Articles in: Test Drive

Dallas Carter
- 18 weeks 4 days ago
Relaunched in 2021 after a brief hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Upgrade Bike Share program is a cheap and healthy way to traverse the River...
Dallas Carter
- 25 weeks 5 days ago
Work was put on hold at Evansville Living on the afternoon of Jan. 18, when a four-legged friend strolled through our lobby. Sporting a hot pink...
Dallas Carter
- 1 year 9 weeks ago
Photographer Audra Straw and I were being robbed. What started as a peaceful train ride was disrupted when a prisoner on the train and his undercover...
Dallas Carter
- 1 year 35 weeks ago
Living history — a term you’ve heard but may never have experienced. When my feet made contact with the cold metal Top Deck of the USS...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 26 weeks ago
Kyle Rickenbaugh and Adam James had never visited an axe-throwing facility before wanting to open Plaid & Timber Axe Throwing Company. After...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 36 weeks ago
It takes a lot for me to trust — especially when it involves a hook in the ceiling holding a fabric hammock I’m sitting in. Yoga has long...
Elisa Gross
- 3 years 3 weeks ago
With the rise of the “shop local” movement and efforts to be more conscious of where food comes from and who is producing and harvesting...
Meghan Stratton
- 3 years 12 weeks ago
Families across the Midwest equate summertime fun with Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana. Each day, the Holiday...
Elisa Gross
- 4 years 10 weeks ago
I had closed my eyes, centered my breath, and prepared to begin my yoga practice when I felt something fluffy brush my leg followed by a scratchy...
Trista Lutgring
- 4 years 27 weeks ago
As the tail end of winter leaves the Ohio River Valley, cool air often wrestles with warmer temperatures. For residents of the Tri-State, this means...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 5 years 44 weeks ago
Deoxyribonucleic acid, otherwise known as DNA — have you considered testing yours to discover your family story? I tested with AncestryDNA, the...
Emily Miles
- 6 years 1 week ago
This was not my first top-roping rodeo at the indoor rock-climbing center Vertical eXcape, 1315 N. Royal Ave. But it might as well have been. Since...
Cathy Powers
- 7 years 2 weeks ago
My lifelong attraction to trains stems from watching the old “Big 4” Railroad, which ran by my childhood home in Cynthiana, Indiana, and...
Emily Patton
- 7 years 11 weeks ago
 Evansville is home to a rare piece of World War II history drawing visitors from around the world. The USS LST-325 is the last fully functional...
Katelyn Phillips
- 7 years 36 weeks ago
While researching times for the latest installment of “The Hobbit,” I had so many choices: stadium, 3D, IMAX, and the Royal Suite....
Katelyn Phillips
- 8 years 3 weeks ago
Let’s face it; everyone loves jumping on a trampoline. You don’t have to be a kid to admit that. But when I learned I would be testing...
Emily Patton
- 8 years 11 weeks ago
What once was a massive limestone quarry has been transformed to an underground theme park. The mine was founded by Ralph Rogers in the 1930s and,...
Katelyn Phillips
- 8 years 19 weeks ago
On Sept. 6, 1620, the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, carrying 102 pilgrims and 50 crewmembers. The trip marked an important, though at times...
Katelyn Phillips
- 8 years 27 weeks ago
Thyme in the Kitchen chef April Boeke admits her hatred for measuring cups in front of 13 women at the start of class. When Boeke began her culinary...
Laura M. Mathis
- 9 years 20 weeks ago
Some people are intimidated by art, or I should say by creating art. Although I took art classes in high school, the last time my brush was loaded...