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An oven fired pizza topped with arugula
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Hot Off The Grid

Indiana road-tripping destinations.

A large, blue lake house with a wraparound porch.
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Home Of The Month: The Vera Bradley Lake House

Barbara Baekgaard never expected to like living in Indiana. Then she discovered the shores of Lake Gage.

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Traveler: Weekend Trip To Fort Wayne

Head north and explore Indiana’s second-largest city.

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Fruits of the Loop: An Unsung Milestone in Indy’s Downtown Development

Even before its grand opening, the inner loop—31 miles of interstate within I-465, built at a cost of nearly $300 million—had begun paying downtown dividends.

Frank Lloyd Wright
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The Joy of Growing Up In A Home Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright

The balance of light and dark he created inside that house was durable enough to contain the storms inside me, our family’s ups and the downs, all the multitudes within us.

The Golden cook
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Destination Dining: The Golden

Long before its June opening, The Golden had a loyal following. Attribute that to co-owner Aaron Butts, whose James Beard Award nomination at Roanoke’s Joseph Decuis made him a bit of a folk hero in these parts—and beyond.

The Golden chef Aaron Butts
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July Foodie: Aaron Butts

Beloved former Joseph Decuis chef Aaron Butts strikes out on his own with The Golden in Fort Wayne.

Aric Forbing Modbar
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The Geekiest Coffee Things Ever Said About the Modbar

“Modbar is essentially the Ferrari of coffee brewing systems. What’s new is that the once-manual barista job now pairs with slick electronic components under the counter that can be endlessly programmed to control details like pressure, temperature, cleaning, and more.” –

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Hoosier Hall Of Fame: It Happened Here!

The past comes alive at these historic spots-of-significance around the state—some of which are getting a little lift from Bicentennial projects.

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Five New Books with Indiana Ties

Five new books with Indiana ties, and a few road trips they inspire.

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Shopportunities: Hayden Reis, Crimson Tate, and More

Heather Givans will launch her first fabric line this month.

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Deborah Paul Takes a Rowed Trip

The prospect of being confined to a vehicle worried me far less than the thought of listening to Philosophy and Intellectual History, Volume 2 for 18 hours.

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Indy’s Great Steakhouses: Eddie Merlot’s

A steakhouse chain with women in mind, cultivating a warmer aesthetic than that of conventional manly temples of beef.

Comiskey and Ruhtenberg (seated) arrive at Columbus
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Milestones: An Indiana Architecture Road Trip

In the elaborate latticework of Indiana’s back roads, even a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece can hide.

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A Roundup of Indiana's Top Monsters

The new Godzilla movie hit theaters this month, but Indiana residents who crave monster thrills needn’t settle for a Japanese import. Per certain sources, our state is crawling (and slithering and flying) with home-grown horrors.