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New Ford Center in Evansville to be Hub of Sports and Entertainment

The Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana’s new arena will host its grand opening on Friday, November 11. The Ford Center, which replaces the aging Roberts Stadium, was built to house sports — including ice hockey,  basketball, indoor soccer and arena football Read more >

Children’s Museum of Evansville is stuff of dreams

The Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) is filled with experiences that kids dream of — playing in water, making music, launching things into the air, dressing up and putting on shows, creating artistic masterpieces. Giving kids those kind Read more >

4 Summer Vacation Ideas

As the school year is winding down, I know many families are making plans for summer vacation. Since gas is hitting $4 a gallon, spending a week or two closer to home is a great option this year. I’m a water person, Read more >

April Means Baseball Season in Indiana

On Tuesday night, we’ll know if there are two college basketball National Champions in Indiana (Notre Dame is in the Final Four of the Women’s Tournament and Butler is in the Final Four of the Men’s Tournament) but starting Wednesday, Read more >

Winter wildlife at Indiana’s zoos

While many zoos around the area close for the winter season, there are some fun events coming up that will let Indiana families experience animals of all shapes and sizes, despite the chill in the air. The largest event, Christmas Read more >

Great Burger Quest Takes Me to Evansville and The Pub

“Who has the best hamburger in Evansville?” I asked Laura Libs, of the Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau. I am on a quest to find great hamburgers, and occasionally post reviews to a burger website run by a friend of Read more >

Ri Ra’s Irish Restaurant in Downtown Evansville Provides Irish Atmosphere

On a recent trip to Evansville, I had a chance to enjoy lunch at Ri Ra, an Irish restaurant in downtown Evansville, near the Casino Aztar. In fact, Ri Ra was part of a $40 million expansion of the Downtown Read more >

Art Galleries at Evansville’s Universities Are a Must-See for Any Art Fan

Man, Evansville has some beautiful art! I’ve gone to countless galleries, exhibits, and museums over the years. A lot of times, the art just starts to run together in one big blur. To answer the art gripers, yes, I do Read more >

Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science

I think the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science is one of the most impressive museums I’ve ever had a chance to visit, and I’ve visited a lot of museums. Sure, there are bigger museums, like Chicago or Indianapolis, Read more >