Warsaw Bowl and Its Surprisingly Cozy Little Bar

When I first started dating my wife and she had to locate her father after work, she knew there were two places she could find him – home or the bowling alley bar. The latter won out most of the time. Back then it was called Holiday Bowl but nowadays, it’s taken on the moniker…

Savor K County: Steve Singleton, Author

It’s not often someone I know personally becomes a published author so when Steve Singleton, who I had met through One Ten Craft Meatery, told me he had published a book, I had to interview him. His book, “Timeless: a collection of poetry and prose,” was released in spring of this year. Described on Amazon…

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.