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240 Sweet

If you like sweets and haven't heard of this place then shame on you. 240 Sweet is based in Columbus, IN and they specialize in hand-craft artisan treats otherwise known as marshmallows. I know you are thinking how unique can marshmallows be? With flavors such as bananas foster, salty caramel swirl…

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DT Kirby's

I've been to Lafayette several times in the last year and always find great places to eat. This last week, a new place was recommended to me and it did not disappoint - DT Kirby's. Now if you are looking for a place that specializes in great bar food ... you've met your match. It took me quite a bit…

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"Show Your Flag" Scavenger Hunt set for July 4, Vevay

Switzerland County Tourism is hosting a scavenger hunt during Vevay's July 4th First Friday, as part of the Independence Day celebrations. The Show Your Flag scavenger hunt will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. in and around downtown Vevay, Indiana. The event is free and open to all ages. To commemorate…

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Donut Bank

What started in 1967 continues today in Evanvsille - delicious donuts and excellent coffee. I've heard about Donut Bank for years, but haven't been able to visit until recently. When my colleague suggested we grab coffee and donuts there I about jumped out of my seat. This was what I saw when I…

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Shrimp Farm ... in Indiana?

Yes, you read correctly ... there is a shrimp farm in Indiana and I found it FASCINATING. I had the privilege to visit Fowler, Indiana (about 40 minutes northwest of Lafayette) and tour the RDM Shrimp Farm. We spent about an hour with one of the owners, Karlanea Brown. She knows her stuff. She had…

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Richmond Art Museum - an inspiring collection

Richmond Art Museum The Richmond Art Museum, believed to be the only public art museum connected to an active public high school in the nation, has become a destination point for art lovers all over the region. Established in 1898, the museum has developed into one of East Central Indiana’s most…

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Gerst Haus

I have German roots. I love German food ... who doesn't? So when I had the opportunity to try out the Gerst House in Evansville earlier this week I couldn't pass it up. First of all, the atmosphere is awesome. Second of all, the food is unbelievable! We started with a sausage sampler (my kind of…

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The 3 Dunes Challenge @IndianaDunes

My heart rate just returned to normal. So, that’s nice. I had the pleasure of traveling up to the Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton on June 12 for the kickoff of the 3 Dune Challenge, the premier new outdoor fitness challenge in Indiana. Joining me for the celebration-and to try the challenge-…

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Summer Festivals, Free Concerts & Family Fun in Kokomo

Kokomo is a short drive for a fun (and affordable!) family-friendly weekend getaway. Spend the day enjoying high-energy water slides, riding on the lazy river, playing in the splash pad, and swimming at Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center. Admission is only $5 for adults and $4 for youth (ages…

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