Tag - B&O Trail

Did you know that the average American child spends more than 50 hours per week using electronic media? That works out to more than seven hours a day. Let that sink in for a moment, and then I'll tell you about the good folks at the Indiana Children…

Weekend Primer: May 31-June 2

Monday, May 27, 2019 5:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We're already looking ahead to the weekend, and Hendricks County, Indiana, has a lot going on! Come on over to our neck of the woods and enjoy a summer kickoff festival, some live music, some local wine, a bicycle ride, an adrenaline-pumping trip…

My fellow blogger Becky Wilson-Lusk recently wrote about 8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County, so as the interim superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I thought I would complement Becky's post with one about 8 outdoor…

Now that the weather is finally warmer, it's time to start gardening. My favorite place to get flowers and plants locally is Frazee Gardens, which is just a couple miles away from my house in Brownsburg. I have actually been there twice in the past…

Top 10: Most Popular Hendricks County Trails

Monday, April 2, 2018 11:00 AM by Josh Duke

I don’t even pretend to be a walker, hiker, biker or horseback rider. So, I’m the last person in the world who should provide our visitors insider advice on the top trails in Hendricks County, Indiana. Lucky for you though, I know who to ask. After…

Weekend Primer: Aug. 11-13

Monday, August 7, 2017 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

As you make your plans for the upcoming weekend, make it a point to visit Hendricks County if you enjoy wine and live music, shopping, classic cars, a meteor shower or taking a walk, run or bike ride. We've got it all going on during the weekend of…

There was a time in Hendricks County when railroads played an important role in transportation, commerce, settlement and expansion of the area. As time marched on, though, railroad traffic declined nationwide, and rail companies began abandoning…

On a recent sunny weekend day, I found myself long on time and short on money. The kids wanted to get out of the house so, based on a friend’s recent suggestion, we piled into the family vehicle and took off in search of outdoor public art in…

B&O Trail Expands West in Brownsburg

Friday, March 17, 2017 9:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Local runners, walkers and cyclists are probably already familiar with the B&O Trail. It's a scenic and safe place to get outside and get active. 2017 has brought expansions to the trail making it better than before with even more improvements on the…