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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 >

Chocolate for the Spirit- Valentine’s Day Trip Idea

On a recent visit to the Indianapolis City Market  a friend and I spied the Chocolate for the Spirit vendor.  Being chocolate aficionados, naturally, we had to check it out. What immediately caught our attention with Chocolate for the Spirit was the 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 a place you’ve been itching to visit or try something new outside of your comfort zone. My wife, Chelsi, Read more >

Indy’s Modern City Market with a History

When a friend and I first visited City Market in downtown Indianapolis recently, I didn’t expect to be impressed. But I was! There are two levels in City Market. Vendors sell their wares on the main floor. When it’s time to Read more >

Cake Bake Shop Takes the Cake

A few weeks ago, friends and I visited the Cake Bake Shop in the Broad Ripple area of Indianapolis. As we didn’t live in the city, we had consulted online reviews for places to eat. We had read good reviews about Read more >