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Meet your Neighbors: Pat Colander

July 8, 2015

Meet Pat! Pat Colander is currently the A&E Editor for Times Media print and digital products and has been the Associate Publisher and Editor of The Times Media non-daily, niche and specialty publications for ten years.

For 20 years, she has been active in the Northwest Indiana and southeast Chicago…


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Trails & Beaches

Teens getting out: Dune Ridge Trail

July 7, 2015

Story by: Rachael Hennessey, photos by Brian Saavedra

Although Rachael and Brian have had a busy summer, last weekend they managed to get out to Dune Ridge Trail. After an unexpected wrong turn they hit some unchartered territory, but had fun nonetheless! Read about their (mis)adventure here…


Dune Ridge Trail can…


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Dig the Dunes offers two fun events!

July 6, 2015

This week I’d like to focus my blog on a couple fun events that Dig the Dunes is going to be doing this summer and fall. It has always been my goal to bring the dunes to you, to show you the people, places, art, music, beaches and trails…

Welcome to Dig the Dunes!

Dig the Dunes uncovers all the secrets of the dunes! From trails and beaches, to people, places, events and even the history and geology. Visit our page frequently for fun facts and new adventures for you to embark upon!

We offer lots of classes like beach glass art, jewelry making, wine and canvas, hikes, comedy shows and more!

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