When you love climbing, camping, and pizza, there’s no better place than Miguel’s Pizza
When a professor at Purdue University asks if you’d like to work with her 400-level travel writing class, you say yes!
The following are submissions from students at the acclaimed university. Their assignment was to dig into a place, whether it’s one location or multiple, and tell its story for possible publication. These stories made the cut, and once you read them you’ll see why.
I’m proud to present these up-and-coming writers and their fun, entertaining, and in-depth stories.
Since the university is located in West Lafayette, most of these articles are based in Indiana.
See what it’s like to hike this treasure on the shores of Lake Michigan
By Olivia Van Zelst When I walked into Harry’s Chocolate Shop in West Lafayette, Indiana, my shoes stuck to the old black and white tile floor. It’s just part of the price you pay to experience a piece of Purdue University cultural history. There’s a lot of tradition in this corner building near Purdue’s campus. …
By Ranxin Quan I found this gallery shop by accident on my way to eat ramen. I strolled along Main Street in downtown Lafayette with my friend after 5 p.m. and most stores were closed except for one: Artists’ Own. Inside, a gallery exhibited pottery, oil paintings, and adorable glass Christmas tree ornaments in the …
A former volunteer returns to the place that fostered her love of horses.
Learn the story behind this family-owned business in downtown Indianapolis.
Get the story behind a family-owned store that makes candy canes the old-fashioned way.
Don Quijote Restaurante offers an authentic Spanish dining experience.
By Lauren Pannell Instead of our usual dinner outings or ice cream runs, my friends and I decided to go vintage for one of our Friday night girls’ night out. We jumped onto Interstate 65 down to the Southside of Indianapolis to Tibbs Drive-in Theatre for an old school take on the typical movie night. …
When you’re looking for Fall fun, don’t miss this family favorite.
A walk in the magnificent Indiana forest isn’t exactly a straight line, but getting turned around is half the fun.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art is part of a campus connecting art and nature. See how one Hoosier found her own connections at this unique place.