Posts from April 2013

When I visit a new city or town, I always ask a local’s opinion for his/her favorite places, so I developed this regular feature called Local & Lovin’ It, hoping visitors to Hendricks County might benefit from the advice of long-time locals. This…

Avon Gardens Has Become a Budding Destination

Sunday, April 28, 2013 11:00 PM by Josh Duke

Anyone who thinks you can’t get away in Hendricks County has never ventured to Avon Gardens in Avon, Indiana. I had visited in the past to purchase a tree, but boy did I miss out on the true essence of this tranquil hideaway that’s slightly off the…

Family Festival To Celebrate McCloud Nature Park

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:00 PM by Eric Ivie

McCloud Nature Park near North Salem, Indiana, is turning the big 1-0 this year. That's right -- the Hendricks County park will hit the decade mark and to celebrate, Hendricks County Parks & Recreation is hosting the McCloud Park Anniversary Event on…

I want a good meal wherever I visit, and it helps my travel budget to know where to find cheap eats. What's a cheap eat? It could be breakfast, like a doughnut, or a sweet treat, like an ice cream cone. Cheap eats also can be pizzas and sandwiches…

In recent years, kids’ consignment sales have gained popularity as parents look for ways to save money. A great consignment sale here in Hendricks County that continues to gain momentum is the Here We Grow Again sale at the Hendricks County 4-H…

Get Out and ArtsGo! on April 27

Saturday, April 20, 2013 7:02 PM by Ericka Bethel

Apparently I have been sleeping under a rock the past eight years because when asked to spotlight the upcoming Hendricks County ArtsGo! 2013 , I had to admit that I had personally never been. So I took it upon myself to find a seasoned veteran of the…

The NHRA Spring Spectacle of Speed races into Hendricks County next weekend, bringing with it a wide variety of drag racing from April 26-28 at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana. If you’re like me and love chest-rattling power and…