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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 >

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 >