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A Howling Good Time at Wolf Park & Bruno’s Pizza in West Lafayette

During our recent visit to Lafayette, we planned a visit to Wolf Park in the town of Battle Ground, 15 minutes away. This is a non-profit organization that strives with a staff of volunteers to learn more about wolves and educate Read more >

Little 500 Offers Cycling Thrills

Some people reading this might admit to being old enough to have watched the 1979 sleeper hit, Breaking Away. This Oscar-winning film’s plot is based on the Little 500 bicycle race held annually at Indiana University in Bloomington. Even if Read more >

Is This the Indiana Fever’s Last Home Game This Year?

The Indiana Fever are facing one, maybe two, do-or-die games this coming week. On Sunday, September 29th at 3:00 pm, the Fever play the Atlanta Dream for their very survival in the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals. The Fever are currently Read more >

Don’t Count Out the Indiana Fever Yet

It’s been a tough season for the 2012 WNBA Champion Indiana Fever this year. Last year, they went 22–12, came in 2nd in the NBA Eastern Conference, and won the entire thing. This year, they’re 1 – 6, and many Read more >

Indiana Fever Home Opener on Friday, May 31

The Indiana Fever will have their home opener against the Atlanta Dream this Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6:30 pm. The night will begin with the raising of the 2012 WNBA Championship banner to the roof of the Bankers Life Read more >

HandleBAR Pedal-Pub: a Brew Way to Tour Indianapolis

As mobile food trucks have made a big impact in cities across the state, you knew something like a mobile bar was inevitable. The HandleBAR PeddlePub of Indianapolis is a pedal-powered, 4 wheeled bicycle that can hold 16 passengers and Read more >

Visit to the NCAA Hall of Champions in Indianapolis

During my recent downtown visit with my daughter, we had a chance to visit the NCAA Hall of Champions in White River State Park. It’s sort of like a Hall of Fame, interactive display, plus a reminder that there are Read more >

Hinkle Fieldhouse: Combining History and Athletics

Can you hear the sneakers squeaking on the hardwood? Was that a basketball I heard bouncing? Yep, that’s right, folks. College basketball is BACK! And when my favorite time of year comes around, I can’t help but get excited thinking Read more >

Catch the Action: Fort Wayne’s Winter Sports Scene

When it comes to winter sports scene — Northeast Indiana does not disappoint. Fort Wayne, Indiana is home to the Mad Ants, a NBA D-League basketball team and the Komets, an ECHL hockey team. Fans here are die-hard and a live game by either team — or both — should make an appearance on your itinerary during your next visit to the area! Read more >