The next First Friday Night Movie is July 6 after the 4th of July holiday. The movie to be screened is the classic starring Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams entitled Hook. Hook is sponsored by Horizon Bank, and families are encouraged to dress in pirate attire.

June 28, 2012 4:56 pm

Sunflower Fair Vendor Applications Available Online

LAPORTE | Save the date and get your sunflowers ready for this year’s Sunflower Fair, scheduled for September 15th from 8 am to 4 pm in downtown LaPorte. The fair takes place along Michigan Avenue and features games, kid rides, an art gallery walk and competition in the Rumely, contests, cra…

June 25, 2012 4:26 pm

Sidewalk Sales Days offer deals and more

LAPORTE | Looking for a shopping experience in Downtown LaPorte this weekend? Search no further! Sidewalk Sales will be taking place this Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. Downtown retailers, artists and crafters will be showcasing goods along the sidewalks of Lincolnway, Jefferson Avenue and Sta…

June 20, 2012 4:50 pm

Friday Night Movie rescheduled and New Movie Added

LAPORTE | The First Friday Night Movie, The Muppets, has been rescheduled to this Friday, June 8 at dusk. “The weather was not very conducive for a family to enjoy an evening out,” said Tiffany Bley, Downtown Director. “We’re looking forward to better weather this Friday for the whole family…

June 04, 2012 5:05 pm
Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce visitor information center

Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce visitor information center

Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce visitor information center

May 31, 2012 9:59 am
Greater La Porte Chamber is New Visitor Information Center downtown

Greater La Porte Chamber is New Visitor Information Center downtown

LAPORTE | The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce is getting a new look and a new sign. Located in the historic train depot on Washington Street, the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce will also now serve as a visitor information center in partnership with the La Porte County Convention a…

May 31, 2012 9:40 am
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