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Mardi Gras – Evansville Style

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West Franklin Street in Evansville is alive and hopping for Mardi Gras – THIS Friday, Feb 5th & Saturday, Feb 6th! Beads, food, music, costumes and fun galore will last all weekend long. And mark your calendar – Saturday afternoon Read more >

Immature Food for Mature People

There’s no reason to be ashamed of cheesy-mac cravings or Pop-Tarts penchants. Several Indy eateries are offering a sophisticated spin on these childhood staples, because let’s be honest, kid’s food trumps all. 1. Scratchtruck “Scratch Grilled Cheese, oh how I love Read more >

Hands On at Hearthside Suppers

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The older I get the more I have a desire to learn about cooking … the preparation, pairing of items, all of it. Conner Prairie offers a unique twist on cooking and clearly it centers around history – Hearthside Suppers.You Read more >

Indiana’s Best of 2015

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Happy New Year’s Eve! It’s almost time to start a new year and it could not be a bigger one for the state of Indiana! The state’s bicentennial begins in 2016 and plans to celebrate it extend throughout the year! Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

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As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original “Clark Griswold” of Christmas Vacation movie fame—with trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >