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December / January 2020

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The Sleeping Giant

Look at the skyline of Evansville and you can’t miss the goliath that is the Fifth and Main building. Towering over Downtown at 248 feet (18 stories in total), the building is the tallest in the area for at least 120 miles. It is touted as Evansville’s first true skyscraper. Completed in 1970, it was a marvel for all in the city to lay eyes on. However, since 2004, the building has sat nearly vacant; the former headquarters for Old National Bank has seen few tenants take up office space since the bank moved to its new riverfront location.

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Celebrating Local

The season of giving always puts a smile on our faces and while shopping may not be everyone’s favorite thing to do, it’s a huge help to local businesses who may have struggled in the pandemic-ridden year of 2020. Our staff received gifts from some of Evansville’s wonderful local shops this Christmas and we wanted to share our favorites with you!

First Day Trek

Lace up those hiking boots and kick off 2021 with others across the country during the First Day Hike at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson, Kentucky, on Friday, Jan. 1.

New in Town

As 2020 begins to wind down, most are looking back on a year that was filled with uncertainty, quarantining, and finding a new normal away from others. It was arguably not the year to start a new business venture, especially as a restaurant — however, in Evansville, several new local eateries prevailed, opening their doors under these unique circumstances and shifting how they provide tasty dishes to Evansville residents. Here, we’ve listed some of our favorites that came on the dining scene this year.

Seven Restaurants For Christmas Eating

There’s nothing quite like a Christmas Day meal together with the family. A delicious turkey or ham, sweet cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, and pecan pie are all traditional staples of the holiday! Some traditions, however, are about grabbing a bite from somewhere else during the festivities! While you may not be spending Christmas with your families like normal this year, you can still enjoy an appetizing meal. Put down the eggnog and get out to one these seven restaurants open on Christmas Day.