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43rd Annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration

There aren’t many things in Indianapolis older or more revered than the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration. It’s the largest African-American event in the nation, and they’re expecting more than 300,000 people. They have a wide range of special events, Read more >

Upcoming Foodie Festivals Around Indiana

Just because the kids are back in school and the Indiana State Fair wrapped up yesterday doesn’t mean summer fun has to end. A great way to keep summer alive is by attending an outdoor festival, and if you’re like me, the best are Read more >

9th Annual Taste of Hendricks County in July 2012

The 9th annual Taste of Hendricks County is coming up sooner than you think. Tickets are already on sale, and they’re expected to go quickly. The event gives county residents and visitors a chance to sample local dishes from several Read more >

Dig-IN to Indiana’s Best Local Food This August

This summer, I’ve made it a goal to use more locally grown food when I cook at home. I subscribe to a CSA box from Double Oak Farm here in Columbus, Indiana and I visit farmer’s markets regularly. We grow some Read more >

What’s New at the Fair in 2011?

The Indiana State Fair has been a Hoosier tradition for over 150 years and has maintained some great traditions during that time – the annual 4-H competitions, live entertainment and last, but MOST DEFINITELY not least – the highly anticipated Read more >

Civil War Heritage Days and National Powwow Coming to Hendricks County This Summer

School bells across the state have gone silent for a couple of months. But that doesn’t mean learning and fun need to dry up like my already parched lawn this summer. Two big events coming to Hendricks County in the Read more >

Stutz Artists Open House April 29-30

Have you ever wondered what’s going on in the large warehouse at the corner of 10th and Capitol in downtown Indianapolis? It’s called the Stutz Business Center, and was once the factory where the Stutz car was produced. Now it’s Read more >

Music, Tours and Sun King Highlight Indiana Landmarks Center Opening

The new Indiana Landmarks Center in downtown Indianapolis recently underwent a stunning restoration. Visitors will no doubt say “WOW” after seeing it for the first time during the Wondrous Opening Weekend (WOW). The extensive festivities conclude Sunday, April 17 with Read more >

Maple Syrup celebrations around Indiana

I spent the early years of my childhood growing up in New England. Each summer, we camped in Vermont and came home with bottles of maple syrup to pour all over our pancakes for the rest of the year. I’ve wrongly assumed Read more >