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White River State Park

If you are like me, when school is out you want to take advantage of all there is to do around your city. I just heard about a perfect opportunity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day – FREE admission to Read more >

The Legend of the Indianapolis Cherub

The Indianapolis Cherub is a long-standing Christmas tradition, started by graphic artist Virginia Holmes, who started her advertising career at L.S. Ayres. When it came time to design the Christmas catalog in 1946, they were short on merchandise and long Read more >

It’s a Beef & Boards Christmas 2014

It seems like it was just a few weeks ago that I was writing about the Beef & Boards Christmas special, looking forward to last year’s performance. Here it is a couple days before I get to attend again, and Read more >

Around-the-World Fun at Indy International Festival

If your passport has expired like mine, you’ll find an easy to experience world diversity at the Indianapolis International Festival. Held this past weekend at the West Pavilion, Indiana State Fairgrounds, it was a wonderful opportunity for anyone to experience Read more >

Great Food and Drinks at Dig IN 2014

I finally got to visit my very first Dig IN, the Indiana food and drink celebration held every year at White River State Park. I’ve been given media passes for the last three years, but because it happens on the Read more >

Watching The Tempest at White River State Park

Call it serendipity, call it blind luck, call it a mystic spell that took me to some remote island, but Saturday night found my two youngest kids, Emma and Ben, and me at White River State Park to see Heartland Read more >

Discover Your Family’s History at Midwestern Roots 2014 Conference!

If you’ve always wanted a guided tour of Ancestry.com and learn more about your family’s history, this weekend you have the opportunity to get it. The Indiana Historical Society is hosting the Midwestern Roots 2014 Conference in Indianapolis. The conference will Read more >