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Galo’s Italian Grill in Richmond

One of the highlights of the weekend I spent in Richmond last fall was an outstanding dinner at Galo’s Italian Grill. Tucked away off the famous National Road, just look past all the chain restaurants and strip malls to this Read more >

Dining at FARM Bloomington

Just a few days before Christmas, my sister and her husband planned a night out in Bloomington with my husband and I, which included tickets to the IU basketball game. I volunteered to find a spot for a pre-game dinner. Read more >

6 Tips for Shopping at Edinburgh Premium Outlets

If you’re heading to the Edinburgh Premium Outlets this holiday season, you’ll want to read these six tips to save time and money. Read more >

Trip to Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana, Day 1

Indiana is filled with history and tradition. Whether it’s history on a national scale, whose tales are part of America’s story — Johnny Appleseed, or Tecumseh and General William Henry Harrison — or local tradition that has carried on from Read more >

Big Woods Brewing Company in Nashville, Indiana

Every year, swarms of leaf peepers make their pilgrimage to Brown County in southern Indiana to admire these woods at their finest, when fall is putting on its show of color. But every hiker, shopper, and autumn lover has to Read more >

Brugge Brasserie: Belgian Food in Indianapolis

No one does fries better than the Belgians. With a father from Holland, and several trips to Holland under my belt, I’ve had more than my share of fries — frites, they’re called over there (pronounced like “freets”). So I Read more >

#7. St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail (#50Things)

A lifelong Hoosier, Emily Metallic is an Indiana University student who was somewhat disillusioned with her home state. After reading the 50 Things Every Hoosier Must Do article in the August 2010 issue of Indianapolis Monthly, Emily made it her Read more >

Madison Lighthouse Restaurant for Riverfront Dining

I’m someone who typically judges a restaurant almost exclusively on the quality of the food. Bad service? I can forgive the occasional rude server or mistake in my order. Atmosphere? I’m as happy at a dive bar as I am Read more >