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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’s Historic Courthouses

Have you ever noticed the beautiful, historic architecture at your county’s courthouse? If not, perhaps you should take a look. Thanks to a project supported by Ball State University’s Sponsored Programs Office, you can now enjoy the beautiful, historic architecture Read more >

Embrace Your Punk Roots at the Irving Theater

You’ve been to shows at Klipsch Music Center and the Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, but if you’re looking for a more intimate concert experience, look no further than the Irving Theater. Located in Irvington, a historic neighborhood on Read more >

The Nutcracker is Dancing Through Indiana

Tis the season! Once again the beautiful lights are hanging from the Soldiers and Sailors monument, lighted trees line the streets and holiday wreaths are hanging from street light poles. A cherished tradition by many families this time of year Read more >

Explore Elkhart and the “574″

One of the best things about college is the weeks off we’re given for holiday breaks. But it always seems like after being home from about four days, college students are ready to head back to their respective universities. This Read more >

An eXXXtra Unique Dining Experience in West Lafayette

Sharing weekend stories, procrastinating schoolwork and pigging out because we have nothing left in the pantry is something my friends and I look forward to every weekend. We live for Sunday brunch. Last weekend, I visited some friends in West Read more >

Drive-In in Decatur

In Decatur, Indiana there is a time machine that will take you back to the 1950’s and have you asking for a second helping of fries. I found it because long drives require breaks every now and then. Recently, on one of Read more >

The Greatest Spectacle in Drive-Ins

16th Street and Georgetown Road. This intersection in the western Indianapolis suburb of Speedway, Indiana is known internationally as the location of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the fastest cars and most dedicated race fans in the world. Read more >