January / February 2019

Evansville Living

Maiden Voyage

John Mills began home brewing in the early 1990s with an IPA-style beer called Sister Star of the Sun. He didn’t know much about brewing then, but the experience gave him a small taste of what would come. “I remember

Moments That Shaped Our City

City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has seen its fair share of events. Like any other city, we’ve had our triumphs and tragedies. In

Point of View

The modern home sitting along Riverview Court in Downtown Evansville wasn’t exactly the style MaryAnn and Dr. Max Lingo were used to, nor did it fit their planned aesthetic. But the view couldn’t be ignored. “I wanted to feel like

Pastries that Pop

Katelyn Freimiller was a student at the University of Evansville, playing soccer and studying physical therapy, when she fractured her back and had to leave behind her sporting passion. “That sort of made me reevaluate what I wanted to do

Top Chef

Cooking has been a part of the Edwards family for three generations — and it’s a legacy Chef Adam Edwards enjoys carrying on. “It’s huge for me to continue what (my grandfather and father, Walter Edwards Sr. and Jr.) started.

Poppin’ Fun

You could say Jane Owen has a bubbly personality. At a party, she’s the center of attention, holding a perfectly chilled champagne bottle in one hand and wielding a saber with the other. Guests stand back as she swings her

Curated Style

Do it all Downtown. It’s a phrase David Oldham, Lisa Murphy, and Brett Lyon have to come to practice every day at the new location of Elements Design Resource Studio, opened in July on the ground floor of Innovation Pointe.

Mug Shots

We define ourselves by how we drink our coffee or tea. When it comes to the cup, however, it’s what is on the outside that counts. Cozy up with one of these unique mugs.  1. Crossword puzzle mug  Outside The

Having a Ball

What started as a small manufacturing business turned into an iconic American image — the Ball mason jar. The Ball brothers — Edmund, Frank, George, Lucius, and William — founded the company in Buffalo, New York, in 1880 with a

Finding Hope

Eighteen years ago, Pat and Lori Schulz welcomed their first child, Sophie. While the pregnancy was healthy, Sophie was born without any skin on her left leg and other areas of her body. That night, she was diagnosed with epidermolysis

Making a Big Difference

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 Southwestern Indiana is celebrating more than just New Year aspirations — the organization

Gentleman Racing

Racing is a balance, says Scott Hyatt. “You want to go as fast as you can, but you don’t want to be reckless about it,” says the commercial real estate agent and Evansville resident. For Hyatt, his foray into racing

Hot and Cold

When planning a winter trip, there is an ultimate decision to make — take advantage of snowy weather or escape the cold. An hour-and-a-half drive northeast of Evansville to Orange County, however, will take you to the best of both

Never Far From Home

The adage “There’s no place like home” resonates strongly with Richard Needham. He no longer lives in Evansville, but the Hoosier city nestled along the Ohio River always will be home to him. “I just love Evansville,” he says. Needham


The Living Record

With each passing year, we mourn and celebrate the lives lost of members of the community who made a difference in their places of work, to civic organizations, and to their families and others. We pored through death records and


In Focus

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 listen to what people had to say about the community.

Chain Reaction

Just Wing It

Whether you’re hosting a Super Bowl party, attending as a guest, or watching at home, you’ll need a super snack. Nabbing the sporting event’s classic favorite chicken wings ensures no fuss so you can focus on the game (and we

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Play Ball!

A tense overtime game on Sunday, Jan. 20 in New Orleans saw the Los Angeles Rams defeat the home team Saints by only a three-point margin. The victory not only nabbed the NFC Championship for the West Coast team, but

Blast from the Past

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 tracks for almost 40 years. This weekend (Jan. 11 and 12), the group returns to Tropicana