“Consistently, young and old, say at first they were a little bit nervous, but after the experience they are euphoric.”
Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center — its quirky name suggests fun for youngsters, and that’s what it’s all about. There are plenty of opportunities for activity and learning at the play store in Lake Station.
“We’re a historic city and one of the oldest in Lake County,” says Bob Fulton, assistant to the mayor of Hobart. “And with Lake George as a real center of the city, we’re probably the only inland city that can qualify as a lakefront community.”
Off I-80/94, Lake Etta County Park is a slice of paradise nestled among heavy industrial areas.
Patrons looking for a wide variety of beers, mixed drinks, martinis, “gourmet” bar food, sports on TV, great entertainment options and a clean, comfortable and safe atmosphere can add Growlers on Highway to their favorite watering holes.
Next year marks a milestone for one of the Region’s landmarks.
Located just off I-80/94 at the Kennedy Avenue exit, the Indiana Welcome Center frequently is the first stop for those visiting the South Shore area or even passing through.
Toys in the Attic 2 in Hobart, opened in May 2016, is the second store launched by Tim and Chris Reddick. The first, which opened in 2015, is in Crown Point.
Summer traditionally may be considered a break from school, but at the John Dillinger Museum in Crown Point, kids and adults will likely be too fascinated to even realize they’re learning about the history of the Region. They’ll also be getting a good life lesson.
Downtown Whiting is known for its unique shops that create an old-fashioned hometown feel. Nestled among the storefronts is a shop simply known as Market @ 119. And while the name may be simple, the shop is anything but.
Patrick’s Grille is fine dining in an upscale casual atmosphere.