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Act fast for a great deal at The Oliver Inn

Bed-and-breakfasts are one of my favorite ways to travel.  The cozy and sometimes luxurious accommodations, the delicious morning meals, and the opportunity to meet congenial hosts and fellow travelers make the B&B concept appealing to me. If you are like-minded, Read more >

Three On Thursday – Festivals Edition

Welcome to Three On Thursday. Each week, we’ll give you a head-start on your weekend and show you three offers that you can take advantage of or events you can attend this weekend. Here are this week’s Three On Thursday. Read more >

Baseball bargains made easy-cheesy

Indiana has five minor league baseball teams that offer affordable fun to families, couples, brew buddies and girls-night-out gangs. Thanks to a partnership between KRAFT Singles and Minor League Baseball, Tuesday nights at the ballpark are even more affordable for Read more >

Indiana 500 Tour

Racing and Indiana are as synonymous as the Colts and victory. Yet Indiana’s automotive heritage includes more than the upcoming Indianapolis 500. The new Indiana 500 Tour lets you explore Indiana’s transportation and motorsports history by traveling 500 miles and Read more >

Trail of Courage Festival – Fulton County

My friend Jake told me about the Fulton County Trail of Courage, the weekend of September 19 – 20, the living history festival of pre-1840 re-enactors. The participants will host historic encampments and re-enact the French and Indian War, Seven Read more >

Flickr Photo of the Week (Week 23, 2009)

This week’s photo shows a quintessential scene of summer, a beautiful evening at the ballpark. Batinka77f took this shot of the brand new Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, home of the Single A Tincaps. Parkivew Field just opened this season Read more >