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September / October 2016

Evansville Living

Home Again

For years, the Tri-State has warmly welcomed Evansville Living and its readers to come inside for a tour of their homes. Whether a grand estate or a comfortable cabin, each residence offered something unique. We invite you to come home

Our Golden Girl

To the rest of the world, she’s America’s outspoken Olympic swimmer who won her first two gold medals in Rio. But to those who really know her, she’s  Lilly King  — daughter, sister, friend, and small-town girl with a fun-loving

History Lesson

Looking at the skyline of Evansville, one cannot miss the iconic clock tower of the Old Courthouse, 201 N.W. Fourth St. The structure — designed by Henry Wolters of Louisville, Kentucky, and completed in late 1890 — has undergone many renovations

S’more, Please

In the past few years, there has been a noticeable trend in marketing toward seasonal fare, especially in the fall. Particularly effective is the advertising of all things “pumpkin-spiced.” From lattes to baked goods, even craft brewers get in on

Ascent into Radness

This was not my first top-roping rodeo at the indoor rock-climbing center Vertical eXcape, 1315 N. Royal Ave. But it might as well have been. Since my last visit, my climbing and belaying certifications had expired, and I’d forgotten how

Catching Up on a Classic

It was 25 years ago when Hollywood arrived in the Tri-State to film the movie, “A League of Their Own.” Directed by Penny Marshall, it starred Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, and others. Columbia Pictures chose down-home Southwest Indiana to

Sweet Retreat

Most places don’t allow you to eat while you peruse the inventory. But at the shops located under the bright teal awning on the square in Boonville, Indiana, it’s encouraged. Shabby Sheek Boutique and 2nd Street Sweets have two very

Home on the Range

It’s easy to see why Aaron and Laura Briner named their Henderson, Kentucky, farm Laughing Lab Acres. Drive up to their property at 11135 State Route 1078 just east of the city, step out of your car, and you’re greeted

Meatless Manna

I’m certainly not a vegetarian, so imagine my hesitation when co-workers suggested the vegetarian combination platter at Manna Mediterranean Grill, 2913 Lincoln Ave. My doubts dissipated when owners Amjad and Kristi Manna delivered the medley to my table. The pita,

Not Your Father’s Folgers

As you settle into a cozy leather chair beneath a black-and-white American flag with a mounted white deer watching from afar, the third wave of coffee (a movement to produce high-quality coffee) flows before you — cold brew slowly dripping

Gone Fishin’

It could be said fate brought Morgan Castillo to Tin Fish in Newburgh, Indiana. The New York native moved to Evansville in 2006 to work as a grill cook in the Evansville Country Club’s kitchen. On the hunt for a

Snow Birds

Snow may not be on the ground just yet, but the fluffy precipitation will be showing up in mailboxes nationwide well before winter arrives. The United States Postal Service recently released its Songbirds in Snow Forever stamps, featuring the artwork

Center of Attention

Walkabout

John Nunn, 38 • Current residence: Bonsall, California Hometown: Evansville (Harrison High School, class of 1996) Nunn is a three-time Olympian in the 50-kilometer race walk event: 2004 (26th place), 2012 (43rd place), and 2016 (43rd place). How did you

Editor's Letter

The 100th Issue

We began talking about the 100th issue of Evansville Living about a year ago. It would not have escaped us; our circulation software keeps tab of the count for us. It was more than a year ago we began talking

Chew On This

Chew on This

Spice Café, 6840 Logan Drive, Unit A, has opened, serving Caribbean, creole, and soul food. Milk & Sugar Scoop Shoppe has opened at 2021 W. Franklin St., serving premium ice cream. The shop is located in the former Winzerwald Winery

Check It Out

Wine, Dine, and Save Lives

The March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction offers guests exquisite food, a chance to win quality items at a live and silent auction, and best of all, the opportunity to help families in the Evansville community. The March of Dimes

Fall Into Gardening

Everyone has the opportunity to learn about gardening from the masters on Oct. 15 at the Southwestern Indiana Master Gardner Association’s semiannual Ohio Valley Garden Conference, held in the Tropicana Evansville Conference Center, 421 N.W. Riverside Drive. “Laboring in a

A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Who says motorcyclists can’t be classy? The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride starts with a bike show at Deaconess Gateway Hospital at 11 a.m., Oct. 2, and showcases classic and custom bikes. After the show, the highly distinguished, finely dressed, and dapper

One Step at a Time

The 19th Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure helps fight breast cancer with a 5K and one-mile run/walk at Evansville’s Eastland Mall at 9 a.m. Sept. 25. The survivor parade and opening ceremony begin 8 a.m. New this year

Encyclopedia Evansvillia

Tragedy in the Sky

At 2:38 p.m. on March 17, 1960, Northwest Airlines Flight 710 departed Chicago’s Midway Airport with 57 passengers and six crew members aboard, nonstop for Miami. At 3:13 p.m., Flight 710 routinely reported in over Scotland, Indiana. A short time

Departments

Cruisin’ Through the Florida Keys

If your idea of the perfect vacation is to be on, in, or under the multi-hued turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, tag along with me as I cruise through the Florida Keys, the continental U.S.’s

Culture

Wonders of the World

Music that spans the cultures of India and the Caribbean, food that transports you to a Central American marketplace, and art that teaches you the traditions of a continent half way across the world. All of these elements are brought

Artful Living

Unboxed

At Fehrenbacher Cabinets, building custom cabinets piece by piece is the easy part of the job. The hardest part actually is confronting the fallacy that only homeowners with a disposable income can afford their product. “We are known for the

Collectibles

Rare and Reliable

Introduced to the American public in 1915, Pyrex kitchenware still is being produced and marketed, but is no longer only a household staple; today it’s also a treasured collectible. While some enthusiasts are driven by nostalgia, Evansville resident and Pyrex

Online Exclusives

Best of Evansville 2017

Vote for the Best of Evansville! Tell us the latest and greatest the city has to offer! The 16th annual Best of Evansville competition is your chance to vote for your favorites. So, what people and places stand out to