February 21, 2019
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Articles in: Local Culture

Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 3 weeks 6 days ago
City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has...
Elisa Gross
- 5 weeks 5 days ago
To everything there is a season, a time to be silent, and a time to speak. For Ross Chapman, it was time to be silent, get to know Evansville, and...
Melissa Roe
- 5 weeks 5 days ago
The New Year offers a fresh start, a clean slate, and a chance to craft a brand-new list of resolutions. As 2019 starts, Big Brothers Big Sisters of...
Trista Lutgring and Jordan Evans
- 5 weeks 6 days ago
Doo-wop isn’t just for the 1950s, man. In Evansville, the well-known music group The Duke Boys has been treating River City residents to cool...
Trista Lutgring
- 6 weeks 2 days ago
The adage “There’s no place like home” resonates strongly with Richard Needham. He no longer lives in Evansville, but the Hoosier...
Melissa Roe
- 13 weeks 17 hours ago
For those on the hunt for a good item to fill your home with a one-of-a-kind story, Salvage Candy is right up your street. Their inventory is...
Trista Lutgring
- 13 weeks 17 hours ago
As the turkey and fixings are put away after Thanksgiving, many families dig straight into the Christmas spirit by purchasing one of the most festive...
elisa gross
- 13 weeks 20 hours ago
Chuck Johnson has been working in the restaurant industry for 26 years. His first restaurant job was at Turoni’s right before he turned 16, and...
Amy Abbott
- 13 weeks 2 days ago
Joyse Rivers has given her creative touch to thousands of greeting cards since 2000. The long-time Evansville resident started Joy Designs with...
Melissa Roe
- 13 weeks 2 days ago
The small town of Santa Claus, Indiana, is known for family fun at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, but it also is beloved by children...
Elisa Gross
- 20 weeks 16 hours ago
The name deJong, for Evansville residents, brings back memories of the former department store founded by the deJong family in 1896, with its last...
Elisa Gross
- 23 weeks 2 days ago
While Connie Bell and her two daughters Jan Rhea Unfried and Nikki Pritchett all are painters and artists, the Evansville natives never considered...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 23 weeks 2 days ago
Along with the interlude to summer that came in late August — when temperatures normally soar, we were treated to several days of mid 70s and...
Elisa Gross
- 23 weeks 2 days ago
It is hard to pinpoint the moment Kevin Titzer’s latest art project truly began. The Evansville native’s series of sculptural houses made...
trista lutgring and elisa gross
- 23 weeks 5 days ago
The tradition of enjoying handmade products and buying locally crafted items thrives in southern indiana. From leather goods and woodwork to...
trista lutgring
- 24 weeks 19 hours ago
It seemed to be the perfect spot for just about anything, says Stephanie Peckenpaugh. The former location of Jeff Dikes Farm Market along Highway 57...
Paige Effinger
- 24 weeks 19 hours ago
A common assumption about the Tri-State is most of our ancestors were of German and Irish descent. But before the Germans and the Irish settled here...
elisa gross
- 24 weeks 20 hours ago
It seems Evansville can’t shake its craving for street tacos. With authentic, Mexican-style taquerias popping up all over the city, there is a...
trista lutgring
- 24 weeks 22 hours ago
In Newburgh, Indiana, the “Hot Fiddlers!” neon sign along Indiana 662 is a beacon, drawing in diners into the establishment tucked into...
Todd A. Tucker
- 28 weeks 5 days ago
As shown in the Emmy Award-winning documentary that I enjoy, “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” a major component of...