Indiana Insider Blog

Binkley's Kitchen and Bar

There is always that one restaurant that you always return to. You go and try other ones but you always compare it back to your favorite eating place. For me, that place is Binkley's Kitchen & Bar in Broad Ripple. The food is excellent, the staff is great and the environment is comfortable. It has…

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Conner Prairie by Candlelight

There are few better ways to get in the spirit of the holiday season than at Conner Prairie by Candlelight. If you’re not familiar with Conner Prairie, it is an Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana that recreates life in Indiana in the 19 th century. In Prairie town, one of the historic areas…

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The Patachou Franchise

I remember as a young girl going to Café Patachou with my dad every Saturday morning for cinnamon toast. To this day, my dad and I still visit the breakfast/lunch spot on a relatively regular basis, although some things have changed over the years. When I first started going to Patachou, the…

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Wolf Park's Annual Holiday Party

Get ready because Santa and his Elves will be arriving on the Purdue Boilermaker Special Train this Saturday at Wolf Park! Wolf Park is hosting a holiday party for the wolves (and for kids too!) from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, December 21. The public is invited to watch as the wolves and foxes receive…

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Indiana State Museum

I'm not sure if you are taking advantage of the 12 FREE days in Indy or not, but if you aren't ... that's just plain silly. On Monday there was free admission to the Indiana State Museum and since Maggie and I have never been there together it was the perfect excuse to go - and invite a friend! The…

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Jefferson Pointe – A Wonderful Winter Shopping Experience

Up here in northeast Indiana, the Christmas season is usually personified by crowded malls, busy stores and tons of people rushing about – inside. But there’s a different shopping experience to have at Jefferson Pointe, located in Fort Wayne. This shopping mall is connected strictly through outdoor…

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The Tradition Continues...

As I have said so many times before, I am a fan of tradition. I love to live my life knowing that when a certain time of the year comes along, that there is something I always do with a select group of friends. This time of year for many college students, final exams are approaching. Final exam time…

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Walking the IMA

When I chose Butler University, I was eager to find local spots to visit that are both affordable and close to campus. So, it’s no surprise that I always plan on visiting the grounds and gardens of the Indianapolis Museum of Art at least once a season. Within walking distance of Butler University…

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'Tis The Season For Tradition

Growing up, adventuring to cut down the family Christmas tree was always a family-bonding trip. We would all get bundled up in our boots, snow pants, warm and fuzzy jackets, hats gloves, and scarves in order to face the cold Wisconsin winter weather. This was always a tradition for my family…

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