Local Breakfast Club is Station 801

This place displays the essence of community and artistic passion here in Michigan City. Like the Cheers version of a restaurant – where everyone knows your name, a train tours the restaurant from the ceiling, cross table-talking, cell phones down, great food and clean restrooms. They even have a separate room for business meetings, studyContinue reading “Local Breakfast Club is Station 801”

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Thompsons Meets Zentress

As a young child, I had long flowing hair that I could sit on with the hopes of reaching Chrystal Gayle length. However during my first grade year of schooling, the boys were teasing me and tying my up with my hair. I came home, ran to my room and cried. My loving and supportiveContinue reading “Thompsons Meets Zentress”

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Ballyea Jewelry Designs

Oh the luck of the Irish is upon us! As I have been progressing to support our local merchant on social media I stumbled upon a business with the same message and spirit. Bernadette Gibson originates to us from an Irish family and supplements her jewelry with a Celtic twist: not only in design butContinue reading “Ballyea Jewelry Designs”

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Nostalgia Feeds the Soul and stomach

From the awning advertising to the vintage painted word DINER on the historic building storefront in downtown LaPorte, this place takes you back to the days of a high quality diner. I was looking for somewhere to kill a few hours of time while my daughter was at volleyball practice, and decided to investigate aContinue reading “Nostalgia Feeds the Soul and stomach”

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Sophia’s Pancake House is Supreme

About 6 years ago, a life-altering opportunity was presented to a young server, Stelios Mitris, who was born here in the states, raised in Greece, where he worked as a server when his patron offered financial support of his dreams. Now, having been a server before, this happens more frequently than people realize without avail:Continue reading “Sophia’s Pancake House is Supreme”

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Who wants to play Dress Up?

About 40 years ago a successful local realtor by the name of Marjorie Gondeck was in charge of the sale of a building at 809 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN, when she was inspired by her passion and hobby of collecting trinkets and treasures. They found a home in this vacant space and her dreamsContinue reading “Who wants to play Dress Up?”

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