The Roads Less Traveled
Make no mistake: The hiking trails in Brown County State Park are among the finest in the country. Still, a walk around much-visited Ogle Lake on an October weekend
[A] NORTHERN INDIANA ART & EARTH TRAIL 148 stops • artandearthtrail.com >> Seven themed loops, one in each county on the trail, lead to attractions such as Indiana’s largest cheese factory (Shipshewana Loop) and Molly Bea’s Ingredients (Dunes Loop), an emporium known for grind-your-own peanut butter. [B] BARN QUILT TRAIL 50+ stops • visitmarshallcounty.org >> […]
Schuman’s website, TheSartorialist.com, is often credited with starting the online street-look movement, one way the world of couture has become accessible in the Internet age. Since 2005, he has posted portraits of people whose outfit and spirit catch his attention in Paris, Milan, Tokyo, and other diverse places. The blog now attracts around 12 million views a month, and it has turned Schuman, a fashion marketer in his pre-Sartorialist life, into an internationally respected arbiter of personal flair.
Dust off those old boxes in the attic and try to unearth that favorite childhood item—The Children Museum’s new interactive project, “100 Toys (& their Stories) that Define Our Childhood,” is taking votes from the public to decide which should earn the title of best plaything of the past 100 years.
Before the FBI raided the Tim Durham’s Chase Tower office, the notorious Indy financier loved to playboy his way around Miami. He invited IM along in 2008 when we first profiled him. Here’s how to live the high life in South Beach without the spoils of an alleged Ponzi scheme.
I. The Vonneguts were here (and still are). The new Kurt Vonnegut mural along Mass Ave has made the likeness of Indy’s most famous author a permanent fixture of the cityscape. And the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, opened in 2011, allows visitors to lay fingers on the very typewriter keys the giant once tapped (and […]
The boss thinks Friday is a workday. And maybe it is for the rest of those poor folks back at the office. But when the days are sunny, the nights are warm, and the water’s just right, two-day weekends hardly seem long enough. So we hereby declare Friday workdays to be optional. And by “optional” we mean we won’t be showing up at all. Join us, won’t you?