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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 >

Indiana Comic Con Coming March 2014

It’s going to be an amazing March for me and my two youngest kids — Indiana Comic Con is coming to the Indianapolis Convention Center, March 14 – 16. Whether you’re on Team Marvel, Team DC, or prefer hanging out Read more >

Beef & Boards Kicks Off 2014 Season With ‘Lend Me A Tenor’

It’s a rare event for Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre to do a regular play with little to no singing. But when they do, it’s always a special treat for me. This year, Beef & Boards kicked off their upcoming Read more >

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 >