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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 >

Strolling the Central Canal Indianapolis

We all know our warm fall days are limited. I encourage you before the jam-packed holiday season is upon us to visit a calm, cozy outdoor locale in downtown Indianapolis that is away from the hustle and bustle of city Read more >

Fishers Renaissance Faire

If you’re into larping, Monty Python, or Renaissance-period culture, then the Fishers Renaissance Faire at the Klipsch Music Center is for you! This was my first time to attend the Fishers Renaissance Faire. I’ve had a fascination with all things Read more >

More Pumpkin, Please

We only get pumpkins in our lives for a short time, so it’s time to go into full-on-pumpkin-mode for the entire month of October. Yelp has gathered up every pumpkin-themed object we could think of and put them into categories so you can kick back and Read more >

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 >