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Recently, I was in an office in La Porte and I noticed, hanging on the wall, a picture from around the turn of the century. It was a photo of the La Porte Door and Sash Company with all of their employees sitting outside. That reminded me of the fact that most of these places in La Porte Cou…

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The Visit Michigan City La Porte celebrated 36 years of marketing and service in 2014. As we look to our 37th year of operation, the Visit Michigan City La Porte staff and Board of Managers are committed to being even more productive.

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The busy, hot days of summer are coming to an end, but autumn in La Porte County is filled with festivals and celebrations that will be enjoyed by young and old alike. Plan to attend one or all of these festivals during the beautiful fall weather in Northwest Indiana.

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La PORTE COUNTY — The Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission (NITDC) kicked off their sixth year of attracting visitors to Northern Indian with the 2015 Art and Earth Trail Guide. This trail, through seven northern Indiana counties, features more than 150 artists, artisans, crafters…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City Public Arts Committee is excited to announce the installation of a sculpture entitled, "Owl and Pussycat." The sculpture has been placed in the Charles R. Westcott Gateway Park located on the corner of U.S. Highway 12 and Michigan Blvd. in Michigan City. The pie…

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La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau is taking donations for the 2015 Maple City Grand Prix Silent Auction. All proceeds from this auction will be donated to the La Porte Area Lake Association.

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Your local professional conference, meeting and event planners are located right here in La Porte County and have been in business for 37 years. La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau is ready, willing and able to provide you with professional service. We are just a quick phone cal…

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The Michigan City Public Art Committee (MAC) was established by the Michigan City Common Council ordinance in 2011 and is aimed at integrating works of art into public life on city property. Michigan City has had art in public spaces for years, both in the parks, on private property seen by …

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Ah, the joys of bird watching. If you're like me, you receive special satisfaction from attracting birds to your backyard or garden. However, if you have never participated in this hobby, you may want to try it now, especially since La Porte County is part of a major migratory flyway.

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I am very excited to share with you the efforts we have put into our 2015 Official Visitors Guide for La Porte County.

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Visit Michigan City La Porte kicked off the holiday season this week by hosting the 14th Annual Winter Glo. This is a party held each year at the Visitors Bureau office. The event is a time for the Bureau staff, and Board of Managers, to thank all of our community partners in person. We take…

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Recently, I was browsing Facebook and noticed several people asking where they could find a natural Christmas tree in La Porte County. There were all sorts of answers and you don't have to go too far to find a beautiful, natural, locally-grown tree.

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Visit Michigan City La Porte is featuring a new artist. Patricia Herman is an award-winning watercolor artist whose work has been juried into area shows at the Midwest Museum of American Art, the Box Factory, Southern Shore Artists Association Gallery, the Chesterton Arts Center, the Art Bar…