October 2016

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Drop-Dead Fun: Dia de los Muertos in Indy

It’s the season of Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos. Though the subject matter might seem eerie, the traditional Mexican holiday, officially November 1 and 2 but celebrated all this month around the world, is more merry than macabre.

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Cold Case: Brown County’s Ice Cream

From a two-decade old counter to a Bloomington favorite opening a satellite shop, we’ve got the scoop on Brown County’s ice cream scene.

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8 Surprises on Brown County Menus

It’s hard to go wrong with fried biscuits and apple butter, but menu surprises at some of Brown County’s time-tested eateries might tempt you to stray from old standards.

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Eat and Drink Brown County

A couple of classic spots get a new and improved taste, while an Indy pizzeria arrives on Main St. Rediscover food and drink in Brown County this fall.

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Street Savvy: Fortville

Once a sleepy burg along the “Bee Line” Railroad, Fortville now has a hip Main Street address for artisans, boutiques, and casual eats.

Cabin Suites at Brown County State Park
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Five New and Improved Brown County Overnight Stays

Four of our favorite overnight stays in Brown County.

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Brown County Shopping: Land of the Spree

From maple-bacon cupcakes to button-flap jammies, new and updated Nashville shops are loaded with cute stuff you don’t necessarily need but will almost certainly want.

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Upgrades and Additions to Brown County’s Arts Offerings

Additions to Brown County’s portfolio of arts, entertainment, and historical offerings mean there’s more to take in than painted hills.

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Top Stops On Brown County’s Art Tours

Between Back Roads of Brown County studio tour and the new Village ArtWalk, Hoosiers have more than enough studios and galleries to keep them satisfied.

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Off the Beaten Path: 4 New Brown County Hikes

Recently opened or improved nature areas in Brown County you might not have visited yet.

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Giddyup! Fast Brown County Horseback Riding

Schooner Valley Stables is the only barn in the area that offers a “running ride.” The spread covers 130 acres and borders Yellowwood State Forest.

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Good Pickin’s in Brown County

Come fall, the property at Kelp’s Greenhouse and Pumpkin Patch becomes a russet-hued Bob Ross painting, with pumpkins and gourds arranged in tidy stacks according to shape, size, and color.

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Log-in Cabins: A New Way to Stay in Brown County

Pamela Keech lives upstairs from her Nashville antiques store, The Emerald Pencil, and rents out a sweetly appointed guest room in the Victorian Gothic cottage.

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Swoon: The Breakfast Club

“We were sending out the plates two at a time, as fast as we could make them.”

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Meat and Greet: October’s Foodie George Turkette

Pig’s Tale’s most basic selections take quality to the next level. “Instead of hot smoking, we’re doing a dry-aged, cold-smoked bacon that will pack in even more flavor.”