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Trails & Beaches

Trail spotter: Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

By on March 22, 2017

Location: 100 Riverwalk Road, Portage IN

Dog Friendly: Yes (on leash)
Parking: Yes
Cost: Free
Beach: Yes
Concession/Restrooms: Yes
Paved Trail: Approx. 1 mile

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk is great for checking out the sunset, fishing, dog walking or just relaxing at the pavilion. Beautiful in all seasons, the riverwalk has ample parking, a paved trail and…


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Meet your Neighbors: Scott Pelath

By on March 22, 2017

Meet Scott Pelath! Indiana House Minority Leader Scott Pelath, first elected to represent Indiana House District 9 in 1998, was born and raised in Michigan City.

Pelath received a Bachelor of Science degree in public affairs from Indiana University in 1992 and served as an aide to U.S. Rep. Tim…


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Events Uncategorized

Corkscrew & Brew – Part 2!

By on March 21, 2017

This past weekend the Duneland Chamber of Commerce celebrated the start of spring with their second annual Corkscrew & Brew in Thomas Centennial Park. The crisp weather did not stop the crowds from pouring in to taste what the region has to offer! Check out some photos taken by Dig the…


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Bootleggin’ brought the crowds out to Barker Mansion

By on March 20, 2017

Photos by: Stephen Lehman

They entered through the back alley, whispering the password and ticket in hand. On Saturday night, 200+ people entered Barker Mansion, dressed for the party, and ready for the Cocktail Concept’s first event, “Bootleggin’ at Barker Mansion”.

“We wanted to raise awareness for the Mansion,” said Mohamed Mroueh,…

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