Topic: Parks

Enjoy a bike ride in Elkhart County whether you have nerves — or legs — of steel or not

Posted on Monday, June 19th, 2017 in Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Shipshewana, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Uncategorized

Enjoy a bike ride in Elkhart County whether you have nerves — or legs — of steel or not

  By Sara Wakefield I am a nervous biker. My bike-related anxieties include but are not limited to: biking close to other people, biking close to ditches, biking close to traffic, changing gears on hills, and people opening car doors for me to run into. One of my favorite things about living in Elkhart County … Continued

Why spring break in Elkhart County will be awesome

Posted on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Things to do in Elkhart County

Why spring break in Elkhart County will be awesome

  By Amy Wenger Over here are systematic budget imbalances will not cease when the new regulations take effect. So where will consumers turn once payday loans dry up? What is seemingly a sure-fire blues buster to chase away the winter doldrums? A welcome respite would seem to be the obvious solution … but what … Continued

7 reasons Elkhart County will have an amazing 2017

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Quilt Gardens, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

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

Elkhart County will feel the love this year

Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana

Elkhart County will feel the love this year

  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

New projects already building excitement for next year

Posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee

What’s new for fall, you ask? One thing they have added is a new sprinkler system for the building, this will help keep the landscape. The fall colors may be coming in and trees and other plant life may be preparing for dormancy, but there’s new life and new projects sprouting to life as we … Continued

Japanese garden rising in center of Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Posted on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 in Elkhart, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County

Japanese garden rising in center of Wellfield Botanic Gardens

By Eric Garton Since its founding in 2005 by the Elkhart Rotary Club as a 100-Year Anniversary Celebration Project to Rotary International, Wellfield Botanic Gardens has included in its master plan a central, Japanese garden-inspired space called the “Island Garden.” And thanks to the generosity of Jurate and her late husband, Don Krabill, the Island … Continued

Pokemon Go makes big splash, while bikers invade from Chicago

Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2016 in Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Outdoor, Trip Ideas

Pokemon Go makes big splash, while bikers invade from Chicago

By Terry T. Mark The summer has been a busy one around Elkhart County, with traditional and non-traditional visitors alike keeping the area hopping. What do we mean by non-traditional? Well …   See that PokeBall in the Quilt Garden? On a steamy July afternoon, dozens of people circled downtown Elkhart, from the Civic Plaza … 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 Gardens, Shipshewana, Things to do in Elkhart County

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

Along the Heritage Trail