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Public Enemy #1 Re-Locates to Crown Point

  Bet that headline grabbed your attention! I’ll explain. Back in 1933, John Dillinger roamed the nation, creating havoc as he robbed, killed and threatened the safety of American citizens. On July 22, 1933, Dillinger was gunned down by Federal Read more >

Fort Harrison State Park

State Parks – a gem across the state in Indiana. I’ve visited my share (McCormick’s Creek, Prophetstown, Turkey Run) and I love them all. Last month I had the opportunity to return to one I hadn’t been to in awhile Read more >

Brownsburg Toy Store Offers More Than Fun

Recently I visited Wilbur’s Lincolnwood Toy Store in Brownsburg near Indianapolis. I had discovered the store while viewing the list of Indiana’s Top 10 Toy Stores. The shop is based near Brownsburg’s downtown area in a structure that is more Read more >

No age limit on fun at Indiana’s best local toy and hobby store!

No age limit on fun at Indiana’s best local toy and hobby store! Where will you find a good old-fashioned, 16,000 square foot toy store that is teeming with toys, appealing to both kids and adults, and was voted Indiana’s Read more >

Art and Indiana history intertwine at the Richmond Art Museum

If you’re looking for a good dose of art, culture, and history, the Richmond Art Museum is the place for you! Upon visiting this museum, I found my eyes opened to an exciting, educational place, housing beautiful art collections and Read more >

Eiteljorg Museum

I have to admit it is a bit surprising there is a museum dedicated to American Indians and Western Art in the heart of Indianapolis. Nevertheless, the Eiteljorg Museum is a great museum with fantastic exhibits.I visited at the end Read more >

Conner Prairie – FOR FREE!

I have your attention, right? Next Monday, February 16 from 10-5, guests can enjoy festive Presidents Day activities all for free. You can spar with Andrew Jackson, join a surprise birthday party for George Washington or try on the whiskers Read more >

Farmland’s Chocolate Moose Restaurant Has Sweet Treats

It’s fun to discover unusual places to visit in Indiana. I call them ‘Serendipity Spots’. One such spot for me occurred recently in Farmland Indiana. Farmland is located in Randolph County on the state’s east border. We were driving north 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 >