Photo by Christian Watson      Fans of Preferred Meats in Sellersburg swear by the shop’s fresh, hand-cut selection – but they also know the local establishment carries far more. In addition to meats for every taste, this family-owned business also has everything from vegetables to spices, sides, sauces, craft beer ’n‘ wine and charcoal,…Read More


Into the Mountains

A Journey of Loss And Acceptance in Wyoming STORY & PHOTOS BY MIRANDA MCDONALD “Are you meeting someone in Jackson Hole?” inquired the lady sitting next to me on the plane. I wondered if she was genuinely curious or simply making conversation because she felt as anxious as I did about the turbulence currently bombarding…Read More


Pints & Union, a ‘Real’ European Public House, Set to Open in June

BY KEVIN GIBSON | PHOTO BY CHRISTIAN WATSON Joe Phillips nearly gushes when he talks about Pints & Union, his forthcoming project that will soon open in downtown New Albany. As someone who longs for the European-style pub – not the local bar or brewery featuring tap takeovers and weekly craft beer releases – he…Read More


Cabin Grill

BY ANGIE FENTON PHOTO BY CHRISTIAN WATSON Fans of Cabin Grill swear the restaurant on wheels has earned its tagline – “Southern Indiana’s favorite food truck” – and then some. And they are absolutely right. The food is fresh, the service super friendly and the prices just right. Owner Summer Guthrie is known for turning…Read More

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River Run New Albany Family Waterpark Opens With A Splash

Summer events include activities for kids and adults BY LISA HORNUNG | PHOTO BY CHRISTIAN WATSON THE PARK HAS THREE POOLS: an activity pool, a wading pool and a lazy river. The activity pool has a steamboat spray feature in it, and the wading pool is perfect for small children. There are four slides, including…Read More


Cultural Pass Expands to Southern Indiana

Pass provides free admission to numerous arts-related institutions For the first time, the 2018 Cultural Pass will be available to kids in Louisville and Southern Indiana. The provides free access to many of Greater Louisville’s arts and cultural institutions and is valid for one-time general admission at each of the participating institutions and is valid…Read More


More than OK

More than OK On a cross country road trip, just wanting to get through the state of Oklahoma on a trip out west, we randomly pulled off the highway and into a state park to sleep. We had no expectations of the state and was in a hurry to get through it painlessly. Upon waking…Read More


Start Your Summer List

Photo by Antonio Pantoja So maybe it’s not quite warm enough to hit the beach or local pool, but it’s the perfect time to start making plans for how you’ll spend the summer. What to include on your list? Atlantis Water Park in Clarksville, the Charlestown Family Activities Park, River Run Family Water Park in…Read More


Derby Dinner Does It Right

By JD Dotson | Photos by Christian Watson & JD Dotson Open for nearly 45 years, Derby Dinner Playhouse remains the only dinner theater of its type in the Louisville/Southern Indiana region. The theater in the round setup immerses the audience in the action. There is not a bad seat in the house, with actors…Read More


Deam Lake Dip

By JD Dotson For th e past few wi nters, I have been asked off and on by my friends Jenna and Kara to join them and a small group for a winter dip in the lake. Every Sunday from November through April these two will trek to Deam Lake – and sometimes Blue River…Read More