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The Nutcracker is Dancing Through Indiana

Tis the season! Once again the beautiful lights are hanging from the Soldiers and Sailors monument, lighted trees line the streets and holiday wreaths are hanging from street light poles. A cherished tradition by many families this time of year Read more >

Explore Elkhart and the “574″

One of the best things about college is the weeks off we’re given for holiday breaks. But it always seems like after being home from about four days, college students are ready to head back to their respective universities. This Read more >

Veggie Friendly Spots in the Steak Capital

In the city known for St. Elmo’s steak and shrimp cocktail, vegetarians often come to the city thinking they have a week of pasta in front of them. However, vegans and vegetarians will be pleasantly surprised that with just a Read more >

Modern Midwestern Food in Broad Ripple

Each year my mom makes the drive from Columbus, Ohio to Indianpolis for Butler’s Parent’s Weekend. Throughout the weekend we always like to try food from new places that are specific to the Indianapolis area. The first night, we chose Read more >

The Three “B’s” of Broad Ripple

When it comes to quick eats in Central Indiana, there’s no better destination to cure your appetite faster than Broad Ripple Village. Whichever direction you choose to enter from, North, South, East or West, this mecca of food and drink Read more >

A Taste of Zest! Exciting Food Creations

A few weeks ago I was able to visit one of my favorite restaurants in SoBro, Zest! Exciting Food Creations. Zest! was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives in 2009 and is one of my favorite locally-owned restaurants in Indy. Read more >