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A Day of Shopping, Art, Food & Fun in Rising Sun

On a Saturday morning, I headed out with a friend to see what was happening in Rising Sun, one of the beautiful historic rivertowns along the Ohio River Scenic Byway in southeastern Indiana. Check the hours of local shops and Read more >

The Oyster Bar – A Fort Wayne Favorite for 60+ Years

I would call myself a foodie. I have been to many restaurants all over Northeast Indiana and I honestly think about food at least half of most days. So when selecting which place I wanted to feature for the blog – the first Read more >

South Bend: History and Happenings

When you think of South Bend you probably think of Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish, the story of “Rudy” and the famous line “win one for the Gipper”. All are iconic and engraved forever in history.   The university itself Read more >

Discover History in the Indianapolis City Market Catacombs

Have you ever visited the Indianapolis City Market? The market is home to over 25 locally-owned and operated small businesses and is your choice of ethnic eateries, from-scratch snacks, boutique goods and more … BUT what you might not know Read more >

Big Ten Basketball Madness Descends on Indy This March

Indianapolis plays host to the Big Ten Mens and Womens Basketball Tournaments this March, marking Indys 10th time hosting the mens championship and the 19th time hosting the womens championship. The womens tournament will be held from March 2-6 and Read more >

Dining During Devour Downtown

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

Don’t Miss Fort Wayne’s Winterval!

Winterval … What a lovely word that immediately makes me interested to know more! It is exactly what you might guess it means – a combination of winter and a festival and Downtown Fort Wayne has it.On Saturday, January 30, 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 >

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 >