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Posts about things in Indiana’s Central region

Two-Wheeled Day Tripping in Indianapolis


This is a guest blog from Tina Schmidt of My City Bikes public health alliance. My City Bikes’ mission is to help people discover better health and quality of life through biking. If you’ve never experienced Indianapolis by bike, you’re in Read more >

Brewsing through Hamilton County

Breweries are becoming as woven into the fabric of Indiana as racing, basketball and St. Elmo’s. There are old ones like Broad Ripple Brew Pub, new ones like Big Lug Canteen, big ones like Three Floyds and smaller ones like Bier. Indianapolis has been Read more >

Dining During Devour Downtown

Tuscan burger and fries

Devour Downtown is a treat for anyone in central Indiana who likes a good meal. It’s a great opportunity to get to a place you’ve been itching to visit or try something new outside of your comfort zone. My wife, Chelsi, Read more >

Cake Bake Shop Takes the Cake


A few weeks ago, friends and I visited the Cake Bake Shop in the Broad Ripple area of Indianapolis. As we didn’t live in the city, we had consulted online reviews for places to eat. We had read good reviews about Read more >

Hands On at Hearthside Suppers


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 >