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South Central Posts

Posts about things in Indiana’s South Central region

Bluegrass at the Gateway Festival

It’s almost here. The season that’s one of my personal favorites…summer! Yes, schools may have already started their summer break, but summer doesn’t officially begin until Friday, June 21. So what’s a better way to kick off the summer than Read more >

Columbus: A Hidden Gem

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The phrase “home is where the heart is” makes me think of one place and one place only, Columbus, Indiana. Born & raised in Columbus, I never really appreciated what it had to offer until I moved away to Indianapolis Read more >

Finch’s Brasserie

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If you’ve ever visited Bloomington, then you know they have many, many wonderful restaurants. Upon a friend’s request awhile back we ended up at Finch’s Brasserie. Located right on Kirkwood Avenue and literally a stone’s throw from historic Sample Gates Read more >

Madison in Bloom!

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Madison is a wonderful town in the southeast corner of the state that is rich in history, architecture and beauty. But what makes this time of year extra special is the Madison in Bloom tour. Held two weekends this month Read more >

Oliver Winery

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While heading down to IU Basketball games in the winter, we always drive past Oliver Winery just north of Bloomington. I visited years ago and always mention to my husband that I’d like to stop. But it never works out Read more >