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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 >

Experience Life on the Underground Railroad

Talk about history immersion … imagine you are a slave, running in the heavy woods and darkness trying to figure out if the next house you come to is a safe haven or a road back to slavery. Then you Read more >

A Fun Family Experience at Conner Prairie

I think I mentioned this before, but years ago (really!) I worked at Conner Prairie and I loved it. Being born and raised on a farm, I always related to the outdoor areas and have loved watching the growth over Read more >

White River Canoe Company

I think it has been over 15 years since I canoed, but when my daughter mentioned going last week I thought it sounded like a blast. I knew there was a place close to Indy and found White River Canoe Read more >

A Taste of Hamilton County

From brunch to dessert, Hamilton County Tourism’s new Dining Guide has suggestions for anything and everything your taste buds desire. It’s the first time Hamilton County Tourism has produced a full-blown dining guide for visitors (or locals, no shame in Read more >

Holiday Happenings in Hamilton County

Getting into the holiday spirit is now easier than ever! This year instead of searching all over for holiday happenings, the Hamilton County Convention & Visitors Bureau has gathered ideas for everything from Santa sightings to gift giving into one place: the Read more >

Conner Prairie Becomes “Conner Scairie’ for Headless Horseman’s 30th Anniversary

Just in time for Halloween, Conner Prairie is turning into “Conner Scairie” on a few special nights, to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Headless Horseman. Visitors can still ride the Headless Horseman haunted hayride, but they’re adding a Read more >