WHITING, INDIANA --
After receiving a kiss on the cheek from babushkas Jean Lovasko, at left, Matthew Oros, 13, poses for a photo during the Pierogi Fest in Whiting, Indiana on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Also pictured is Carolyn Kruszynski at right.
The three-day festival, which has taken place every year since 1994, draws crowds from across the region and country to celebrate eastern European culture, traditions and foods.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar for The Wall Street Journal