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South Bend: History and Happenings

When you think of South Bend you probably think of Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish, the story of “Rudy” and the famous line “win one for the Gipper”. All are iconic and engraved forever in history.   The university itself Read more >

Hands-On Fun at Falls of the Ohio State Park

Last year I visited Falls of the Ohio State Park in Southern Indiana. It was a great visit, but I knew I had to go back because the interpretive center was undergoing a renovation and thank goodness, I had the Read more >

200 Free Things to Do at the Indiana State Fair

The 2016 Indiana State Fair is less than a month away (August 5-21)! In honor of our state’s 200th birthday, this year’s fair theme is “Celebrating Indiana’s Bicentennial”. In that theme, the State Fair staffcompiled a list of 200 FREE Read more >

State Park Admission is Just 10 Cents on June 4-5!

Visiting a state park in Indiana on June 4 or 5 will cost just pocket change — literally. That’s because Indiana State Parks is celebrating its 100th birthday by “rolling back” gate admission to a 10-cents-per-person donation for each of Read more >

Big Ten Basketball Madness Descends on Indy This March

Indianapolis plays host to the Big Ten Mens and Womens Basketball Tournaments this March, marking Indys 10th time hosting the mens championship and the 19th time hosting the womens championship. The womens tournament will be held from March 2-6 and Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original Clark Griswold of Christmas Vacation movie famewith trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >

Holliday Park

Indiana has amazing parks … community, county and state. I relish every opportunity I get to visit them and am so thankful for such a beautiful Indianapolis park within 10 minutes of my house – Holliday Park.You may know about 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 >