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You Have to Take In This Historic Indiana Battlefield

Nestled between Burnett Creek and Prophetstown State Park in Battle Ground, Indiana lies the Tippecanoe Battlefield Park. The 16-acre park commemorates the November 11, 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, fought between American forces led by Indiana Territorial Governor William Henry Harrison Read more >

Your Taste Buds Will Love Indiana’s Best Irish Pub

While in Lafayette the other day I tried a new restaurant – Nine Irish Brothers. This restaurant was named the best Irish pub in the state by TripAdvisor, Yelp and Buzzfeed! While the name has meaning (the owner was one Read more >

Your Tastebuds Will Love East End Grill in Lafayette

I like trying new places to eat. Especially when they are as yummy as East End Grill in Lafayette.Located in the heart of downtown it offers a great stop to wet the whistle (craft beers!) and satisfy the hunger. Example Read more >

Boomer TV: The Hoosier State Train

Visit Indiana’s Mark Newman recently appeared on Boomer TV to discuss The Hoosier State Train. A transit option between Indianapolis and Chicago, the train travels through Western Indiana with stops in Indianapolis, Crawfordsville, Lafayette, Rensselaer, Dyer and Chicago.

History Comes to Life at Feast of the Huntersí Moon

Did you know Indiana will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2016? Itís hard to imagine all of the events that have happened in this state for the past two centuries. I appreciate historic re-enactments and festivals and other historic events Read more >

A Little History … A Lot of Fun in Lafayette

During a recent trip to Lafayette I was fortunate to visit a few of their historical sites: Tippecanoe Battlefield, Wabash and Erie Canal and XXX Family Restaurant (I may be stretching a bit for this to be a historical site, Read more >

Destination Downtown Lafayette

I had the privilege of spending the morning in Downtown Lafayette the other day. I was amazed at all the unique shops located within walking distance of each other. It took the entire morning to make my way through each Read more >

Sampling of September Events Across the State

Labor Day is kind of like the unofficial end to summer in my book. So in honor of the beginning of fall and a new month, here are some September events happening across the state … even some FREE ones! Read more >

No Shortage of Restaurants in Lafayette/West Lafayette

On my most recent excursion to Lafayette (see posts here and here), I learned there is certainly no shortage of great restaurants! We ate and ate and ate our fill and it was all DELICIOUS!! Let me give you the Read more >