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Articles in: Local Culture

Elisa Gross
- 1 week 5 days ago
The name deJong, for Evansville residents, brings back memories of the former department store founded by the deJong family in 1896, with its last...
Elisa Gross
- 5 weeks 10 hours ago
While Connie Bell and her two daughters Jan Rhea Unfried and Nikki Pritchett all are painters and artists, the Evansville natives never considered...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 5 weeks 11 hours ago
Along with the interlude to summer that came in late August — when temperatures normally soar, we were treated to several days of mid 70s and...
Elisa Gross
- 5 weeks 13 hours ago
It is hard to pinpoint the moment Kevin Titzer’s latest art project truly began. The Evansville native’s series of sculptural houses made...
trista lutgring and elisa gross
- 5 weeks 3 days ago
The tradition of enjoying handmade products and buying locally crafted items thrives in southern indiana. From leather goods and woodwork to...
trista lutgring
- 5 weeks 5 days ago
It seemed to be the perfect spot for just about anything, says Stephanie Peckenpaugh. The former location of Jeff Dikes Farm Market along Highway 57...
Paige Effinger
- 5 weeks 5 days ago
A common assumption about the Tri-State is most of our ancestors were of German and Irish descent. But before the Germans and the Irish settled here...
elisa gross
- 5 weeks 5 days ago
It seems Evansville can’t shake its craving for street tacos. With authentic, Mexican-style taquerias popping up all over the city, there is a...
trista lutgring
- 5 weeks 5 days ago
In Newburgh, Indiana, the “Hot Fiddlers!” neon sign along Indiana 662 is a beacon, drawing in diners into the establishment tucked into...
Todd A. Tucker
- 10 weeks 3 days ago
As shown in the Emmy Award-winning documentary that I enjoy, “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” a major component of...
Elisa Gross
- 10 weeks 3 days ago
Mornings at Emge’s Deli and Ice Cream always start with coffee, followed by putting on the bacon and fried potatoes. While running and...
Trista Lutring, Elisa Gross, and Paige Effinger
- 10 weeks 5 days ago
“Top 10 Places to Visit This Summer!” “The Best Cities to Raise Your Family!” “20 Markets Primed for Business!”...
Elisa Gross
- 10 weeks 5 days ago
Hometown: Evansville, Indiana Education: Reitz Memorial High School, 1974; B.S. in communications, University of Evansville, 1977; J.D., Notre Dame...
Paige Effinger
- 13 weeks 4 days ago
Brian Mullins and Chris Tapp have come a long way since playing in high school bands. Now, the two members of The Cold Stares have songs with more...
Paige Effinger
- 13 weeks 4 days ago
Almost 50 years ago, Dr. Dennis Davenport read his first book about the Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh. Given to Davenport by a friend, the book...
Paige Effinger
- 13 weeks 4 days ago
 Many roads wind through the more than 260 square miles of Vanderburgh County, but these well-traveled paths have seen changes through the...
Trista Lutgring
- 13 weeks 4 days ago
 There’s a quiet beauty one can find in Evansville’s city cemeteries. Located just off Highway 41 North, Oak Hill Cemetery and...
Paige Effinger
- 13 weeks 4 days ago
 Evansville answered Uncle Sam’s call during World War II and soon became a hub for the home front efforts. During this time, multiple...
Elisa Gross
- 13 weeks 4 days ago
Shing-Lee has been a staple on Main Street since it opened in 1971 as one of the first Chinese restaurants in Evansville. However, fans of the long-...
Elisa Gross
- 17 weeks 6 days ago
There is no other product made in the region that is steeped in legend and lore quite like bourbon. With its roots beginning in Kentucky and the...