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Indulge in a Taste of Asia at Asparagus Restaurant

Our daughter has lived in Asia for several years. While our intent has been to visit her in her second home, our budget has not allowed it. A tasty alternative was to visit Asparagus Restaurant in Merrillville located in the northwestern Read more >

Finding (and Tasting) Indiana’s Best Tenderloin

THIS IS A GUEST BLOG WRITTEN BY WENDY BLAKE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MAIN STREET GREENSBURG. If you’re from Indiana you’ve read your breaded tenderloin sized share of articles about this amazing sandwich.  I’m guessing each one makes your mouth water Read more >

Shopping is Local and Truly Unique at Indiana Artisan Marketplace

One of my favorite events is coming this weekend … the Indiana Artisan Marketplace. You may or may not have heard of this fabulous event, so let me break it down a bit for you: Who are Indiana Artisans? Those Read more >

Indulge in Easter Brunch at French Lick Resort

People have referred to the West Baden Springs Hotel as the eighth Wonder of the World. Ever since visiting French Lick Resort in 2015, I’ve understood why and wanted to return to see these majestic place again. The beauty of the Read more >

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 >

Old Richmond Inn is a Delicious Combination of History and Flavor

I’m a huge fan of Richmond, Indiana. Located just a short drive east of Indy it makes for a great getaway. (See my other posts here and here). Recently I had a lunch meeting over that way and was able Read more >

Have Sweet, Sticky Fun at National Maple Syrup Festival

Photo by Shirley Lance, courtesy of Brown County Photography Club   My kids never knew this, but our vacations were designed to have an educational element. That was never truer than at the National Maple Syrup Festival in Medora. It Read more >

Soothe Your Palate at 2nd Annual Savor the South Shore Event

In my area we’re experiencing another cold snap. But I’m standing up to Old Man Winter and saying, ‘No more! I refuse to miss the 2nd Annual Savor the South Shore event! I don’t know who came up with the great Read more >

Small-Town Americana Served Over All-Day Breakfast

It never fails to amaze me how many sweet restaurants Indiana has to offer! My latest find was Ginger’s Café in Noblesville. Knowing I’d be in the area for research for another story, I had earlier contacted the Visit Hamilton County Read more >