Posts from December 2011

Here in this quaint little town of North Salem lies an undiscovered beauty. As I walk in the front door of the Garden Gate Gift & Flower Shop , a strong warm gust of air rushes over me. You don’t find many stores that are this cozy during the winter…

Ring in the New Year in Hendricks County

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 10:00 PM by Josh Duke

So, you were busy just trying to get through the Christmas holiday, and just now began thinking about what to do to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Don’t sweat it. We got you covered here at the Hendricks County Convention and Visitors Bureau . Whether it’s…

I spent the day with my dad recently and started off at the IndyWest Harley-Davidson in Plainfield, Indiana . I am not a motorcycle owner (or really even a rider for that matter) but my dad is a Harley owner and spends a good deal of his summer on…

Blogger impressed by Danville, Hendricks County

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 10:00 PM by Jessica Nunemaker

Editor's note: Jessica Nunemaker, a blogger who started the website LittleIndiana.com , recently visited Hendricks County with her husband and two boys Nov. 25-26. Nunemaker, who makes a living touring and writing about small places in Indiana, was…

At the game last Sunday as the Colts secured their first win of the 2011 season, my seats in Lucas Oil Stadium were just across from the Home of the Super Bowl 2012 sign. Right then, I realized that the big game was just 50 days away. Hard to believe…

Along the Cookie Trail: Frazee Gardens

Monday, December 19, 2011 10:00 PM by Steve Slosarek

No matter the season, Frazee Gardens is my oasis -- the place in Hendricks County where I can escape the hubbub of life and get lost in a wondrous world of color and charm. During a recent gray, cold day, I stopped into their Brownsburg location…

Out of all of the things we've done this HollyDays season for our weekly video series, my family was most excited about going to The Crag Indoor Rock Climbing Gym . All my kids, including Noel, were so excited to go climbing on their Christmas break…

Along the Cookie Trail: Confection Delights

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:00 PM by Josh Duke

Take one step into Confection Delights in Danville, and it’s like walking into a candy-themed art gallery. While she would never compare herself to an actual artist, many of the delicious sweet treats you can find inside Pamela Powell-Warden’s new…