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Super Bowl Village Opens January 27

Like many football fans around the country, Super Bowl weekend is always marked on my calendar even though I’ll likely never attend an actual game. Fortunately for me and all my fellow Hoosiers, this year the game comes to us. Read more >

Becoming a Serious Swirler at Bloomington’s Butler Winery

Even before I became the sophisticated 21-year-old that I am today, I always had a fascination with wine, and I made it my personal goal to one day be referred to as a “wine connoisseur” or even better, a “wino.” Now, Read more >

Did you say FREE?!

Why yes, yes I did. Conner Prairie, Indiana’s only Smithsonian affiliate will open it’s doors with free admission on Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 as part of the national Museum Day. This day is meant as a celebration of the dissemination Read more >

Free Entry to Indiana State Parks on September 11

In so many ways, it’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the tragedies of September 11. I remember hearing about the World Trade Center while heading out to my first class of the morning my senior year at Butler Read more >

Having Fun, Saving Money at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Prior to this weekend’s trip, my only experience “visiting” Fort Wayne has consisted of flying by it as I drove along I-69 on my way to other places. What a shame, because as I learned during a quick overnight trip this weekend that Read more >

July 4 Celebrations in Indiana’s Most Patriotic Towns

If you’re looking to spend the 4th of July holiday a little differently this year, consider visiting some of Indiana’s most patriotic towns (which was determined exclusively by town name!) Americus, Indiana, found along I-65 in Tippecanoe County, is quite Read more >

Free Family Fun at Let’s Meet PBS Kids in the Park June 11

I will openly admit that on many occasions, especially rainy days or when he’s sick, I happily plop my two-year-old in front of the television for 30 minutes to entertain him. Fortunately, we have access to WFYI’s great television programming Read more >

Lazy Saturday: Getting Cultured at the IMA

Saturday is the reward for a week full of hard work and stress. It’s a time to spend with your family, your friends, or by yourself. What I hate more than anything is a wasted Saturday. If I do nothing, Read more >

Fiesta: A Night of Cultural Immersion in Downtown Indy

The 30th Annual Fiesta, sponsored by La Plaza, was held Saturday, September 18 in downtown Indianapolis. Unfortunately, I was unable to go this year, but I have experienced this event the two previous years. It is free to attend Fiesta, Read more >

Three On Thursday: Indiana State Fair!

Welcome to Three On Thursday. Each week, we’ll give you a head-start on your weekend and show you three offers that you can take advantage of or events you can attend this weekend. Here are this week’s Three On Thursday. Read more >