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Summer is the Time to ‘Tak-in’ a Hoosier Zoo

The sun is shining which means thousands of animals throughout Indiana’s zoos are smiling — at least the ones that like warm weather. Indiana’s zoos have a plethora of opportunities to view traditional animals like giraffes to the unusual like Read more >

Mardi Gras – Evansville Style

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 >

Maple Syrup

I’m a little like Buddy the Elf and I love syrup. Who doesn’t? So I’ve been hearing a lot about different syrup events across the state and have already marked a few in my calendar: Maple Syrup Festival in Brown Read more >

Visiting the Toe of the Boot – Evansville Trip, Day 2

My son and I had just spent a very busy day in Evansville in early August, eating some great German food at the Germania Volksfest; visiting the LST (landing ship tank), a WWII boat (okay, okay, ship!) that played an Read more >

Visiting the Toe of the Boot – Evansville Trip, Day 1

Every year, I try to visit the city of Evansville, Indiana for any reason I can find. I first visited about five years ago when I took my oldest daughter on a trip for Visit Indiana. Laura Libs of the Read more >

‘Archaeology CSI’ coming to Angel Mounds for Area Schools May 14-16

If you think the crime scene investigation action is impressive on TV, imagine applying those techniques to ancient artifacts right in your own backyard! Southern Indiana 6th and 7th Graders will learn the secrets to unlocking the past and will Read more >

Southern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

Last month, I had so much fun dreaming up the Northwestern and Northern Indiana Beer Trails, I decided to do it again, and come up with one for Southern Indiana. Our imaginary itinerary took three days to cover, because we Read more >

Take a Literary Tour of Indiana, Day 1

There are enough cultural trails in Indiana, usually centered around an industry, like the Southern Indiana Wine Trail, or a geographic area, like the Hendricks County and Morgan County Cultural Trail. So I’m picking a cultural trail of my own, Read more >