Topic: Downtown Elkhart

Grab your essential guide to Elkhart County in 2017 today

Posted on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 in Amish, Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Quilt Garden Tour, RV Resources, Shipshewana, Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Things to do near Amish Country, Trip Ideas, Unique Shopping, Wakarusa, Where To Stay

Grab your essential guide to Elkhart County in 2017 today

By Terry T. Mark Adventure starts here How do you know it’s almost summer? Around here, we say it’s when the 2017 area guide comes out. Heritage Trail Adventures started arriving at local businesses, restaurants and shops in late February. It’s 68 pages of great information about the best places to dine out, see a … Continued

Midwest Museum of American Art showcases its treasures for Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, February 24th, 2017 in Elkhart, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Things to do in Amish Country

  By Marshall V. King ELKHART — On the outside, the Midwest Museum of American Art looks like the bank it once was. Safe and staid. Sturdy and stark. The building was constructed at 429 S. Main Street in 1922 as St. Joseph Valley Bank. It was built in a neoclassical 19th-century style intended to … Continued

Our Place on Main keeps the party going in downtown Elkhart

Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 in Elkhart

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

10 places President Obama should visit while he’s in Elkhart

Posted on Friday, May 27th, 2016 in Elkhart, Goshen, Northern Indiana, Places to eat, Quilt Garden Tour, Shipshewana, Things to do in Amish Country, Wakarusa

10 places President Obama should visit while he’s in Elkhart

By Terry T. Mark ELKHART — So, perhaps you’ve heard that President Barack Obama is visiting Elkhart County next week? He’s scheduled to deliver a speech at Concord High School and then take part in a town hall discussion with Elkhart residents at the Lerner Theatre, both on Wednesday, June 1. It all sounds so … Continued

Andrew Skipper Everyday Visits the Daily Grind in Elkhart, IN

Posted on Friday, November 8th, 2013 in Places to eat, Things to do in Amish Country

Located just steps away from Elkhart’s RiverWalk Culture Trail is the historic Green Block on Lexington Avenue. A fixture of downtown Elkhart, The Daily Grind has called this block home for over 17 years. While it’s known for being the local coffee shop, The Daily Grind offers much more to local residents and visitors alike. … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Bethza Professional Makeup Artist Studio in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 in Shopping, Uncategorized

Elkhart county’s past is full of innovative entrepreneurs and its present is no different. Bethza Seminario, co-owner of Bethza Professional Makeup Artist Studio began her business when she saw a need that wasn’t being met.  As a professional makeup artist, she started off working with runway models in Chicago and doing makeup applications for professional photo … Continued

5 places for art in downtown Elkhart

Posted on Monday, July 22nd, 2013 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Unique Shopping

Here are 5 great places to find art of all kinds in Downtown Elkhart: Wine and Canvas is at 409 S Main.  This entertaining art studio lets folks chat with friends, sip wine and express their inner artist. Join the fun of an art class as an instructor guides you in creating a particular painting, … Continued

Elkhart Jazz Festival

Posted on Monday, June 17th, 2013 in Things to do in Amish Country

Downtown Elkhart is the place to be this week during the Elkhart Jazz Festival, June 20-23. Wynton Marsalis is the headliner! He plays on Saturday, June 23, at the Lerner Theatre. Other stand-out performers for this year’s Jazz Festival include John Pizzarelli, Davina and the Vagabonds, Dave Bennett, Bria Skonberg, Greg Abate, Bill Allred’s Classic … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Antiques on Beardsley

Posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2013 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Unique Shopping

Whenever I’m out shopping, I always gravitate toward statement pieces.  When I spot something unique, I immediately start imagining how I could use it as a decorative piece in someone’s home.  No matter what your style is, all you need are a few special accessories and art pieces to create that wow factor in your … Continued

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