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
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
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
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
By Terry T. Mark Das Dutchman Essenhaus was a clear winner as 2016 transitioned into 2017. The Middlebury destination, renowned around the Midwest for its Amish-style restaurant, bakery, hotel and conference center, and shops, was a favorite on writers’ lists that either celebrated the end of the year or looked ahead to the future. … Continued
By Terry T. Mark Why we love our hometown Everyone loves feeling like an insider, right? Elkhart County is full of amazing stories, hidden gems and neighborhood favorites, and those will be getting greater attention. In 2017, the Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau will be shining the spotlight on the parts of our … Continued
Let the Heritage Trail audio driving tour be your personal guide to must-see attractions, special finds and behind-the-scenes glimpses of Amish life. Traveling along lively Main Streets and scenic back roads you'll find surprises at every turn and soon discover why it’s considered one of the country’s most scenic drives.