First Thursday

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First Thursday – Gallery Walk

Partake in the first Thursday of each month from 5–8 pm for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations.

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COVID-19 Pandemic in Muncie

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Home sewn masks – image source: Open Door Health Services

It is a testament to the resilience of the citizens of this community having withstood these unprecedented times with courage, stamina, and creativity. Leave it to Munsonians to make “orange juice” when life throws oranges their way, or if it be apples, then “apple sauce.”

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The Bargain Box – Muncie

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The Bargain Box – 607 E. Charles St. – Kimbrough Historic District, Muncie

A long-time Muncie thrift store, the Bargain Box in the historic home of Adam Wolfe in the Emily Kimbrough Historic District at 607 East Charles Street, has been the mechanism for the Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority philanthropical endeavors for the benefit of local charities.

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Hometown Radio

On The Air

Before actually moving to Muncie in 1971, one of the most memorable aspects of visiting our relatives here was listening to the radio stations, notably, WERK.

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Flags of Honor

The Exchange Club Of Muncie Turns 96 – Muncie Journal

The annual “Flags of Honor” is currently underway at Minnetrista, continuing until September 11th. Sponsored by the “Exchange Club” Muncie chapter, the organization is now celebrating its 96th year of serving the community.

Visit Minnetrista today and sponsor a flag for $30. Closing ceremonies will be held at 6:00 pm in the Indiana Room on Monday, September 11.

Moving Into Tomorrow

The Future is Arriving at the Speed of Light

With the announcement of four fiber-optic hubs within Delaware County, it appears that the “people in high places” here in the Muncie area are indeed acting on their vision of the future by attracting high-tech businesses.

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A Hidden Gem – Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park looking southeast from playground

Mansfield Park looking southeast from playground

As a long time resident, I know the area pretty darned well, but it wasn’t until about 5 years ago that I discovered a hidden asset within the city limits.

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John Scofield – Live at Cornerstone!

John Scofield - Rüsselsheim, Germany on November 10, 2012.

John Scofield – Rüsselsheim, Germany on November 10, 2012.

Casually perusing a Muncie Three Trails concert series promotional the other day, I was shocked to notice legendary jazz guitarist John Scofield in the lineup list. With a few artists that I’m not familiar with scheduled for the summer sessions, John Scofield definitely caught my eye, and what really blew my mind was that his appearance is to be free to the public!

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Cheers for 30 Years!


Being in the breadbasket of America means that no one need go hungry around here, especially on Sunday, April 17th of this year. Celebrating their 30th anniversary, “A Taste of Muncie” demonstrates once again how to eat abundantly well in the heartland.

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