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Hammond prepares for Starry November Night

Young attendees enjoy the downtown Hammond lights and faux snow during the 2014 Starry November Night.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

The time for Downtown Hammond’s annual winter tradition is just around the corner. Hammond Downtown Development District will host its 15th annual family-friendly event Starry November Night on Friday, Nov. 15 from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. This year, DDD is introducing new ideas for the evening, including...

Farmers markets on the rise

Summer Veatch, right, from Candlestick Bakery, believes that the best part of being a vendor is talking with the customers.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

Vendors at the local Hammond Farmers Market reported seeing more attendees at their booths compared to previous years. The growth of farmers markets has gained national attention too. According to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the amount of registered farmers markets increased 76% b...

What to know for the 23rd ‘Hot August Night’

“Hot August Night” allows artists like Kelly Boyett to show off her creative skills by capturing a scene in the Art Alley.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

July 23, 2018

Every year, the Hammond Downtown Development District brings together the community and showcases local work. Scheduled for Friday, Aug. 24, the 23rd annual “Hot August Night” will promote what downtown Hammond has to offer.  “Last year was one of the best ‘Hot August Nights’ we’v...