Experience

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UP FOR DEBATE

Photo by Jason Applegate Kentucky is known for its hot brown. And fried chicken. And bourbon. In Maine, it’s all about lobsters, Maryland’s crabs and crab cakes reign supreme, Massachusetts claims the best clam chowder and you can’t beat a New York bagel or find a more flavorful green chile than you can in New…Read More

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Lincoln Pioneer Village Hosts Fall Heritage Days

Celebration commemorates Abraham Lincoln’s formative days By Angie Fenton Courtesy photos Kentucky may claim Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace, but Rockport, Indiana, served as home to the 16th president of the United States “in his formative years” from 1816 to 1830, says Nancy Kaiser, director of Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum – and you’re invited to the…Read More

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GONE CAMPING

O’Bannon Woods State Park 7234 Old Forest Road SW, Corydon Why We Love It: Just outside of Corydon, O’Bannon is our current go-to. Campsites are shaded and never overcrowded, and there’s a connected horse campground. There are plenty of hiking and mountain biking trails as well as a rustic pioneer village with a still-functional hay…Read More

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WHEN WE THOUGHT WE WERE BUSY…

By Adam & Kristin Kleinert We love camping. We grew up enjoying camping trips with our families, and we’ve camped with our own crew since our eldest was just a few months old. We don’t go as often as we’d prefer, but it’s been a cherished family pastime and, now that we think about it,…Read More

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Roadrunner Kitchen

BY ANGIE FENTON My husband and I were in downtown New Albany and had exactly 30 minutes to find a place for lunch, park, eat and get back on the road to an appointment 5 minutes away. Fast food wasn’t an option (if you read our last issue, you’ll know I’ve lost 50 pounds and…Read More

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THEY HAVE THE MEATS – AND MORE

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

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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

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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

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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