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

People You Should Know: Leah Konrady

Michigan City’s Leah Konrady is about as “Region” as they come. The CEO and president of One Region, a nonprofit organization focussed on the retention and growth of Northwest Indiana, Konrady has an illustrious background in environmental and urban planning. With goals of transforming historic downtowns, such as Hammond and Griffith, into desirable and affordable … Read more

Region’s Best Breakfast Spots

2019 was our inaugural year for the Region’s Best Series.  We teamed up with Listing Leaders Real Estate to bring you Best Pizza, Best Wings, Best Burger, Best Taco, Cutest Dog and now- Best Breakfast. We asked. You nominated. You voted. We started with 32 restaurants and made our way through to crown the BEST … Read more