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Downtown Hammond introduces “Hot August Month”

Downtown Development District will be hosting a month-long event called

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

July 21, 2020

In an effort to support local merchants while enforcing social distancing, the Hammond Downtown Development District has created an extended alternative to “Hot August Night.” This year, “Hot August Month” will take its place. The month-long event will consist of themed weeks to promote re...

A cool ‘Hot August Night’

Jennifer Collins, the president of Chatterbox at the Courtyard, educates parents about the benefits of Chatterbox at the Courtyard.

Don Lawrence, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

Hot temperature, hot foods and the 23rd annual "Hot August Night" produced an impenetrable crowd in the streets of Downtown Hammond. Local businesses and artists came out on Aug. 24 from 6-10:30 p.m. The night saw approximately 50 places to eat, play and shop including wine tasting, exhibits, retail...