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  • Evansville IN weekend getaway: Entertainment and history along the Ohio River
    Evansville IN weekend getaway: Entertainment and history along the Ohio River
    The morning sun sparkles on the Ohio River as you stroll down the paved walkway beside it. You can spend all day here, mesmerized by the water's current, the warm sun on your face cutting through the cool breeze. The Riverfront walk is a...
  • St. Paddy's Day beer
    Celebrate an entire weekend full of St. Patrick's Day fun in Evansville
    With St. Patrick's Day just a few days away, Evansville has decided to amp up the celebration for the entire weekend starting tonight, March 14. If you're not in the mood to throw a get together with your friends or don't feel like...
  • Dog that ran marathon dies
    Dog that ran marathon dies
    Boogie, the dog who ran in the Evansville Half Marathon earlier this month, has died.The night before the marathon, Jerry Butts said Boogie, his Labrador Retriever, slipped his leash and went missing. After the race, when Boogie crossed the finish...
  • George Madison Jr., 38 (center).
    America, the totalitarian regime: Pastor arrested for waving at police
    America is looking more like a totalitarian regime everyday. The latest in total ridiculousness comes from the Christian Post (CP) that reports a pastor was arrested for simply waving to police officers.The CP reports that: "The firefighter,...
  • Evansville area dogs available for adoption the week of December 10
    Evansville area dogs available for adoption the week of December 10
    Each week dogs and cats that are looking for their forever homes will be featured. Currently, the animals are being selected from their profiles on Petfinders and/or the organization’s facebook page. To supply the featured animals and/or to...
  • Green ideas for holiday gifts
    Green ideas for holiday gifts
    The Grinch may be green, but having green ideals doesn’t mean that a person needs to be a Grinch when it comes to gift-giving. When looking for environmentally-friendly gifts, think local, recycled, homemade, or homegrown.Adopt a pet from a...
  • Black Friday shopping
    A fashionista's almost definitive guide to Black Friday shopping in Evansville
    Black Friday starts early this year at 12am at Eastland Mall in Evansville, but other stores like Walmart, Sears and Target will actually open later on today from 8pm and on. Haven’t had a chance to scoop out the doorbuster sales? Here&rsquo...
  • The New Era
    Lady Fighting Illini destroys Evansville in Champaign
    The Illinois Fighting Illini women's basketball team also has a new coach in Matt Bollant, and like their male counterparts start the season with an impressive 84-52 victory over the Evansville Purple Aces. Bollant becomes the fourth Illinois...
  • Jack Cooley
    Irish capture season opener over Purple Aces
    Jack Cooley scored 19 points, grabbed 11 rebounds as the Notre Dame men's basketball team opened their season with a 58-49 victory over a game Evansville squad Saturday afternoon at Purcell Pavilion. The Irish never could pull away from the...
  • Find your German ancestors (Video)
    Find your German ancestors (Video)
    For most of us living in the Evansville, Indiana area, it may not come as a surprise that 40% of Hoosiers have Germanic ancestors according to the Indiana German Heritage Society. But, did you know "German Americans ... form the largest self...
  • Getting ready for a bicycle ride in the countryside.
    This weekend in Evansville: Great Pumpkin bike ride and fall festival begins
    The final weekend of September 2012 features the annual Great Pumpkin bicycle ride and the beginning of the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival.Great Pumpkin Metric 2012 bicycle ride. The 31st annual Great Pumpkin bicycle ride will be held by the...
  • John Mellencamp
    PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend
    Let me introduce you to John Mellencamp (see below). No, not the singer, but a handsome guy just the same. Do you want to meet this John Mellencamp and shake his paw? Come to PetSmart in Owensboro, KY at 5241 Frederica St., Owensboro, Kentucky...
  • Recycle days help clean out the basement.
    Recycling days help clean out the basement / garage
    The Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District hosts recycling days for people to get rid of all of the junk stowed away in their basements or filling up their garages---stuff that cannot, or at least should not, be thrown in the garbage can. The...
  • The Culinary Feast continues in Evansville (Part 10)
    The Culinary Feast continues in Evansville (Part 10)
    To start at Part 1 click here.This is it! One last romp in Evansville and a delicious one at that! Here are a few more foodie-lovers spots to tempt your tastebuds:Eclipse Spanish Tapas Bar & RestaurantI was falling all over the table in a...
  • Culinary Evansville (Part 9)
    Culinary Evansville (Part 9)
    To start at Part 1 click here.Hey folks! It’s time to warm up the silverware as we dig into Evansville’s scrumptious culinary entities.Devour Downtown!I love this little moniker the city has created to invite residents and visitors to...