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Indiana Foodways Alliance’s 10 Top Picks for Holiday Treats

The Holidays are quickly approaching so start planning now for your traditions and  festivities. Bring a new tradition to the table whether it is fine wine or fine chocolates, stop by one of Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Top Picks for your Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

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 famewith trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >

Christmas Dining with an Ethnic Twist

The first Christmas after my mother-in-law passed away, our family felt discombobulated. We didn’t feel like trying to handle the plethora of kitchen tasks she had performed with aplombcooking the turkey, making fluffy mashed potatoes, setting a gorgeous table. So Read more >

Illuminate Your Holiday at Marions Walkway of Lights

Im not complaining about the moderate temps weve been experiencing (at least in northern Indiana). Its certainly better than snow in my book. But I admit the gray skies weve had instead had left me a little down. I knew Read more >

Is There Any Place More Beautiful Than Indy at Christmas?

I may be biased but there may not be a more beautiful Hoosier city at Christmas than Indianapolis. The best part of Indianapolis is not just seeing it from above. Dozens of activities are available during the season that Read more >

Celebrate Christmas in Fort Wayne!

Make time in your Christmas schedule to visit the friendly city of Fort Wayne this year. Theres so much to do! This video may help you make decisions on which to do first! Here are my favorites: Downtowns Annual Holiday Read more >

Santa arrives by seaplane, kicks-off 2015 Ohio County holiday events

When your Main Street begins at the beautiful Ohio River waterfront that’s all the more reason to have Santa Claus arrive by seaplane! The public is invited to meet on Front Street in Rising Sun on Friday, December 4 around Read more >

A Scary Good Time at Holiday World’s Halloween Weekends

This is my third year to visit Holiday World during their Happy Halloween Weekends and it is becoming a must for our family. We spent two days at the park packing in all of the fun they have like … Read more >

Travel Channel takes Santa for a ride

When you work and live in a town named Santa Claus, everyday life can be somewhat surreal. For example: If you’re a wrestling fan, you may recognize Mick Foley behind the beard. Jolly ol’ Saint Mick may be a WWE Read more >