People You Should Know: Lynn Thoma

Valparaiso’s Lynn Thoma, PharmD is the Director of Pharmacy for HealthLinc Community Health Center.  She serves as President of the Indiana Pharmacists Association and supports the NWI community as board member of Hilltop Neighborhood House.  She’s been a pharmacist in this area since 2012 and as a new wife and mom she’s hoping to inspire others to … Read more

Outside the 219: Places to Stay for a Weekend Getaway

Looking for a change of scenery? Break up the monotony of your work week by hitting the road and spending the weekend exploring some our neighboring states.  Northwest Indiana is fortunate in it’s geographic location that travel is easily accessible with a major airport  just a car ride away.  But not all getaways require a … Read more

The Region’s Best Date Night Spots

Maybe it’s the dim lighting or the lengthy cocktail list.  Perhaps you prefer a cozy atmosphere over a place with something to do.  Whether you have a date, you’re celebrating an anniversary or you’re looking to spoil someone just because, everybody has their perfect spot.  We asked our social media following for their recommendations in … Read more

Holiday Happenings Around the 219

“First, we’ll make snow angels for two hours, then we’ll go ice skating, then we’ll eat a whole roll of Tollhouse cookie dough as fast as we can, and then we’ll snuggle.”   \\ The holiday season is here, and that means that people all over the Region are getting into that ‘Buddy the Elf’ … Read more