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* '''Arman's Dog House''' (5875 Melton; 219-939-1000), also known as '''Dawg Fish Grill''', has plenty of meat and no problem frying it up for you. It's open 10am to 10pm, closed Sundays.
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* '''Eat Your Heart Out''' (487 Broadway; tel. 219-880-2636) cooks fresh with a Southern tilt; favorites include jambalaya and sweet potato pie. It's only open until 5pm and closed on Sundays, though.
  
 
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* '''Bennigan's''' (two blocks west of the baseball stadium) is a bland pub-chain with outlets all over the Midwest. The one in Gary, however, claims to be the World's Largest Bennigan's. If that's noteworthy to you, then there's a little something extra to enjoy alongside the burgers and fries. At least it's likely to be open later than most other restaurants on Gary.
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* '''Juice Garden''' (2700 Fifth; tel. 219-881-0212) is a grocery store and health-food restaurant that  serves organic grub because they believe God wants it that way; it's run by a local minister and his family. It's vegan-friendly (but not exclusively). It's open from 8am to 6pm, with breakfast until 11am; closed (of course) on Sundays.
  
 
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* '''Miller Bakery Cafe''' (555 S. Lake; tel. 219-938-2229) is as upscale as dining gets in Gary, with contemporary American, Asian, French and Italian dishes, a nice location, and a sizable wine list. It's open for lunch Tuesday through Friday, for dinner Tuesday through Sunday; closed Mondays. Call to confirm hours and for reservations.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:28, 7 June 2007

Gary [3] is a city in Indiana.

Understand

Gary, Indiana is both famous and infamous. It's the "just one place that can light my face" and "home sweet home" effusively described in the song of the same name from the 1957 musical The Music Man. It's also home to an unattractive and often industrial-smelling stretch of highway east of Chicago, and has repeatedly ranked first in the nation among large cities, for homicides per capita.

Get in

By plane

  • Gary/Chicago International Airport is located at the northwest corner of Gary and is currently served by a single airline, SkyValue USA, operating as a scheduled charter.

By train

  • Chicago/South Shore line has two stops in Gary
  • The nearest Amtrak stations are both 10 miles away in Dyer, IN and Hammond, IN

By car

By bus

By boat

Get around

See

Do

  • Majestic Star Casino, 1 Buffington Harbor Drive, +1-(219)-977-7932 (fax: +1-(219)-977-7811), [1].
  • Gary Steelheads, One Genesis Center Plaza (Genesis Convention Center), +1-(219)-883-3000 (, fax: +1-(219)-883-3543), [2]. Minor league basketball team. Tickets: $5 - 50.
  • Gary SouthShore RailCats. Northern league (minor league) baseball team.

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

Budget

  • Arman's Dog House (5875 Melton; 219-939-1000), also known as Dawg Fish Grill, has plenty of meat and no problem frying it up for you. It's open 10am to 10pm, closed Sundays.
  • Eat Your Heart Out (487 Broadway; tel. 219-880-2636) cooks fresh with a Southern tilt; favorites include jambalaya and sweet potato pie. It's only open until 5pm and closed on Sundays, though.

Mid-range

  • Bennigan's (two blocks west of the baseball stadium) is a bland pub-chain with outlets all over the Midwest. The one in Gary, however, claims to be the World's Largest Bennigan's. If that's noteworthy to you, then there's a little something extra to enjoy alongside the burgers and fries. At least it's likely to be open later than most other restaurants on Gary.
  • Juice Garden (2700 Fifth; tel. 219-881-0212) is a grocery store and health-food restaurant that serves organic grub because they believe God wants it that way; it's run by a local minister and his family. It's vegan-friendly (but not exclusively). It's open from 8am to 6pm, with breakfast until 11am; closed (of course) on Sundays.

Splurge

  • Miller Bakery Cafe (555 S. Lake; tel. 219-938-2229) is as upscale as dining gets in Gary, with contemporary American, Asian, French and Italian dishes, a nice location, and a sizable wine list. It's open for lunch Tuesday through Friday, for dinner Tuesday through Sunday; closed Mondays. Call to confirm hours and for reservations.

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

Get out


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