Experience

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THE FAMILY COMPOUND: WHY IT WORKS FOR US

Our resident family explores a close-knit life We’ve mentioned before that we live very near our extended family. The word “near” may be an understatement in our case. You see, in reality, it’s something closer to “on top of” or even “all up in the business” of that family. Some of our friends think we’re…Read More

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Let Us Entertain You

Derby Dinner Playhouse Celebrates 45 Years BY LAURA ROSS | PHOTOS COURTESY DERBY DINNER PLAYHOUSE LEE BUCKHOLZ, producer and artistic director at Clarksville’s Derby Dinner Playhouse, surveyed the darkened theatre-in-the-round he’s called home for more than 30 years. “Forty-five years is a long time for any theatre to succeed,” he mused. “But we have not…Read More

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‘Every Day Is A Good Day’

Exploring like an Angel We sent our Explorer JD Dotson to Angel’s Envy in Louisville PHOTOS & STORY BY JD DOTSON Every day is a good day for a bourbon distillery tour in Kentucky. Angel’s Envy is a heavenly one. The urban distillery, which is located in downtown Louisville, brings something new and wonderful to…Read More

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Good Eats ’n ‘ Meats

The Extol Team headed to Sellersburg and found two SoIN establishments we love JUST OFF OLD STATE ROAD 60 IN SELLERSBURG, YOU’LL FIND TWO OF OUR FAVORITE LOCALES: PREFERRED MEATS AND CRICKET’S CAFE. NESTLED NEAR ONE ANOTHER, THEY BOTH HAVE UNIQUE OFFERINGS. HERE’S WHY WE DIG THEM AND THINK YOU SHOULD, TOO. BY THE EXTOL…Read More

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Cox’s Hot Chicken & Sports

Chicken, sports, beer, memories of South Side and more BY D. TODD APPLEGATE | PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN WATSON Normally, I try not to set expectations when I review a restaurant, especially a new one. But with my latest assignment, Cox’s Hot Chicken & Sports in New Albany, this mindset was challenged. First, I knew it…Read More

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Experience The Olivet

Gourmet shop’s move is great for Southern Indiana By JD Dotson The Olivet has brought something truly unique and wonderful to Southern Indiana.   The former space in the Underground Station in New Albany housed gourmet olive oils and balsamic vinegars along with a small selection of bath ‘n’ body products and food and spice…Read More

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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