MAN’S BEST FRIEND

Southern Indiana artist paints unique hand-crafted pet portraits There are few gifts more personal than a unique, hand-crafted portrait of your favorite best friend, and Elaine Leidolf-Davis Paintings truly delivers. Leidolf-Davis originally started pursuing art in high school and graduated from Ivy Tech with a degree in graphic design. “I knew I wanted to doContinue reading “MAN’S BEST FRIEND”

Full of History

New Albany church was a stop on the Underground Railroad New Albany is home to a great number of architectural wonders that have graced this riverfront town for decades – even centuries. One landmark that residents take great pride in is the historic Second Baptist Church, known to many as the Town Clock Church. NotContinue reading “Full of History”

BRIGHTENING UP A NEIGHBORHOOD

How local artist Tammy Burke engage the world The NoCo Arts and Cultural District in downtown Jeffersonville – named for its location north of Court Avenue – is a walkable and vibrant neighborhood that showcases the city’s commitment to imaginative revitalization.  Once a neglected area of car lots and auto body shops, the district currentlyContinue reading “BRIGHTENING UP A NEIGHBORHOOD”

SWEET SUCCESS

Leaven Bakery in downtown New Albany, Indiana What started as a delivery business out of Zach and Kimberly Maxey’s 500-square-foot apartment has turned into the thriving Leaven Bakery in downtown New Albany that celebrated its one-year anniversary in May. The Maxeys met in the kitchen at a hotel in California. Kimberly was a baker andContinue reading “SWEET SUCCESS”

A DREAM COME TRUE

Behind the scenes at Red Hill Fiber Mill & Alpaca Farm Right in the middle of the Hoosier National Forest, near Taswell, Red Hill Fiber Mill & Alpaca Farm, owned by Ty and Lindsey Higgins, is making a name for itself in the industry and is fast becoming a favorite location for anyone looking toContinue reading “A DREAM COME TRUE”

CONFIDENCE IS KEY

A look inside the new boutique on the Salem square Born is “a boutique for the dreamer and free thinker” and its owner, Lakin Jones, lives that out. What was once Sisters in Salem is now under new ownership with Jones as of this spring. The coastal, bohemian-style clothing store officially opened in late March.Continue reading “CONFIDENCE IS KEY”

TREASURE HUNTING

Local shop offers antiques and vendor booths Vintage Treasures Antique Mall & Flea Emporium is a long name for a store that has an endless amount of finds. What started out as a Ford dealership in 1921 became the Emporium in 2015 with a lot of love and a lot of hard work. What startedContinue reading “TREASURE HUNTING”

MULTI-FACETED ART

Keith Hampton draws inspiration from the Hoosier National Forest Driving deep into Hoosier National Forest, near Taswell in Crawford County, winding up and down rugged backroads where motorists have sometimes lost their way, the visitor comes at last to the home and studio of multifaceted artist Keith Hampton. This 63-acre property, like so much ofContinue reading “MULTI-FACETED ART”

FAMILY-OWNED & LOCAL

Engleking pharmacy offers a personal touch When Ryan and Tina Engleking opened Engleking Rx in Marengo, they knew that establishing a personal touch with customers was critical to its success. That was the model they had followed at their Mitchell pharmacy that was established in 2017, and it has succeeded beyond their expectations. Ryan EnglekingContinue reading “FAMILY-OWNED & LOCAL”

CONTEMPLATIVE ART

Local Artist, Brian Jones, develops his own monolith printing technique Secluded in the middle of a dense forest in eastern Harrison County, the home and studio of printmaker and painter Brian Jones seems like the perfect refuge for an artist who describes his recent work as “rooted in the colors, textures, smells and sounds ofContinue reading “CONTEMPLATIVE ART”