Event Coverage (Photos)



PHOTO BY DANNY ALEXANDER The Exchange Pub + Kitchen, 118 W. Main St. in New Albany, recently hosted Pooches on the Patio, this time benefiting Southern Indiana Animal Rescue, an all-volunteer organization. People and their pooches enjoyed the afternoon affair – but did you know The Exchange welcomes dogs any time the patio is open?…Read More



May 12 • The Exchange Pub + Kitchen New Albany Photos by Danny Alexander Once again, The Exchange Pub + Kitchen hosted Pooches on the Patio, this time benefiting Southern Indiana Animal Rescue. Guests and their dogs enjoyed patio grub, giveaways cocktails and perfect weather. Vendors included Annie Lou’s Pet Sitting Service, Cuddle Clones, Hot…Read More


MESA Hosts Bake-Off Contest for Kids

Photo by Jose Morones Vergara MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen, recently hosted the Kids Baking Championship at its New Albany location. Kids 8 to 13 years old brought their best baking skills to the competition, which featured three rounds, including a cupcake bake-off for the finale. The winner will be featured on the cover of the…Read More


Indiana Tourism Association Awards Night

March 6 • Radisson Louisville North in Clarksville Photos by Christian Watson The Indiana Tourism Awards, presented by Midwest Living, were awarded on March 6. The awards honor tourism businesses who are creative, innovative and maximize the dollars invested. Jim Epperson, executive director of Clark-Floyd Counties Convention Tourism Bureau (also known as SoIN), received the…Read More


Imagine Awards

March 10 • Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Elizabeth Photos by Christian Watson The 2018 Imagine Awards, presented by German American Bank and benefiting the Rauch Foundation, were held March 10 at Horseshoe Southern Indiana. “America’s Got Talent” season 12 contestant Kechi Okwuchi – who was one of two survivors of a 2005 plane crash –…Read More


CrossFit Open Qualifier

March 6 • Four Barrel CrossFit in New Albany Photos by Christian Watson Four Barrel CrossFit, which is owned by Case Belcher, hosted a CrossFit Open Qualifier for the worldwide CrossFit Games competition.


47th Jeff Ruby’s Steaks

March 10 • Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Elizabeth Photos by Amber Chalfin Just more than two lengths covered the top three finishers in a thrilling renewal of the $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) at Turfway Park Saturday, with Blended Citizen hitting the wire a neck in front to earn 20 points toward a spot in…Read More


Mamma Mia, Here I Go Again

Mamma Mia, Here I Go Again By JD Dotson It is, simply put, impossible to resist Derby Dinner Playhouse’s production of Mamma Mia, the 1999 hit musical set to the songs of ABBA. Everything about this production, including dinner, was perfection. My husband and I started out with dinner – buffet style – and the…Read More