Spreading The Word About Kosciusko County

If you own a travel, tourism or hospitality-related business (otherwise known as “food, drink and good times”) in Kosciusko county in Indiana, then you really need to read the rest of the article.  I’ll be the first one to admit that I get wordy but I promise I’ll try and keep this post within the limits…

Indiana Dunes: America’s 61st National Park —

It’s amazing how many people don’t know a National Park exists just over an hour drive from Kosciusko County. True, Indiana Dunes National Park just earned the “National Park” title in early 2019. Unless you’re crazed about current events like I am, you may have missed the announcement. If you’ve been, the new title won’t…

Restaurant Review – The Hoppy Gnome, Fort Wayne

I had heard great things about The Hoppy Gnome, a restaurant located in downtown Fort Wayne across from the Allen County court house, from friends and acquaintances. While all of the feedback was positive, a theme quickly arose – their tacos were the shizzle and it was very family-friendly. As a fan of all things…

Hallelujah Indeed – Cocktails Return To Warsaw’s Oak and Alley

In a moment that can only be described as glorious, cocktails returned to the menu at Warsaw’s Oak and Alley. Angels flapped their wings, babies giggled and choruses around the world declared in unison – “Hallelujah!” It was a momentous occasion indeed.

An Introduction to Winona Lake’s Port Winona Wine and Market

To say Port Winona Wine and Market, located in the Village at Winona in Winona Lake, hit the ground running would be an understatement. Informally opened the night before the Fat and Skinny Tire Festival and officially opened the day the festival started, Port Winona was a popular spot for participants and spectators of arguably…

In search of the best donut in Indy — Lost Between the Pages

Looking for the best donut in Indianapolis? Luckily for you, someone else has done the research. That doesn’t mean you can’t still conduct your own research though, right? After all, the cornerstone of any good research is replication. Pretty sure I heard that in a movie. Anyway, check it out and let me know what…

Orthocity Brewery and Smokehouse Announces Closing

In what could only be described as disappointing news to its many customers, Orthocity Brewery and Smokehouse announced on Facebook that it was closing. The announcement confirmed what I had been hearing around town but still hoping was wrong.

Three Darn Good Reasons You Should Get Your Brunch on at Rua

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you’ll know that Rua, a locally-owned restaurant in downtown Warsaw, is among my favorite places for a night out. It’s become our go-to spot for special occasions and even though it’s dressed up as a restaurant, its bar is my preferred one to get comfortable…

Restaurant Review – Asian-Cajun Finds a Permanent Home in Warsaw

When you step out of your vehicle in the parking lot of Warsaw’s Asian-Cajun Seafood Company restaurant, there’s one telltale sign you’ll notice immediately that will confirm you’ve made the right decision – the smell. It wafts from the insides of the waterfront building like a siren song calling out to wayward sailors, except in…

Thanks For The Memories, Owen’s

The closing of the “old” Owen’s, located just west of downtown Warsaw, has struck a resounding chord with many people in the community. Comments lamenting the loss of another grocery store and retail outlet on that side of town and diatribes against greedy corporate suits have permeated the social media airwaves. I don’t know much…