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NWI Times: It’s picnic time, Whiting style

WHITING | It will be one big block party when the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce hosts its second annual Great American Picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Picnic tables covered in red, white and blue tablecloths will be scattered on sidewalks throughout downtown 119th Street so families can enjoy the food […]

NWI Times: Chalk up popularity to fun fests

WHITING | Chalk artists and chocolate lovers had their fill Saturday in downtown Whiting as the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Chalk A Lot festival. Amateur artists used pastel chalk to create pictures on the sidewalk of 119th Street as they competed for cash prizes in three age groups.

NWI Times: Whiting downtown goes to dogs

A Northwest Indiana-based rescue organization called Guardians of the Green Mile, Inc., set up shop out of the rain and inside the chamber’s office to provide affordable nail clipping and microchipping, which helps reunite lost or stolen pets with their families.