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Put a Drive-In Movie on Your Summer To-Do List

Summer and movies just seem to go hand in hand. Not just because the big blockbusters are usually released this time of year, but because it’s a great way to spend a few hours cooling off in an air conditioned Read more >

Save with Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs Go! Packages

I don’t know about you, but this unseasonably warm weather we’ve been experiencing around Indiana has me ready to dive right into summer. I’m already planning our weekend getaways, long hikes through the woods, trips to the pool and some camping adventures. One Read more >

Capriole Farmstead Goat Cheese

When I reflect back on the summer of 2011, it may well go down in my personal history books as the Summer of Goat Cheese around our house. I actually think it began by accident at one of my weekly Read more >

Beating the Heat at the State Fair

In the midst of August each year, fairgoers parade to the State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis to enjoy their annual traditions of 4-H, fair food and entertainment. August not only brings the State Fair to Indiana each year, but a whole Read more >

The Other Farm Animals at the Fair

Besides eating outrageous amounts of food at the fair, boarding crazy amusement rides and looking at sprawling farm implements by the hundreds, another all time favorite activity at the state fair is visiting the livestock barns. Slow moving brown-eyed cows, strong yet Read more >

Red/Black Exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum

Indiana Black Expo’s Summer Celebration is right around the corner. There are many fantastic programs and events scheduled, but one that might not come to mind is the Red/Black exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum. This is a ground-breaking exhibit that Read more >

3 Fun Ways to Keep Cool This Summer

Today marks the first day of summer, and I’m already plotting ways to get relief from the heat and humidity that often hangs around Indiana this time of year. There are many great lakes, pools, splash pads and water parks Read more >

Photo of the Week – June 3, 2011

It’s been a while since we’ve featured a photo of the week, but here’s a great one for June 3, 2011. If you’ve never been to Symphony on the Prairie out at Conner Prairie you HAVE to go this summer. Read more >

Vintage Indiana has Something for Everybody

This summer is the 12th annual Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Festival in downtown Indianapolis to celebrate Indiana wine and food. The festival is on June 4, 2011 at Military Park from 11a.m. to 7 p.m. At the festival there is Read more >

It’s Going to be an INDIE Summer in INDY

There are going to be some great artists performing in downtown Indianapolis this summer. The Summer Concert series at the Lawn at White River State Park has really brought their A-game this year, hooking us up with the best that indie Read more >