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Mama Carollas

Mediterranean

It had been a few years since I ate at Mama Carollas and I remembered my food fondly so we decided last month to head there once more. Located just south of Broad Ripple in Indianapolis, Mama Carollas’ charm is Read more >

Be cozy, be satisfied, b on the River.

My fellow college students can agree that one of the best things about coming home for the holidays is gorging at favorite locals restaurants. Having lived in Elkhart for my entire life, the restaurants I frequent don’t change much. However, Read more >

Binkley’s Kitchen and Bar

There is always that one restaurant that you always return to. You go and try other ones but you always compare it back to your favorite eating place. For me, that place is Binkley’s Kitchen & Bar in Broad Ripple. Read more >

Conner Prairie by Candlelight

There are few better ways to get in the spirit of the holiday season than at Conner Prairie by Candlelight. If you’re not familiar with Conner Prairie, it is an Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana that recreates life in Read more >

The Patachou Franchise

I remember as a young girl going to Café Patachou with my dad every Saturday morning for cinnamon toast. To this day, my dad and I still visit the breakfast/lunch spot on a relatively regular basis, although some things have Read more >

Indiana State Museum

Skeleton

I’m not sure if you are taking advantage of the 12 FREE days in Indy or not, but if you aren’t … that’s just plain silly. On Monday there was free admission to the Indiana State Museum and since Maggie Read more >

The Tradition Continues…

As I have said so many times before, I am a fan of tradition. I love to live my life knowing that when a certain time of the year comes along, that there is something I always do with a Read more >