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Our Place on Main keeps the party going in downtown Elkhart

Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Our Place on Main keeps the party going in downtown Elkhart

By Krystal Vivian Not many cities have their own living room, but downtown Elkhart does — and Jeff and Lori Whisler want everyone to come party in it. The Whislers opened Our Place on Main just in time for the 2015 Elkhart Jazz Festival. The venue served as a pop-up restaurant for Lucchese’s throughout the … Continued

Marketing campaigns add heat to downtown dining, entertainment

Posted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

  By Terry T. Mark Turning up the heat Forget the February chill, exciting new initiatives highlighting romance, downtown arts and culture, and the outdoors will boost all corners of Elkhart County in the coming weeks and months. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we launched a social, digital and print campaign in mid-January highlighting experiences … Continued

Great places to curl up with a good book in Elkhart County

Posted on Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Great places to curl up with a good book in Elkhart County

  By Amy Wenger Well, that time of year is upon us. The holidays have passed, and the promise of warmer weather seems distant. So for those moments when you draw back the curtain, see the variant shades of white and hear the ferocious winds howling, settling in with a book can provide the perfect … Continued

7 reasons Elkhart County will have an amazing 2017

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2017

7 reasons Elkhart County will have an amazing 2017

  By Terry T. Mark It’s easy to feel a little down in January. Days with sunshine are few and far between. Cold rain or sleet are part of the mix, if we’re lucky. The glow of Christmas is in the rear-view mirror and spring seems too far in the distance. I’m fortunate to have … Continued

Enjoy Valentine’s Day 2017 with a romantic getaway on the Heritage Trail

Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Enjoy Valentine’s Day 2017 with a romantic getaway on the Heritage Trail

  By Sara Wakefield When I’m planning a romantic getaway for me and my man, it’s got to be relaxing. It’s about quality time together, as little driving as possible, and doing the things we really love to do. We go for quality of place. And sometimes the most romantic destinations are right around the … Continued

MLK Day 2017 observances scheduled in Elkhart, Goshen

Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed at special events in Elkhart and Goshen. Goshen Two days of events are scheduled at Goshen College. Sunday, Jan. 15 • 9:30 a.m.: Church service and discussion, College Mennonite Church, 1900 S. Main St., Goshen. • 7 p.m.: “Community Gathering: Building a Movement with Self, Story, and … Continued

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