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Evansville Living

Our ’70s Story

Bell-bottoms, disco, shag hair, and peace and love — the 1970s was a tumultuous decade with moments and events that have shaped the world we live in today. Disney World opened to the public, the Beatles released their last album,

Open Spaces

Amish and Sonia Patel’s house in McCutchanville feels like a resort with the spacious floor plan, backyard pool, three kitchens, water features, in-home theater, and indoor soccer field. At its core, however, it is a true family home. When looking

Framing Up

As the new year starts, progress on the Evansville Living Idea Home 2020 kicks into high gear! Framing of the home was completed in late December, which means the project will now start rolling forward with more noticeable development. The

Fashion Forward

Over the past decade, Downtown Evansville’s Main Street has seen a resurgence of boutique shopping. The one piece missing, however, was a store catering to clothing and fashion — until Posh on Main moved into the space at 330 Main

Hangin’ Tough

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 been one of my favorite activities. After its opening, the Downtown Ascension

Trust Your Gut

Jan Wiggers, a member of the Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Association and chair of the organization’s cookbook “Harvest: 30 Years of Growing and Cooking,” has a simple philosophy when it comes to soup: it’s soup; it’s hard to mess up.

Going Bananas

Since 1912, Nisbet Inn (6701 Nisbet Road, Haubstadt, IN) has served hometown favorites. Now, the banana cream pie fish bowl is offering a new twist on Nisbet’s traditions. “We are ‘world famous’ for our coldest beers, so we wanted to

A Father’s Legacy

David Abell was a car guy, period. His daughters Julie Abell, Amy Winchester, and Ginger Bushur remember their father’s love of Chevys, going fast, and showing off his classic cars. And they remember the joy he found before his death

Making a Mark

Libraries lend their books to members of the community, but sometimes they get more than books back in return — bookmarks. Through these forgotten items, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library Central have a found a unique way to liven up their

Against the Current

In her professional life, Morgan Castillo says she has taken two big leaps of faith. The first was purchasing The Tin Fish Newburgh in 2007, becoming the fourth owner of the coastal-inspired fish joint that originally opened in Newburgh, Indiana,

Center of Attention

Celebrating Wishes

Losing a child is the hardest thing a parent can experience. Instead of falling into darkness, Tiffany and Brian Ball made the decision to celebrate the life of their son Jacob through the founding of the Jacob Ball Wish Fund.

Editor's Letter

Happy New Year, 2020!

While we were planning Evansville Living features for this last year of the decade, we realized as the calendar turned to 2020, the 1970s would be 50 years behind us. That math is not debatable, as shocking as it seems

Chew On This

Chew On This

Schymik’s Kitchen, 1112 Parrett St., has opened in Haynie’s Corner in the former location of The Dapper Pig, offering globally influenced tapas-style dishes. Gollita Peruvian Cuisine, 4313 E. Morgan Ave., now is serving a menu of cuisine from Peru like

Cheap Eats

More than Meats the Eye

Owner David Siewert says Major Munch, 101 N.W. First St. in the Old Post Office Complex isn’t fast food, but they are quick. The family-operated restaurant acquires a line of customers out the door — all served as rapidly as

Encyclopedia Evansvillia

History on the Move

While many parts of Evansville’s history are no longer visible, the new Evansville African American Heritage Trail is preserving prominent African-American landmarks and places in Baptisttown through a neighborhood walking tour. “These markers speak to their existence so they will


Obituaries 2019

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

Off the Beaten Path

Linking Nashville, Tennessee, and music together is common among travelers. It’s hard not to make the attachment with the many honky-tonks, country music shrines, and recording labels in the city, but Nashville is evolving. And as the 34th most populated


Fine Tuned

Listening to and watching the musicians and groups that rolled through a small pub where he worked was the perfect motivation for Lindsey Williams. “Seeing those solo and duo acts jamming acoustic for applause, money, drinks, and attention from the

Anatomy of a Dish

Okay, Poké!

After working in a Japanese restaurant in New York and later helping his father Charlie Cao get Big Bang Mongolian Grill off the ground on Green River Road, Jun Cao was ready to bring some fresh flavors to Diamond Avenue