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Warhol just arrived in Michigan City: And the timing couldn’t be better.

June 13, 2018

Submitted by Matthew A. Werner

I heard Andy Warhol was coming to Michigan City and giant visions of Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Monroe danced in my head. My friend, Jose, wasn’t interested.

“Warhol—eh—not a fan,” he said.

We were at the zine fest at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts and…


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Gatsby Returns to the Gardens this July

June 11, 2018

Submitted by: Laura Niemiec

“And I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

You may have arrived at the gardens in your sleek, modern, sophisticated automobile last June as you arrived at Gatsby at the Gardens, but as…


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Blog Trails & Beaches

Ten Ways to Keep our Beaches Clean!

June 8, 2018

(Contributions by Izzy Endsley and Jessica Campbell)

When Monday morning comes, our beautiful, special, and cherished beaches look like the aftermath of a crazy party.

We get it – we love to spend all day on the beach too, playing, hanging out, and swimming. But, when our beaches have more plastic…

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