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Hoosier Favorite Water Park?

For more than 65 years, families have traveled from all over the nation to the tiny town of Santa Claus, Indiana, to visit the town’s namesake and ride a few rides. What started as Santa Claus in 1946 grew to Read more >

An Honorary Hoosier Upbringing

As an honorary Hoosier growing up in Rockford, IL, Jordan knew she was destined to end up in Indiana at some point. As a senior at Butler University, Jordan couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Read more >

Feast on October’s Fall Festivals – 2012

Though the kids are back in school, Indiana hasn’t finished celebrating its heritage of food and fun. Let the Hoosier state spice up your weekends with these exciting fall festivals. Check out these highlight events, then, find more in the Events Read more >

In the Beginning There Was a Girl, an Article and a Blog (#50Things)

In the past year I have ziplined into a cerulean quarry, kissed death, visited the Twilight Zone, saw the Eighth Wonder of the World and marveled at eight Chinese acrobats simultaneously ride a bike. No, I did not embark on Read more >

Hobnob Corner Restaurant and their Pot Roast Sandwich (#Super46)

Just about an hour south of Indianapolis, in the tiny town of Nashville you’ll find the Hobnob Corner Restaurant right in the middle of town on Main Street. One of the best dishes at the Hobnob Corner Restaurant is their Read more >

Uncle Henry’s Candies: An Indiana Family Tradition

As my go-to companion to roses on Valentine’s Day – the archenemy of my dentist and the sweet cheat to get back in my mom’s good graces – chocolate has served me in many different ways in my life. It Read more >

Craft-brewed Hoosier Beer at the Tomlinson Tap Room

I’ve been a fan of craft-brewed beer for several years now, and in the past couple years, I’ve even started homebrewing my own recipes, so I always cringe a little bit when I go to a restaurant or bar and Read more >

Studio Indiana aims to capture the stories of the State

The ready availability of digital cameras has churned out hundreds of Hoosiers who call themselves photographers. But Bloomington-based photographer John Bower is an old school shutterbug. He uses a medium format-film camera, develops his film and hand-processes gelatin-silver prints in Read more >

Dig IN Celebrates Local Food

When celebrity chef Bobby Flay was asked to create dishes representative of Chicago and Indianapolis prior to Super Bowl XLI, his Hoosier inspiration was a corn dog. Who doesn’t love a corn dog? Still, there’s much more to Indiana’s culinary Read more >