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Plant Yourself at West Lafayette’s ‘Art in Bloom’

I love it when two ideas come together to make a great event! The city of West Lafayette has created such an event with Art in Bloom. Art and gardening—who knew they could be meshed to introduce visitors to clever, new Read more >

Stomp Your Feet at the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Music Festival

Warm weather brings so many opportunities to enjoy being with other people in an outdoor setting. One of my favorite type of events is an outdoor concert. When possible, I try to attend concerts with a lawn setting and the Read more >

Secrets of the Levi Coffin House

The Levi Coffin House on US 27 on Indiana’s central eastern border has secrets. It was not a secret that its owner, Levi Coffin, a Quaker from North Carolina and local businessman, was part of the Underground Railroad. Coffin was Read more >

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Turns 50!

 If you’ve had ‘Visit the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’ on your family’s bucket list, make plans to get there this summer. There’s never been a better time!  The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, which opened April 25, is kicking off a Read more >

Learn about the Past at Fort Wayne’s Old Fort

Click here for a video of the Old Fort in Fort Wayne  What do costumes, spinning wheels, music and fresh air have in common? They’re all part of Fort Wayne’s Old Fort experience! If you want to inspire a love Read more >

Holiday World Gets Ready for Launch

Even though the weather has been unseasonably warm here in Santa Claus, it still seems pretty outlandish to be making plans for April 25. At Holiday World, we’ve had that date blocked off for nearly a year. Our new roller Read more >

Sail Your Cares Away at Winona Lake

A sense of peace filled me as I strolled down Chestnut St. in Winona Lake one early morning. And I do mean Down! The inn is located high on a hill that would intimidate me in winter!   I like Read more >

Fort Wayne trails provide great fun

Searching for a way to take advantage of the great weather we’ve been having this summer? There is no better way than to spend it outside, taking in the scenes of the season. With over 80 miles of trails, Fort Read more >

Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day at a Drive In

  Today is National Root Beer Float Day which makes it a great time to talk about drive-in’s, those fun places where you order and eat in your car.   Remember Arnold’s Drive-in from Happy Days TV show starring Ron Read more >