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March / April 2020

Evansville Living

Cool Kids

Kids around here have game — whether on the court, in the research lab, or out in the community volunteering, our area has some pretty awesome students doing spectacular things. We got the inside information from schools in Evansville and

Trust the Axe-perts

Kyle Rickenbaugh and Adam James had never visited an axe-throwing facility before wanting to open Plaid & Timber Axe Throwing Company. After seeing the activity become popular across the country, the duo opened their own business in Evansville at 2710

Film Archives

Mark Stutsman has a thing for filing cabinets. When he sees them at picking spots and markets, he can’t help but examine and purchase them — which explains how he came across one particular cabinet in his store, located at

Boutique Beaucoup

Rita Meeks said if she could find a spot that felt perfect, she would open a boutique in Newburgh, Indiana. Mid-March last year, she opened R4 Design at 707 State St., in the new complex that also houses The Tin

West Side Luxury

Resting on a 1.21-acre lot, the home at 435 Winstead Way provides the perfect package of comfort and luxury wrapped in a decorative brick fence. “If you are on the West Side and are looking for a home like no

Coming to Life

When building a home with more than 10,000 square feet, there is a lot of work and detail that needs to come together. Luckily for the Evansville Living Idea Home 2020 to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio

Miami in the Midwest

A cluster of woods gathered on a lot — that was the view Lynn and David Ogle, along with their children, would take in from the back windows of their home located in Newburgh, Indiana. In 2016, the couple decided

The Bold Type

With recipes handed down through generations, Yak & Yeti has a goal to serve fresh, healthy, homemade, and authentic food to the Tri-State. Located on the East Side at 815 S. Green River Road, the Himalayan-inspired restaurant offers Nepali dishes

Across the Board

When Lindsay Locasto was a kid, she always asked to arrange the relish tray for holiday parties. Today, she has grown her love of food boards into her hobby Spread + Slice out of Henderson, Kentucky, making charcuterie boards for

Around the World

A trip to Schymik’s Kitchen doesn’t just lead diners to Haynie’s Corner, it also takes them on a global feast through dishes from most, if not all, continents. The diverse and curated menu is one of many unique aspects the

Fresh Perspective

Scroll through Zach Rhea’s Instagram page and Evansville residents will discover a side to the city they most likely have never seen before — a symmetrical view of the Downtown METS bus station, scenic views of the twin boardwalks at

Center of Attention

Living the Faith

It was Dec. 19, 1944, when Pope Pius XII created the Diocese of Evansville, dedicating an area made up of 12 counties in southwestern Indiana under its guidance. In 2020, the parishioners of the diocese are celebrating this moment during the

Editor's Letter

The Highs and the Lows

The highs are not as high; the lows are not as low. We have heard that phrase about Evansville. We have had our share of lows here in the River City. As well, many indicators tell us we have been

Chew On This

Chew On This

Entwined Wine and Cocktail Bar has opened in Downtown Evansville at 303 Main St., offering a robust wine, beer, and cocktail list and a seasonal tapas menu. Serving Mexican favorites like quesadillas, tacos, and burritos, Ghost Quesadilla is open at

Encyclopedia Evansvillia

Votes for Women

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Susan B. Anthony, who authored the amendment, was in Evansville a number of times in the 1870s, speaking at a Woman’s

Art Talk

Lasting Image

“My mother always said, ‘Art is the best medicine,’” says AJ Brightman. In the summer of 1980, Brightman’s mother and artist Leslie McCool was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. McCool passed away May 1, 2018, but her son, along with her

Departments

Retreat to the Smokies

Editor's Note: This article was published in March 2020 as COVID-19 travel restrictions were in place. While the travel industry is in limbo with the COVID-19 virus now spreading across the U.S., it is important to remember this, too, will

Culture

Tours de Force

Last year, the Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science led 427 unique museum tours across 200 field trips that reached 6,000 students, all of them led by the 35 volunteers of the Docent Association. Docents at the Evansville Museum

Collectibles

Holding on to History

The Illiana Barn Sale in Princeton, Indiana, appears to be a simple flea market, but the antiques inside represent the lifelong passion of Rodney Marvell. “I’ve been collecting since I was 8 years old,” says Marvell, a Fort Branch, Indiana,

As Told To

Teaching and Trailblazing

Mattie Miller grew up in Adams, Tennessee, and moved to Evansville when she married her husband William Miller in 1953. Her first teaching job was at Lincoln High School. In 1962, she began teaching at Harper Elementary School as the

Online Exclusives

Hello Spring!

Currently, Evansville residents, along with all Hoosiers, are abiding by a stay-at-home order issued by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on March 23, 2020. This order mandated that all residents remain in their homes except when they are at work or

Best of Evansville 2020

Vote for the Best of Evansville! Tell us the latest and greatest the city has to offer! The 19th annual Best of Evansville competition is your chance to vote for your favorites. So, what people and places stand out to