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Volstead: Unconventional fine dining at it’s finest.

November 17, 2017

“You won’t find fried perch here”, said owner Dino Cocco with a smirk when Dig the Dunes sat down to chat with him this past week. “Volstead is not your traditional fare,” he elaborated, “what you find on the menu here, you won’t find at other restaurants in NWI.”



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Guest Bloggers habitats and endangered species

Bird of the Month – Sandhill Crane

November 14, 2017

Submitted by: Steve Sass
Feature photo by: Mark Blassage

November is the month that officially kicks off the holiday season, and if you’re anything like me, your goal is to make it to January with the least amount of emotional and financial distress possible. November is also the month that is…


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Women In Bloom To Hold Third Annual Holiday Shopping Expo in Valpo

November 13, 2017

Head to the Porter County Expo Center on Thursday, November 16 to kick off the holidays! Women in Bloom, a non profit organization that empowers girls and women to achieve strength, independence and purpose, will be holding their third annual holiday shopping expo and fundraiser. The event runs from 4pm-7:30…

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