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July / August 2019

Evansville Living

topDentists and Dentist Profiles

Based on hundreds of detailed evaluations of dentists and professionals by their peers, the 2019 topDentists™ list includes almost 40 dentists and specialists in the Evansville metropolitan area. Plus, let area dental practices and their special services and team members

Mex in the City

Dipping tortilla chips into a bowl of ranch dip would never be considered an authentic Mexican food practice. For natives of the Evansville area, though, it’s an authentically Midwestern Mexican experience. Linda Zirkelbach, the general manager at the Darmstadt location

Through The Years

In the U.S. in 1840, President Martin Van Buren, the country’s eighth president, served his final days in office and was succeeded by Whig Party nominee William Henry Harrison. The Civil War wouldn’t begin for 21 more years. Across the

Hit The Road

Quitting your job, selling your home, and hitting the road full time sounds crazy to most, but it’s the life former Evansville residents Jason and Misty Massey have been living since Oct. 16, 2017. After losing Jason’s 18-year-old son in

Mobile Munchies

Food trucks in Evansville have gained speed over the last few years, with the scene thriving during summer days. Get your fix from your favorite trucks at these hot spots! Food Trucks at the Farm If you need a little

Midwest Delight

In the summertime, nothing delights us in the Midwest more than a ripe tomato. Bake them up in a tasty pie, and you have a classic dish not many can resist. “My mother used to make these often, and it’s

Outside The Box

Diners in Evansville can take advantage of al fresco eating in a whole new way thanks to a new variance approved by the Vanderburgh County Commissioners in September 2017. The variance allows restaurants to open their spaces to the outdoors

Recipe for Life

Cooking has been a life-long passion for local chef Pam Heironimus. She grew up in her parents’ Italian restaurant Tony’s, formerly on 319 S. Green River Road, which sparked her love of food. Now, she gravitates to the Mediterranean flavors

Icing on the Cake

A two-tiered pink birthday cake with a birdcage on top was the starting point for Julia Inzhirov’s path in baking. A 26-year-old native of Moldova (a small country between Ukraine and Romania), Inzhirov admits she didn’t bake much before or

Top of the Heap

Going green continues to get easier. When it comes to composting, however, there aren’t many short cuts — you need time and patience. Prefabricated plastic compost bins claim to speed the process up, but J.T. McCarty, owner of Colonial Classics,

In The Frame

 When Tina and Howie Rumjahn moved to Evansville from Los Angeles in 2010, they were impressed with the local art scene. The only thing missing in their perspective was a true art gallery. The couple moved to the area to

On Top of the World

Families across the Midwest equate summertime fun with Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana. Each day, the Holiday World staff tirelessly works to ensure guests are safe and happy. But when you’re loading onto a coaster or

A Little Big Impact

A few years ago, it was difficult to ignore the sudden emergence of small outdoor stands filled with books popping up across Evansville. These tiny kiosks are known as Little Free Libraries and are a part of an organization bearing

Still the One

A 1950 Mercury convertible is a rare sight alone — one sporting a pearly purple paint coat with the words “Still the One” in nostalgic script along the back definitely turns heads. “It’s a unique car,” says owner Jerry Walker.

House Hunter

Selling historic homes in Evansville is a far cry from working in computer science — but for Lucas Neuffer, it has been the perfect career path. The New Harmony, Indiana, native originally started his studies at the University of Southern

Roll With It

It’s hard to miss DeAndre Wilson. The Evansville native often is accompanied by an almost 6-foot tractor tire he rolls throughout the city. The idea came from his father Curtis Wilson who passed away from liver cancer four years ago

Tidying up with TPG

There’s nothing like an office move to inspire the Marie Kondo in all of us. By the time this letter is read, Tucker Publishing Group will be in new offices at 25 N.W. Riverside Drive, known as the IBM Building.


Float On

On Jan. 31, 2019, astronauts on the International Space Station positioned their cameras and readied for a satellite launch. Just as the station was orbiting over the southern border of Brazil, the University of Southern Indiana’s Undergraduate Nano Ionospheric Temperature

Encyclopedia Evansvillia

Civic Duty

On May 23, 1969, civic and government leaders gathered to dedicate the new Civic Center complex. More than 50 years since that date, the importance and promise of the event has faded. In May 1969, the new Civic Center was

Digging In

Little Paradise

 Most locals have to travel miles away for a tropical getaway, but Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin looks no further than his backyard. Seven years ago, Bolin planted a few elephant ears in his garden, which kick-started his landscaping project.


The Door to Fall Color

If you think the best thing about summer is that it is followed by fall, then a trip to Wisconsin’s Door County is in order. On a peninsula jutting into Lake Michigan, this one county contains 11 towns, an island,


Out of Darkness

The 13-foot tall sculpture standing in the Bicentennial Park in downtown Princeton, Indiana, draws attention not just for its size, but its color and shape as well. The work — commissioned by Princeton resident Linda Settle — was completed by Oakland

Reunion Tour

Music often is referred to as a universal language — and in the 1960s, the group Up With People used music as a way to reach out to young kids throughout the U.S. “We had a lot of turmoil going

Crash of Thunder

There is no other combination of people that could have led to the formation of Thunder Dreamer — at least that’s how lead singer and guitarist Steven Hamilton sees it. As teenagers growing up and playing music in Evansville, drummer