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Six Spots for Indiana Craft Beer Along The National Road

I feel sorry for my dad and all his friends.  Granted, they never had to endure the agony that was Prohibition (you know a decade’s worth of back room gins and whiskeys loaded with those “natural substitutes” which eventually made Read more >

Lots of Local in Hendricks County

I have friends that live in Hendricks County. I’ve visited them at their homes in Avon, Brownsburg and Plainfield. Other than that, I hadn’t spent a lot of time there. So I went in search of things to do there. Read more >

Visiting Hendricks County and Morgan County, Day 2

Day 2 of the Hendricks County travel writing trip sees us sitting in what I have dubbed the Man Cave, which was originally a high school cafeteria. Except now there are four men in here: two of the guys from Read more >

My Favorite Independent Hendricks County Restaurants

One of the biggest misconceptions about life in the suburbs is that when it comes to dining out, your only choices are bland, chain restaurants. Having grown up in Hendricks County, just west of Indianapolis, I’ve learned that this is Read more >

9th Annual Taste of Hendricks County in July 2012

The 9th annual Taste of Hendricks County is coming up sooner than you think. Tickets are already on sale, and they’re expected to go quickly. The event gives county residents and visitors a chance to sample local dishes from several Read more >

Sodalis Nature Park: Hendricks County’s newest park

As one of the nation’s fastest growing counties, you might not think of suburban Hendricks County (just west of Indianapolis)as a place to go for exploring nature. But with the addition of Sodalis Nature Park to the county’s park system, Read more >

Everyone Has a Little Irish in Them

For a ladies night out, a friend of mine suggested we try Claddagh Irish Pub for dinner. She, being Irish herself, had received coupons at the Irish Fest here in Indianapolis this past summer. With our free appetizer or dessert Read more >