The Best of Porter County

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Better than par: Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton was a winner as favorite country club in the 2013 Neighbors' Choice Awards. | File photo

Around
the house


APPLIANCE STORE

Sears

Nason’s Appliance Co.

Lowe’s

FURNITURE STORE

Indiana Furniture

Value City

Ashley

LANDSCAPING

Hubinger

Smalls Landscaping

Menards

HOME DÉCOR

JC Penney

Bed, Bath & Beyond

Pier One

CARPET/FLOOR
COVERING

Tudor

Lowe’s

Menards

GARDEN/NURSERY

Alsip

Menards

Remus Farms

LIGHTING

Menards

Home Depot

Lowe’s

LAWN CARE

Under Cutters (LeRose)

TruGreen

Perma Green

CRAFT/HOBBY STORE

Hobby Lobby

Michaels

G&G Hobbies

HOME IMPROVEMENT

Menards

Lowe’s

Home Depot

REAL ESTATE CO/AGENT

McColly

Century 21

Ginter

Food and entertainment


BAKERY

Chucks

Chesterton’s Cake Shop

Town & Country

BREAKFAST/BRUNCH

Bob Evans

Broadway Cafe

Strongbow Inn

DESSERTS

Designer Desserts

Strongbow

Chesterton’s Cake Shop

FAMILY

Round the Clock

Suzie’s

Tates

HOTEL

Radisson

Hilton Garden Inn

Holiday Inn

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Star Plaza

Leroy’s

Memorial Opera House

PIZZA

Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria

Papa John’s

Greek’s

BANQUET

Avalon

Strongbow

Old Town Banquet

BUTCHER/
MEAT MARKET

Beef Mart

Ruges

Yesteryears

DOUGHNUTS

Chucks

Dunkin Donuts

Tonya’s Pastries

FINE DINING

Kelsey’s

Don Quijote

Sage’s

ICE CREAM

Dairy Queen

Valpo Velvet

Baskin Robbins

MOVIE THEATRe

Cinemark Valpo

Portage 16 IMAX

AMC Showplace Merrillville

RIBS

Wagners

Kelseys

Round the Clock

BINGO HALL

Banta

Moose

Nativity

DELI/SANDWICHES

Subway

Panera

Quiznos

ETHNIC

Don Quijote

Pestos

El Cantarito

HOT DOGS

Andy’s Red Hots

George’s Gyros

Petey’s Gyros

LIQUOR STORE

Pat’s

Godfathers

Ribordy Liquors

NEIGHBORHOOD
FESTIVAL

Wizard of Oz Fest

Popcorn Fest

Greek Fest

RIVERBOAT CASINO

Blue Chip

4 Winds

Horseshoe

STEAKHOUSE

Kelseys

Longhorn

Heston

TAVERN/BAR

Northside Tap

Leroy’s

Hooligan’s

Place to buy


ANTIQUES

Yesterday’s Treasures

Treasure House

Time Savers

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING

Kohl’s

Target

Piper’s

FLORIST

Lemsgter

Shultz Floral

House of Fabien

GROCERIES

Town & Country

Aldi

Strack & Van Til

ELECTRONICS

Best Buy

Sears

Bowman Electronics

BOOKS

Barnes & Nobles

BAM

WalMart

MEN’S CLOTHING

Men’s Warehouse

David’s

JC Penney

FARM/FRUIT MARKET

Jansen’s

Remus Farm

Johnson’s

JEWELRY

Martin Binder

Engstrom

Macy’s

BRIDAL GOWNS
/ACCESSORIES

David’s Bridal

Catherine’s Bridal

His & Hers

CAMERAS

Best Buy

Gary Camera

Staples

WOMEN’S CLOTHING

Kohl’s

Macy’s

Carson’s

GIFT STORE

Hallmark

Lifestyles

Cracker Barrel

PETS

Pet Haven

Pet Supplies Plus

Petsmart

MEN’S FORMAL WEAR

Men’s Warehouse

Davids

Louie’s Tux Shop

Health,
fitness and leisure


BICYCLE SHOP

Buck’s Bike Shop

Chesterton Bicycle

Jano

FITNESS/HEALTH CLUB

Valpo YMCA

Portage YMCA

Omni

SPORTING GOODS

Blythes

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Bass Pro Shops

CHIROPRACTOR

Portage Family

Body Care

Body, Back & Joint

DENTISTS

Valpo Family Dentistry

Dr. Compton

Aspen Dental

BOWLING ALLEY

Inman’s Bowling & Recreation

Camelot

Westchester Lanes

GOLF COURSE

Valparaiso Country Club

Sand Creek

Sandy Pines

VITAMIN/NUTRITION

Au Natural

GNC

Body Rite

COUNTRY CLUB

Valparaiso Country Club

Sand Creek

Sandy Pines

PODIATRIST

Dr. Paul Sommer

Dr. Christopher Grandfield

Friendly Foot Care

DRIVING RANGE

Robbinhurst

Brassie

Creekside

HUNTING/FISHING

Bass Pro Shops

Blythe’s

Gander Mountain

HOSPITAL

Porter

Franciscan St. Anthony’s - Crown Point

St. Mary Medical Center

VISION CENTER

Dr. Lee Levin - Gary

Zales

Lens Crafters

Service and automotive


BANK

Centier

Chase

People’s Bank

DAY CARE

Wee Care

Hilltop House

ABC Academy

HEATING AND COOLING

Lovings - Portage

Dodrills

Werner Heating

PHOTOGRAPHER

Fox

Brenda Edwards Photography

Portrait Studio

AUTO DEALER -
DOMESTIC

Paul Sur

Southlake Nissan

Schepel

AUTO REPAIRS

Paul Sur

Dave’s Auto

Valpo Muffler

RV DEALER

Camp-Land RV

Rollin On RV

Pete’s RV Center

MUFFLER SHOP

USA Muffler

Valpo Muffler

Midas Auto

BARBER SHOP

American Trim

Tom’s Barber Shop

Campus

DAY SPA

Vanis Salon

State of Mind

Kut Above

HAIR SALON

Duneland Styles

Salon Amara

CJ Warren

PRIVATE SCHOOL

Wee Care Child Development Center

St. Pat’s

Andrean High School

AUTO DEALER -
IMPORTS

Southlake Nissan

Kennedy Mazda

Team Toyota of Merrillville

CAR WASH

Soft Touch

Luke

Tiny Bubbles

TIRE STORE

Brown Tire - Portage

Paul Sur

Levin

CAREER TRAINING

Ivy Tech

Porter County Career & Technical Education

Gary Career Center

DRY CLEANER

Nuevo

Ladybug Cleaners

Rainbow Cleaners

INSURANCE AGENT/CO

Allstate

State Farm

Anton Insurance

TRAVEL AGENCY

Pampalone Travel

Passport Travel

AAA

AUTO DEALER - USED

Paul Sur

Southlake Nissan

Carmax

MOTORCYCLE SHOP

Harley Davidson - Valparaiso

B&E Honda

Thomas Honda & Kawasaki

OIL CHANGE

Oil N Go

Jiffy Lube

Walmart