February 17, 2019
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Articles in: Local Culture

Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 3 weeks 3 days ago
City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has...
Elisa Gross
- 5 weeks 2 days ago
To everything there is a season, a time to be silent, and a time to speak. For Ross Chapman, it was time to be silent, get to know Evansville, and...
Melissa Roe
- 5 weeks 2 days ago
The New Year offers a fresh start, a clean slate, and a chance to craft a brand-new list of resolutions. As 2019 starts, Big Brothers Big Sisters of...
Trista Lutgring and Jordan Evans
- 5 weeks 3 days ago
Doo-wop isn’t just for the 1950s, man. In Evansville, the well-known music group The Duke Boys has been treating River City residents to cool...
Trista Lutgring
- 5 weeks 6 days ago
The adage “There’s no place like home” resonates strongly with Richard Needham. He no longer lives in Evansville, but the Hoosier...
Melissa Roe
- 12 weeks 4 days ago
For those on the hunt for a good item to fill your home with a one-of-a-kind story, Salvage Candy is right up your street. Their inventory is...
Trista Lutgring
- 12 weeks 4 days ago
As the turkey and fixings are put away after Thanksgiving, many families dig straight into the Christmas spirit by purchasing one of the most festive...
elisa gross
- 12 weeks 4 days ago
Chuck Johnson has been working in the restaurant industry for 26 years. His first restaurant job was at Turoni’s right before he turned 16, and...
Amy Abbott
- 12 weeks 6 days ago
Joyse Rivers has given her creative touch to thousands of greeting cards since 2000. The long-time Evansville resident started Joy Designs with...
Melissa Roe
- 12 weeks 6 days ago
The small town of Santa Claus, Indiana, is known for family fun at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, but it also is beloved by children...
Elisa Gross
- 19 weeks 4 days ago
The name deJong, for Evansville residents, brings back memories of the former department store founded by the deJong family in 1896, with its last...
Elisa Gross
- 22 weeks 6 days ago
While Connie Bell and her two daughters Jan Rhea Unfried and Nikki Pritchett all are painters and artists, the Evansville natives never considered...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 22 weeks 6 days ago
Along with the interlude to summer that came in late August — when temperatures normally soar, we were treated to several days of mid 70s and...
Elisa Gross
- 22 weeks 6 days ago
It is hard to pinpoint the moment Kevin Titzer’s latest art project truly began. The Evansville native’s series of sculptural houses made...
trista lutgring and elisa gross
- 23 weeks 2 days ago
The tradition of enjoying handmade products and buying locally crafted items thrives in southern indiana. From leather goods and woodwork to...
trista lutgring
- 23 weeks 4 days ago
It seemed to be the perfect spot for just about anything, says Stephanie Peckenpaugh. The former location of Jeff Dikes Farm Market along Highway 57...
Paige Effinger
- 23 weeks 4 days ago
A common assumption about the Tri-State is most of our ancestors were of German and Irish descent. But before the Germans and the Irish settled here...
elisa gross
- 23 weeks 4 days ago
It seems Evansville can’t shake its craving for street tacos. With authentic, Mexican-style taquerias popping up all over the city, there is a...
trista lutgring
- 23 weeks 4 days ago
In Newburgh, Indiana, the “Hot Fiddlers!” neon sign along Indiana 662 is a beacon, drawing in diners into the establishment tucked into...
Todd A. Tucker
- 28 weeks 2 days ago
As shown in the Emmy Award-winning documentary that I enjoy, “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” a major component of...