December 4, 2020
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Elisa Gross
- 36 weeks 2 days ago
Kyle Rickenbaugh and Adam James had never visited an axe-throwing facility before wanting to open Plaid & Timber Axe Throwing Company. After...
Trista Lutgring
- 46 weeks 4 days ago
It takes a lot for me to trust — especially when it involves a hook in the ceiling holding a fabric hammock I’m sitting in. Yoga has long...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 12 weeks ago
With the rise of the “shop local” movement and efforts to be more conscious of where food comes from and who is producing and harvesting...
Meghan Stratton
- 1 year 22 weeks ago
Families across the Midwest equate summertime fun with Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana. Each day, the Holiday...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 20 weeks ago
I had closed my eyes, centered my breath, and prepared to begin my yoga practice when I felt something fluffy brush my leg followed by a scratchy...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 37 weeks ago
As the tail end of winter leaves the Ohio River Valley, cool air often wrestles with warmer temperatures. For residents of the Tri-State, this means...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 4 years 2 weeks ago
Deoxyribonucleic acid, otherwise known as DNA — have you considered testing yours to discover your family story? I tested with AncestryDNA, the...
Emily Miles
- 4 years 11 weeks ago
This was not my first top-roping rodeo at the indoor rock-climbing center Vertical eXcape, 1315 N. Royal Ave. But it might as well have been. Since...
Cathy Powers
- 5 years 12 weeks ago
My lifelong attraction to trains stems from watching the old “Big 4” Railroad, which ran by my childhood home in Cynthiana, Indiana, and...
Emily Patton
- 5 years 21 weeks ago
 Evansville is home to a rare piece of World War II history drawing visitors from around the world. The USS LST-325 is the last fully functional...
Katelyn Phillips
- 5 years 46 weeks ago
While researching times for the latest installment of “The Hobbit,” I had so many choices: stadium, 3D, IMAX, and the Royal Suite....
Katelyn Phillips
- 6 years 13 weeks ago
Let’s face it; everyone loves jumping on a trampoline. You don’t have to be a kid to admit that. But when I learned I would be testing...
Emily Patton
- 6 years 21 weeks ago
What once was a massive limestone quarry has been transformed to an underground theme park. The mine was founded by Ralph Rogers in the 1930s and,...
Katelyn Phillips
- 6 years 29 weeks ago
On Sept. 6, 1620, the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, carrying 102 pilgrims and 50 crewmembers. The trip marked an important, though at times...
Katelyn Phillips
- 6 years 37 weeks ago
Thyme in the Kitchen chef April Boeke admits her hatred for measuring cups in front of 13 women at the start of class. When Boeke began her culinary...
Laura M. Mathis
- 7 years 30 weeks ago
Some people are intimidated by art, or I should say by creating art. Although I took art classes in high school, the last time my brush was loaded...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 7 years 47 weeks ago
Are you curious about reflexology, but not sure what to expect or what it really is? Perhaps you’re intrigued by reflexology foot, hand, and...
Andrew Fendrich
- 8 years 13 weeks ago
In the southwestern corner of Evansville’s Downtown YMCA parking lot sit two rows of 4-by-4-foot metal boxes. Much like safes, the 30 cubical...
Trisha Weber
- 8 years 21 weeks ago
During the two-plus hour bus ride from Evansville to Shepherdsville, Ky., tour guide Pam Reimann delighted us passengers with a few interesting...
Trisha Weber
- 8 years 29 weeks ago
Logan Hass admits to a slight fear of heights. When the 23-year-old flight instructor began taking flying lessons at 16, the fear dissipated. “...