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Visiting the Toe of the Boot – Evansville Trip, Day 1

Every year, I try to visit the city of Evansville, Indiana for any reason I can find. I first visited about five years ago when I took my oldest daughter on a trip for Visit Indiana. Laura Libs of the Read more >

Getting Ready to Dig IN

Three years! For three years, I’ve tried to get to Dig IN, A Taste of Indiana, but always had problems. This year, it looks like I’m going to be able to go. Dig IN is the big food tasting/”farm-to-fork” festival Read more >

10 Broad Ripple Best Bets

As a Butler student, I’m lucky enough to have easy access to everything Indianapolis has to offer. My personal favorite area of Indy is Broad Ripple Village, which is, on a bad day, a 15 minute drive from campus. The Read more >

Nick’s English Hut: a Bloomington tradition

A few weeks ago I experienced my first Indiana University football tailgate. Coming from Butler University, it’s safe to say it was quite an exciting weekend! Before hitting the road back to Indy the following afternoon a few friends and Read more >

Bloomington, Indiana Travel Trip, Day 1

Over the last four years, I’ve taken my two daughters and my wife on my local travel writing trips. This time, it was my son Ben’s turn. We were heading down to Bloomington, one of my favorite cities in Indiana, Read more >

Five Wine Bars in Indianapolis

While Indianapolis is known for its sports, there are times you just want to relax with a little wine and friends. And while we’re not overrun with choices for strict wine bars, every bar and restaurant in town serves some Read more >

Five Best Burgers in Indianapolis

This list is going to get me in a lot of trouble. It’s completely subjective, based on my own experiences and trials. Now, I eat a lot of hamburgers. You only have to glance at me to know I probably Read more >

Four Things to do While You’re In Town for the Indianapolis 500

Whether you’re visiting Indianapolis for your first very first 500, or you’re here for your 20th year, chances are you’re not venturing much outside Speedway and the west side. That’s too bad, because Indianapolis is a great city with a Read more >

Dinner & Dessert at Famous Coney Island, Club Soda, Fort Wayne Trip, Day 1

After a day of visiting different Fort Wayne attractions — Vera Bradley Outlet Sale, Allen County Genealogy Library — it was time for some dinner and dessert, before we headed off to the Fort Wayne Tin Caps game. While there Read more >