Dawson's Too

Fall is not just about leaves and pumpkins. This season has inspired me to come up with a list of fall-infused comforting drinks, whether it's a glass of apple cider, a pumpkin-flavored coffee drink or an adult drink, like a pumpkin-flavored ... read more

Enjoy a Tea Party at Dawson's Too

Posted on September 20, 2013 at 11:23 PM by Kara Harlan

I was fortunate to be brought up in a family that traveled, and one of my best memories included a trip to England when I was 15. On that trip, I will never forget enjoying the traditional English afternoon tea, especially the scones and clotted ... read more

Top 10 Places for Comfort Food in Hendricks County

Posted on September 16, 2013 at 11:37 PM by Aimee MacArthur

As the weather cools down, I start thinking about comfort foods. What's a typical comfort food you ask? For me, it can be anything from a stack of pancakes with butter and drizzled maple syrup to french fries, a bowl of chili, a plate of noodles ... read more

Top 10: Outdoor Dining Options in Hendricks County

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 11:00 PM by Josh Duke

About this time last year, one of our All Access insiders , Amanda Miller, put together a comprehensive list of some of Hendricks County’s best options when it comes to outdoor dining. A year later, I felt it was time to see if her list needed ... read more
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 ... read more

Ideas for a Hendricks County Staycation

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 10:00 PM by Aimee MacArthur

I'm not going anywhere for spring break. Am I bummed out about that? No way, it's time for a staycation! You know, a more affordable trip that is a little closer to home. Well, as an Indianapolis resident, I've found that Hendricks ... read more

Hendricks County Glass Artist: Samma Parcels [VIDEO]

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 10:00 PM by Amanda Miller

Looking for a one-of-a-kind holiday gift for someone on your list? Consider something handmade by a local artist. Not only can you find many great shops around Hendricks County , but dozens of incredible artisans call this area home. I chatted with ... read more
Editor's Note: Today's post features guest blogger Lena Starkey of Round Lake, Illinois . She is the third of three winners of our Win & Grin summer contest to submit a post about her trip to Hendricks County. What follows is her ... read more

Top 10: Most viewed All Access Hendricks County stories

Posted on October 31, 2012 at 11:00 PM by Josh Duke

In some ways, it is hard to believe it’s been a year. In other ways — like how far this blog has come — it seems like it has been much longer. Today, the All Access Hendricks County blog commemorates its one-year anniversary, and ... read more
Many of you may be planning a visit to Parke County for the annual Covered Bridge Festival Oct. 12-21. On your way there or back, plan on making a stop in Hendricks County . We have wonderful restaurants , outstanding attractions and a plethora of ... read more

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