Enjoy guiltless and creative local shopping in NB and St. Joe; seasonal live theater at Royal George in Chicago and Pete Seeger event in Miller Beach.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.
Local officials say 2013 was a busy year for economic development and redevelopment projects.
The Affordable Healthcare Act has dominated the news in Northwest Indiana – and everywhere else in the country – but there has been little substantive change so far. That may change in the coming year. While Indiana and many of its lawmakers stand against the expansion of Medicaid, many busi…
If we learned anything from the recent ups and downs in the housing market, it's that the pendulum swings both ways.
2013 is a year that has been loaded with significant anniversaries in the arts. The Ross Summer Music Theatre, under the direction of Jerauld Reinhart, began in 1964 as a performance venue for teenagers and young adults. It was sponsored by the Optimist Club of Merrillville, serving large nu…
At first glance, it should be obvious to what lawmakers should be devoting their time during the 2014 session of the Indiana General Assembly.
Julee Rosso and her co-author wrote a cookbook, well, two cookbooks really, that continue to be a must-have for everyone I know who cooks. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
1. Backgammon,strategy; 2. Chess, strategy; 3. Checkers, strategy; 4. Clue, mystery; 5. Go, strategy; 6. Monopoly, real estate; 7. Risk, war; 8. Scrabble, word; 9. Sorry!, race; 10. Trivial Pursuit, trivia. See more at: http://www.toptens.com/games-board-classics/
Today, hundreds of people will gather at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, Indiana, to hear a baldish twinkly-eyed, fifty-ish fellow with round wire glasses, read stories related one way or another, to Christmas. Over the years, he’s read a half dozen Truman Capote storie…
The starting bell of the holiday season, John Cain's Holiday Reading at South Shore Arts, officially sounded on Tuesday around 1 pm, when the Executive Director began reading "A Jug of Silver," a Truman Capote short story.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.
1994 A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote
Visitors to Indiana's latest nature preserve will have to work a little harder than most sight-seers to take in the attraction.
In the late 1800s, Langley Avenue in St. Joseph, Michigan was a country road winding its way through the orchards growing on a ridge high above the St. Joseph River.
Bohemian interiors are back with a vengeance, and it looks like they're not going anywhere any time soon.
I had nobody to blame but myself. I had insisted on pursuing a degree in theatre, insisted that I was the one who could make it, and here I was, a year after graduation, desperate for work and wondering how I could get out of ever doing any. The summer before I had landed a job with a born-a…
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I’m convinced that we have found the reset button this season. I could not ignore the swelling of the gift guide but more than just volume, the grassroots creativity and innovation appearing in almost every category of business, is staggering. I am afraid that I am over-using the word inspir…
When I was young, my brother and I shared copies of Mad Magazine and Marvel comics, reading each issue over and over until they were tattered and stained. Often my mother, who worked at the East Chicago Public Library for over a half century, would be forced to defend why she let us read suc…
Luna Gale Force: Playwright Rebecca Gilman and Director Robert Falls latest collaboration in January
If you were to assume that one of the hottest playwrights in Chicago is being interviewed in a trendy downtown coffee house or backstage at a theater, surrounded by hip sycophants…you would be very wrong. In fact, Rebecca Gilman is calling from her Wisconsin home, having moved to “higher gro…
When my buddies suggested that we go on a European vacation together (just the guys) to celebrate our 50th birthdays, I figured my wife would quickly put the kibosh on the idea.
Last Sunday afternoon coming home from a family party I needed to pick up a few things at the store, but didn't want to leave the neighborhood. Then I remembered I didn’t have to. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
Just in time, indoor activities around snow-covered Lake Michigan beachtowns, starting tonight with a screening of Heather Courtney's "Where Soldiers Come From," a symposium on Tiffany glass on Saturday and Sinatra in Three Oaks.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.
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