Starting now, Hoosiers will mark two centuries of Indiana history with a yearlong party. But what, exactly, are we commemorating?
The next best thing to reading a hand-written letter sent to you is reading a handwritten letter sent to someone else.
Where to find beads, po' boys, King Cake, and everything else you need to laissez les bon temps rouler.
If you can’t pay your respects to original capital Corydon this year, head to the Indiana History Center’s You Are There 1816: Indiana Joins the Nation exhibit.
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Hoosier Hall of Fame
When I was this magazine’s managing editor, the editor-in-chief asked—nay, required—that I parrot the book ‘The Official Preppy Handbook,’ localizing the author’s directives. I wrote “Indy’s Guide to Prep” in 1981.
October 22, 2015 Deborah Paul
I seem to like John Mellencamp more than native Hoosiers do—or at least have a much less complicated relationship with him.
August 4, 2015 Amanda Heckert
This past winter, our attic became a haven for flying squirrels. These small tree-dwellers, a protected species in Indiana, banged around over our heads for nearly a week before we gave up and called a wildlife-management organization.
June 12, 2015 Deborah Paul
Who can blame the TV late-night legend and native Hoosier for sticking around longer than he intended? It’s hard to say goodbye to family.
May 5, 2015 Amanda Heckert
First-place categories for IM stories included Medical, Business, and Sports reporting, as well as Column and Features writing.
April 27, 2015 IM Editors
More than 100 judges from the likes of Vanity Fair, ESPN the Magazine, and The New Yorker picked the finalists.
March 4, 2015 Amanda Heckert
Editor Emerita & Columnist