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A New Way to Explore White River State Park

Having lived in Indy almost 15 years I’m no stranger to White River State Park. I know all the top facts (its a beautiful park in the heart of downtown, houses several attractions, etc). BUT, I got to experience the Read more >

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Indiana State Fair!

The Indiana State Fair. If you know me at all, you will know that I’m crazy about the state fair. I typically visit multiple times a year, I search for all the new and exciting things to do, I faithfully Read more >

Brownsburg Toy Store Offers More Than Fun

Recently I visited Wilbur’s Lincolnwood Toy Store in Brownsburg near Indianapolis. I had discovered the store while viewing the list of Indiana’s Top 10 Toy Stores. The shop is based near Brownsburg’s downtown area in a structure that is more Read more >

Death Comes to the Indiana State Museum

I bet that title caught your attention! Actually I’m not exaggerating. Today is a big day in American History. It is the 150th anniversary of the date that President Abraham Lincoln died at the hands of an assassin. The year Read more >

Eiteljorg Museum

I have to admit it is a bit surprising there is a museum dedicated to American Indians and Western Art in the heart of Indianapolis. Nevertheless, the Eiteljorg Museum is a great museum with fantastic exhibits.I visited at the end Read more >

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 >

Garfield Park – Indianapolis

Each summer I attempt to create a summer bucket list that guides our activities. There are usually a few places we don’t get to and this year one of those was Garfield Park. So when I heard they had some 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 >