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Take in Beauty and History on a Tour of the Indiana Statehouse

I’ve lived in Indiana for almost 20 years. I’ve visited places all over the state. I enjoy learning about the history we have, but I had NEVER gone on a Statehouse tour until this week. Pathetic, I know, but now Read more >

Civil War Reenactment Coming to Spring Mill State Park

Maybe it is because I just watched Little Women and got all nostalgic about our nations’ history and a time long ago, but when I heard about Spring Mill State Park’s Civil War Reenactment, I got excited! This coming weekend, Read more >

IN Repertory Theatre: To Kill a Mockingbird

Back when I attended Taylor University in Upland, I joined a group of students who enjoyed theater and traveled to downtown Indianapolis to view shows from the Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT). I don’t know where we found the money or Read more >

Celebrate Your Love at Jeffersonville’s Fire Museum

  The phrase ‘Kindle the Flame’ might sound like the wrong thing to say at a fire museum, but hang with me. ‘Kindle the Flame’ is the name of a special event at the Vintage Fire Museum in Jeffersonville on Feb. Read more >

Santa arrives by seaplane, kicks-off 2015 Ohio County holiday events

When your Main Street begins at the beautiful Ohio River waterfront that’s all the more reason to have Santa Claus arrive by seaplane! The public is invited to meet on Front Street in Rising Sun on Friday, December 4 around Read more >

Learn About America’s 23rd President at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

In 1874 Benjamin Harrison, famed attorney from Indianapolis, built his family a 16-room Italianate mansion at 1230 N. Delaware Street in what would have been then outside of the city. Today, that home is known as the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Read more >

Honor Hoosier Military at Indiana War Memorial Museum

As we approach one of the most patriotic days of the year for Americans – Veteran’s Day on November 11, consider showing your respect for our nation’s military people by visiting a place dedicated to commemorating the effort, courage and sacrifices Read more >

Triple XXX Family Restaurant- West Lafayette

Some people want to tell you about the best thing that happened to them on vacation. I’m telling you the worst thing – not living closer to Triple XXX Family Restaurant in West Lafayette. I had heard about this 119-year-old Read more >

Canal Rides at Delphi’s Harvest Festival

You’ve always wanted to experience the thrill of riding in a canal boat, right? You’ve got a chance this weekend in Delphi during Harvest Festival. Canal rides closed for the season on Labor Day weekend. But on October 17, you Read more >