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Visiting Hendricks County and Morgan County, Day 2

Day 2 of the Hendricks County travel writing trip sees us sitting in what I have dubbed the Man Cave, which was originally a high school cafeteria. Except now there are four men in here: two of the guys from Read more >

My Favorite Independent Hendricks County Restaurants

One of the biggest misconceptions about life in the suburbs is that when it comes to dining out, your only choices are bland, chain restaurants. Having grown up in Hendricks County, just west of Indianapolis, I’ve learned that this is 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 >

Chateau Thomas Is The Real Deal

Growing up in a family that has a passion for wine I have always had an appreciation for vino. Not surprisingly, my love for wine was sealed with my phenomenal experience at Chateau Thomas Winery in Plainfield, Indiana. Just off Read more >

Sodalis Nature Park: Hendricks County’s newest park

As one of the nation’s fastest growing counties, you might not think of suburban Hendricks County (just west of Indianapolis) as a place to go for exploring nature. But with the addition of Sodalis Nature Park to the county’s park system, Read more >

Everyone Has a Little Irish in Them

For a ladies night out, a friend of mine  suggested we try Claddagh Irish Pub for dinner. She, being Irish herself, had received coupons at the Irish Fest here in Indianapolis this past summer. With our free appetizer or dessert Read more >