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Indiana Foodways’ Top 10 Picks For Fall

Autumn leaves may be falling but the flavors are blooming on Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Culinary Trails. Pack up the car and hit the road to taste and experience IFA’s Top 10 Savor the Flavor picks! For additional information on IFA’s Read more >

Tailgate While You Wait at Bonge’s Tavern

For years (and I do mean years) folks have been talking to me about Bonge’s Tavern. Located almost an hour north and a little east of Indy this place is out in the sticks. Perkinsville, Indiana. Never heard of it? Read more >

See Fall Foliage from a New View in Hamilton County, Indiana

The telltale signs of autumn are in the air: a crisp breeze, the smell of pumpkin spice and falling leaves in stunning shades of sunset orange and red. Don’t wait to jump in a pile of raked leaves – this Read more >

Fall is Near and The Apple Store is Almost Here!

This guest blog was written by Duane Brodt, director of public relations for Conner Prairie. August is a busy month for some 100 women who volunteer at Conner Prairie. Not as busy as September and October are. But pretty busy. Read more >

Conner Prairie’s Treetop Outpost is Not Just for Kids

Since the fall I’ve been looking forward to the newest exhibit at Conner Prairie – the Treetop Outpost. And July 1, 2016 it opens!! I was able to get a sneak peek earlier in the week and was amazed at Read more >

Welcome to Fairyville at Nickel Plate Arts campus!

  WANTED: A little girl who believes in make-believe fairies and likes to dress up with wings and build a fairy house and is not afraid to talk to fairies. I’m not making this up. The 4th Annual Welcome to 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 >

Brewsing through Hamilton County

Breweries are becoming as woven into the fabric of Indiana as racing, basketball and St. Elmo’s. There are old ones like Broad Ripple Brew Pub, new ones like Big Lug Canteen, big ones like Three Floyds and smaller ones like Bier. Indianapolis has been Read more >

Hands On at Hearthside Suppers

The older I get the more I have a desire to learn about cooking … the preparation, pairing of items, all of it. Conner Prairie offers a unique twist on cooking and clearly it centers around history – Hearthside Suppers.You Read more >

Find Art, Healing at Nickel Plate Arts Campus

If the weather turns south (and it will!), head to the Nickel Plate Arts Campus in Noblesville for a little indoor therapy. That’s art therapy. Beginning January 2, the Nickel Plate Arts campus will feature a month of displaying its Read more >