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Great Food and Drinks at Dig IN 2014

I finally got to visit my very first Dig IN, the Indiana food and drink celebration held every year at White River State Park. I’ve been given media passes for the last three years, but because it happens on the Read more >

Watching The Tempest at White River State Park

Call it serendipity, call it blind luck, call it a mystic spell that took me to some remote island, but Saturday night found my two youngest kids, Emma and Ben, and me at White River State Park to see Heartland Read more >

Discover Your Family’s History at Midwestern Roots 2014 Conference!

If you’ve always wanted a guided tour of Ancestry.com and learn more about your family’s history, this weekend you have the opportunity to get it. The Indiana Historical Society is hosting the Midwestern Roots 2014 Conference in Indianapolis. The conference will Read more >

Back With the Church Basement Ladies at Beef & Boards

If there’s one show that I absolutely clamor for at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, it’s the Church Basement Ladies. This month, Beef & Boards is showing A Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement, bringing Mrs. Snustad, Mrs. Gilmerson, Karin Engelson, Read more >

Beef & Boards’ Mary Poppins A Refreshing Departure From Original

You do things for your kids when they’re young, like sitting through the same Disney movie over and over 18 times in a single week. It’s why a lot of parents are familiar with the whole Disney pantheon. It’s how Read more >

Beef & Boards to Show Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes”

Cole Porter is coming to the Beef & Boards Theatre from April 3 to May 11 with his 80-year-old nautical classic, Anything Goes. It’s the same old story: boy-meets-girl-on-ship, girl-has-fiance-on-ship, hilarity-ensues. The boy and girl in question — Billy Crocker Read more >

Scotty’s Brewhouse in Indianapolis Unveils New Menu

Scotty’s Brewhouse and I are old friends. Not me and Scott Wise, the owner. Scotty’s Brewhouse. I remember when the first Brewhouse came to Ball State, tearing down the old Mugly’s and putting up a brand new restaurant in its Read more >

LEGO Brickworld Comes to Indiana State Fairgrounds, March 8 & 9, 2014

If you’re a LEGO fan, or have kids who love the Danish brick building system, get to the Indiana State Fairgrounds and the Ag/Hort Building for LEGO Brickworld on Saturday, March 8 (10 am – 6 pm) and Sunday, March 9 Read more >

Indy PopCon Comes to Convention Center May 2014

Yesterday, I wrote about Indiana’s first Comic Con, which will be held at the Indianapolis Convention Center March 14 – 16, 2014. And then a friend told me not to forget Indy PopCon this May. “PopCon?” I asked. “What’s PopCon?” Read more >